Technical Product Owner
Oak Creek, WI 
Posted 7 days ago
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Astronautics is seeking an individual who is looking for a rewarding career that will provide the opportunity to grow your professional skills while managing new product development teams.

Throughout Astronautics history, we have been on the cutting edge of new technology in the commercial and military aerospace markets that push the boundaries of engineering to new levels. Recently Astronautics has opened new centers of excellence in Oak Creek, WI and Phoenix, AZ to foster employee growth and development. As an employee of Astronautics, we want to enable your success because we believe that your success leads to the success of the products we design and support. Astronautics is motivated to provide employees with training and tuition reimbursement to help them strengthen their careers. Whether you are interested in gaining experience designing for the most modern fighter aircraft in the world, enabling the connected aircraft ecosystem of the 21st century, or working together with some of the most recognizable companies in the world, Astronautics is the place for you.

We are a global company and our customers exist in over 130 countries around the world. Our products are installed in a growing list of over 175,000 aircraft. Come and join Astronautics where the sky is not a limit!

Astronautics is seeking a Technical Product Owner to join our Connected Aircraft Solutions group. The qualified candidate will utilize strong communications skills to take input from the customer, while working with project architecture, leadership, and the development teams to prioritize work based on value. The Product Owner must rally the teams through positive and optimistic attitude, and be capable of detailing the usage of product features such that the teams can work independently to meet the needs of the stakeholders. The candidate will be responsible for the scheduling of the product features and reporting on the team's sprint progress.

Technical Product Owner Responsibilities:

  • Provides purpose, direction, and motivation to members of the team in alignment with objectives established by project architecture and our customers
  • Prioritizes a high standard of quality, performance, and applications and services owned and supported by the team
  • Design of product features in support of feature refinement by the teams, as well as solution definition and decomposition into stories
  • Works with the leadership team to prioritize work to ensure features are completed and deployed by dates committed for product deliveries
  • Manages each project's scope and timeline
  • Interacts with Astronautics customers to understand technical aspects of the product as well as propose new product line features
  • New opportunity proposal support

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in product development within an engineering environment
  • A working understanding of Agile development frameworks
  • Ability to effectively communicate with product, engineering, and business partners, including proven ability to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a U.S, citizen or a U.S. permanent residence card holder

Desired Experiences:

  • Product Owner certification (CPO, PSPO, CSPO, or equivalent) is a plus
  • Familiarity with ARP 4754A systems design architecture experience
  • Familiarity with RTCA DO-178B/C software assurance processes
  • Familiarity with airborne connected servers a plus
  • Experience in safety-critical industry (e.g.: aviation, automotive, medical)
  • 3 years of experience working with modern software engineering tools, languages, and practices.
Job Location
Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States
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We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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