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Product Owner-Data Platform Train (Senior Business Technology Analyst)

Product Owner-Data Platform Train (Senior Business Technology Analyst)

Job ID 
23421
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-OH-Cincinnati
Posted Date 
4/3/2018
Category 
Technology
Position Type 
Full Time
Travel Percentage 
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Job Information

Overview

Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

 

The Business Technology Group (BTG) provides resources for several technology focused practices, including fully dedicated business sponsorship and ownership of strategically important programs and projects, business centered portfolio, program and project management, and a recognized Lean practice, dedicated to assisting businesses to profitably optimize their business practices and processes.

 

BTG is looking for a Product Owner to support the Data Platform Train.  The Data Platform Train provide shared data services across the enterprise including but not limited to the following: data integrations, statutory and financial reporting, data architecture and modeling, and business intelligence.

Responsibilities

  • Product Owner for 1-2 Scrum Team(s)
    • Collaboratively define, prioritize and manage a product backlog
    • Analyze, identify and document user stories and features
    • Identify and advocate for iterative business deliverables
    • Identify and assign business value to user stories and features
    • Drive priorities based on business value
    • Ensure product backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all Business & I.T. stakeholders
    • Responsible for delivering business milestones and deliverables related to products for scrum team(s)
  • Provide Business and Insurance Product Expertise
    • Provide business leadership and subject matter expertise in defining products and other requirements for scrum team(s)
    • Provides vision, goals and context related to products for scrum team(s)
    • Develop and maintain knowledge of business and technology solutions, and use knowledge to identify solutions that solve business needs
  • Liaison between Business and I.T.
    • Drives the discovery of high business value deliverables, including developing business cases
    • Provides stakeholder management of multiple, disparate, and varying customers and end users
    • Serves as point of escalation for business stakeholders
    • Maintains strong relationships throughout the business and I.T.

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of related experience is preferred, prior property & casualty insurance experience is a plus
  • Degree in Business or Information Technology or equivalent business experience
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business needs for purposes of developing technical solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to breakdown complex problems into simple solutions focused on high value customer needs
  • CPCU, ARM, AINS, and other insurance related designations are highly regarded

Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to develop and leverage strategic business relationships across the organization and externally
  • Able to perform and lead in a challenging, but collaborative, work environment
  • Able to organize and plan work to satisfy established timeframes
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Must be self-motivated and take initiative

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