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Product Owner – Ecommerce / CMS / Digital

  • London, UK
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Job #: 44400
Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 30,100+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty, and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

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Are you passionate about building Digital products? Are you data-driven and customer-focused? Do you have an eye for detail, while being able to keep sight of the bigger picture?

Then you have an opportunity to work with the best-in-class engineering and design teams supporting you to shape the product vision. As a Product Owner specializing in Ecommerce / CMS / Digital solutions, you will play a vital role in shaping products of our customers that impact lives of millions of people worldwide.

Come join us!

JOB OVERVIEW


EPAM recruits exceptionally talented people who have a passion for and take pride in their work and are perfectionists in what they do. As a Product Owner, you will be responsible for helping famous blue-chip brands define their Product Strategy and Roadmap, turning them into realistic plans and business requirements that will bring real value to our client’s business.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation demonstrating significant year on year growth, who are investing further to expand our European Business Analysis Practice. As an EPAM Product Owner you will have the opportunity to take responsibility for commercial relationships and deliver end to end solutions with leading edge software and digital technologies. In addition, you will be able to play a key role in shaping the practice as we continue to grow our Product Management capability.

We have immediate project demand across several new & existing customers both in the UK and Europe, you will be given the opportunity to work collaboratively with high profile clients across multiple business domains to deliver their leading-edge products and solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Work with senior business stakeholders to define the Product Vision and Roadmap
  • Use market analyses and data insights to identify growth and development opportunities
  • Create and maintain the Product Backlog, prioritising according to business value
  • Lead the Product planning process, creating realistic Release Plans and managing stakeholder expectations for the delivery of new Features
  • Lead the Product planning process, creating realistic Release Plans and managing stakeholder expectations for the delivery of new Features
  • Provide backlog management and direction to sprint planning
  • Elaborate User stories and Acceptance Criteria
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and analyst/consultant, to understand customer’s needs, gather & document requirements
  • Help clients understand the best mix of technologies, design solutions and services and how they should be delivered to maximise effectiveness
  • Work and collaborate with various offshore and 3rd party suppliers, adapting your communications approach to meet the business demands
  • Work to understand the intersection between technology, customers and business to cultivate business development opportunities
  • Understand and stay abreast of current and emerging digital trends, unique opportunities and challenges of the space/markets and geographies in which the clients operate, and how it affects client’s business and initiatives
  • Support from time to time in a consultative/pre-sales role on select digital engagements as needed and defined by the business and the client

Requirements

  • CORE SKILLS:
    • Product development and product ownership mindset, with a focus on delivering business value
    • The relationship and communication skills to motivate and influence a wide range of EPAM and client stakeholders ranging from business leaders to software engineering teams
    • Solid experience working with Technology platforms in eCommerce (e.g. Oracle Commerce (previously ATG) SAP Hybris etc), Content, Digital Asset Management and Product Information Management, but perhaps more important is your ability to use your deep knowledge of these domains and apply it across other platforms and project scenarios
    • Previous experience working in the Retail domain is highly desirable
    • Familiar with emerging digital trends and their application in the industry (Service Focus)
    • Able to understand high level business ideas, impact assess and break them down to facilitate service design and delivery
    • Strong Agile mindset and familiarity with other development methodologies
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • DESIRABLE SKILLS - To prosper and thrive we believe you will need:
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Desire to learn and build next-gen products with our client and team of excellent Engineers
    • Ability to coach and mentor more junior members of the team
    • Contribute towards EPAM Business Analysis Competency

What We Offer

  • We offer a range of discretionary benefits from time to time, including:
    • Group personal pension plan
    • Group life assurance
    • Group income protection
    • Critical illness cover
    • Private medical insurance
    • Private dental care
    • Cycle scheme
    • Season ticket loan
    • Employee assistance program
    • Friday lunch
    • On-site massage
    • Social events
    • Baby basket
    • 1 day off for your wedding
    • Tech purchase scheme
    • Gym discount
    • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Some of these benefits may be available only after you have passed your probationary period

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Affirmative Action Obligations as a U.S. Government Federal Contractor

As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

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EPAM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the employment application process, please send an email to the People Operations Department including your name, a detailed description of your requested accommodation, and the best method to contact you. If you have already reviewed a job posting or submitted an application for a job, please include the requisition number. We will assist you and make a determination on your accommodation request on a case-by-case basis.

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Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will not begin until EPAM Systems receives and approves the results of the background check.

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