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Caterpillar, Inc. Digital Project Manager in Tamil Nadu, India

Digital Project Manager


Job Purpose:

The Product Owner works as a member of aScrum Team to help maximize the value of the product and the work of the ScrumDevelopment Team.The Product Ownerworks intimately with the Scrum Master and the Development Team.The Product Owner’s primary task is to createand manage the Product Backlog and to ensure everyone knows the priorities ofthe Product Backlog.The Product Owneris empowered to make all decisions regarding the Product Backlog.The Product Owner is typically the individualclosest to the business side of the project.

JobDuties/Responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for maximizing the value of the productand the work of the Development Team

  • Responsible for creating, maintaining andprioritizing the Product Backlog according to business value for the life ofthe project

  • Communicate Product Backlog priorities to the team

  • Act as the key decision-maker regarding whatfeatures the product will have

  • Responsible for the vision of what is to be built,and conveying that vision to the team

  • Assists with the elaboration of epics, themes andfeatures into user stories that are small enough, or granular enough, to beachieved in a single sprint

  • Responsible for conveying the vision and goals atthe beginning of every sprint

  • Work closely with key stakeholders throughout theorganization

  • Responsible for making decisions on release datesand content

  • Represent the customer, interfacing and engagingwith the customer

  • Participate in Daily Scrum as needed

  • Participate in Sprint Planning meetings, Revealsand Retrospectives

  • Inspect the product progress at the end of everySprint and accept or reject the work that has been done by the Development Team

  • Act as the voice of the team, communicating statusexternally

  • Be a good role model of Scrumvalues; understand the framework and the roles of each team member

  • Be a champion for the agile community and helpto further the community within the organization

Employee is also responsible for performing otherjob duties as assigned by Caterpillar management from time to time.


Required Qualifications

  • FouryearBachelor’sdegreepreferablyincomputerscience,informationsystems,marketing,communications, engineeringorrelatedfield

  • 3yearsof experienceasaproductmanager

  • 3yearsofexperienceleadingatechnicalteamwhilesimultaneouslymanagingmultipleprojects

  • 1yearsofexperiencewiththeAgilemethodology

  • Product Owner certification (CSPO from ScrumAlliance)

  • Demonstratedabilitytocommunicateappropriatelytoensureateam’ssuccess

  • Domain expert in business applications

  • Strong accountability planning/organization, andteamwork

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to deal withsensitive, emotional or potentially controversial situations.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Top candidates will also possess these Qualifications

  • Experience managing projects using Agile softwaretools such as Mingle, VSTS, JIRA, Team Services, Rally

  • Experienceworking withonshore/offshoreteammodel

  • Demonstratedabilityto empower teams

  • Strongaccountability,teamwork,andinterpersonalskills, and communication skills

  • Knowledge of SDLC and demonstrated experienceemploying SDLC in aspects of the project management process

  • Background in Information Technology

  • Good knowledge of Caterpillar policies,standards, procedures, and a broad understanding of Caterpillar’s organization policies,standards, procedures, and a broad understanding of Caterpillar’s organization

Job Information Technology

Primary Location India-Tamil Nadu-Chennai

Unposting Date: Apr 5, 2020, 6:59:00 AM

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Req ID: 200001NI