Product Owner - Data Analytics

Ford Motor Company
February 22, 2024
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Job Description

Do you believe data tells the real story? We do!

Global Data Insight & Analytics (GDI&A) aspire to navigate Ford Motor Company through the disruptiveness of the information age, harnessing the power of data and artificial intelligence to realize the enterprise's known goals, reveal hidden opportunities, and achieve data superiority.

Redefining mobility requires high-quality use of data, metrics, and analytics, as well as insightful interpreters and analysts. That's where you can make an impact as part of our Global Data Insight & Analytics Team. We advise leadership on business conditions, customer needs, and the competitive landscape. With our support, key decision-makers can act in meaningful, positive ways.

GDI &A is looking for experienced Data Scientists with leadership skills to fulfill a Product Owner role in the connected vehicles data space for the CVDOS Team. Product Owners work in a Product Management Delivery model working end-to-end with business managers, product managers, product designers, data engineers, and software developers to deliver next-gen innovation using connected vehicle data.

You will manage a team of data scientists and engineers helping to fulfill data requests within Ford. Excellent communication and time management skills are a must. To be successful you will need to be a team player, working within a large cross-functional team, who can respond to customer requests from across various organizations.

Responsibilities

What you'll be able to do:

  • Manage Use Case Tracking to shepherd data collection requests from customer requests to resolution.
  • Manage overall governance of the CV Data process to ensure data readiness and availability for the enterprise and compatibility with established processes and requirements.
  • Facilitate key management meetings.
  • Ensure transparency and traceability of CV Data request fulfillment.
  • Lead process improvement to close gaps in the CV Data Supply Chain and assist in driving the development of Self-Service tools for end-users.
  • Develop and track KPIs for driving enterprise benefit through the use of connected data
  • Concierge CV Data use cases through the current process and enablers to solutions/answers.
  • Support and enhance the supply side of Connected Vehicle Data.
  • Measure success through the improvement of the CV Data journey and process.
  • Vehicle data (diagnostics, CAN signals, etc.) SME who will help identify what data can support each CV Data use case (sometimes through creative and innovative ways).
  • Leverage domain network to identify/categorize/rank the connectivity usefulness for all vehicle data elements encountered during customer engagements.
  • Design "data readiness" per use case, understand data nuances and populate feedback mechanisms to document lessons learned and future data use.
  • Capture retrospectives from each CV Data experience for assisting future use cases (what worked/what didn't, extra meta-data needed to come to a solution, demystify tribal knowledge).
  • Capture lessons learned from each CV Data experience for assisting future use cases to drive process improvement (what worked/what didn't, extra meta-data needed to come to a solution, demystify tribal knowledge)
  • Document CV Data experiences in the Data Library and Widget Catalogue to make them shareable with other Team Members/Data Users.
  • Translate pain points and opportunities of the CV Data journey into user stories for a co-located product team to build into software solutions.
  • Collaborate with the co-located product team in maturing low-fidelity process improvement prototypes into Self-Service tools for end-users.
  • Collaborate within GDI&A, Enterprise Connectivity, PD, OGC, EPLM, GDIA, and related tech partners to ensure alignment and the best possible benefit to the enterprise.
  • Qualifications

    The minimum requirements we seek :

  • Master's degree in Data Science, Predictive Analytics, Statistics, Marketing Analytics, Applied Mathematics, or related field
  • 5+ years utilizing data science technologies such as Python, R, Spark, SQL, Hadoop, etc. acquired through college coursework, online training, and certification or project development.
  • 2+ years of Vehicle Data expertise (Diagnostics, CAN, etc.): design, delivery, and use.
  • 2+ years of Lean Agile Project Management and PDO Model experience.
  • Our preferred requirements :

  • Demonstrated expertise in commercial tools such as Alteryx, Qlikview, and Tableau acquired through training and/or implementation on projects.
  • Knowledge of data documentation, decoding specifications, and tribal knowledge associated with understanding the nuance of Vehicle Data.
  • Highly effective communicator, ability to work with a cross-functional team comprised of internal and external stakeholders across professional levels including senior management.
  • Start-up mindset (e.g., agility, flexibility, fast-paced, no hierarchy, out-of-the-box thinking, proactive approach, not afraid to ask questions).
  • Ability to capture customer wants and 'fuzzy concepts' into tangible user epics, stories, and tasks that can be cascaded to appropriate development teams.
  • Lifelong learner with the ability to expand knowledge in a variety of disciplines including engineering, analytics, decision science, data management, and big data.
  • Self-motivated with excellent verbal and written skills
  • Proactive, great attention to detail, results-oriented problem-solver
  • Ability to work under pressure, establish priorities, and respond with urgency.
  • Consensus building and collaborative interpersonal skills.
  • Highly seasoned in organizational, time management, decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • What you'll receive in return :

    As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage, generous PTO, retirement, and savings plans, incentive compensation, tuition assistance, a vehicle discount program, and much more

    For information on Ford's salary and benefits, please visit:

    https: // corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en- us/documents/careers/2023-benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-2.pdf

    Candidates with Ford Motor Company positions must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

    About Us

    At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career and help us define tomorrow's transportation.

    About the Team

    We are trusted advisers enabling Ford to see our business, know our customers and act in a meaningful way. We drive evidence-based decision making by providing timely, actionable and forward-looking insights to our One Ford business partners. We seek to provide the thought leadership essential to achieving Ford's strategic objectives. We translate insight into action by driving toward robust points of view, timely decisions and responsible allocation of enterprise resources.

    More Information on Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 137 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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