Data Product Owner (Data BA)

Job type: Contract
Job ref: 32508
Published: 10 days ago

Job Summary: As a Data Product Owner (Data Business Analyst), you will play a critical role in bridging the gap between business needs and technical solutions. You will be responsible for defining, prioritizing, and delivering data-driven products and solutions that align with our business objectives. Your expertise in data analysis, product management, and stakeholder communication will ensure the successful development and implementation of data initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Product Vision and Strategy:

    • Define the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for data products.
    • Align data product goals with business objectives and stakeholder needs.
    • Continuously evaluate and refine the product strategy based on market trends, customer feedback, and business priorities.
  2. Stakeholder Management:

    • Collaborate with business stakeholders to gather requirements and understand their data needs.
    • Communicate effectively with cross-functional teams, including data engineers, data scientists, and business analysts, to ensure alignment and transparency.
    • Act as the primary point of contact for all matters related to the data product.
  3. Product Development and Delivery:

    • Prioritize and manage the product backlog, ensuring that features and enhancements are aligned with business goals.
    • Define user stories, acceptance criteria, and detailed specifications for data products.
    • Work closely with development teams to ensure timely and quality delivery of product features.
    • Conduct regular reviews and retrospectives to improve product development processes.
  4. Data Analysis and Insights:

    • Analyze data to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities for product improvement.
    • Provide actionable insights and recommendations to drive business decisions.
    • Develop and maintain dashboards, reports, and visualizations to track product performance and impact.
  5. Quality Assurance:

    • Ensure data products meet quality standards and deliver expected business value.
    • Conduct user acceptance testing (UAT) and gather feedback for continuous improvement.
    • Monitor product performance and address any issues or bugs in a timely manner.

Qualifications:

  • 8-14 years of experience with Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience as a Product Owner, Business Analyst, or similar role, preferably in a data-driven environment.
  • Strong understanding of data management, data governance, and data analytics.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and languages such as SQL, Python, R, or similar.
  • Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau, Power BI, or similar.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Certification in Agile methodologies (e.g., CSPO, SAFe POPM) is a plus.