Engineering Product Owner

Tektronix - Beaverton, OR (30+ days ago)3.7

In this position, you will work with an engaged, creative and agile team working on our next generation oscilloscope products including Serial Communication and Protocols. You will drive early engagement with customers, and be the bridge between Engineering and Marketing to deliver the highest customer value in incremental Build-Measure-Learn cycles. As a key member of the software development team you will drive continuous process improvement, increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the execution of our product strategy by working closely with your scrum team, and the product manager. You will collaborate, identify and implement creative ways to break down user needs to accelerate product implementation. You will conduct monthly reviews with management/technical leaders; measure, set targets and specific goals for improving the team’s deliverables and drive customer value using agile best practices.

Job Responsibilities:
Represent the customer to deliver an exceptional user experience - through the delivery of Serial Bus Protocols
Direct experience working closely with customers to specify a product or to define requirements
Collaborate with product manager to negotiate the Minimum Awesome Product
Define the product Stories and Epics; Prioritize features according to market value
Enable a solid understanding of customer need across the team and provide technical leadership as needed
Demonstrable experience creating User stories and Acceptance Criteria balancing trade-offs and risks to meet product requirements
Be aware of overall technical debt and balance against customer need to promote maintainable and scalable products
Provide specific options/improvements for building prototypes to enable customer feedback if a gap exists in terms of understanding customer need
Drive best practices to help teams deliver best in class
Drive leverage and reuse across platforms with respect to frameworks and existing bus infrastructure
Contribute to our strategic technology/product direction and planning
Act as a strong advocate for quality in the product development process for software engineering

The Product Owner is accountable for delivering highest customer value while meeting business objectives, and meets the following:

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering/Computer Science (or equivalent degree)
Minimum of 4-6 year’s hands on experience in software development with a proven track record in all phases of the software development life cycle
Experience working on Agile teams and supporting multiple projects
Certified Scrum Master
Strong leadership skills, including proven abilities in coaching and conflict resolution
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

Preferred Qualifications:
Successful experience working as a Scrum Master and Product Owner for 3+ years
A Master’s degree in Computer Engineering/Computer Science (or equivalent degree)
Knowledge of the test and measurement industry, customers and products
Experience using/developing decoders, triggers specifically for Serial Communication
Participating in competitive analysis and driving product strategy and prioritization
Experience piloting launch of beta products/features by building cross functional partnerships across the organization
Proactive working style with the ability to adapt to change and make decisions
Analytical and problem solving skills - a can-do, roll up your sleeves attitude.
Proficient with Agile Development Management Tools such as, Jira, Confluence.


All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening, background/criminal check, and if applicable a motor vehicle record search and/or a financial record check.

Due to US Department of Commerce export control regulations governing technical data of Tektronix products, Tektronix needs to know the citizenship of all its employees. Note that US Citizenship is not required for most positions. Hired candidates will be asked to bring proof of citizenship (passport, birth certificate, green card, visa or similar) on their first day of work.

Fortive Corporation Overview:
Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System.