Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. This position requires an employee to be onsite up to 3 times per week .
Location: Concord, NC
GM's Motorsports Software team analyzes, defines, and delivers next generation groundbreaking Motorsports IT software solutions. Using both innovative cloud- based infrastructure and software development standards, these solutions enable innovative interactions between GM Global Engineering, GM Motorsports, and our Race teams that accelerate our drivers to the finish line first! Our combined team of analysts, architects, developers, data engineers, testers, and project managers work with GM Motorsports Engineering and Race teams to ensure podium wins for GM's NASCAR, IndyCar, and IMSA sportscar teams!
The Sr. Software Product Owner will work with broader business teams, stakeholders, and paying race team customers to collect all software needs then translate into Epics/Features/User Stories/Defects which align with overall Motorsports digital strategy – Race Vehicle Platform, Motorsports Software as a Service, Vehicle Definition & Vehicle Simulation. Since supporting the race teams is our top priority, the systems engineer is encouraged to travel to races to experience the customers using the application in a live scenario.
Work with Software Development teams to communicate Epics/Features/User Stories/Defects in a consumable fashion to be executed on
Translate software product strategies into requirements and roadmaps.
Manage ongoing changes and cross-team coordination
Define priorities and help communicate them to key stakeholders
Assist other teams through software product development to meet objectives
Drive software product releases, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders.
Leverages market research & continuous exploration to continually understand customer & market; Includes competitive benchmarking)
Track software performance (e.g. analytics) and suggest improvements to customer experience and product strategy
Daily management on digital products with strategic mindset upon mid/long term product enhancement
3 - 5+ years experience as a product manager, product owner or similar role
Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
Extensive knowledge of Motorsports in a particular series (NASCAR/IndyCar/IMSA/Formula1)
Experience with prioritizing and multitasking
Familiar with latest technology and software capabilities
Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done
Strong communication and presentation skills, written and verbal, fluent in English
Excellent strategic agility – ability to recognize & capitalize on opportunities, identify and avoid threats, and pivot when needed
Comfortable with communicating to senior executives
Proven ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
Past experience building B2B products for fortune 500 companies
Experience with the auto industry.
Experience in design, development, or digital marketing.
Bachelor degree holder or equivalent, majoring Strategy /Management/Digital Communication /Computer Science/ Computer Information Systems or relevant field.
Position is ONLY located in Concord, NCAbout GM
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