Artificial Intelligence Product Owner at IHS Markit - Project Ultra Violet (Englewood, CO)

Job Description

Are you a transformative product leader? Ever considered what large enterprise companies are doing to reinvent themselves into the digital age? If you are looking for taking on the challenge of applying large scale technologies such as AI and Machine Learning to transformative products, then look no further.

As an AI Product Owner for the IHSM Engineering and Product Design organization, you’ll be working hand in hand with enterprise Global Fortune 500 sized companies to help them drive digital transformation through software solutions. You will be working with these companies to identify use cases, user journeys, UI experiences, and creating a prioritized backlog of work for the engineering team. Alongside this product ownership role, you’ll be working very closely with the rest of the product management organization building a cutting-edge AI/Machine Learning powered platform focused on advanced technologies such as digital threading, knowledge graphs, and deep learning.

This role requires a high degree of integrity, motivation, discipline, energy, persistence, and attention to detail. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter who thrives on tackling new challenges with a pragmatic approach. The successful candidate must be willing to actively engage in day-to-day operations while maintaining a strategic and hands-on understanding of complex product offerings and company direction.

Duties & Accountabilities

  • Translate customer requirements and high-level user-stories created by the Product Manager into specific and actionable user stories for the development team

  • Conduct research and literature reviews to understand the technical feasibility, uncertainty and risks of domain-specific feature requirements

  • Collaborate with user experience, development and content teams to brainstorm and create necessary content to drive product functionality

  • Support the creation of the product development roadmap

  • Create and maintain product backlog

  • Project plan tracking & updating for product development – keep everything moving forward, identify risks and escalate as needed

  • Prioritize development backlog for each development cycle & communicate priorities to stakeholders

  • Support go-to-market activities by providing clear communication on product functionality, respond to customer inquiries and train sales / customer care on new functionality

  • Champion platform standards and educate Product Managers on those standards to help shape the requested business objectives as they relate to delivery

  • Design systems, features and/or processes to solve challenging stakeholder or customer problems

  • Drive solution definition, design, and feature acceptance criteria for projects, product enhancements and defects

  • Independently works with stakeholders to refine storyboards and/or user stories

  • Build strong working relationships with internal teams and select customers

  • Collaborate with development team to provide clarity on user stories

  • Create acceptance criteria to ensure user stories solve identified customer use cases

  • Work with distributed teams spread across the world

  • Effectively communicate strategies & trade-offs to senior leaders

Education & Experience

  • 3 – 5 years of experience as a Product Owner/Product Manager

  • Intermediate to advanced English language skills required - Demonstrated effective verbal communication and presentation skills, including the ability to develop and conduct internal presentations

  • Good understanding of technology systems and software development processes (i.e. you know what CRUD means, and how front-end frameworks consume data, etc)

  • Experience with Agile development processes

  • Passion for technology, and business opportunities that it presents, with the ability to comprehend both technical and business topics to recommend options and solutions

  • Proven ability to work in cross-functional teams towards mutual success

  • Ability to break down complex topics into understandable elements

  • Customer first mentality – desire to deliver the best possible user experience to customers

What We Offer

  • Competitive base salary, bonus plans and equity.

  • A comprehensive, benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans, paid time off, a generous 401k match with no vesting period, parental leave and 3 volunteering days each year. For more information on benefits, please access the benefits page on our careers site:

  • For work locations in the state of Colorado, the anticipated base salary range for this role would be between $75,440 and $100,000. Compensation will be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, and abilities of the applicant.

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