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IT Product Owner Documentation/Technical Writing

The Role

Digital commerce has a pivotal role in the digital transformation at Atlas Copco Compressor Technique. 

In order to keep up with market trends and remain future proof in this area, Atlas Copco Compressor Technique has started the “One Portal” program. A strategic program with a clear objective to enable one common, yet flexible, commerce solution able to deliver each customer journey in a simple, extensible and cost-effective way.

In the process of implementing this ambitious commerce objective (B2B/B2C/B2B2C/… for all products), the “One Portal” program will also standardize all underlying strategic aspects found in our IT landscape making up the end-2-end commerce process driving these customer journeys. Key aspects within the new eCommerce architecture are PIM (Product Information Management), an “API first landscape”, and making the customer more autonomous in his/her journey.

What are we looking for?
We are looking for a passionate and committed IT Product Owner with strong background in product information master data management. You will select, implement and drive population of the PIM solution. Drive reporting on quality/completeness of the data contained and render data creation/maintenance processes repeatable and predictable. Build a future proof integration framework allowing consuming applications to leverage this golden reference dataset while producing applications enrich this set continuously. Achieving a net result of better-quality product master data, at lower cost, allowing to simplify our IT landscape as a whole. 

As an IT product owner, you will together with the business owner and One Portal team be end-to-end responsible for the full product information process and platform lifecycle, keeping our company at the cross section of technology and market trends.
You will have the opportunity to work with a highly motivated international business and IT team in a challenging and very dynamic environment. 

What we expect of you?

  • The ideal candidate will have a good blend of business, IT and project manager skills. Specific requirements for this position:
  • Strong background in project/program management: scope, planning, financial overview, 
  • Ability to think as a producer AND consumer of product information, translate into IT requirements, prioritization and realization thereof. Affinity with data model standardization, cleansing and loading for all aspect of our products,
  • Experience in agile methodology (scrum & dev-ops), with background in waterfall to drive transition towards iterative development for our commerce platform,
  • You are strong communicator, fluent in English, both written and spoken, internally and externally, at all levels.
  • You have a university degree (Example IT, Commercial Engineering, Applied Economics, etc.) or similar through experience.
  • Furthermore, following qualities are considered as an asset:
  • Knowledge/involvement on prior product information projects, creation & maintenance, standardization and consumption,
  • Understanding and experience with software development processes including refining business requirements, defining technical specifications, development and testing procedures, change management, implementation and integration.
  • Understanding and experience with iterative development, continuous improvement, supplier management,
  • Experience in working in a large international company.
  • Competences

  • You are customer focused, and professional. Also, you have good communication and interpersonal skills and maintain a good relationship with all stakeholders.
  • You have self-drive and passion, triggered by technology and software development.
  • You are enthusiastic, proactive and passionate, but you still work systematically, accurately and are focusing on delivered quality and results.
  • You like to be challenged and have very strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities. As such you are not afraid of making errors and are willing to learn by doing.
  • You can handle pressure, and are prepared to work outside regular office hours, which is sometimes necessary due to a deadline.
  • You consider the team to be more than just the sum of the members. You are inquisitive and eager to learn. Next to this you have good coaching skills to take the team and application to the next level.
  • You understand the dynamics of change management, being service and you consider continuous improvement, thinking outside the box and ahead a given.
  • Start a journey towards something greater
    At Atlas Copco we believe in challenging the status quo, always looking for a better way. Our caring culture and leading-edge technology enable us to innovate for a sustainable future. With us you become part of a global community of passionate people making a tangible impact on people’s lives.
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    IT Product Owner Documentation/Technical Writing

    Atlas Copco, Antwerp
    IT, Developer, Product Owner
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