Platform Owner

Platform Owner

Location: Chicago, IL

Duration: 6 months
The Platform Owner – Cloud is responsible for the day-to-day management of cloud platform activities including planning, budgeting, design, delivery, operational, and prioritization of platform features to support business needs. The Platform Owner- Cloud is expected to demonstrate a broad technical knowledge of the platform(s) being managed and the ability to prioritize cloud platform technical features that provide the most value to product teams using the platform.
The Platform Owner – Cloud advocates for business needs by applying a deep understanding of the platforms processes, goals, and problems and partners with product managers and System IT technology providers involved in in the delivery of capabilities. This position does not have direct reports, and reports to the Platform Manager- Cloud. Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
• Platform Lifecycle o Manages the delivery of platform value through collaborations with cross-functional teams o Owns and manages platform requirements and features from concept through delivery o Owns and manages the platform backlog to ensure user stories are appropriately defined, prioritized, ‘ready’ for development, and accepted as ‘done’ o Manages cross-functional dependencies and adjusts schedule, priorities, and releases as appropriate o Manages platform related problems, makes decisions, completes trade-off analysis and manages scope to ensure delivery of desired business outcomes.