Product Owner

Glenview, IL 60026 United States of America

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Product Owner



Anixter is a Fortune 500 company embracing digital transformation. We are a leading global distributor of Network and Security Solutions, Electrical and Electronic solutions and Utility Power Solution.
About Us
Anixter is a leading global distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical & Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions. We help build, connect, power and protect valuable assets and critical infrastructures. From enterprise networks to industrial MRO supply to video surveillance applications to electric power distribution, we offer full-line solutions, and intelligence, that create reliable, resilient systems that sustain businesses and communities. Through our unmatched global distribution network along with our supply chain and technical expertise, we help lower the cost, risk and complexity of our customers’ supply chains.
What’s “in store” for the role

·        Consolidate requests, designs, and technical research to create well-defined, well-documented and prioritized requirements and user stories (Jira & Confluence)

·        Collaborate with internal team and stake holders to prioritize the roadmap and champions the features which will provide the most internal and external value to our customers

·        Manage a portfolio of digital property’s in different lifecycles of product delivery

·        Stay well-informed about our clients’ business initiatives to conceptualize features that achieve their objectives

·        Track project budgets, deadlines and general progress towards project completion

·        Translate and communicate project requirements to your team

·        Monitor threats, risks and opportunities that might affect the success of projects and hold accountability for the overall solution

·        Maintain an open and honest line of communication with clients on project status

·        Participate in testing for quality assurance and user acceptance

·        Provide digital strategy and product ownership leadership to the agile team and your domains

The Required Ingredients

·        Has client-facing experience at a digital marketing or web and software development organization

·        Has agile scrum delivery experience in a full-time product owner role

·        Has at least 4 - 6 years’ experience cultivating new work with existing clients, writing SOW's, estimating project costs and estimating project timelines

·        Understands and can create tangible clarity around abstract ideas

·        Has strong business writing skills and presentation skills

·        Communicates exceptionally well in team meetings and through email

·        Can effectively communicate vision to different kinds of stakeholders and team members

·        Has proven organization skills and attention to detail while retaining big picture goals

·        Enjoys working with developers and designers to understand technology requirements

·        Is unafraid of asking questions

·        Is willing to challenge certain feature sets or ideas in a positive and collaborative manner

·        Has a track record of successful delivery of medium and large-scale software development projects to production

What you should bring to the table

·        Ability to drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently

·        Familiarity with the technical considerations needed when designing for browsers and mobile

·        Experience with design for mobile browsers, apps, touch-screen interfaces, and multiple screen sizes

·        Success in creating innovative and user-friendly responsive websites and customer-facing features

·        Experience with agile/scrum

·        Experience with SAP Hybris

·        Experience with online commerce, shopping, and checkout

·        Experience applying Accessibility best practices (WCAG)

·        Excellent communication, presentation and persuasion skills; demonstrated success building buy-in for an innovative and bold strategic vision



Anixter Life
Anixter is forward thinking company with a strong heritage and recognizes who powers our progress - our people! Anixter supports all individuals to reach there potential by support teams and growth within the organization. We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees that includes great choice of health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match, generous and flexible paid time off.







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