Alcatel-Lucent AVA Product Owner in United States


Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.

Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.

Nokia is undertaking a large-scale service analytics and big data platform initiative called Nokia AVA and serving thousands to tens of thousands of internal and external users. This platform will enable Nokia and its customers to build the next generation of services for telecommunications and beyond, including transport, connected health and broader IOT. You will be joining a very dynamic and growing team of talented individuals, setting up state-of-the-art solutions for outstanding customer experience.

Role description:

To provide agile product ownership to a development team responsible for delivery of high quality software solutions meeting the requirements of the business and aligning with product vision and strategy.

As the primary interface between the business and a large, multi-location development organization the product owner will work in a team of product owners and report to the head of Product Ownership. The product owner will have strong influence on the product vision and roadmap and be expected to have a deep understanding of business and development needs.

Accountable for:

Delivery, maintenance and communication of product vision and release plans

Agile team backlog prioritisation

Definition of development user stories

Release plan status reporting

Responsible for:

Gathering AVA platform requirements

Providing a voice of the customer to development

Interfacing with AVA customers, including Service Product Managers and Solution Architects in the Business Units, as needed to understand platform use cases and future requirements

Creating a value based backlog and release plan

Break down major requirements in to small incremental value-add features and prioritise with stakeholders

Contribute to business case development

Support the Analytics Competence Centre in developing communication, enablement and e2e solution consultancy

Be available to development teams to quickly answer queries or negotiate solutions


Applicants must be able to demonstrate significant previous experience of:

Product ownership within a large development organisation

Enthusiastic promotion of a software product including hands-on demonstrations

Agile development methodologies

Facilitation and communication with large technical groups and business users

Vision creation

Applicants should have:

Experience working in a large, multi-cultural, multi-location environment

Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English

5-10 years experience in telco, big data and/or cloud based software domains and strong data analytics industry knowledge

Ability to quickly understand technical issues and communicate with development teams

Ability to travel internationally

Business orientation and good understanding of Nokia organization and processes

Sound methodical skills with attention to detail and process requirements.

Ability to lead without formal power and line authority. Excellent presentation, networking and communication skills (especially in a multicultural environment). High energy, initiative, enthusiasm and persistence.

Bachelors Degree and/ or relevant equivalent experience

Agile Learner & Team player with high analytical skills

Recognized agile qualification such as CSPO

Excellent English language skills

Job: fNokia Software Development

Primary Location: Europe North-Wroclaw

Req ID: 1700000AH1