Kiewit Corporation Office 365 Product Owner- Kiewit Technology Group in Omaha, Nebraska

Date: Mar 7, 2018

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 73141

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment

• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs


The ECM Product Owner is responsible for product planning and technical execution throughout the product lifecycle. The Product Owner will solve business problems by analyzing business needs, understanding requirements, investigating potential solutions, and ensuring the successful launch of new products and features. The ideal individual candidate will be able to facilitate discussions, and take lead in the execution tasks that help the organization provide best in class technology solutions in support our business needs.

Responsibities and Duties:

• Subject Matter Expert (SME) regarding the solutions and products offered through the Microsoft Office 365 platform.

• Manage backlogs for multiple products or an entire product category program

• Prioritize and manage the product backlog for a product release, creating a release plan that is shared with the project team

• Communicate and maintain the product vision with the other stakeholders involved in the process, such as Developers, Testers, UX/UI Designers, Business Analysts, Subject Matter Experts

• Effectively communicates with the Product Manager to translate requirements into documented features and stories (the backlog) for a product release

• Sets and manages deliverable and timeline expectations with the Product Manager based on team estimates and capacity, allowing the team to focus on completing work that is started

• Manage the grooming process for a product release, including creation of user stories, UI prototypes, and sprint acceptance criteria

• Provide final approvals on functional acceptance criteria and UI designs

• Participate in product and project meetings, serving as the voice of the Product Manager

• Communicates and tracks the business value of the features/deliverables to the team

• Provides final acceptance of delivered solutions to ensure completed work is acceptable and fit for the business

• Work cross-functionally and with other product teams to ensure product decisions are in alignment with the overall portfolio strategy

• Oversee the Hypercare/maintenance phase of a project and provide ultimate confirmation that the product is ready for standard support, providing training related production support during this phase

• Leads in producing end user training materials and marketing communications regarding product

• Serve as product spokesperson at meetings and event involving internal company stakeholders


• Enterprise product owner (or equivalent) experience

• Experience in a technology-related product management or business role

• Office 365 experience preferred

• Experience with MS Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), HP ALM, Aha!, ServiceNow, and portfolio and project management (PPM) tools a plus

• Experience with agile and waterfall software development practices a plus

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to recognize, assess, and mitigate risks to the committed deliverables and timelines

• Ability to synthesize and articulate complex concepts targeted at multiple audiences

• Pragmatic Marketing, Product Owner or Scrum Master certification(s) strongly preferred

• Experience working with geographically dispersed teams

• Willingness to travel approximately 10%-30%

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha

Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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