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Product Owner

  • Remote
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • Draper UT
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Hey, we're all looking for someone to help us be our best. At Cox Automotive, we're on a search for a Product Owner who will help our team stay on track with flexible, agile roadmaps that evolve as our plans do. Our product team, engineers and technologists are literally changing the way people buy, sell, and use cars. With operations across five continents and brands like Autotrader and Kelly Blue Book in our family, we have the reach to make this transformation happen in new and exciting ways. From browsing to test driving, purchasing to servicing, we're taking charge to create the future of automotive. We've got some of the most robust data in the industry, so our big data insights can lead to some amazing software creations.
So, if you're looking for the right place to deploy your considerable skills, then read on we've got a lot more to share!

What You'll Do
The Product Owner is a key participant in the portfolio, product, release, and sprint planning activities. For starters, you'll be the person who gets an in-depth understanding of jobs to solve and issues that arise throughout the product development lifecycle, studying them from a variety of angles.You'll partner with our engineering team to define solutions to problems we are trying to solve for our clients, our long-term strategy, and the total addressable market. You'll also partner with client support and business stakeholders to observe and solicit feedback from clients.

You'll handle areas such as planning and development, sales engagement, client engagement, and product evaluations. Heres a peek at some of the expectations that come with those areas:

Planning & Development

  • Support Release Train and scrum team(s) via Product Increment (PI) planning, defect prioritization, managing the product backlog and software development details, and maintaining velocity.

  • Assist in the prioritization and management of the backlog and implementation, ensure product execution meets strategy and requirements, and refine features into user stories and story acceptance criteria.

  • Partner with Product Managers to understand and influence product strategy and roadmaps, aggregate and conceive ideas for enhancing product performance and achieving product success/KPIs.

  • Partner with a scrum team to build, enhance and manage one or more products, capabilities or services.

  • Facilitate solution optioning with Engineering.

  • Coordinate with other Agile Product Managers to deliver on a vision that crosses multiple delivery streams or release trains.

  • Sales and Client Engagement:

  • Partner with sales, sales operations, client solutions, and client marketing teams to communicate product performance and value for in-market products.

Whats In It For You?
Really good question, and we have some good answers that we hope you like.
We want you to feel cared for and respected. That starts with Coxs competitive pay and other compensation perks: 401k + company matching, comprehensive medical benefits, etc. We also offer discounted Cox services, tuition reimbursement for academic pursuits, adoption assistance, paid time off to volunteer, childcare and eldercare resources, pet insurance and much more.

We know you're always looking for growth and the opportunity to learn new things. At Cox Automotive, you'll have all kinds of opportunities to expand your expertise and grow your skills in ways that will challenge and empower you.
You'll also get to work with a wide range of products and technologies across the Cox Automotive ecosystem, allowing you to have a hands-on experience in transforming an industry.

You'll quite literally have an opportunity to make the world a better place. Across the Cox family of businesses, we've launched a movement to positively impact 34 million lives by 2034 in areas like technology access and education, social equity, and environmental sustainability.

Who You Are

  • Your Bachelors Degree is likely in Business, Marketing, Engineering, or Communications, or a related field.

  • You've got at least 3 years of experience (or a combo of work-related experience and education).

  • Working knowledge of Product specialty/job area principles concepts, practices.- Familiarity with Data Warehouses/Lakes/ELTs

  • Minor SQL knowledge is a must

  • Working knowledge of SAFe Agile Methodology.

  • Demonstrated ability to translate data into quantifiable actions/deliverables.

  • Strong writing ability.

  • Work experience in design, development and implementation of product plans.

  • Working experience in full product lifecycle methodologies.

  • Working experience in creating, prioritizing and recommending epics and features.

  • Working experience in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment.

Apply now to join the Cox family of businesses!

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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