ADP - Product Owner Global BI & Data Science

Job Title: Product Owner - Global BI & Data Science 
Country: United States, State: Washington, City: Seattle
Employment Status: Full Time

At ADP we are driven by your success. We engage your unique talents and perspectives. We welcome your ideas on how to do things differently and better. In your efforts to achieve, learn and grow, we support you all the way. If success motivates you, you belong at ADP.

Inspiring Innovation is a core value at ADP and in Dealer Services we offer integrated computing solutions to about 26,000 auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle and heavy equipment dealers in nearly 90 countries worldwide. To succeed, we invest in technologies, programs and our people to continually improve the way we service and help our clients run their businesses. ADP is recognized as an innovation leader, and is on the Forbes list of the top 100 Most Innovative Companies in the World and is ranked in the Top 50 on IDG's Computerworld list of the 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT).

ADP has announced that Dealer Services will be spun off into its own stand-alone, publicly traded company by the end of the year. The new entity, whose name has yet to be announced, will be a global, Fortune 1000 company serving dealers in over 100 countries. This position will play an important role in supporting the newly independent organization’s continued growth.

Technology at ADP. It's the foundation of the products and services that have made us a world-wide leader in workforce solutions. With us, you can combine technical skills and business acumen, to effectively consult as well as solve technical challenges. You have the opportunity to train on leading-edge technologies that continually redefine what's possible in our industry.

ADP Dealer Services is seeking a senior Product Owner (aka Product Manager) who will define and guide the building of ADP Dealer Services' analytics products. Reporting directly to the VP of Global BI & Data Science the Product Owner will be responsible for ADP Dealer Services portfolio of analytic products, data warehouse and reporting within the Business Intelligence Center of Excellence.

The successful candidate will be able to think strategically about business issues and be able to prioritize product backlog based on business needs and priorities. The successful candidate will have a strong command of data warehousing, data mining, analytics and data visualization.

Although this is an Individual Contributor role today the successful candidate will be have strong leadership abilities and will be capable of commanding respect from peers and management.

ADP embraces the Agile Development methodology. The Product Owner will define product backlogs, outline sprint themes, develop user stories and drive multiple sprint teams co-located in Seattle and Pune, India. The Product Owner will work closely with the development organization as well as Product Owner peers in the other Centers of Excellence.

ADP Dealer Services is nearly a $2B entity with industry-leading products and solutions in 90+ countries with big data stored across the division. The product vision is to leverage that data across Dealer Services globally.


  • Owns Global product vision, strategy, backlog, backlog grooming and prioritization. Responsible for creating clarity around product direction
  • Definition of advanced, predictive analytic solutions.
  • Communication and status to senior management
  • Owns the productivity of the development sprint teams
  • Responsible to help staff product and development teams, interviewing candidates & making hiring recommendations
  • Responsible for mentoring and leading team(s) of other product owners.

Experience, Skills, Academic:


  • Expert in Agile methodologies
  • Ability to manage internal and external client expectations on product requirements and deliverables
  • Expert knowledge of modern product management concepts and techniques, especially Agile development methodologies
  • Strong writing, mentoring, negotiation, communication, and meeting facilitation skills
  • Subject matter expert in Analytics, Data Warehousing and Data Mining
  • Skilled requirements analysis and management
  • Ability to perform conflict resolution with team members


  • 10+ years experience in software Product Management using Agile development methodologies

  • 5+ years experience in analytics, data warehousing, data mining and related fields

  • Experience with data science, predictive modeling, quantitative / qualitative analytics a big plus


  • Physical requirements consistent with an office environment

  • Position requires travel of up to 25%, primarily Portland plus Chicago and other ADP offices and clients sites


  • A BA/BS in a business or technical field and an MS in a technical field or an MBA are required.

  • Success candidate may possess college and graduate degrees in:

    • Qualitative and/or quantitative sciences

    • Economics

    • Behavioral sciences

    • Math

    • Statistics

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