Digital Transformation Product Owner at IHS Markit Digital

| Greater Denver Area
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Position Summary

Are you a transformative product leader? Ever considered what large enterprise companies are doing to reinvent themselves into the digital age? If you are looking for taking on the challenge of applying large scale technologies such as AI and Machine Learning to transformative products, then look no further.

As a Digital Transformation Product Owner for the IHSM Engineering and Product Design organization, you’ll be working hand in hand with enterprise Global Fortune 500 sized companies to help them drive digital transformation through software solutions. You will be working with these companies to identify use cases, user journeys, UI experiences, and creating a prioritized backlog of work for the engineering team. Alongside this product ownership role, you’ll be working very closely with the rest of the product management organization building a cutting-edge AI/Machine Learning powered platform focused on advanced technologies such as digital threading, knowledge graphs, and deep learning.

This role requires a high degree of integrity, motivation, discipline, energy, persistence, and attention to detail. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter who thrives on tackling new challenges with a pragmatic approach. The successful candidate must be willing to actively engage in day-to-day operations while maintaining a strategic and hands-on understanding of complex product offerings and company direction.


Duties & Accountabilities

  • Translate customer requirements and high-level user-stories created by the Product Manager into specific and actionable user stories for the development team

  • Conduct research and literature reviews to understand the technical feasibility, uncertainty and risks of domain-specific feature requirements

  • Collaborate with user experience, development and content teams to brainstorm and create necessary content to drive product functionality

  • Support the creation of the product development roadmap

  • Create and maintain product backlog

  • Project plan tracking & updating for product development – keep everything moving forward,

    identify risks and escalate as needed

  • Prioritize development backlog for each development cycle & communicate priorities to


  • Support go-to-market activities by providing clear communication on product functionality,

    respond to customer inquiries and train sales / customer care on new functionality

  • Champion platform standards and educate Product Managers on those standards to help shape

    the requested business objectives as they relate to delivery

  • Design systems, features and/or processes to solve challenging stakeholder or customer


  • Drive solution definition, design, and feature acceptance criteria for projects, product

    enhancements and defects

  • Independently works with stakeholders to refine storyboards and/or user stories

  • Build strong working relationships with internal teams and select customers

  • Collaborate with development team to provide clarity on user stories

  • Create acceptance criteria to ensure user stories solve identified customer use cases

  • Work with distributed teams spread across the world

  • Effectively communicate strategies & trade-offs to senior leaders


Education & Experience

  • 3 – 5 years of experience as a Product Owner/Product Manager

  • Intermediate to advanced English language skills required - Demonstrated effective verbal

    communication and presentation skills, including the ability to develop and conduct internal


  • Good understanding of technology systems and software development processes (i.e. you know

    what CRUD means, and how front-end frameworks consume data, etc)

  • Experience with Agile development processes

  • Passion for technology, and business opportunities that it presents, with the ability to

    comprehend both technical and business topics to recommend options and solutions

  • Proven ability to work in cross-functional teams towards mutual success

  • Ability to break down complex topics into understandable elements

  • Customer first mentality – desire to deliver the best possible user experience to customers

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
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    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
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An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.


Executive Director, Sales

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.


Product Management Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve learned to appreciate and be intentional. My teammates are always ready to help each other find a better workflow, learn new tools, and support each other emotionally. This culture of support and collaboration inspires me to contribute by creating amazing work for our clients and being creative in connecting with colleagues intentionally.


UI Designer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!


Associate Creative Director, UI Design

What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportinities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life happens and we trust our colleagues to get the work they committed to done.
Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 3 months are eligible for 26 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, 1-to-many program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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