• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Cox Enterprises

The Lead Product Owner is an IT professional whose skills, experience, and in-depth understanding of Corporate Performance Management (CPM) platform life cycle management as well as back-office finance/accounting processes provides vital expertise to support the design and  delivery of business solutions which service the enterprise-wide Finance community. The Lead Product Owner will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive approach to OneStream products, capabilities, services, or enhancements in accordance with the product roadmap. Integral member of the team that contributes to the organizational strategy.  Works with Product Managers, Business Leaders, and a cross-functional Scrum team to deliver the product to the Client.  Manage the overall effort to deliver products, capabilities, services and enhancements using the strategic vision as well as established key performance indicators. Understand the functionality, determine the release sequence and budget to maximize customer satisfaction and ROI. Prioritize and maintain the product backlog and performing just-in-time story elaboration with the development team. Recognized as an expert within the company and requires in-depth and/or breadth of expertise in Product Management along with other job disciplines within the organization in order to successfully manage the product.


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


  • Lead OneStream Agile Delivery Team to build, enhance and manage one or more products, capabilities or services.
    Coordinate with other Agile Product Managers to deliver on a vision that crosses multiple delivery streams or release trains.
    Stakeholder Engagement:
  • Engage with Internal Stakeholders across Finance, Accounting, Tax, Treasury as a Subject Matter Expert to understand strategic needs of the Client for OneStream platform.


Assess product performance against KPIs and make corrections to improve performance and regularly communicate performance of the product/experience to stakeholders and the organization.

Technical/functional skills

Relationship Management – Identifies the communications and relationship needs of stakeholder groups.  Translates communications/stakeholder engagement strategies into specific activities and deliverables.  Facilitates open communication and discussion between stakeholders, acting as a single point of contact by developing, maintaining and working to stakeholder engagement strategies and plans.  Provides informed feedback to assess and promote understanding.  Facilitates business decision-making processes.  Captures and disseminates technical and business information.
Requirements Definition & Management – Plans and drives scoping, requirements definition and prioritization activities for large, complex initiatives.  Selects, adopts and adapts appropriate requirements definition and management methods, tools, and techniques selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.  Obtains input from, and formal agreement to, requirements from a diverse range of stakeholders.  Negotiates with stakeholders to manage competing priorities and conflicts.  Establishes requirements baselines.  Ensures changes to requirements are investigated and managed.  Contributes to the development of organizational methods and standards.
Project Management – Takes full responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of complex projects (typically with significant business, political, or high-profile impact, and high-risk dependencies).  Adopts and adapts project management methods and tools, selecting appropriately from plan-driven/predictive approaches or more adaptive (iterative and agile) approaches.  Ensures that effective project control, change control, risk management and testing processes are maintained.  Monitors and controls resources, revenue and capital costs against the project budget and manages expectations of all project stakeholders.

Product Management – Acts as owner/champion for one or more established products or services.  Contributes to product propositions and product positioning and variants for established products for which they are responsible. Prioritizes product requirements and owns the product backlog.  Responsible for one or more products, depending upon the product’s complexity.

Requires physical ability and mental acuity to execute the duties of the position successfully within required timeframes in order to meet business requirements.

Education, experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Computer science, Management Information Systems, or related field of study and 6 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and 4 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and 1 year of experience
  • Requires and applies comprehensive knowledge of business, product performance, and industry principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Working knowledge for SAFe Agile Methodology
  • Using expertise, resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. Is fully familiar with recognized industry bodies of knowledge both generic and specific
  • Actively seeks out new knowledge for own personal development and the mentoring or coaching of others
  • Develops a wider breadth of knowledge across the industry or business.
  • Applies knowledge to help to define the standards which others will apply.
  • 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 working with a collaborative, cross-functional team environment


  • Prior experience working with OneStream Platform is a plus

Core Competencies Critical to success in this role


Works under general direction within a clear framework of accountability. Exercises substantial personal responsibility and autonomy. Plans own work to meet given objectives and processes.

Influence/People Leadership

Influences customers, suppliers and partners at account level. May have some responsibility for the work of others and for the allocation of resources. Participates in external activities related to own specialization. Makes decisions which influence the success of projects and team objectives.

Collaborates regularly with team members, users and customers. Mentors more junior Product Delivery Managers. Engages to ensure that user needs are being met throughout.

Innovation & Complexity

Work includes a broad range of complex technical or professional activities, in a variety of contexts. Investigates, defines and resolves complex issues.

Business Skills

Communicates fluently, orally and in writing, and can present complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences. Plans, schedules and monitors work to meet time and quality targets. Facilitates collaboration between stakeholders who share common objectives. Selects appropriately from applicable standards, methods, tools and applications.

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.

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JOB CATEGORY: Engineering / Product Development

JOB LEVEL: Manager/Senior Manager

DIVISION: Cox Enterprises

LOCATION: 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia

To apply for this job please visit jobs.coxenterprises.com.

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