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Vice President, Network Product Owner - GT-0000V

Newark, NJ
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Prudentials CTO organization is hiring a Network Product Owner to drive the product vision and strategy, own the customer relationship and successfully lead a team toward the vision.

As a Product Owner, this person will represent the voice of the customer. They are empowered to make on-the-spot decisions on scope and requirements, as well as manage and prioritize the Product Backlog to maximize business value. The successful candidate must have experience setting strategy for and managing a global network organization.


  • Owns the user experience and direction for the product

  • Acts as the primary customer representative for Agile Pod(s) to connect customer and product

  • Gathers requirements from the customer and translates their needs into features

  • Manages the product backlog and lead the epic / user story creation and development

  • Responsible for story prioritization, acceptance criteria definition and release planning

  • Works with the Scrum Master, Solution Engineers and Test Engineers to plan sprints

  • Works with Solution Architect and Technical Architect to understand and prioritize enabler work

  • Maintains new and existing customer relationships, informs customer of market conditions and updates them on technology disruption and economic trends

  • Attends planning sessions, stand-ups, retrospectives, sprint reviews to maintain close interaction with teams to ensure alignment on vision & value delivery

  • Identifies market/customer needs and ROI; Responsible for defining a strategic multi-year plan impacting product decision

  • Effectively uses metrics and data visualization to report progress and supports data-driven decision-making



  • Strong technical experience in

    • WAN/LAN Network strategies, design, and engineering

    • Extranet and Cloud Network engineering

    • Remote Access infrastructure and engineering

    • Network Firewalls, Routers, Switches and Security Infrastructure

    • Wide Area Networking (VPN; MPLS; EPLs; ISP and 3rd party connectivity, etc.)

    • SDN/SD-WAN

    • Remote Access Infrastructure

  • Ability to develop Network strategies and lead implementation and timelines of the associated initiatives against business objectives and priorities

  • Strong Vendor management skills (Carriers, Hardware vendors, Electricians, etc.)

  • Risk management and Controls and Compliance skills relative to the operational and engineering responsibilities; ensuring the appropriate risk mitigation tactics are developed and in place

  • Ability to develop and ensure the adherence to Enterprise Standards relating to Networks

  • Strong Executive Presence and Communications skills (formal presentation skills; ability to present to executives and large audiences)

  • Strong Vendor management skills (Local/Long Distance carriers, Hardware/Software Vendors, etc)

  • Ability to work across organizations to integrate requirements and deliver work as per a defined schedule.

    • Carrier provisioning and management

  • Ability to conduct continuous exploration of customer needs using a variety of methods

  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills, with ability to communicate complex messages and trade-offs to tell a compelling story

  • Ability to work effectively across the organization and influence a diverse group of stakeholders including small to large teams of technical experts

  • Exhibits strategic thinking capabilities, problem solving skills, strong execution, and accountability for outcomes

  • Proven ability to influence and collaborate with others and drive results

  • Ability to translate business need into technical terms

  • Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated experience turning data into actionable insights

  • Balancing tactical outcomes and strategic direction

  • Understands Lean-Agile principles and practices

  • Global mindset

  • Experience in Agile Development

@!*!Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States Asia Europe and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The companys well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength stability expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services including life insurance annuities retirement-related services mutual funds asset management and real estate services. For more information please visit www.prudential.com.

Prudential is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this open position unless contracted with Staffing. Agencies must work with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Prudential application process to be considered for business. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Prudential via-email Internet or directly to hiring managers in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Prudential and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Prudential.
Note: Any search agreement entered into with Prudential before January 2004 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Prudential and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Prudential has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list and even preferred vendors need to have a written search agreement signed by the Director Recruiting Programs Staffing at Prudential in place for the specific position in order for a fee to be paid for any candidate referrals.
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Posted: 2020-11-14 Expires: 2020-12-14
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