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Product Owner, Energy Market - Kiewit Technology Group


Omaha, NE, US Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 168542 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group 

Department: Technology Group 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

A KTG Product Owner is on the front line when it comes to managing our products. They serve as the key link between our business and the internal and external IT professionals that develop, implement, and support our products. With that in mind, the Product Owner is responsible for managing the product(s) backlog to maximize product value. The Product Owner acts as the voice of the customer, representing users, stakeholder and the Product Manager when driving prioritization of the backlog.  

For third-party products, a KTG Product Owner is responsible for user acceptance testing and ensuring we have the right strategy for the product within the Kiewit landscape. They are a primary source of communication and training for their products to help ensure user success. They are also the main communication channel back to the third-party responsible for communicating the needs and requests of Kiewit.

The specific job KTG is hiring for is the role of Product Owner - Energy Market. The Energy Market builds software or web applications for Engineering, Construction, and/or  HR Solutions. This role within the Energy Market is dedicated to helping our Energy Districts solve problems using technology either at the district or project level. The Product Owner will focus on solutions developed through custom web development but may also integrate or own third-party tools. 

District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) builds solutions to enable and support a $13 billion company. Our mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys technology solutions to the field and home office departments that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit’s business and lifecycle of a project to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real-time data to make faster, smarter decisions. When you join KTG, you will make an impact on the critical work we do every day.


This position is located in Omaha, NE or Lenexa, KS.  We offer a hybrid work schedule depending on the location. 



•    Define and execute the product(s) vision, strategy, and roadmap based on market research, customer feedback, and business goals
•    Conduct competitive analysis to identify market trends and opportunities, and make data-driven decisions to prioritize features and enhancements
•    Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements to develop and prioritize a backlog, create user stories, bugs, and defects that define the products specifications 
•    Coordinate with business SMEs to test and evaluate the new or updated applications and features 
•    Work closely with design and engineering teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of high-quality products
•    Conduct user research, usability testing, and feedback analysis to continuously improve the user experience
•    Monitor product performance and analyze key metrics to identify areas for improvement and inform future product iterations
•    Provide guidance and support to cross-functional teams throughout the product development lifecycle, displaying first rate customer services ability 


•    Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience
•    Proven experience as a Product Owner/Business Analyst (3+ years)
•    Strong understanding of product management methodologies and practices, including Agile and Scrum
•    Demonstrated ability to develop and execute product roadmaps that align with business objectives
•    Ability to analyze and document complex business processes
•    Demonstrate ability to negotiate and have critical conversations with customers and stakeholders regarding business value and customer experience 
•    Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex concepts into clear product requirements
•    Exceptional communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders
•    Strong leadership and influencing skills to drive product initiatives forward
•    Experience with user research and UX/UI design principles
•    Familiarity with project management tools and product analytics platforms (Azure Dev Ops, SQL, etc.)
•    Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time.

•    Technology product certification(s) and/or related training certifications (CSPO – Certified Scrum Product Owner, etc.)
•    Ability to build team morale by setting achievable goals and communicate stakeholder feedback
•    Experience within data analytics 
•    Experience within the construction and/or engineering markets 
•    Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in product management



Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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