IT Product Owner


Buenos Aires, B, AR

Company:  ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil Business Support Center Argentina S.R.L; empresa afiliada a Exxon Mobil Corporation (*)

About Us

ExxonMobil is one of the world's largest publicly traded international Oil and Gas Company, providing energy that helps underpin growing economies and improve living standards around the world. ExxonMobil uses innovation and technology to deliver energy to a growing world. We explore for, produce and sell crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products.  We operate facilities or market products in most of the world's countries and explore for oil and natural gas on every continent.

We are EMIT. ExxonMobil’s Information Technology arm with over 6,000 associates working globally to provide IT guidance and support to one of the world’s most established companies. But aside from that, we’re a hip crew of technologically smart and savvy individuals, and we make a great team. One that focuses on collaboration, encourages creativity, and embraces change. We’re continuously advancing across multiple platforms, driving strategy and innovation through global digitization and technology enablement, in order to keep ExxonMobil at the top. Through its different affiliates, ExxonMobil has been present in Argentina for over 100 years, helping satisfy our country's energy needs.

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Job Summary

A Product Owner works with stakeholders/customers to identify needs and problems, and determines the right deliverables that would address such needs and problems. This professional acts as a proxy between customers and the team, understanding the business value of features and stories being brought so they can be prioritized alongside other work to enable project delivery success.

Job Role Responsibilities

Create and prioritize the backlog and roadmap in accordance with business priorities, value, and cost of delay;

Measure how the product is meeting the outcome in order to make necessary course corrections;

Work with Project Managers to ensure Features and stories are prioritized within the Product backlog to support project value delivery;

Understand the feasibility of customer ideas when compared to the abilities of the team and the architecture of the product;

Provide clarity on the work (Features and User Stories), including the ‘Why’ and the ‘What,’ as well as the agreement of when work is done (Acceptance Criteria);

Act as the customer/business representative to the team, being available for the team to timely build clarity when needed;

Ensure Features and User Stories are tested and validated (meets Definition of Done);

Prioritize the break-ins against the current work in the backlog


Degree in Engineering/IT, or close to graduating;

Advanced verbal and written communication English skills;

Experience in a Product Owner, Product Manager, Business Analyst or similar role acting as a representative of stakeholders;

Full understanding of Agile principles, values and practices;

Work experience with Scrum;

Features formatting, prioritization and estimation;

Continuous learning mindset;

Analytical skills and critical thinking;

Ability to manage and facilitate conflict resolution;

Ability to facilitate problem solving in a group setting;

Effective at collaboration;

Ability to negotiate;

Costumer Focused;

Conveys domain expertise of product;

Desired Skills

Leadership at Team level;

Agile certifications are desirable (e.g. CSPO);

Experience with Agile work management tools (e.g. Azure DevOps, TFS);

Work experience with Kanban;

Familiarity with Agile at scale (e.g. SAFe);

Design thinking;

Definition of OKRs;

Prioritization based on WSJF (Cost of Delay and effort);

Experience with field research, observing, interviewing of users;

(*) Afiliada ExxonMobil significa Exxon Mobil Corporation y/o toda persona, individuo, sociedad de persona, sociedad con responsabilidad limitada, sociedad anónima, fideicomiso, sucesión, asociación no constituida, representante, joint venture u otra entidad, directa o indirectamente controlante, controlada por Exxon Mobil Corporation o bajo control común con Exxon Mobil Corporation. Para los fines de esta definición el término "control" (incluyendo los términos "controlante" y "bajo control común con") significa posesión, directa o indirecta del poder para dirigir o disponer la dirección del manejo y políticas ya sea a través de la titularidad de títulos, acciones, cuotas o cualquier otro documento con derecho a voto, o por contrato o de otro modo, respecto de cualquier persona, individuo, sociedad de personas, sociedad con responsabilidad limitada, sociedad anónima, fideicomiso, sucesión, asociación no constituida, representante, joint venture u otra entidad."

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