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Trane Technologies Building Data & Services Offerings Product Owner in St Paul, Minnesota

Building Data & Services Offerings Product Owner

St Paul MN 4833 White Bear, St Paul, Minnesota, United States

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Product Management

Requisition # 2100346

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At Trane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – including Trane® and Thermo King® - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Join our mission! Do you want to directly contribute to an organization committed to reduce its customer carbon footprint by 1 Gigaton of Carbon Dioxide? As a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, it’s our responsibility to put the planet first. For us at Trane Technologies, sustainability is not just how we do business—it is our business. Sustainability is at the center of our strategy and influences how we make every decision.

Locations: St. Paul, MN preferred, open to other east coast locations

We are currently hiring a Building Data and Services Offerings Product Owner . The Product Owner role is an opportunity for a motivated team based individual that excels in a collaborative, data rich, technical, and customer focused environment. This role will be responsible for the vision and delivery of Trane’s software portfolio that provides alerts and tools for Trane technicians and engineers to uncover sub-optimal building system operations. The analytics provided within this portfolio provide valuable data-driven insights that help our people drive down building system costs and improve equipment efficiency while maintaining comfort and safety.

This role is within Trane’s Digital Solutions organization, which has a unique feel of a startup while also understanding how to scale to large production environments. The Product Owner is critical to the success of Trane’s Digital Services business by serving as a technical expert that leads an agile software development team in the creation and expansion of software applications that provide building system optimization through data-driven analytics.

The product owner will collaborate with portfolio and business leaders to create a product vision that connects their offering(s) to the broader business and portfolio strategy. This strategy will guide your creation of a specific product solution roadmap that will be used to align the technical and business stakeholders for resource and funding support. You will also be responsible for translating the customer and business needs into the agile software process by gathering, writing, managing and explaining feature requirements for the software development team. Your ongoing contribution to the culture and delivery of the team by leading software development sprints, create user stories, refining backlog, participating in user experience activities, defining MVP / offering releases, and accepting the completion of user stories will be key to the success of the program.

What you will do (Essential functions)

  • Provide full accountability and transparency for vision, delivery of the assigned product

  • Serve as a technical expert for assigned offerings

  • Develops an understanding of the customer experience and translates customer and business needs into solution roadmaps

  • Builds, maintains and prioritizes development backlog given input and collaboration with stakeholders and team members

  • Provide leadership to development team including creating user stories and acceptance criteria, planning sprints, managing backlog, organizing customer releases, and supporting agile development standard work

  • Work closely in a “hands-on” style with development team including addressing daily prioritization needs, providing real-time feedback and answering questions on an ongoing basis

  • Ensure adherence to best practices for agile software development

  • Provide updates, information and demos of product features and timelines to stakeholders, business leadership and external partners/vendors

  • Conduct or facilitate voice of customer activities to identify business, customer, and user needs based on stakeholder interviews, focus groups, “day-in-the-life” studies, and advisory panels.

  • Represent the needs of end customers, controls and service business in all activities. Capture user and business needs in the form of user stories, functionality expectations, performance requirements, test plans, acceptance criteria, and system interactions

  • Coordinates functional and technical details with other Product Owners

Cultural Fit:

  • Passion for sustainability and improving our communities and planet, specifically within buildings and/or energy

  • Eagerness to understanding customer needs in a building environment

  • Value continuous learning and collaboration with a tendency toward being a natural problem solver

  • Strong collaboration and people skills; ability to inspire others on a team

  • Ability to ideate, bring forth creative and practical solutions within a team and not get stuck on one solution

  • A strong teaming approach will be imperative to deliver a consistent and aligned experience

  • Challenge the status quo and always think about ways to improve yourself, the team and the organization

  • Receptive to feedback, willing to make changes and proactive about finding solutions

  • A multitasker with excellent time management skills who can handle tight deadlines

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or related field

  • 2+ years of experience in building HVAC, building automation & controls and/or building energy management (BAS, BEMS)

  • 2+ years of experience as product owner, product manager, solutions lead or similar role for software and/or analytics based solutions

  • Agile mindset / Agile product development experience

  • Demonstrated success working with engineering teams to plan, develop, refine, and launch successful products

  • Experience solving problems in creative and innovative ways

  • Collaborative self-starter

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to travel 10-20% in the future

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in sectors of both the energy and building industries

  • Credentials in energy management, energy conservation, and similar fields (e.g., CEM, LEED)

  • Familiarity with Confluence, JIRA, and user experience (UX) design

  • Experience working within a greenfield software development environment

  • Experience collaborating with remote teams (including international)

Key Competencies:

  • Leadership & Accountability: Possesses the mind-set of a business leader, with a focus on delivering measurable business and customer value and optimizing ROI

  • Decisive: Makes decisions and prioritizes effectively using data and facts

  • Communication: Strong communicator of business and technical information at all levels of the organization

  • Business knowledge: Strong familiarity with software development processes, facility markets and services, building systems, controls and energy management routines

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.