Lead Product Owner - Innovation

Location: OR - Portland
Department: Engineering


Jaguar Land Rover is working to advance innovation across our products by exploring, designing and building future automotive technology to support Jaguar Land Rover’s vision for a cleaner, smarter, more connected world. 

We are seeking a talented Lead Product Owner to join our team , focusing on innovation and emerging technologies . This person will act as a key member of our development team, guiding software projects to advance new user experiences and technologies within our vehicle software systems. 

Our ideal candidate is a critical thinker, able to solve challenging and ambiguous problems independently and in cooperation with representatives across Jaguar Land Rover. This person will act as the voice of the customer throughout the product development lifecycle, pursuing and shaping Jaguar Land Rover business strategies while balancing the priorities and requirements of a diverse group of stakeholders. To do so, this person will contribute to all aspects of our software development process, from ideation through delivery, and will work closely with stakeholders throughout our company. 

We’re a lively, close-knit crew that works together in groups and independently.  You must be resourceful, conscientious, and self-motivated; capable of building and maintaining strong relationships while advocating for meaningful improvements to our development process, stakeholder engagement, and customer experiences. 



  • Gather detailed functional requirements from business stakeholders, designers, developers, project managers, and other functions within our business  

  • Act as a Product Owner for projects throughout the development lifecycle to ensure outputs meet stakeholder requirements, participating in and leading key agile meetings, and resolving scope and technical conflicts  

  • Translate complex strategy, business, and user requirements into clear, actionable create user stories, functional specification documents, and other assets to ensure project transparency and alignment for stakeholders and project contributors 

  • Perform skilled stakeholder management, independently leading communication and reporting to support project execution with internal, external, and technical stakeholders  

  • Design or adapt processes as the basis for gathering business requirements  

  • Work closely with scouting, business development, and other externally-facing functions to evaluate potential partners, vendors, and other outside entities which may contribute to Jaguar Land Rover’s technical and business development  

  • Lead multiple project and teams 

  • Provide training and support to other members of the team 

  • Perform other duties as required 


Key Criteria for Role 

  • Education – Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience 

  • 5+ years professional experience as a product owner, product manager, or user experience lead 

  • Professional experience in software development, engineering, or similar field required 
  • Ability to act as a representative of Jaguar Land Rover to external stakeholders  

  • Professional AGILE experience 


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.     


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