Snehal Katariya

Product Owner at John Deere, CSM , CSPO, OCEA

Pune Area, India

softwares Cloud Solutions Java Expert Project Planning and Monitoring Digital Strategy
Act as a liaison between development organization by coordinating with various functions, including engineering, manufacturing, marketing and sales to ensure successful product development, management and implementation.

• Over 11 years of experience in creating and delivering digital products.
• Unleashing creativity with passion and empathy to re-engage in innovation
• Extensive experience in handling client, stakeholders and development teams through complete life cycle of the project including Initiation, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling and Closing phases.
• Follow agile practices like Scrum, XP, SAFe, Lean, Kanban, TDD and BDD for incremental delivery of the project with effective use of collaborative meetings with client, stakeholders and development teams.
• Act as an internal Product Owner for Salesforce, experience with the Salesforce API.
• “Hands-on” expertise in developing web based applications with frameworks like Struts, Spring, Hibernate & EJB.
• Established processes, methodologies and checkpoints to deliver frequent, responsive, high quality software releases aimed at specific customers while balancing the needs of the core product.
• Serve as “hands-on” escalation point to identify and suggest approaches to resolve project issues.
• Managed and controlled project scope through the change control process.
• Created Dashboards using Tableau to monitor the product performance.
• Successfully collaborated with collocated and virtual teams with good communication and interpersonal skills.

Product Owner at John Deere

Nov 2011 - Present

• Translate the business vision and needs of strategic stakeholders/onsite leads into to actionable engineering tasks and deliverables. • Visit the customer as dealers to understand their requirements and explain the useful features. • Develop and maintain detailed user stories in a prioritized product backlog which accurately reflects customer and business priorities. • Create use case diagrams, high-level page flows, functional flow diagrams to ensure teams have an understanding of the big picture • Ensure that business vision and goals associated with feature sets are communicated clearly to the engineering team, and that delivered products address business value. • Engage architects and leads to come with product designs and estimations. • Participate in sizing meetings, planning meetings, daily Scrums, Sprint reviews, and team retrospectives. • Inspect the product progress at the end of every sprint to accept or reject completed work. Create and maintain release roadmaps based on projected team speed, estimated size of features, and business priority. • Help the team in addressing the quality issues. • Coordinate product launches with Product Marketers.

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