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United Airlines Product Owner - Data Engineering in Gurgaon, India

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The United IT team designs, develops and maintains massively scaling technology solutions that are brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics and digital solutions.

Job overview and responsibilities

This role will be responsible for supervising and ensuring the product owner team is efficient at defining features, epics, and stories into detailed functional and non-functional requirements and acceptance criteria. Must ensure that the IT product teams have all of the necessary details to deliver high-quality products while creating scalable, maintainable, and reusable big data solutions.

  • Leads initiatives from a product delivery standpoint by helping facilitate, explore, and decide upon solution alternatives to business problems

  • Responsible for the supervising the prioritization and planning efforts for the product owner team spanning across mutiple portfolios

  • Partner with key players in the organization to weigh in various solution alternatives by performing cost/benefit analyses for an MVP based approach that delivers maximum business value

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify and document the business case, scope, product backlog, technical debt and product delivery roadmap

  • Manage dependencies and set priorities across multiple domains to maintain alignment to the Product release vision and roadmap

  • Create user stories, non-functional requirements and follow agile best practices

  • Perform data analysis, workflow analysis, create current/future state data flow diagrams and help the team assess the business impact of any changes or enhancements

  • Responsible for the supervising tasks related to development/production readiness, product demo and user acceptance

  • Should be comfortable with individual contribution as well as lead a small team of Product Owners / Busines

  • Data Analysts by being a mentor to junior team members

This position is offered on local terms and conditions. Expatriate assignments and sponsorship for employment visas, even on a time-limited visa status, will not be awarded.


  • BE, BTECH or equivalent, in computer science or related STEM field

  • 8+ years of total IT experience as either a Product Owner/Business Data Analyst or as a Software Engineer

  • 5+ years of overall Data Engineering experience in either AWS or Azure Cloud environments

  • 3+ years of experience with Big Data technologies like PySpark, Hadoop, Hive, HBASE, Kafka, Redshift, Cassandra etc.

  • 5+ years of experience with relational database systems like MS SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata

  • Experience with non-relational database systems like Cassandra, Mongo DB, DynamoDB etc.

  • Experience with Visualization tools such as Spotfire, OBIEE, BO, Cognos, Quicksight etc"

  • Data Analysis, Requirements Gathering, Product Roadmap Creation, Feature Prioritization, Agile / Scrum Based Development

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong knowledge in Big Data

  • We are seeking creative, driven, detail-oriented individuals who enjoy tackling tough problems with data and insights

  • Individuals who have a natural curiosity and desire to solve problems are encouraged to apply

  • Must be legally authorized to work in India for any employer without sponsorship

  • Must be fluent in English (written and spoken)

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position



  • AWS Certification

  • Strong experience with continuous integration & delivery using Agile methodologies

  • Data engineering experience with transportation/airline industry

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 47 Technology/IT

Function: Information Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled