Senior Manager Product Owner

Lincolnshire, Illinois, United States
  • $150,400 - $225,600 per year
  • 4453004011 4453004*** show
  • April 3, 2024

Job Description
Remote Work: Hybrid

At Zebra, we extend the edge of possibility by shaping the future of work on the front line—reinventing how businesses run and moving society forward.

We are a community of changemakers, innovators and doers who come together to deliver a performance edge to the front line of business. We develop new technologies and create new solutions with partners to help organizations act with greater visibility, connectivity, and intelligence—delivering better experiences for workers and those they serve.

Being a part of Zebra means being seen, heard, valued, and respected as you define your path to a fulfilling career. Here, you’ll have opportunities to learn and lead at a leading company, and you can channel your skills towards causes that you and the Zebra community care about, locally, and globally.

Together, we’ve only begun to define the edge of what’s possible—for our people, our customers, and the world.

The Senior Manager, Product Management/Product Owner will independently and with their team to drive the execution of our collaboration strategy across 3 pillars: communications, content, and work management. This job will create the Collaboration strategy for Zebra employees across multiple business units by identifying user personas and their needs as collaborators, selecting and deploying tools, methods and processes for collaborating across the diverse user personas that make up the Zebra collaboration ecosphere, delivering highly reliable platforms and solutions that enable effective collaboration, and reimagining and evangelizing how to collaborate to deliver Zebra products and services in a rapidly changing marketplace.


  • Enables collaboration technologies and processes from idea to operations
  • Engages stakeholders across multiple business units and understands business needs
  • Exercises independent judgement to prioritize the product backlog and maximize value delivered.
  • Makes frequent and dynamic prioritization decisions
  • Provides vision and leadership for Agile team(s) working on the backlog
  • Drives the definition of collaboration user personas by working style and identifies what capabilities are needed so the user can collaborate effectively
  • Develops the strategy for collaboration champions and communities of practice and implementing across the organization to drive adoption and knowledge sharing for varying business users and functions – Deploys collaboration solutions to meet the requirements and expectations of the business
  • Independently drives the continuous refresh of the Zebra collaboration strategy, roadmap and blueprint to envision the evolving needs of the business for delivering Enterprise Asset Intelligence
  • Measures the effectiveness of the collaboration strategy through Key Performance Indicators and metrics and showcasing to senior leadership
  • Establishes relationships with key business and technology stakeholders at varying leadership levels across the organization. Soliciting stakeholder feedback

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or demonstrated commensurate experience
  • 12+ years of experience successfully delivering innovative and forward-thinking solutions
  • 3+ years’ experience working Agile methodology
  • Demonstrated experience in product management discipline and working in Agile delivery teams.
  • Experience with people management
  • Comfortable with rapid pace and ambiguity.
  • Seeking candidates with entrepreneurial spirit, creative thinking, and servant leadership
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in at least one major collaboration tool provider, such as
  • Microsoft, Zoom, Slack, Google
  • Experience working with globally distributed teams – Strong project management, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Substantial track record of delivering technology solutions to meet the strategic needs of business operations.
  • Technical experience with defining and delivering collaborations strategies, architectures and operating models.
  • Demonstrated capability in categorizing end user types and working styles and translating that into technical requirements for proven solutions.
  • Knowledge of leading and implementing change management and continuous learning programs with end user communities.
  • Experience with Product Management/Ownership; defining and maintaining product architecture blueprints and roadmaps.
  • Energy and vision for pushing new ideas and change within organizations
  • Strong consensus building and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with a cross functional teams and at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong leadership skills and desire to take on additional responsibility in the future.
  • Strong Communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to travel
  • Able to work hybrid schedule out of Lincolnshire, IL facility

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or Master’s degree
  • Firmware product knowledge strongly preferred

Come Join the Herd!

Zebra is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability and protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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Zebra is a federal contractor and is committed to an alcohol and drug free workplace. As a result, all U.S. based employees are subject to the Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy and Procedure.


Zebra Total Rewards includes more than just pay and is structured to meet the needs of our changing global business and evolving talent. We are committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is comprehensive and competitive – including healthcare, wellness, inclusion networks, and continued learning and development offerings. We offer community service days, in addition to the traditional insurances, compensation, parental leave, employee assistance program and paid time off offerings depending on the country where you work.

Salary: USD 150400.00 – USD 225600.00 Yearly

Salary offered will vary depending on your location, job-related skills, knowledge, and experience.
Additionally, all Zebra roles are eligible for cash incentive programs. For example, sales roles have additional opportunity to earn substantial variable compensation tied to quota achievement. In most other roles, the Zebra annual cash incentive program links Company and individual performance together. Some roles may also be eligible for long-term incentive equity awards.

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