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Hy-Vee Food Stores Product Owner- Web and Mobile - Full Time in West Des Moines, Iowa

Product Owner- Web & Mobile

We’re looking for geniuses. Dreamers. Inventors. Innovators. People with the will to get stuff done. Doers who’ll rip an idea out of thin air. Make it a reality. Own it. And amaze their peers. Sound like you? Welcome home.

At Hy-Vee, if it’s a digital customer facing software solution, it comes to the Web & Mobile product teams. We are building world class digital products – the teams are responsible for, Aisles Online, Hy-Vee Mobile App, and the Market Grille App. Traffic across the digital properties reach into the millions each week, and we help to bring awesome digital experiences to our customers.

Your primary focus will be to enable the product team to deliver software solutions, which align with the product vision, to our customers. Additional responsibilities include providing product vision, strategy, and product roadmap ownership. We are looking for outcome oriented, self-motivated, and passionate leaders who embrace challenges in a fact moving environment.


  • Help execute the vision and strategy for our line of business applications, which includes integration with other systems in the Hy-Vee product eco-system

  • Interface with key people from our business team and management to capture requirements

  • Work with the business to distill large initiatives into a deliverable roadmap

  • Curate the product backlog

  • Work with the architects and technical members of the team to ensure that production vision and technical execution are in harmony

  • Be organized and detail oriented


  • Effective and patient communicator that can translate technical and non-technical issues to various team members

  • Proven ability to guide the definition and refinement of product vision and strategy

  • Cross functional leadership skills to execute product strategy

  • Multiple years of hands-on experience as a Product Owner

  • Experience working within an Agile delivery cadence with a Continuous Discovery/Delivery mindset

  • Multiple years of experience working directly with software engineers

  • Ability to learn new domains quickly

  • Desire to grow as an individual through continuously learning new techniques


  • Experience in eCommerce and/or retail processes

  • Experience mentoring other Product Owners

  • Lean six sigma experience

  • Entrepreneurial Drive, perseverance, with a proactive style to drive cross-functional initiatives forward

  • Experience with elaborating user stories using models, acceptance criteria and examples in gherkin format

  • Experience with requirements analysis and elicitation

  • Experience working with automation engineers

  • Experience facilitating discussions between people from technical and business parts of the organization

  • Experience with system integration effort

About Hy-Vee, Inc.

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned grocery store chain with more than 245 retail stores and over 80,000 employees. With sales of more than $10 billion, Hy-Vee ranks among the top 25 supermarket chains and the top 50 private companies in the United States. Its slogan, “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle,” expresses the foundation of the company’s operating philosophy.

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