Digital Product Owner
Full-Time Digital Product Owner at Minnesota Department of Revenue
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government, Technology
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: $80,450 - $116,280 / annually
Education Level: N/A
E-Verify: Yes

Job ID: 77041 Location: St. Paul Telework Eligible: Yes Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 06/07/2024 Closing Date: 07/08/2024 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Revenue Dept / Revenue-Managerial Division/Unit: Commissioner's Office / Tax Systems Plnning & Prog Dir Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift Days of Work: Monday - Friday Travel Required: No Salary Range: $38.53 - $55.69 / hourly; $80,450 - $116,280 / annually Classified Status: Classified Bargaining Unit/Union: 220 - Manager/Unrep FLSA Status: Exempt - Administrative Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes The work you'll do is more than just a job. At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.


Job Summary The Digital Product Owner will act as the Department of Revenue's leader and product expert for developing and managing the the product vision, road map, and backlog for Revenue's online taxpayer services portal for business and individual accounts. As part of the Tax Systems Planning team, this position also provides strategic input into the overall direction of integrated tax systems and applications based on state, agency and customer needs.

Join the Department of Revenue as a Product Owner and take the lead in managing the online experience for Minnesotans and Minnesota businesses working with the Department of Revenue! As a leader in this dynamic organization, this position plays a leading role in determining the features and capabilities of Revenue's online portal for capabilities such as making tax payments and viewing and updating tax information. This position will also lead complex projects resulting from federal, state, agency or other initiatives that impact Revenue's online systems. This position will also help drive business planning and other improvements for the division and help establish and implement standardized product management best practices across the agency.

Telework is available and negotiated at the time of hire. There may be periodic in office requirements as directed by management. The employee will be required to complete a telework agreement.

Teleworking employees are required to live in Minnesota or in a state bordering Minnesota.


Minimum Qualifications Four (4) years of experience* in a product owner, project manager, or similar role. Experience must include developing the product/project vision, managing product backlogs or project requirements, developing product road maps or project plans, and managing product release schedules or project execution. *A Bachelor's degree in project management, MIS, or a similar focus may substitute for one (1) year of experience; a Master's degree may substitute for up to eighteen (18) months of experience; a PhD substitutes for twenty-four (24) months of experience.

Two (2)years of supervisory experience or leading teams of business and IT stakeholders and technical experts from conception to completion within timeline and budget parameters Applicants who meet the above experience requirements will be further evaluated during the interview based on the following:

Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent problem-solving skills, including the ability to assimilate information from a variety of sources, analyze, recommend and lead to successful outcomes
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, & Excel). Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree or higher in project management, MIS, or closely related field as determined by the agency Two years of experience working with online, customer/client-facing software applications and portals Three years of supervision experience One year of experience managing a budget for a department, product, project, or similar group Two or more years experience as a leader providing support for large, agency-wide revenue collection, payment, or similar software applications Experience administering and implementing technology changes related to legislative or similar actions Professional certification as a product owner, project manager, or similar role Physical Requirements This position will work in a hybrid office environment with occasional in-person meetings and activities and limited statewide travel to meet business needs.

This position will require long periods of sitting and working on a computer.

Additional Requirements Prior to an offer of employment, a background check will be conducted. This will include, but is not limited to checking degrees and licensures, criminal history, and tax filing and payment history. All individual income tax filing and payment obligations must be current prior to interviewing for this position.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Application Details How to Apply Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email For additional information about the application process, go to

Contact If you have questions about this position, contact Megan Wells at or 651-556-3053.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Megan Wells at

About Revenue Dept The Minnesota Department of Revenue works to fund the future for all of Minnesotans. We manage over 30 different taxes and collect $26.7 billion annually in state taxes, which funds state programs such as healthcare, transportation, public safety, and early childhood, K-12, and higher education.

Revenue is dedicated to an inclusive work environment that celebrates and values the diversity of each employee and reflects the communities we serve. We're committed to a culture of inclusion where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and thrive.

We value a work life balance for our employees, and many of our employees telework in a full or hybrid capacity. For those that come to the office, regularly or occasionally, we invested in a state-of-the-art hybrid workspace located at the Stassen building in St. Paul.

Find out more about us on our website.

Working together to improve the state we love. What do Minnesota's State employees have in common?

A sense of purpose in their work Connection with their coworkers and communities Opportunities for personal and professional growth Benefits As an employee, you'll have access to one of the most affordable health insurance plans in Minnesota, along with other benefits to help you and your family be well.

Your benefits may include: Paid vacation and sick leave 12 paid holidays each year Low-cost medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug plans Fertility care, including IVF Diabetes care Dental and orthodontic care for adults and children 6 weeks paid leave for parents of newborn or newly adopted children Pension plan that provides income when you retire (after working at least three years) Employer paid life insurance to provide support for your family in the event of death Short-term and long-term disability insurance that can provide income if you are unable to work due to illness or injury Tax-free expense accounts for health, dental, and dependent care Resources that provide support and promote physical, emotional, social, and financial well-being Support to help you reach your career goals: Training, classes, and professional development Tuition reimbursement Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid website at Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for work/life support: A voluntary confidential program that helps employees and their families with life challenges that may impact overall health, personal well-being, or job performance Common sources of stress can be addressed through the EAP: mental health, relationship challenges (personal and work), grief and loss, finances, and legal issues Daily Living/Convenience Services: Chore services, home repair, trip planning, child/elder care

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. State agencies are committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of the state and strongly encourages persons of color and Indigenous communities, members of the LGBTQIA2S+ community, individuals with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve Minnesotans.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and disabilities related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status regarding public assistance, disability, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Minnesota Department of Revenue

600 Robert Street N.
Saint Paul, MN 55146
Transit: On bus line