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Vancouver Airport Authority

Product Owner - Advanced Analytics

Location Vancouver, Canada Job Code 23-219

YVR is made up of a team of diverse people who are working collaboratively to Connect BC Proudly to the World. Safety is at the core of everything we do; we're innovative, fun, and we invest in our people. We're a BC Top Employer for 14 years standing, with high engagement scores, an abundance of learning and development opportunities, and a holistic approach to wellness. And we're looking for someone to join our team.

Position overview 

We have an opportunity for a permanent, full-time Product Owner - Advanced Analytics in the Innovation and Technology Group. Reporting to the Manager, Enterprise Advanced Analytics, the Product Owner - Advanced Analytics provides research, analysis and project management related to YVR's Data and Analytics platform in leading the data product development and the roadmap from inception to implementation and continuous improvement of new product(s) under the Advanced Analytics team. The product owner will articulate and sell the vision and product to both internal and external stakeholders. You will collaborate with cross functional teams, including data scientists, engineers, business stakeholders and manage the product lifecycle.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Use high-level perspective to define goals and create vision for new data insights platform as well as create and be accountable for a data product roadmap which is a high-level strategic visual summary that clearly indicates the vision and direction through a timeline of deliverables to the customer.
  • Platform development: work closely with data scientists, BI developers, and engineers to ensure the successful development, testing and deployment of advanced analytics capabilities within the Azure based Cloud data platform.
  • Work with business units to understand the problem we are trying to solve and gather requirements. Design and facilitate discovery and design thinking workshops with internal and external stakeholders to further breakdown the problem statement. 
  • Develop user stories, acceptance criteria, and prioritize the product backlog to guide the development team in implementing BI, machine learning, and AI solutions.
  • Understand the product owner methodology when managing the product backlog along with ownership, accountability and decision making on scope, budget time, and weighing priorities.
  • Product launch and feedback loop; plan and execute product releases with user training. Continuously gather an analyze user feedback and data to make data driven decisions for enhancing and iterating on the platform's data and analytics capabilities.

Key qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, a related field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience as product manager or product owner at other companies required, preferably focused on digital or data products.
  • Knowledge and expertise in Data Management, API, Data Science, Data Engineering, Data and Analytics.
  • In-depth knowledge of Scrum and Agile Methodology, user-designed design principles including working knowledge of product development architecture and proficiency in the use of analytic tools.
  • Agile Certification is an asset, as well as Product Owner certification and Data and Analytics certification.
  • Strong business writing, communication, and facilitation skills.

This position is open to both Vancouver Airport Authority employees and external applicants. Previous job performance will be taken into consideration for all internal candidates that apply for this position.

As part of our recruitment process, short-listed candidates may be required to participate in an assessment process.

Salary Range : $97,599 – $127,555 per annum, based on 37.5 hours per week. This is individually tailored to reflect your unique experience, qualifications and internal equity.

At YVR, your work experience goes beyond the paycheck. We support your personal and professional development, well-being, and a thriving work culture with generous vacation days, extensive health benefits, retirement savings matching, wellness programs, community engagement, commuting support, and continuous learning opportunities. Learn more at

Please note that availability may vary based on employment type and is subject to certain eligibility requirements and potential changes by YVR.

Who We Are

YVR is more than just an airport. We connect our beautiful province and all it has to offer to the world. We are all leaders and trailblazers for change and innovation, so no matter the department or team you’re a part of, the work you do matters.

At YVR, we are flexible in everything we do. We will work together to find ways to deliver customer excellence that helps us all thrive.

Whatever your background and wherever you’re from, you belong at YVR. If you have any questions about accessibility or require any assistance applying, please reach out at

Meet Some Team Members

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I love working at YVR primarily because of the people. YVR is constantly changing and striving for excellence. Everyone matters and it is so cool to work with this diverse group who really want to make a difference in how we support our customers and our community.

Jocelyn D.Member since 2022
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I love my job because my colleagues care about me as a person and appreciate the value I provide to my teams and the workplace. It’s also exciting for me because YVR is always changing and evolving, so I get front row seats in watching how we are constantly navigating and innovating. Every day is different at YVR and it is a constant adventure.

Jenny R.Member since 2015
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I’m proud that the work I do contributes to a better experience for travellers at YVR. I maintain and repair YVR’s state-of-the-art baggage systems at Canada’s second busiest airport – it’s a fast-paced environment with the latest technology and equipment. Baggage Maintenance Operations is a team sport and I’m honoured to say that I’m part of this team.

Dalbir T.Member since 2007
Vancouver Airport Authority


YVR is more than just an airport. We are leaders and trailblazers for change and innovation, at the forefront doing the right thing and doing it well. We have been voted the Best Airport in North America for 12 consecutive years – an honour that’s attributed to the ongoing contributions from the best teams and partners. Join us at YVR to see what this means for you.

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YVR continually invests in our people to offer what you and your loved ones need so you can just thrive at work and in your community.

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We are committed to maintaining a learning culture – one that empowers and helps you grow your career within YVR. Along the way, we’ll celebrate both the small and big wins and work through every new opportunity together to help you get to where you want to be.

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