Product Owner/Product Manager

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Job Title: Product Owner/Product Manager
Job Type: Direct Hire 
Location: Remote
Work Authorization: US Citizen or Green Card Holder

Position overview:
The Platform Product Owner will assist in overseeing the effort to build and migrate to new platform architecture. This position will require understanding of software infrastructure and will be responsible for creating, reviewing, gathering, accepting, and/or prioritizing feature requests and work from internal stakeholders to ensure optimal product value and functionality. This is a leadership position that will also assist with tactically managing sprints and coordinating releases. Product Owner will manage and lead all scrum activities with their associated software engineering team. They are expected to be the primary contact for product and initiative related work. As such, the product owner will be responsible for growing and maintaining their product, industry, compliance, and initiative knowledge. Other duties will include scheduling and leading meetings to uncover product issues, identify requirements, and deliver updates as needed.

Responsibilities and Duties:
– Become a SME on company products and assigned initiatives
– Partner with product management and senior engineers to create initiative epics and user stories
– Plan and prioritize sprints and releases in accordance with the product roadmap
– Regularly communicate initiative statuses to internal stakeholders
– Own scrum related activities
– Create and/or update team and initiative related documentation
– Assist with go to market product launches
– Assist with strategizing product roadmaps
– Uncover information from various resources and stakeholders that may assist with product improvement
– Foster ideas and/or solutions for improving the customer experience.
– Other duties as assigned or requested by management

Preferred Qualifications:
– At least 1 year experience working in the financial or payments industry (strongly preferred)
– At least 2 years experience working in a prior technical position (required)
– At least 1 year experience working with SQL (required)
– Experience working with cloud architecture (AWS preferred)
– Experience working with and setting up application integrations
– Understanding of application transaction flow and how it relates to architecture
– Proven ability to drive team initiatives with minimal oversight

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