Product Owner / Manager

Manager/Product Owner

DIRECT HIRE

Industry: Financial Services – Mortgage

Location: McLean Virginia

NOTE: RELO option available

Will consider partial remote

 

The Role:

  • Sets a results-oriented and clear product vision and communicates ‘the story’ effectively to key partners and the rest of the team
  • Representing the Product Delivery organization as the principal contact as a subject matter specialist and product leader. Our teams collaborate with partners and clients to understand the customer needs, prioritize and scope releases, and design innovative credit risk and data quality solutions.
  • Providing resolutions to an extensive range of complicated problems relating to systems. Owns the end-to-end product strategy from inception and determine business value once solution enters production.
  • Ensures alignment of product features, i.e., review, give feedback, and prioritize user stories in line with product vision and in support of Credit Risk and overall mission strategy needs.
  • Ensures customer focused design considering user needs & performance, using market & industry knowledge as well as continual analysis, to deliver a scalable product.
  • Drives sprint and release plans together with the Scrum Master and organizational technology teams.
  • Will help incorporate agile standard methodologies for product delivery.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of mortgage related (will consider Financial Services) experience with demonstrated experience in agile product development and leadership positions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving thought processes
  • Ability to understand strategy and apply it to decisions
  • Top notch written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present to management and expertly facilitate meetings as well as create user stories
  • Strong business judgment and decision-making skills; ability to identify, prioritize, and articulate impacts
  • In depth understanding of internal system functionality highly desirable
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to present sophisticated ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences
  • High level of analytical ability to measure the velocity, capacity, and value of teams’ contributions