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Senior Product Owner - P126230_S2

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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    P126230_S2
\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We\u0027re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EKey member of the business who is the conduit to technology through the agile team. Responsible for writing user stories that align to the product features. Ensures the pipeline (backlog) stays full and is prioritized. Internally focused on the Agile team and implementation. Senior Product Owner plays a significant role in quality and is the only team member empowered to accept user stories as done. Supports one or more Agile team. This role has significant relationships outside the local team, including working with the Product Manager to prepare features and user stories for continual planning cycles. Mentors other product owners and provides direction on more complex features.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWorks with a dedicated Agile development team to deliver complex customer/business value through product features. Is the conduit to other business partners for this team.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvides periodic status updates to business stakeholders and upper management. Is the point of contact for the Agile team with the business and SMEs.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEmpowered to make all critical decisions regarding functionality and priority in the Sprint. Signs off to \u0022accept\u0022 each user story during sprint.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EManages and prioritizes the sprint backlogs continually with team input (prior to and during the backlog grooming sessions).\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECollaborates with other Product Owners and/or Product Manager to uphold business priority and vision.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevelops complex user stories from prioritized features in collaboration with Product Manager.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EChampions efforts to attain product vision and objectives. Writes acceptance criteria for user stories. Ensures that user stories all meet Definition of Ready (DoR) and are updated in the Agile Management Tool.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Business, Technology, Finance, Engineering, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E4\u002B years of experience as Product Owner, Business Analyst, Customer Service and Relationships, IT, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIn lieu of a degree, 6\u002B years of experience as Product Owner, Business Analyst, Customer Service and Relationships, IT or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E6\u002B years of experience in roles that require process analysis, initiative ownership, or operations leadership\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDirect experience translating strategies into execution\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EScaled-agile experience\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience driving improvement in business or operations processes (lean experience a plus)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to clearly communicate complex topics between business and technical audiences\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience in consumer lending\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003ESkills Desired: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003ERally, Jira, or similar tools\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EVisio or similar process mapping tools\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E

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Posted: 2019-10-01 Expires: 2019-12-12

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