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Technical Product Owner

Company: Assurant
Location: Tempe
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

In this role, you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process from discovery to delivery. You will work directly with designers, engineers, and stakeholders to ship meaningful products to millions of users around the world.We are looking for candidates with an innovation mindset and full range of product development skills. Applicants must be able to push the boundaries of what is possible, while sharing in our healthy obsession of quality and simplicity.ResponsibilitiesWork cross functionally with the business heads and delivery heads to execute the product strategy and roadmapEnsuring appropriate research and user testing is done before we build solutionsAct as a subject matter expert to a cross-functional team on sprint planning, standups, retrospectives, and maintaining/controlling a backlogWriting effective use cases that address the problems and needs of our usersDefining and instrumenting success criteria that is measured via qualitative and quantitative feedbackWorking with the Engineering Leads to manage technical debt and ensure timely delivery of projectsManage an effective and groomed backlog in ADOCopy Features and User Stories in ADO while maintaining links, attachments, and other relevant informationManage an effective and groomed backlog in ADOQuery ADO to provide relevant information to dev team and stakeholdersClearly define Acceptance Criteria per featureExpert Agile Processes management (Scrum and Agile Hybrid) and Cross Functional communicationEffective at managing a team with proactive talent developmentWorld Class Program & Project Execution, consistently hitting datesEfficient Delivery of Services (High Quality, Low cost) with continuous improvementEfficient and Effective Solution Delivery Process development with continuous improvement driven by dataQualifications5+ years of experience as Product Owner/Business AnalysisProficiency in a wide range of tools and software like Jira/ADO, FigmaExperience working in a highly collaborative environmentExperience working closely in cross-disciplinary teams, including Business Analysts and Developers, to shepherd products through the complete SDLCComprehensive understanding of the current trends and best practices in web, mobile, and emerging technologiesComfortable drafting comprehensive user stories, acceptance criteria, dependencies, predecessors, and ability to refine with the team to get sprint readyVery comfortable writing concise, clear, well thought out documentation without over-doing itQuickly learn and understand the product, technical constraints, team dynamics and organizations cultureStrong practical knowledge of agile methodologies, product development, information architecture, usability testing, and UX/UIAbility to work in a fast-paced environment, acting quickly when requiredMulti-task ability to work on more than one initiative at a time while keeping everything movingSense of urgency take ownership and drive solutions and obtain results, despite obstacles and challengesAbility to find creative ways to make progress without being pushed to do soPride in work ability to strike a balance between perfect getting in the way of good and providing just enough to keep things moving. Take pride in deliverables and outcomesResults oriented - ability to remain engaged and adding value. Seek out ways to expedite onboarding, focus on getting answers, ask questions, leverage communication tools, take ownership of responsibilities and deliver resultsResourceful leverage others, systems, internal tools, Internet, or any means necessary to find answersExperience in implementing CMS solutions and maximizing them for efficiency and reusabilityFamiliarity with the technical architectural considerations involved when designing for complex systemsPreferred QualificationsBachelor's degree preferably in business, IT, computer science, engineering, project management or another technology-focused fieldCSPO Certification or equivalentAssurant is a global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that help leading brands grow revenue, manage risk and deliver a great experience for their customers. We protect, connect, and support over 300 million consumers worldwide, helping people get more value from their connected devices, vehicles, and homes. Assurant is a proud member of the Fortune 300, with decades of experience in the industries we serve.For more information, please visit https://www.assurant.com/Assurant is committed to providing a competitive rewards package which goes beyond the value of your paycheck. We offer an array of market-competitive benefits and resources to support your physical, emotional, financial, and social wellbeing goals. These include programs to help you invest in your financial future such as savings programs, as well as competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family.Health Coverage Starting Day One: We offer competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family. You can choose from a range of health and dental plan options, as well as health plan accounts.Disability and Life Insurance: We provide short- and long-term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.Retirement: Assurant offers retirement savings plans globally. U.S. based employees are offered a 401(k) plan in which Assurant matches 100% of every dollar contributed, up to 6 percent of eligible pay.Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Assurants Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) allows employees to purchase shares of Assurant, Inc. stock at a 10 percent discount with funds contributed through after-tax payroll deductions.Career Development: Assurant offers a variety of internal courses, workshops, special projects, coaching and mentoring programs. Tuition reimbursement and other professional enrichment opportunities are also available to encourage continuous learning.Work-Life Balance: We strive to provide a work environment that encourages work/life balance. Options depend on job responsibilities and may include flexible work schedules, telework, paid time off and part-time employment.Equal Opportunity Statement Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.by Jobble

Keywords: Assurant, Tempe , Technical Product Owner, IT / Software / Systems , Tempe, Arizona

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