Atlanta, Georgia

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Regular or Temporary:

Regular

Language Fluency:  English (Required)

Work Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

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SEEKING EXPERIENCED PRODUCT OWNER

Do you want to join a fun, enthusiastic team that works together to deliver service that is guaranteed to be excellent? Does being a part of a fast-growing company based appeal to you?

Join the LightStream team! We are currently seeking a solution oriented individual to add to our growing team. We run a fully Agile delivery model with business and technology aligned around value streams and their underlying products that enable business value. We are looking for a Product Owner to lead our Deposit Coreation team to partner with product managers and balance business, technology and design priorities delivering brand-defining product and service experiences. The position requires the ability to understand strategic demands and desired outcomes and make those a reality through a dedicated delivery team supporting the product.

• This Product Owner is responsible for executing the strategy for a cloud based core platform and its API integration based on client and company needs, which can include client experience, back office processes or systemic processes outside the client journey.
• They are a key resource in backlog management for their product owning refinement, prioritization and delivery to maximize business value with available capacity.
• The Product Owner works hand-in-hand with Product Managers to translate the product vision into epics and features that can be actioned by the delivery teams.
• The work will span the entire delivery process; from assisting with identification of areas for improvement, to more detailed work solutioning prioritized features and building and prioritizing user stories, working closely with technical leads/scrum teams to ensure the solution effectively addresses experience priorities while maintaining technical integrity, and overseeing tactical execution of efforts.
• Taking a holistic perspective, this position is responsible for delivering the experience across all related pieces within their assigned area of responsibility.

Product Owners are accountable for being the voice of the business in the delivery team.  They should understand the business use of their product while also understanding the inner workings of its technical abilities to effectively translate business demands into results.  Product Owners own and drive their delivery team’s priorities in PI planning, sprint planning, and other agile ceremonies; aligned to larger experience platform priorities and vision defined by leadership.

  • Deliver new experiences by working directly with delivery, experience design, business, and operations partners to design new products and improvements to existing capabilities.

  • Author and maintain the team’s backlog of user stories and serve as a subject matter expert on features, user stories, and product capabilities.

  • Perform triage on critical issues and communicate consistently and clearly with all concerned parties.

  • Align with product managers and business owners to clearly articulate product strategy to the delivery team.

  • Serve as key resource to development team to answer questions, provide clarifications, and conduct and coordinate business validation both for the team and for internal stakeholders.

  • Update leadership/product management/Release Train Engineer on the epic and feature delivery schedule, including dependencies impacting deliverables, along with recommended solutions.

  • Partner with Solution Architects and other technical leads to ensure their solutions effectively address business priorities while balancing client experience, technical integrity, future maintenance/scalability and speed to market.

  • Facilitate sprint planning with stakeholder groups to drive alignment and visibility for which features will be built when, and to ensure overall adherence to the product roadmap and enterprise strategic themes.

  • Facilitate design reviews, demos and provide final acceptance for completed features and user stories; ensuring that the end product meets acceptance criteria and otherwise meets its definition of done.

  • Co-ordinate the creation of release-specific business documents, such as support model definitions, go/no-go approvals, internal release notes, and release-related living documents.

  • Risk management: Ensure all Product Management Lifecycle (PML) process & procedures are followed, supporting security, risk, audit, and more, and ensure action items and deadlines are met. Partner with product manager on evidence to support recommendations.

Required Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelors’ degree in business, engineering, design, or technology field; or related field or equivalent combination of education and professional experience Five or more years of banking, financial services, digital, or other relevant work experience including experience with deposit and loan consumer banking

  • Five or more years of product, analysis, technology, and/or design experience

  • Three or more years of leading cross functional teams

  • Experience defining and delivering digital business initiatives to execute on a product roadmap – specifically where the end user is another internal function or technology team

  • Demonstrated technical acumen and an ability to work with the technology organization to align product and technology roadmaps

  • Ability to translate strategic plans into tactical daily actions for execution

  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams without formal authority comfortable managing concurrent projects in a fast-based, results-driven environment comfortable with ambiguity, leading work autonomously, and making independent decisions

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to interpret data and trends, diagnose problems, and recommend action plans to resolve issues

  • Excellent skills in presentation, facilitation, communication, and negotiation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working as a Product Owner for Agile team(s)

  • Experience with API first architecture and Cloud/ On Premise technology integrations

  • Experience working with distributed teams (onshore/offshore)

  • Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (or equivalent)

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS

Sitting

Constantly (More than 50% of the time)

Standing

Frequently (25% - 50% of the time)

Walking

Frequently (25% - 50% of the time)    
Visual / Audio / Speaking

Able to access and interpret client information received from the computer and able to hear and speak with individuals in person and on the phone.

Manual Dexterity / Keyboarding

Able to work standard office equipment, including PC keyboard and mouse, copy/fax machines, and printers.

Availability

Able to work all hours scheduled, including overtime as directed by manager/supervisor and required by business need.

Travel

Up to 40% (location dependent)

Truist supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Drug Free Workplace.

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Atlanta, Georgia

BB&T and SunTrust formed Truist with a shared purpose—to inspire and build better lives and communities. With our combined resources, collective passion, and commitment to innovation, we’re creating a better financial experience to help people and businesses achieve more. With 275 years of combined BB&T and SunTrust history, Truist serves approximately 12 million households with leading market share in many high-growth markets in the country. The company offers a wide range of services including retail, small business and commercial banking; asset management; capital markets; commercial real estate; corporate and institutional banking; insurance; mortgage; payments; specialized lending; and wealth management. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Truist is the sixth-largest commercial bank in the U.S. Truist Bank, Member FDIC.

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