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Technical Product Owner- Decisioning Services

Company: Equifax
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Equifax is transforming our business - and product innovation is at the center of our strategy. Equifax is seeking a Technical Product Owner to support our Decisioning Services tribe who is a master at bridging the desires of the customer and the capabilities of the technology, removing barriers to software development. You will be responsible for grooming the product backlog and have insight into technical requirements of individual stories thus creating a more efficient user experience.

You will partner with business leaders to elicit, understand, analyze, document, refine and communicate business needs, so that business and/or technical delivery teams can build effective solutions. This requires a deep understanding of customer needs, as well as business vision and strategy, to prioritize investment, business value, and delivery. Whether you started from the product side and developed technical skills or started as a technical resource, you have a knack for the product side of the business.

Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence.

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life's pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

  • We offer excellent compensation packages with market competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, 401k matching, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax.

What You'll Do

As a collaborative member of a tribe, you will:

  • Serve as the conduit between user needs, technical capabilities, and engineering requirements, developing these into roadmaps and requirements for the Agile backlog of a development team

  • Lead the backlog refinement of features and user stories and ensure delivery teams are prepared to meet sprint deadlines

  • Work with others on a day-to-day basis to help make decisions on what is in scope and provide input into functional decisions

  • Have daily interaction with the teams building the products

  • Focus on product level impediments and process changes to enable faster and higher quality software

  • Make tough decisions on trade-offs between features, quality and dates in order to provide the best solution for our clients

  • Ensure Product leadership is aware of key issues and changes, and provide them with the right information and recommendations to resolve issues

  • Work with Product Managers to ensure the features in a release represent what is needed and that return on investment is in line with their expectations

  • Have in-depth knowledge of goals and desired objectives of the initiatives and features

  • Drive value as a function of cost, time, functionality and quality

  • Work with Architect(s) and Tech Lead(s) to identify non-functional requirements like infrastructure needs

  • Work with Quality Assurance team member(s) to identify test cases for automated testing

  • Coordinate with business customers to conduct product integration testing Key Responsibilities Preparation and Participation in PI Planning Program Backlog

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of skills and experience

  • 6+ years of experience as a Technical Product Owner/ Product Manager or Business Analyst

  • 2+ years experience working with Agile development methodologies including extensive user story definition and writing

  • 1+ year experience with Cloud technologies, preferably GCP

Extra Points for any of the Following

  • You're an experienced Scrum Product Owner or Technical Product Manager, working with Agile Delivery Teams, utilizing Agile / Scrum / Kanban.

  • You are skilled at removing roadblocks

  • You have experience delivering products using Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • You possess a deep understanding of web service technologies, user interface/interaction, and knowledge of Systems Development and Project Management lifecycles

  • You have experience with Product & Technology Roadmap development through influence of key business and technology partners to identify business priorities

  • You have the ability build strong relationships with partners across the business; ensure that you understand their role, the needs of their area, and their requirements throughout the project

  • You are a self-starter who is organized, detail oriented, takes initiative with minimal direction, and understands concepts quickly

  • You understand the value of product ownership and can effectively communicate the value proposition

  • You have experience working with multiple partners in a global setting with varying level of needs

  • You bring a consultative, creative and process driven approach to your work

  • You have an aptitude for handling multiple concurrent demands and prioritizing responsibilities in a dynamic, high energy environment

  • Your problem-solving skills enable you to effectively and creatively find solutions for hard problems while maintaining a high level of professionalism and integrity

  • Engage and collaborate with all stakeholders, make people feel heard and understood, are able to say no and stand up for tough calls needed to better serve the business and our clients

  • You have an inquisitive and innovative mindset with a shown ability to recognize opportunities to create distinctive value

  • You can successfully evaluate workload to drive efficiency

Success Attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountability

  • Bravery

  • Curiosity

  • Collaboration

  • Think and act differently

  • Trust

  • Ownership

  • Decide-Execute-Ship

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don't delay, apply today - we're looking for you!

Primary Location:

USA-Atlanta JV White

Function:

Function - Tech Dev and Client Services

Schedule:

Full time

Keywords: Equifax, Alpharetta , Technical Product Owner- Decisioning Services, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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