Product Owner – Digital Strategy

US Bank Chicago, IL
U.S. Bank is dedicated to creating a simple, modern and fast digital experience with a laser focus on the data and tools clients really need. To do that, the bank needs a product owner to drive enhancements on rapidly growing B2B platform that is built for Corporate Trust, Custody, and Fund Services clients. The product owner is accountable for decisions about what gets built and why for a cross-functional sprint team, and influences all aspects of delivery, including discovery, design, build, launch, and adoption. A broad knowledge base that spans across finance and technology married with strong leadership and communication skills is needed to help us take a great product to another level.

Responsibilities include:

* Lead discovery phase, including internal and external interviews, workshops, and demos.

* Partner with user experience (UX) design experts to to create differentiating experience.

* Collaborate with business line stakeholders, UX, and engineers, to define product roadmap.

* Manage sprint team's backlog, ensuring it accurately reflects value and complexity.

* Explain business drivers and provide clarification to business analysts and engineers.

* Make final decision on what's done and what's not during sprint reviews.

* Review and sign-off on launch and adoption tactics for releases; own marketing component.

* Successful applicants will exemplify US Bank's ethical principles of uncompromising integrity, respect for others, accountability for decisions and actions, and good citizenship.

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

* At least 10 years of experience with developing and implementing applications.

* At least 7 years of experience with the concepts, philosophies and tools behind the design of applications, information and underlying information technologies.

Preferred Skills/Experience

* Bachelor's degree in business or technology related field and/or equivalent work experience.

* At least 5 years supporting financial services clients with strong understanding of hedge funds, 40 Act funds, structured products (ABS, MBS, CDO/CLO), loans, and bonds

* Exposure to scrum methodology and working in challenging, competitive environment.

* Experience partnering with engineers and user experience design professionals on transformational projects with a goal to "wow" clients

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