1+ months

Associate Product Manager - P202243

Riverwoods, IL 60015
  • Job Code
    P202243

At 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're 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.

Responsible for developing, maintaining, and presenting the vision and roadmap for the business's technology initiatives. Creates the product vision based on a thorough understanding of customer and business needs, and is both internally and externally focused. Guides both requirements and the corresponding work needed through grooming and prioritization by taking responsibility for "content decisions" and what gets implemented. Manages timelines and feature delivery and remain flexible as we learn, iterate, and integrate in an effort to deliver functionality on aggressive timelines.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensures features and technology releases aligned with product vision and objectives.
  • Manages and builds relationships with internal and external partners to manage priorities and delivery for Loan Origination System by collaborating with key players to influence change.
  • Develops and communicates the product vision roadmap, adjusting to changing market, customer, and/or organizational needs.
  • Builds an effective functional program grooming team (VSA, Shared Services, SMEs).
  • Helps break down initiatives into prioritized features, and manages the program pipeline (backlog) of these features for every release.
  • Participates in portfolio grooming to understand initiatives and business cases.
  • Measures and monitors release progress and execution to ensure releases are delivered on-time, minimal incidents, and within budget.
  • Manages the overall quality and effectiveness of the incident management process.
  • Builds new frameworks or enhances existing frameworks to optimize future delivery of features.
  • Leads cross-functional initiatives that enable and support business growth.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge regarding mortgage industry and technology trends.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Business, Marketing, Psychology, Finance, or related field

  • 4+ years of experience in Financial Services, Technology, Customer Service, Marketing, Operations, Project Management, or related field

  • 4+ years of experience in Scaled Agile, Agile Development Project Management, Technology Architect, Software Development, or related field

  • In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in Project Management, Scaled Agile, Agile Development Project Management, Technology Architect, Software Development, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • 6+ years of experience in Project Management, Scaled Agile, Agile Development Project Management, Technology Architect, Software Development, or related field
  • PMP or Project Management Certifications
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner or similar
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
  • Mortgage Industry experience
  • Experience working with Loan Origination Systems such as, Empower, NetOxygen, Encompass, etc.
  • Experience working with document service providers such as, Wolters Kluwer, Docutech, Docu Prep, etc.
  • Experience with usage of agile development management software, testing software's like Rally, QC and others
  • Experience working with teams in different geo locations (onshore/offshore)
  • Knowledge, understanding and application of Agile principles and framework.

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



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  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-07-10 Expires: 2019-11-01

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.


Why Work with Us?
You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


 

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