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Product Owner

Company details

Sopra Banking Software is one of the fastest growing global Fintech companies, featured in IDC Fintech Top 100 Rankings! We build the technology that powers the world’s best financial institutions, enabling millions of people to access better financial services.

We are committed to employing a diverse and creating an inclusive culture where all our people can be themselves and succeed on merit. So if this sounds like a culture you would like to be part of then be assured that we will welcome your application.

We believe our people are our greatest asset. We actively encourage the professional development of our employees with on the job training, learning from our subject matter experts, access to our Sopra University e-learning, and the benefit of external training opportunities.

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a confidential consumer credit check and DBS check. This is a straight forward credit check for CCJ’s, bankruptcy and a criminal record check, however if you wish to know more about what is or is not acceptable please ask our recruitment team.

Function

Sopra Banking Software has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Product Owner to join our expanding team operating out of our Durham, Sheffield, and London offices. As a Product Owner, you will gain and continuously increase your product knowledge, capture requirements effectively and document them through Epics and User stories, communicate and present requirements to development/testing teams, maintain product backlog and liaise and communicate clearly with all internal and external stakeholders during deliverables.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Product Owner who is highly motivated, capable of working unsupervised or as part of a collaborative development team who communicates effectively. Ideally the candidate would be someone who has already had experience as a Product Owner and has worked in the financial services or banking sector. Key to this role would be the ability to agree functional requirements with customers and translate these requirements into specifications of changes to a core product. This role also requires good knowledge/understanding of the banking market. Experience of doing this in Agile or incremental way would be beneficial.

The duties of the Product Owner will include but not be limited to:

• Work alongside Agile product teams (Development, Testing, and Client teams)
• Maintain the product backlog
• Analyse business/customer requirements and create high quality epics and user stories that can be used by development team
• Capable to present effectively business/functional requirements to other teams
• Gather a good business and functional understanding of our product
• Responsible for product configuration changes
• Work with key internal and external stakeholders
• Capable to document requirements and lead other teams during impact assessments activities

Profile

Essential skills:

• Experience in Agile methodology
• Experience in working in a distributed environment (including offshore would be preferable)
• Creating Epics, User Stories and Acceptance Criteria’s
• Good knowledge of digital financial/banking products/services
• Communication skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Confident stakeholder/client management

Experience and Knowledge:

• Approx. 2 years of experience as a Product Owner

Offer

By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including a 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme (buy one get one free), an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, critical illness cover, a health cash plan, and an openness to discussing flexible working arrangements, plus many more excellent benefits.

Salary of circa £30,000 p/a

  • Placed on:Thu 23 January 2020
  • Location: Durham, Sheffield, or London

Sopra Banking UK

Office 1 The Square, 2 Broad Street West
S1 2BQ Sheffield
United Kingdom

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