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Job Title: Product Owner

Company: Data Automation Software Fintech

Corporate Title: Flexible Salary Range: Generous Package
Location: Singapore Date Open: March 2020

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • This company is the leader in data-centric intelligent automation software. 
  • We capture and transform data; overhaul and optimize processes. 
  • We automate the complex. Simply.
  • As part of the ecosystem of digital transformation technologies, we intelligently connect the right data, in the right format, at the right time.
  • We pride ourselves on our straightforward and honest approach from a project and commercial perspective.
  • This has enabled us to build strong, global relationships so we now work with an impressive client list of industry leaders in banking, financial services, insurance and energy trading. 
  • We are a key partner in our clients’ digital transformation programs.
  • This company has been at the forefront of automation since 2003. 
  • Today we work with our clients to put data at the heart of intelligent automation. 
  • With large and increasing amounts of data driving complex processes and workflows, our solution can handle simple tasks with structured data to complex processes with unstructured data. 
  • We are part of the digital data revolution.
  • The Product Owner is a highly motivated individual, responsible for setting, prioritizing and  evaluating the work generated by the customer and working with the software Scrum team in order to ensure impeccable features and functionality of the delivered product.
  • We are seeking a strong software Product Owner to work on multiple customer implementation projects delivering software solutions using our innovative and industry leading products. 
  • The Product owner acts as the Proxy Product Owner for the Client and carries out the role of Product Owner for the Scrum team.
  • Ensuring that key relationships with the client are developed and maintained; assisting Pre-Sales, PM at project kick off, Requirement Gathering
  • Gathering requirements from customers by liaising with business teams and understanding requirements as needed
  • Accountability for requirements, user stories and acceptance criteria definition
  • Assesses features and stories deliver maximum value and capture client requirements
  • Takes lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Ensures that the team always prepare ‘Stories’ to work on that meet our definition of ‘ready’, for the current and next two sprints
  • Works closely with the consultants and customer to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Communicate with Agile Coaches on impediments to sprint/release goals and works towards resolution
  • Actively maintains knowledge of Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • Ensures the product feature backlog and scope is aligned with client expectations
  • Manages backlog health and facilitating refinement of user stories

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable experience of working as a Product Owner, with experience within Financial Services, and/or understanding of Securities Services, Custody and Asset Services (Settlement, Corporate Action and Income) and Withholding Tax business
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles 
  • Excellent client facing skills
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Logical, analytical problem-solving skills and IT experience is a MUST
  • Creative thinker with vision
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Degree/MA/Academic qualification in Computer Science or Engineering would be beneficial
  • Experience in business change management is an advantage
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching teams new to agile practices would be an advantage
  • In return we will offer exposure to global, blue-chip clients and an unparalleled experience of best practice.
  • This is a fast-paced, dynamic and highly collaborative environment where there are significant opportunities for growth and development.