Product Owner (Apps Team) | Access Softek | Remote (US)

Product Owner (Apps Team) | Access Softek | Remote (US)

Remote US
Application ends: July 20, 2024
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Job Description

Access Softek started developing software 30 years ago in Berkeley, California. Our software is used by over 350+ US financial institutions to create a more human digital banking experience, helping them reach millions of customers and shape their communities.

Access Softek’s solutions keep hundreds of community banks and credit unions competitive against incumbent national banks and emerging neo-banks. We offer a complete digital banking solution: digital banking, lending, account opening, investing, and more. We’re focused on using the latest web technology to create innovative solutions to classic challenges like digital identity verification and fraud prevention, and our modern architecture and fast release cycle means your quality work can immediately improve the financial lives of thousands of people every week.

We are looking for a Product Owner who will be responsible for the product in a particular domain, and who will ensure the development team produces as much value as possible for our clients in that domain.

Working hours are approximately 3 am – 11 am PST, with some flexibility based on the candidate and team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage the backlog and roadmap for a complete domain of digital banking, such as accounts, transfers, or authentication.
  • Enable an agile development team to work efficiently on high-value work¬†
  • Collaborate with other digital banking development teams using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Apply excellent judgment to faithfully represent client and business needs during development planning and execution
  • Use industry-standard tools for issue management and collaboration, such as the Atlassian suite
  • Communicate effectively with U.S. financial institutions to deeply understand their needs and solve their problems
  • Manage the design and specification of different software features
  • Work remotely to bridge communication between distributed development and business teams

Requirements

  • Experience managing the backlog and roadmap for a software product
  • Experience as Product Owner for an Agile team
  • Track record of excellent collaborative and independent work
  • Track record of creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving
  • Able to review and discuss technical solutions/information (APIs, proposed architecture, etc.) with developers and clients
  • Has experience in Product Management (user stories, acceptance criteria, benefit hypophysis)
  • Proven ability to work independently, drive results, and embrace continuously improvement and learning
  • Superior English-language communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience working with distributed teams is beneficial, but not required
  • Experience in the financial technology space is beneficial, but not required

Our benefits

  • Fully remote work.
  • Home office equipment (computer, additional monitor, etc.), if necessary.
  • Internet compensation (50$ per month).
  • Long-term employment.
  • Paid vacation and days off on national holidays.
  • Paid sick leave and internal medical insurance policy.
  • English at special corporate rates.
  • Community of practice, regular knowledge sharing among colleagues.
  • Friendly and easy-going international team and colleagues.
  • And other benefits, described in detail in the Staff Handbook.