Commercial and Corporate Banking Product Owner
Company: American AgCredit
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: February 11, 2020
We are looking for a Product Owner to join our team! (Location
flexible - ideally Santa Rosa, CA, Denver, CO, or Wichita, KS)
Who is American AgCredit?
Our mission is simple--- Be the best lender to Agriculture. In
order to deliver on that statement, we have the best people working
for us. Headquartered in Santa Rosa, California, with offices
throughout California, Colorado, Kansas, Nevada and Oklahoma, we
have been serving all segments of the agricultural business for
over 100 years!
Benefits offered by American AgCredit:
- Commitment to agriculture and our communities we serve
- Family friendly work environment
- Investment in employee growth, development and training
- Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
- Outstanding 401k - up to 9% matching!
- Generous Vacation Leave (starting at 15 days)
- 15 Paid Sick Days
- 11 Paid Holidays
- Competitive Incentive Compensation Plan
- Disability & Life Insurance
- Employee fitness and wellness benefits.
- Free Soda, Coffee and Snacks!
The Product Owner will be responsible for managing the
and nCino products which support our sales, loan origination and
business capabilities for our Commercial and Corporate Banking
portfolio. The Product Owner will manage execution of an
Agile Scrum team and any necessary implementation partners for
and development aligned to key deliverables identified in American
strategic digital initiatives. Under the
direction of the Product Manager, the Commercial and Corporate
Owner will work closely with key stakeholders across the
Association including Relationship,
Credit, and Operations Subject Matter Experts and any other Banking
as needed. Ideal candidates will
have experience with Salesforce and nCino or similar customer
management and loan origination systems as well as Commercial and
Banking related business capabilities and processes. Scrum Product
The Product Owner will work under the
direction of the Product Manager and will work closely with key
develop the strategy, roadmap, prioritization, development, and
of key products within the association, both internal and
customer-facing. They will partner and represent the business
user community and the project team while carrying out their
for determining which features and functions are required in order
to meet the
company's mission and strategic goals.
The Product Owner is responsible for driving and defining the
launch and continuous improvement of new and existing products and
services and must be resourceful, flexible, and accessible. This
individual should have proven leadership and communication skills,
and be versed in agile methodologies. The Product Owners will be
responsible for collaborating with other Product Owner peers to
ensure seamless integration in the Association solution sets.
1) Leads the facilitation of
solutions across the organization, collaborating with business,
operations, and technology teams to prioritize and deliver
solutions that align
with the company's mission and strategic goals.
2) Collaborate with the assigned
business delivery team and product leaders to prioritize and manage
backlog according to business value and dependent digital
3) Define, groom, and prioritize user
stories including clarifying requirements using knowledge of the
Corporate Banking loan origination and servicing lifecycle to
alignment to support the necessary business capabilities.
4) Collaborates with the Scrum Master
of the Business Delivery Team to establish product release
perform sprint planning with their team as well as other Business
Teams to ensure technical and data infrastructures are aligned to
5) Establish initiatives and align
with cross-functional goals.
6) Ensure product aligns with company
mission and strategic goals.
7) Responsible for ownership of
product voice and vision and continual iterative development to
business value based off user feedback and alignment to American
8) Collaborates with other product owners
9) Adopts an active role in
mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of
10) Continually drives product development towards a
meaningful balance between user needs, business objectives,
and technical feasibility.
Perform other functions as assigned.
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
1) Five or more years of
experience working as a product owner or business analyst in a
2) Bachelor's degree is desired.
3) Strong understanding of
technology language and use of applications in business.
4) Comprehensive understanding
of the market, users, and roadmap of the product/application.
5) Able to build strong
interpersonal relationships with business delivery teams,
management and internal/external stakeholders.
6) Proven ability to clearly
define a set of requirements that pinpoint business challenges and
technical and business changes required to address them.
7) Excellent verbal and written
communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely
technology and business teams.
8) Certification for Product
Ownership preferred but not required
9) Understanding of the product
10) Understanding of agile methodologies,
industry standards and best practices.
11) Proficient computer skills, Microsoft office
suite, and applicable databases.
12) Travel up to 15% may be required.
All hiring is contingent on eligibility
to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor or transfer
Must have the ability to perform basic office tasks and sit
at a desk for an extended period of time. Job requires extensive
computers and phones. While performing the job, the employee is
sit, crouch, kneel, crawl, reach and have the ability to lift up to
Ability to work with typical hardware and cabling practices
required. Must have
strong written and verbal communication skills to adequately convey
work well with a team. Ability to talk and hear, sit and use their
fingers, and reach in all directions is essential in performance of
Must be able to interact effectively with people at all levels of
during established business hours and may require occasional
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