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Technical Product Owner

  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Technology
  • Full time
  • J00124212

As Technical Product Owner you will work on the IDAMS (Identity and Access Management) and Equip (B2B Reporting) platforms which are part of the UK Web and Internal Services Tribe.  The applications are Cloud-hosted; IDAMS ensures clients can access our systems safely and securely, whilst Equip is an extensible and feature rich online reporting portal.  Both will continue to evolve to ensure we meet our clients needs as our technology transformation journey continues into 2022.

Working as part of an Agile delivery team, a key part of this role will be to support the migration of our clients from legacy applications onto the new platforms, in addition to providing enhancements to the products based on client feedback and requests.  Post migration, further product development is being planned which will start later in 2021/2022.  This will give you a great opportunity to get fully immersed in the existing products, client set-up and Equifax as a whole prior to this being started in earnest. 

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, Bupa healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell and free credit checks. We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!

We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums.

What you’ll do: 

  • As Technical Product Owner you will be a master at bridging the desires of the customer and the capabilities of the technology, removing barriers to software development.  

  • You will be responsible for grooming the product backlog and have insight into technical requirements of individual stories thus creating a more efficient user experience 

  • You will serve as the conduit between user needs, technical capabilities, and engineering requirements, developing these into roadmaps and requirements for the Agile backlog of a development team

  • You will lead the backlog refinement of features and user stories and ensure delivery teams are prepared to meet sprint deadlines

  • You will work with others on a day-to-day basis to help make decisions on what is in scope and provide input into functional decisions

  • You will have daily interaction with the teams building the products including teams in the US and India

  • You will coordinate with business customers and their project managers to ensure successful delivery

  • You will work with Architect(s) and Tech Lead(s) to identify non-functional requirements like infrastructure needs

  • You will work with Quality Assurance team member(s) to identify test cases for automated testing

What experience you need

  • Strong experience as a technical product owner within an agile environment

  • Intermediate understanding of product requirements and business analysis

  • Intermediate experience of systems development life cycle, specifically solution design, analysis, architecture and design

  • Intermediate stakeholder management to lead on and ensure delivery

  • Intermediate experience of managing multiple small/medium sized projects

  • Flexibility to manage time zone difference with international teams 

What could set you apart

  • Experience within a regulated business or financial services

  • An understanding of Cloud technologies

  • Product Owner training courses 

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

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