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Technical Product Owner

  • St. Louis, United States of America
  • Technology
  • Full time
  • J00131671

Equifax is seeking a technical product owner who is 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.

What you’ll do

  • Preparation and Participation in PI Planning Program Backlog: The Product Owner is heavily involved in working with the Product Manager to understand the Vision, Goals and Features to be refined with the team in preparation for the PI (Program Increment) planning sessions. 

  • The Product Owner must prepare in advance to update the team backlog by breaking down Features into stories and estimating for the upcoming Program Increment. 

  • Activities will include leading the development team to size features and stories, and determine what can be committed in the Program Increment based upon the team’s established velocity. 

  • The Product Owner is heavily involved with story definition, providing clarifications necessary to assist the team with their story estimates and story sequencing, and drafting the team’s specific objectives for the upcoming Program Increment (PI)

  • You will work closely to understand and coordinate dependencies with other teams to ensure alignment

What experience you need 

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or Business or equivalent job experience required 

  • 5+ years of experience in managing product backlogs and requirements for Agile delivery teams in a Product Owner or Business Analyst capacity

  • You have experience delivering products using Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) using Agile, Scrum or Kanban

  • You possess a deep understanding of web service technologies, user interface/interaction, and knowledge of Systems Development and Project Management lifecycles

  • You have experience with Product & Technology Roadmap development through influence of key business and technology partners to identify business priorities

What could set you apart

  • You have the ability build strong relationships with partners across the business; ensure that you understand their role, the needs of their area, and their requirements throughout the project

  • You are a self-starter who is organized, detail oriented, takes initiative with minimal direction, and understands concepts quickly

  • You understand the value of product ownership and can effectively communicate the value proposition

  • You have experience working with multiple partners in a global setting with varying level of needs

  • You have an aptitude for handling multiple concurrent demands and prioritizing responsibilities in a dynamic, high energy environment

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

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, color, 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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