Manager/ Sr Manager - Product Owner- Risk Capabilities

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Job Description

The incumbent Product Owner will be responsible for the software product vision and deployment of Risk Capabilities in Amex Risk platforms. The successful individual ensures that his/her software product meets the evolving needs of Risk Management through continual innovation, evaluation and deployment. Requires strong organizational, technical and creative problem-solving skills. Must work well in a dynamic, complex environment and under deadline pressures. Incumbent would directly manage a scrum team or a set of scrum teams, groom user stories, ensure global product design, meet required performance, availability and automation needs across markets and products.

The Product Owner has ultimate responsibility for decision making and prioritization for his/her backlog working with product managers and engineering leaders to convert the product vision into a well-managed development roadmap with a set release cycle.


The incumbent will report and assist the Director Product Owner 


  • Prioritize feature/story backlog
  • Lead the business features grooming into software product/capability features and stories
  • Write stories for scrum teams, perform all scrum ceremonies with scrum team
  • Agile mindset and transformation champion
  • Identifying opportunities and driving software product strategy, roadmap, and features
  • Leading the product functional design and technical design based on an intimate knowledge of the customer and technology
  • Prioritizing engineering work and balancing the requirements of customers and stakeholders
  • Evangelizing the product both internally and externally and shepherding products through the development process, advocating to achieve the best outcomes
  • Interacting with product managers and engineers to identify needs, opportunities, and gaps, and solve problems
  • Brainstorming and negotiating effectively with various stakeholders to continuously define feature priority
  • Help your team develop products by making difficult tradeoffs and removing roadblocks
  • Establishing the product’s goals and reviewing success metrics to achieve commercial success
  • Strives to anticipate client and stakeholder needs and plans accordingly

Minimum Qualifications


  A successful candidate will have:


  • 3 years as product owner in product delivery, Agile experience is a must 
  • A good balance of technical knowledge and business acumen with a proven track record of driving digital innovation and business metrics with a customer-first mindset 
  • An established background in launching software or services in partnership with engineering teams and high degree of proficiency in prototyping, iterative development, Scaled Agile Framework and principles 
  • Must know how to write features and stories with acceptance criteria 
  • Enthusiasm and passion for great products and services and an ability to articulate product functionality 
  • Understanding of the evolving compliance and regulatory requirements and environment and how to incorporate technology, infrastructure and security requirements into the product design 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners to drive collaboration and alignment 
  • High degree of organization, individual initiative and personal accountability 
  • An ability to solve complex problems and a highly analytical approach 
  • Risk Capabilities experience is highly desired 
  • CS degree related technical field is ideal




ReqID: 20002049
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 6, 2020, 11:54:27 AM