Job Details

Equifax
  • Position Number: 2560274
  • Location: St Louis, MO
  • Position Type: Business and Financial Management


Product Owner
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Full time
J00127281

Intro

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** Do you want to work with the best people, using the best tools, working on the best projects, for the best customers? If yes, keep reading **

Whether you started from the product side and developed technical skills or started as a technical resource, you have a knack for the product side of the business. You possess the necessary technical product knowledge to drive strategic conversations about the product and enhance value to Equifax and its customers.

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

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  • 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
  • You will focus on product level impediments and process changes to enable faster and higher quality software
  • You make tough decisions on trade-offs between features, quality and dates in order to provide the best solution for our clients
  • You ensure Product leadership is aware of key issues and changes, and provide them with the right information and recommendations to resolve issues
  • You work with Product Managers to ensure the features in a release represent what is needed and that return on investment is in line with their expectations
  • You have in-depth knowledge of goals and desired objectives of the initiatives and features
  • You will drive value as a function of cost, time, functionality and quality
  • 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
  • You will coordinate with business customers to conduct product integration testing Key Responsibilities Preparation and Participation in PI Planning Program Backlog



Must Haves

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  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or Business or equivalent job experience required
  • X+ years' in experience managing product backlogs and requirements for Agile delivery teams in a Product Owner capacity
  • You are skilled at removing roadblocks
  • You have experience delivering products using Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • 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
  • You have excellent leadership and motivational skills
  • You possess a willingness to empower as well as encourage commitment and positive attitude in the team
  • You have an inquisitive and innovative mindset with a shown ability to recognize opportunities to create distinctive value
  • You can successfully evaluate workload to drive efficiency


To make an impact in this job
  • 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 bring a consultative, creative and process driven approach to your work
  • You have an aptitude for handling multiple concurrent demands and prioritizing responsibilities in a dynamic, high energy environment
  • Your problem-solving skills enable you to effectively and creatively find solutions for hard problems while maintaining a high level of professionalism and integrity
  • Engage and collaborate with all stakeholders, make people feel heard and understood, are able to say no and stand up for tough calls needed to better serve the business and our clients


Why Equifax?

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Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company and believes knowledge drives progress. We are there at life-defining moments when people are applying for college, interviewing for a new job, buying a home, purchasing a car, or even starting a small business. The products and insights we provide help people all across the world make better decisions, and we are proud of the role we play in peoples' lives. We power the decisions that move people forward by helping people live their financial best. Won't you join us?

Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business.

We are looking for individuals who can help us disrupt the marketplace with innovation. You will do this by delivering leading-edge technology to build and deliver unparalleled customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.

We will give you the opportunity to drive innovation and automation across the enterprise. This will include tool and process integrations across all business units within Equifax globally. And, if community involvement and social responsibility are important to you, join us and help create shared value in our global communities! Corporate Citizenship is an integral part of our company. We know through experience that community involvement will increase the quality of your career with us and simply makes the world a better place. If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don't delay, apply today. We're looking for you!

Success Attributes of the Technology organization. Does this describe you?
  • Accountability
  • Bravery
  • Curiosity
  • Collaboration
  • Think and act differently
  • Trust
  • Ownership (build it, own it, run it)
  • Decide-Execute-Ship


We offer

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  • Money
  • Competitive pay for performance
  • 401k matching, along with the works: comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, collaborative working spaces, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential
  • Room for you to do things your way
  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax
  • And yes, we also have perks such as team activities, volunteer opportunities, awesome parties, great coffee, and in some locations, ping pong tables and food trucks
  • Not yet Cloud certified? We've got you covered with paid sponsorship, resources and training.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

*Please note: This posting represents multiple roles across various teams, including a range of responsibilities and experience levels.* By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Example: Atlanta, Alpharetta, Dublin, Chile, etc.

To speak to us about this role in more detail apply online.

Primary Location:
USA-St. Louis-Lackland

Function:
Function - Tech Dev and Client Services

Schedule:
Full time

To apply, visit https://careers.equifax.com/global/en/job/J00127281/Product-Owner




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