Product Owner

David Aplin Job Details

Product Owner

Calgary, AB

Permanent

Posted Date: 19/04/2022

Job ID: HS274416419

Information Technology

Join a top employer and advance your career. Our client, in the financial field, has partnered with David Aplin Group to hire a Product Owner to help contribute to the backlogs of future enhancements related to Salesforce and be responsible for the quality of output in a structured agile environment. This is a hybrid, permanent opportunity based in Calgary.
 
Benefits & Perks:
  • 4 weeks’ vacation to start
  • 80% vision, dental and health benefits
  • Up to $1500/year in flex benefits
  • $1200 towards learning and development
  • Up to 6% in RRSP matching after 3 months
Responsibilities:
  • Contributes to and executes the Business Transformation strategy & roadmap, in close collaboration with stakeholders from across the organization
  • Owns and manages the Product Backlog, prioritizing product features and stories to ensure the shortest path to completion, acting with and instilling a sense of urgency in delivering business value quickly to lean and validate
  • Develops and manages a budget in collaboration with the Program Manager accountable for delivering against established business goals/objectives
  • Works with the delivery team to finalize what is going to be in the current sprint during sprint planning.
  • Engages sponsors and line of business leaders at the appropriate levels and detail, sharing key achievements the team has completed, and key stories the team is working on
  • Effectively collaborates with transformation leaders and technology leaders to execute against the defined roadmap and backlogs
  • Tracks work underway within the organization that impacts the Business Transformation roadmap and proactively engages in conversations with relevant stakeholders
  • Provides leadership, direction, and oversight to a multidisciplinary team, including hiring, reinforcing best practices, developing, and coaching direct reports, setting departmental goals, evaluating performance, and providing frequent feedback and encouragement to continually optimize to ensure a high-performance team
  • Ensures operationalization is successful by supporting change management and transition activities throughout
  • Identifies and manages risks and opportunities within the credit unions and the members’ risk appetite
  • Actively networks and participates with other Salesforce community members to best-leverage existing features and help contribute to emerging ideas and development considerations
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant post-secondary education
  • 1+ years’ experience as a Product Owner  
  • 3+ years of hands-on software development experience or a strong technical aptitude
  • Experience working with Salesforce
  • Experience working within the banking field
  • Ability to manage stakeholder expectations
  • Strong technical aptitude and desire to learn
  • Experience in an Agile environment is an asset
  • CSPO and ACP certifications are an asset
 
Job ID: HS274416419
 
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is an employment agency specializing in finding top talent for exceptional organizations across North America. There are no fees to apply to our jobs or engage with our recruiters to find a new career. Companies hire us to help them grow their teams. Visit our website to learn more: www.aplin.com 

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