Product Owner Lead
Company: United Services Automobile Association
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: February 22, 2021
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important to us. Due to the current situation related to the
Coronavirus (COVID-19), we're leveraging our digital capabilities
to ensure we can continue to connect to top talent. Click here to
learn more. Purpose of JobWe are currently seeking a talented
Development Product Owner Lead Level for our San Antonio, TX,
Plano, TX, Tampa, FL, Colorado Springs, CO or Phoenix, AZ facility
or 100% remote work environment.
Serves as a direct representative of the business on an agile team.
Attains, understands, and communicates business vision and needs in
order to write and refine user stories/features/epics, prioritize
work, and provide guidance to technical teams across
programs/portfolios. Uses critical thinking, problem solving, and
Agile principles to partner with business owners, subject matter
experts, and the development team to build effective solutions.
Possesses an expert knowledge and understanding of and ability to
work within multiple delivery methodologies, including Agile and
other approaches, to deliver business value.Job Requirements About
USAA USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial
security of millions of U.S. military members and their families.
This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking
at every level. In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40
Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For--, and we've ranked among
Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly-- Employers 13 years
straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage
veterans and veteran spouses--to apply. USAA Careers - Award
Winning Workplace (17 seconds) USAA Careers - World Class Benefits
(31 seconds) Primary Responsibilities
- Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem
from business activities and the job role.
- Ensures risks associated with business activities are
effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
- Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for
- Works with business and Subject Matter Experts to understand
business strategy and vision and then writes, refines, accepts and
prioritizes stories, features or epics to support effective and
compliant solutions while balancing investment and business
- Owns and maintains a prioritized work backlog for a single or
multiple Agile teams or program. Product backlog includes complete
user stories or features with acceptance criteria so that they are
consumable and testable by the Agile team or program. Reviews and
accepts output of I/T and/or business development to ensure
specified acceptance criteria have been completed.
- Serves as a knowledgeable collaborator across multiple business
or system domains; is expected to lead development across multiple
teams at the program and Epic level.
- Serves as direct representative of the business with one or
more delivery teams throughout the product delivery cycle.
- Participates in a cross-functional team of user experience
partners, designers, business analysts, developers, testers and
others to develop, execute, solution and release in alignment with
program, portfolio or product road maps.
- Partners with sponsors, stakeholders, and IT to facilitate,
define and document relevant business processes, gaining an expert
understanding of the needs, measures, and risks & controls for the
- Participates with portfolio, program and project level plans
related to schedule, scope and resources.
- Prepares the business for the change and provides tactics and
metrics for benefits, adoption, and risk. Leverages existing change
management routines, as needed.
- Applies expert knowledge in the business development/execution
discipline, regularly seeking out opportunities to enhance, improve
and advance the function.
- Coaches and mentors less experienced Product Owners, including
- Demonstrates expert knowledge in multiple business or system
domains and capable of leading development across multiple teams at
the program level.
- Identifies engages, influences and leads business stakeholders
and Subject Matter Experts across programs.Minimum Requirements
- Bachelor's degree or 4 additional years of related experience
beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a
- 8 years of experience in process improvement, project delivery,
business/requirements analysis or directly related to supported
business operations/product line.
- Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office products, applicable
databases and product management tools.
- Expert knowledge of multiple technical software delivery
methodologies (i.e., Agile, Waterfall, SAFe) with a proven track
record in using these skills to develop and manage products through
the entire product life cycle.
- Expert experience in analyzing business requirements, process
flows and use cases to identify opportunities to streamline
business processes in accordance with risk management framework and
- Expert understanding and demonstrated use of Process
Engineering methodologies and Change Management practices to
translate business requirements into functional
- Expert ability to independently work to gather business
requirements, process flows and use cases to develop and deliver on
business capabilities within the approved methodology, writing user
stories, and following the development process through user story
- Advanced experience in analyzing and translating business
requirements and the ability to identify opportunities to
streamline business processes in accordance with risk management
framework and regulatory requirements.*Qualifications may warrant
placement in a different job level*When you apply for this
position, you will be required to answer some initial questions.
This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the
questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and
you will not be able to change your responses.Preferred
- Working knowledge of JIRA and Rally
- Experience working with Clarity
- Experience writing User StoriesCompensation:USAA has an
effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges
to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary
range based on your experience and market position. The salary
range for this position is: $106,800-$192,300Employees may be
eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and
individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of
Directors.Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is
additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations
where market pay levels are above the national average.--Shift
premium will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable
roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core
hours.--Benefits:--At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class
benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional
wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and
vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits,
adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus
16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs.
Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education
assists employees with their professional goals.Please click on the
link below for more details.USAA Total Rewards The above
description reflects the details considered necessary to describe
the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a
detailed description of all the work requirements that may be
performed in the job.At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best
benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business
casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental
and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs.
Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education
will assist you with your professional goals.Relocation assistance
is not available for this position.For Internal Candidates:Must
complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date
of placement) or must have manager's approval prior to posting.Last
day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 2/18/21 by
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consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability,
genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, pregnancy, veteran status or any other legally
protected characteristic. If you'd like more information about your
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click here . Furthermore, USAA makes hiring decisions compliant
with the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (LAMC 189.00).
USAA provides equal opportunity to qualified individuals with
disabilities and disabled veterans. If you need a reasonable
accommodation, please email HumanResources@usaa.com or call
1-800-210-USAA and select option 3 for assistance. Membership
eligibility and product restrictions apply and are subject to
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