American Express Product Owner in Phoenix, Arizona
Reports to: Director- Enterprise Customer Marketing Platforms
As a Product Owner (PO) you will be responsible for translating needs, as defined by the Business Unit (BU) teams and Project Managers (PMs), into actionable artifacts to be used by the engineering team to develop new data, middleware and user interface (UI) products. You will conduct full lifecycle activities that include requirements analysis and design using SAFE/Agile methodology. You will work directly with scrum masters and scrum teams on the creation and delivery of Features, Stories and Tasks. You will be responsible for the execution of the strategic vision for a proprietary, full-stack, analytic platform.
Assist with requirements gathering and analysis
Lead the development of JIRA/Confluence artifacts for the team
Provide feedback that improves the quality of requirements artifacts
Support Product Management in handoff and rollout sessions
Identify design problems; develop and present solutions to resolve these problems.
Research topics as needed for new development
Attend Support Department expert meetings as needed.
Triage and analyze Problem Report and Bug tasks as needed
Test software changes
Assist with the creation of configuration and installation procedures as need
Experience writing Features, User Stories and Tasks in Confluence and/or Jira - required
Experience with data query and business intelligence, i.e., SQL - required
Strong analytical skills including ability to gather and interpret various types of data - required
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing - required
Experience with DB development software or similar skills - required
Strong desire to learn new systems/software applications - required
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.- required
Experience with Unix/Shell Scripting – preferred
Programming experience (JS, Python, Java) – preferred
Experience with Big Data tools/platforms/systems (Hive/MR/Spark) – preferred
Experience with UI/UX development – preferred
Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in CS or related discipline - required
Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a Financial and/or Professional Services Firm – required
Experience with Agile methodologies (certification preferred) – required
Research & Development experience – preferred Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions.
Title: Product Owner
Other Locations: US-Arizona-Phoenix
Requisition ID: 19007057