Product Owner - Authorizations

Discover Financial Services Ltd
Farnborough, UK
03 Sep 2019
18 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Owner (Authorizations)

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

The Product Owner (Authorizations) is a key member of the business who is the conduit to technology through the Agile team. The role is responsible for writing user stories that align to the product features. Ensures the pipeline (backlog) stays full and is prioritized. Internally focused on the Agile team and implementation. Reviews and accepts user stories. Partners with Product Managers to prepare features and user stories for continual planning cycles

  • Provides status updates to the business and management
  • Manages and prioritizes sprint backlogs
  • Empowers decisions regarding functionality and priority in the sprint. Approves each user story during the sprint
  • Develops user stories from prioritized features. Leads efforts to attain product vision and objectives. Writes acceptance criteria for user stories. Ensures that user stories meet the Definition of Ready (DoR) and are updated in the system
  • Collaborates with Agile teams to follow through on business priorities and visions
  • Partners with agile team to deliver customer and business value through product features

Qualifications & Experience

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:
  • Experience in a Product Owner, Business Analyst, Customer Service and Relationships, IT, or related
  • Agile experience is essential with SAFe experience being desirable
  • Experience within the Payment Services domain is preferred, however candidates from a Financial Services background will also be considered
  • Strong Authorizations/Payment Services knowledge

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

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The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to age; disability; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion or belief; sex; and sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in consideration for a career at Discover.

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