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Product Owner - Perm - Financial services - banking - New York - FinTech


Posted on Aug 31, 2021 by Xceptor

New York, NY 10001
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


The Xceptor Product Owner is a highly motivated individual, responsible for setting, prioritising and evaluating the work generated by the customer and working with the agile delivery team in order to ensure impeccable features and functionality of the delivered product.

We are seeking a strong software Product Owner to work on multiple customer implementation projects delivering software solutions using our innovative and industry leading products. At Xceptor the Product owner acts as the Proxy Product Owner for the Client and carries out the role of Product Owner for the Scrum team.


  • Ensuring that key relationships with the client are developed and maintained; assisting Pre-Sales, PM at project kick off, Requirement Gathering
  • Gathering requirements from customers by liaising with business teams and understanding requirements as needed
  • Accountability for requirements, user stories and acceptance criteria definition
  • Assesses features and stories deliver maximum value and capture client requirements
  • Takes lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Ensures that the team always prepare Stories' to work on that meet our definition of ready', for the current and next two sprints
  • Works closely with the consultants and customer to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Communicate with Agile Coaches on impediments to sprint/release goals and works towards resolution
  • Actively maintains knowledge of Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • Ensures the product feature backlog and scope is aligned with client expectations
  • Manages backlog health and facilitating refinement of user stories


  • Demonstrable experience of working as a Product Owner, with experience within Financial Services, and/or understanding of Securities Services, Custody and Asset Services (Settlement, Corporate Action and Income) and Withholding Tax business
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Excellent client facing skills
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Logical, analytical problem-solving skills and IT experience is a MUST
  • Creative thinker with vision
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Degree/MA/Academic qualification in Computer Science or Engineering would be beneficial
  • Experience in business change management is an advantage
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching teams new to agile practices would be an advantage

Reference: 1303682209

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