Hi, Hope you are doing well. This is Giriprasad Reddy from Photon Infotech. I came across your profile on one of the job board and felt you can be a good match for the following opportunity with our client.
Role: Jr. Product Owner Location: Plano Tx / Tampa FL and Chicago IL Duration: Long term contract The candidate will build roadmaps, adopting agile development methodologies and collaborating with technology partners in building a suite of products with an emphasis in operational support within merchant acquiring. This role is a Product Owner to lead the design and implementation of interfaces required to support various operational functions around the payment life cycle. These interfaces may be used by global or local operational teams. The Product Owner will have an excellent understanding of global payment processing including; onboarding, authorization, clearing, interchange, settlement, dispute processing, fee assessments and funding. To support that, an understanding of the operational use cases to support Clients and the related exception processing is expected. That Product Owner is expected to be versed in Agile practices and comfortable constructing and prioritizing epics and user stories for engineers to deliver. This position will succeed by shipping product that meets and exceeds customer expectations, delivering stakeholder results Scope of roles: Help with testing, incl. writing and maintaining BDDs Help with writing stories, focus on elaborating the finer details Related to the above, various types of research, e.g. materials for the Payment Brands Maintenance of the backlog to keep it compliant to the Agile CoE standards Documentation, including merchant facing Key Areas – Work Experience in one of the below areas Partner Expansion Fraud, Tokens Payment API Payment Processing, APAC focus Payment Processing, Debit Cards Payment Processing, Credit Cards Data Ecosystem Responsibilities: • Design product platform with APIs, services, and data-driven insights that deliver world class experiences across payments processing with an emphasis on merchant servicing and operational support. • Provide a clear, documented vision and scope via use cases, product requirements, epics, and stories to support agile scrum teams • Manage the product roadmap that balances stakeholder inputs and thin sliced release outputs • Design a product architecture that reduces time-to-market for new features, simplifies internal/external dependencies, and scales to a global environment • Prioritize the product backlog based on client demand, business cases, product KPI and strategic business goals • Identify potential roadblocks and develop recommendations for delivery issues, change requests, pre-release testing, and production issues • Monitor product performance with reports and dashboards, and periodic stakeholder reviews • Monitor industry trends to assess the competitive landscape and best practices • Partner with teams (product, technology, operations, client advocacy, controls) to manage resourcing, controls, readiness, and go-to-market plans Requirements: • Graduate degree or equivalent practical experience • Critical thinking skills; demonstrated ability with analytics • Strong experience with payments and value added services • Extensive experience in merchant acquiring, merchant servicing, with international experience a plus • Strong experience in payments product development or platform transformation • Experience with modern technology stacks, including cloud, microservices, API’s, etc. • Proven track record of managing new product launches / transformations of mission-critical payment platforms • Proven track record of managing the end-to-end product development lifecycle (PDLC) for complex, large-scale initiatives • Strong ability to analyze opportunities & problems, recommend solutions, and communicate effectively & confidently (both verbal and written) • Strong influencing and partnership / skills to drive cross-functional teams • Ability to productively work in a matrix management organization • Positive, team-oriented attitude and inspiring skills a must Candidate should have exposure working with Merchant services .
Giriprasad Reddy Executive – Human Resources Extn: 9057