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Rock Family of Companies Product Owner in Detroit, Michigan

The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We’re united by our culture – a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job – it’s about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience as an Associate Product Owner or in a relevant role

  • Bachelor's degree in business management, marketing, computer science, information management systems, or a closely related field or equivalent experience

  • Ability to prioritize work to align with stakeholder vision

  • Ability to identify the interdependency between all products in a stream when creating the vision

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience in a product development role

  • Experience with adapt/buy/create discussions, requirement gathering and decision making

  • Experience with user experience

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner Training

  • SAFe PO/PM certification

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

Job Summary

The Product Owner aligns product visions and prioritizes what we deliver within a Lean/Agile engineering team environment. They are a direct owner of a delivery team's backlog and are responsible for story creation, acceptance criteria definition, prioritization and deciding a story is "done" for production.

Responsibilities

  • Drive toward the vision and definition of the product(s)

  • Understand why we're implementing the technology product(s), its audience and what problem it will solve

  • Define requirements for how a user interacts with a product(s) that enables a simple and efficient user experience

  • Represent the voice of the user

  • Share insights throughout the company regarding the product(s)

  • Ensure the engineering team's work is in alignment with the stakeholder's perspective

  • Effectively negotiate the priority of stories, features and epics with full transparency of the value of each

  • Maintain a clean backlog with predictability based on capacity, and create a continuous flow of value

  • Write new user stories, features or epics, and ensure that completed work meets acceptance criteria

  • Contribute best practices to the Product Owner Community

Who We Are

We're America's largest mortgage lender, closing loans in all 50 states. J.D. Power ranked Quicken Loans "Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Primary Mortgage Origination" for the past 11 consecutive years, 2010 - 2020. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for 7 consecutive years, 2014 - 2020, each year the company was eligible. There's a simple reason we've been so successful: We care about the people we work with.

If you're tired of stuffy, bureaucratic workplaces, then you'll be delighted to find something different here. We strive to make a creative, fun and collaborative environment you simply won't find anywhere else. Quicken Loans was once again named to FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list in 2019 and has been included in the magazine's top one-third of companies named to the list for the past 16 consecutive years. In addition, Essence Magazine named Quicken Loans the "#1 Place to Work in the Country for African Americans."

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.

The Rock Family of Companies uses world-class recruiting and talent management teams to help each member organization recruit the best and brightest. If you’re looking for the next step in your career, you’ve come to the right place.

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