Franklin American Mortgage Company
  • Franklin, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Product Owner II

 

Franklin American Mortgage is looking for an experienced, professional individual to join our team. Product Owner is responsible for the success of the product by maximizing the output of the development team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Business champion for the project and enhancement efforts related to the product and responsible to short and long-term product vision
    • Establishes high level vision and goals to describe what the feature will do and for which user group
    • Communicates vision and goals across the team
    • Serves as the business process SME
  • Understands and translates business strategy and regulatory requirements into user stories
    • Ensures all user stories work together to meet overall scope and requirements
    • Gathers input about what should be created, and understands the relative value of the functionality
    • Provides the necessary details and context to user stories so that the team can deliver the feature
    • Partners with Scrum Lead to forecast resource capacity and allocations
  • Manages and grooms the product backlog
    • Prioritizes the product backlog
    • Participates in sprint planning sessions with the Scrum Master and development team
  • Supports testing and release of features
    • Creates and drafts product acceptance criteria
    • Available during QA for validation and acceptance testing
    • Participates in UAT to help the business validate the user stories
    • Collaborates with release management team to proactively communicate releases to the business stakeholders
  • Works directly with leadership within each function area to keep them aware of design specifications and/or changes
  • Business champion for the project and enhancement efforts related to the product and responsible to short and long-term product vision
    • Establishes high level vision and goals to describe what the feature will do and for which user group
    • Communicates vision and goals across the team
    • Serves as the business process SME
  • Other duties as reasonably assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years directly related experience including product owner/management or other lending industry experience
  • Bachelor's degree or combination of some college and experience, bachelor degree in computer science preferred
  • Experience leading initiatives requiring strategy integration
  • Previous experience as application developer, system analyst or engineer is highly desired
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment using Scrum methodologies required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate exceptional analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • High degree of influential leadership across business lines and levels of employees
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with executive business partners and able to drive business needs forward with tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to articulate complex ideas, presentations and plans simply and with clarity to all levels across the organization
  • Professional dress and demeanor
  • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

 

Company Overview:

Franklin American Mortgage Company is a privately-held mortgage banking firm. We are built upon traditional values and beliefs and our dedication to professionalism, unparalleled customer service and integrity in decision making and processes continues to set us apart within the industry. Internally, employee feedback often talks about our team oriented culture, supportive management and our ability to focus on growing and encouraging employees to achieve success individually and collaboratively through team dynamics. We choose to challenge ourselves to continue to be the best mortgage banker in an evolving industry.

Franklin American Mortgage Company offers a three-tiered Medical Plan, Dental, Vision, Disability Plans, Company Paid Life Insurance and Wellness Program. Medical Insurance is available within 30 days of employment. Franklin American also offers Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, 401k plan, professional work environment, room for growth and career advancement. 

For more information about the company and its services, please go to www.franklinamerican.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Franklin American Mortgage Company
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