Product Owner

Local, onsite opportunity.

THE COMPANY:

Lanvera is a leading CCM (Customer Communications Management) outsourcing and technology company specializing in the design, production, and delivery of secure customer communications and documents including invoices, statements, tax forms, collection letters, and compliance notices.

As a technology company, Lanvera is focused on implementing enterprise solutions leveraging modern architecture. Scalable, reliable, secure multi-tenant platforms are the cornerstone of Lanvera’s business. As a result, next-generation products run on microservice event-driven architecture implemented in a cloud-based Kubernetes environment. There is a strong emphasis on DevSecOps practices centered around automation. Lanvera’s platforms implement industry-standard security solutions including OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML SSO, and multi-factor authentication. Lanvera is a Microsoft .NET shop leveraging the development stack’s latest versions for API layer and backend platforms. Client and Consumer-facing applications are developed with a componentized frontend design system consisting of Vue.js, Storyboard, Invision, as well as various other support tools.

Although the time to market is always important, Lanvera’ s primary focus is building long-term high-quality systems where a culture of excellence reverberates through all that we do.

THE POSITION

The Product Owner has the responsibility for working with the Product Management team to formulate and understand the product vision and strategy and to translate that vision to stakeholders by creating, prioritizing, managing, and executing on the product backlog.  The Product Owner will collect, analyze, and maintain business and functional requirements for all development efforts, and create actionable user stories for the development team to execute.  Other responsibilities: Decompose, refine, and document requirements using appropriate graphical and textual techniques, including use cases, user stories, diagrams, process models, and functional specifications. 

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as Product Owner for a product or platform capability
  • Drive product roadmap and manage product backlog
  • Lead requirement gathering sessions to capture requirements and key decisions across varying levels of the organization
  • Define clear product requirements and create actionable user stories for the development team to execute
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on feature prioritization, design, and implementation
  • Support development teams in getting requirements clarification questions answered in a timely manner to avoid delays in development timelines
  • Drive and participate in planning and design discussions and document the outcomes and decisions made
  • Provide support to Quality Assurance team members during solution testing and validation
  • Work effectively within a team environment to implement projects in a timely manner

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business or related field
  • Five years or more of experience working as a Product Owner or Business Analyst
  • Experience building and managing product backlog
  • Experience in soliciting and drafting product requirements
  • Proficiency in requirements definition, solution design, and user experience disciplines
  • Experience with the SDLC methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization, e.g., executive, management, individual contributors
  • Excellent analytical, decision making, problem solving, team and time management skills
  • Ability to persuade and influence others on the best approach to take

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Experience with scalable, internet-facing, multi-tenant applications
  • Experience with authentication/authorization such as SAML, OAuth, JWT, Active Directory, etc.
  • Experience with software architecture utilizing message queueing and a modular architecture
  • Experience with workflow based and/or event-driven platforms
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Coppell TX

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