NMI develops the most trusted payment software for mobile, online and in-store that is relied on in 38 countries, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. With offices in Bristol, Chicago, Salt Lake City and New York, our payment technology powers millions of customers worldwide, ensuring they can take payments worth billions, securely and reliably. You've probably used our software when ordering a burger, paying for parking or booking a train ticket - without realising it!
As Product Owner, you will manage the execution of NMI’s strategy and roadmap, while facilitating backlog grooming, prioritization, triage and other development ceremonies. Our Product Owners also take an active role in product launches, ensuring internal stakeholders are trained on the latest product capabilities. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision and attention to detail, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time learning the product and understanding its users in order to make the best design decisions for our clients.
Prioritizes the product backlog and coordinates with stakeholders including the Product Manager, customer facing teams, executives, and your development team to deliver maximum value and quality to the market
Serves as a subject matter expert in the relevant product domains
Develops an understanding of the target market and user base; Uses this to guide product decisions
Develops epics and user stories for all new functionality, presents user stories to product teams and ensures new functionality meets the acceptance criteria
Partners with stakeholders to help define Minimum Viable Product (MVP) that delivers incremental value; Ensures MVP aligns with product vision and NMI’s strategic goals
Works with development team, Product Manager and other Product Owners to do release planning
Writes detailed release notes and provides product training to internal teams
Conducts User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to ensure new products and functionality work as expected
Works with other Product Owners to ensure dependencies are prioritized appropriately across teams
Communicates work in progress and upcoming work to key stakeholders
Do I have what it takes?
The ideal candidate thrives in ambiguity and approaches problem solving, teamwork, and innovation with a positive attitude. This person has a very strong understanding of our customers, including the driving forces in payments technology and product evolution. Must possess strong coaching skills and the ability to motivate teams and individuals around a common vision of product development excellence.
At least 1-3 years of product owner experience or similar/equivalent.
Ideal candidate has experience in Ecommerce, Retail and/or Payments technology
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with customers, business and technical team members across the organization
Knowledgeable in technology and comfortable reading technical specifications and working with APIs and SDKs
Ability to effectively communicate and work in a distributed environment with colleagues located in different geographical regions and across various levels of departments
Passion for solving puzzles and understanding how different solutions work together in a retail, ecommerce or payments environment
Competitive compensation package
40 hours week with flexi-time
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life, ADD, Short-term and Long-term Disability insurance
401k matching up to 4% after two months of service
Flexible Spending Account/Dependent Care/Transit and Commuting Account
Vacation and Sick time
13 Paid Holidays
Gym membership discount
Fun Culture Events (March Madness tournament, 80's day, Chili Cook-off, summer/winter parties)
We’re looking for creative and passionate people who share our vision of making payments easy. If that sounds like you and you meet the requirements above, then get in touch!
NMI is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation or sexual identity, genetic information, citizen status (except those that do not have the legal right to be employed in the United States), disability, military service, service member, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. As part of the selection process this role may require an assessment and professional references to determine suitability. An offer will be subject to financial and criminal background checks.