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This is an opportunity to join Technology team within American Express. Join us if you have the talent and desire to create the vision for innovative Banking products and services.
The Product Manager has ultimate responsibility for decision making and prioritization for his backlog working with markets, compliance, marketing, design, and engineering leaders to convert the product vision into a well- managed development roadmap with a set release cycle.
- Identifying opportunities and driving product strategy, roadmap, and features
- Manage and support multiple processes in a high-pressured environment
- Manage vendor requirements (risk assessment and mitigation, dependencies) and ongoing related governance activities
- Managing the product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical execution.
- Leading the product functional design based on an intimate knowledge of the customer and technology.
- Prioritizing engineering backlog and balancing the requirements of customers and stakeholders.
- Enabling analytics-driven decision making to evolve products and usage.
- Evangelizing the product both internally and externally and shepherding products through the development process, advocating to achieve the best outcomes.
- Interacting with stakeholders to identify needs, opportunities, and gaps, and solve problems.
- Oversee strategy implementation with tangible and measurable results.
- Brainstorming and negotiating effectively with various stakeholders to continuously define feature priority and existing capabilities reuse.
- Help your team develop products by making difficult tradeoffs and removing roadblocks.
- Defining and executing the deployment plan, working to ensure that marketing and sales have what they need to be successful
- Establishing the product’s goals and reviewing success metrics to achieve commercial success.
- Prioritize feature/story backlog
- Lead the business features breakdown into Platform features and stories.
- Lead and/or write stories for scrum teams.
- Agile mindset and transformation champion
- 3-10 years in product management and delivery preferably in payment and/or banking industries.
- Strong experience maintaining a compliant environment working with vendors
- A good balance of technical knowledge and business acumen with a proven track record of driving digital banking innovation and business metrics with a customer-first mindset.
- An established background in launching software or services in partnership with engineering teams and high degree of proficiency in prototyping, iterative development, Scaled Agile Framework, and principles.
- Must know how to write features and stories with acceptance criteria.
- Proven ability to adjust quickly to shifting priorities and multiple demands
- SDLC Methodologies and Practices
- Enthusiasm and passion for great products and services and an ability to articulate product functionality.
- Understanding of the Banking evolving compliance and regulatory requirements and environment and how to incorporate technology, infrastructure, and security requirements into the product design.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners to drive collaboration and alignment.
- High degree of organization, individual initiative, and personal accountability.
- An ability to solve complex problems and a highly analytical approach.
- Comfortable in defining reusable platform capabilities and APIs.
Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.
American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.
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