Product Owner

Posted a month ago
Main Location
Detroit, MI, United States
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Minimum Qualifications 

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

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

  • 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 

  • Understanding of the technical capabilities and limitations of the underlying technology of the product(s) 


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 and acceptance criteria definition, prioritization and deciding a story is done and ready for production.  



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

  • Know 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 

  • Understand and represent the voice of the user 

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

  • Ensure the engineering team works on the right things from the stakeholder’s perspective 

  • Effectively negotiate the priority of stories, features and epics with full transparency on 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 and/or epics, ensuring that acceptance criteria are met when work is complete  

  • Participate in and contribute best practices to the Product Owner Community 


Who We Are 


Nexsys Technologies is a financial technology company founded by mortgage IT experts to create and deliver innovative solutions for smarter lending processes. The company’s core product, Nexsys Clear Path®, is the evolution of provider management. As a real-time solution for the management of mortgage-related transactions, orders, provider performance and service allocations, Nexsys Clear Path is one system to manage millions of mortgage-related transactions across thousands of service providers. In 2016 and 2017, Nexsys Technologies was recognized as one of the most innovative technology companies in housing by being named a HousingWire “Tech100” award recipient. The company is based in Detroit with clients and integrated service providers all across the United States. 


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. 


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