Job Description

Title: Product Owner, Data and Systems


Location: United States of America

Job Summary

The Product and Technology team is looking for a Product Owner for Alight s core Health & Welfare engine. The Product Owner is responsible for the end-to-end product development lifecycle, including gathering and prioritizing requirements, leading development sprints, acceptance testing, and working closely with UX design, engineering, analytics, and client delivery to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Owner s job also includes ensuring that the product supports the company s overall strategy and goals.

A successful candidate for this role has regularly shipped consumer or enterprise software products (web, mobile, core H&W), possesses a unique blend of business acumen and technical savviness; and the drive to make the product vision a reality. This person must be able to communicate with all areas of the company at all levels and can execute at both a strategic and tactical level.

Key Responsibilities

The individual will be involved in the following critical activities:

  • Act as the Product Owner in an Agile environment.
  • Drive product development from discovery to launch with ownership of the product development lifecycle and collaborate closely with stakeholders (scrum master, architect, engineers, design, project management office and vendor).
  • Lead and participate in scoping, requirement gathering, UI and technical solution design, implementation, and validation.
  • Manage the product backlog.
  • Lead User Story development and prioritization into sprint cycles.
  • Partner with Product Managers, Engineering Managers, and business stakeholders to ensure successful deployment and adoption of features.

Knowledge, Education, Certification, Skills & Technical Proficiencies

  • BA/BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information System, or related experience.
  • Industry certifications preferred.

Work Experience

  • 3+ years in a product management or technology role
  • Benefits, healthcare, financial or HR technology experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated learning in an agile environment
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with technology and ability to interact in technical discussions with IT stakeholders

Work Environment

In terms of cultural fit, the successful candidate will be self-motivated and energized by working amongst a group of thoughtful, smart, fast-paced and successful colleagues. He or she will enjoy being a part of an organization focused on excellence and will be a naturally collaborative individual who enjoys interacting with individuals at all levels. Additionally, he or she will be a strong team player with a proactive approach and the ability to take initiative with discretion and judgment.