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Senior Product Owner

companySecurian Financial Group
locationSt Paul, MN 55129, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/28/2022
Full Time

As a Senior Product Owner for SAP ERP ecosystem, you possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, tactical execution skills, a big picture vision and the drive to make that vision a released product to the market. You will define your product vision and roadmap and serve as the Product Owner for SAP ERP ecosystem throughout the Agile development process. You’ll also work closely with other Product Owners/Technology Owners to collaboratively develop innovative solutions to market needs, oversee execution of the product strategy and vision, and collaborate with a team of engineering, testing, user experience, and other members.

This role has a hybrid work model with some days being onsite at our Home Office in St. Paul, MN.

Accountabilities/Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) ecosystem of SAP for the Financial team
  • Serve as an Agile champion focused on solving internal and external customers’ needs by delivering solutions which align with the financial reporting, Financial Planning and Analysis, and Treasury objectives.
  • Evaluates opportunities and prioritizes what the team should build or retire.
  • Accountable for aligning with the business to define business goals and outcome.
  • Collaborate with the user experience (UX) team to design highly functional, usable, and visually appealing products and assist in testing their usability.
  • Manage the complete product lifecycle including market requirements, product release plans, Agile user stories and success criteria, backlog prioritization, roadmaps, and product launch.
  • Partner with customers and internal stakeholder to validate requirements, product design goals, and business objectives.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders on go-to-market and launch readiness activities where applicable.
  • Partner with the internal candidate to take on the Senior Product Owner role, to train them in the Agile processes, terminology, key responsibilities and set them up for assuming the role.

    Skills/Background needed:

  • Experience in the Life Insurance market or a related market.
  • Experience as an Agile Product Owner for SAP/S4HANA.
  • Experience managing the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical execution.
  • Proven ability to prioritize multiple, complex projects simultaneously, while adapting to changing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to apply innovative solutions to customer needs in collaboration with the business, technology, user experience and other internal stakeholders.
  • A team-mindset and penchant for collaboration.
  • Experience working with customers to learn their problems and incorporate feedback into the design process.
  • Proven analytical skills, attention to detail, and accuracy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to successfully communicate at all levels within the organization.

    Physical Job Requirements:

  • Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse and computer for up to 8 hours per day
  • Ability to work at least 40 hours per week

    The physical job requirements described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of jobs.

    Securian Financial has been around for 140 years. We’re committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There’s a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition:

  •   Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you!
  •   Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian!
  •   Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan – great resources to secure your financial future.
  •   Continuous opportunities for new challenges.
  •   Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans.
  •   Paid maternity/paternity leaves.

    Securian Financial Group, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, status in regard to public assistance, status in a local human rights commission, or any other status or condition protected by local, state or federal law. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please contact us by telephone 651-665-5522 (voice), 711 (telecommunications relay), or by email at EmployeeRelations@securian.com.

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