Salesforce Product Owner

29 days ago
  • Location

    Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

  • Role

    Product Owner

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Salary

    $64,783 - $134,877

General information

Career area
Lending
Work Location(s)
601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
Ref #
21-7187
Posted Date
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Working time
Full-time

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliché people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

Due to the growth of the business, Ally Lending has expanded its use of Salesforce and is looking for a Product Owner that is responsible for driving efficiency and improving the user experience within Salesforce processes and associated tools or databases. The Product Owner is responsible for working with business partners and analysts to adhere to all steps of the Agile process to accomplish business goals effectively and on schedule. The Product Owner works to deliver features defined for providing methodology process policies, practices, guidance and tools to the organization. The Product Owner will partner with the team supporting the Salesforce platform to align on company objectives and strategy.

The Work Itself

The Product Owner’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Manage, maintain, simplify, and improve existing Salesforce functionality
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate projects to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frames and funding parameters.
  • Create business user stories
  • Accountable for the product backlog and prioritization of user stories with team members
  • Ensures traceability between requirements to features to user stories
  • Owns the continual acceptance criteria for business value story user stories
  • Develop a deep understanding of the business and product needs and is a recognized voice of the business to the team
  • Periodically re-prioritize the Product Backlog based on business feedback, market changes and business priority as communicated by the Product Manager
  • Actively participates in Intake meetings, Requirement Gathering, Product Backlog grooming sessions and Salesforce team’s release planning sessions
  • Maintain awareness of technology advancements and identify enhancements to improve efficiency and deliver value
  • Develop and maintain roadmap of strategic projects and priorities
  • Create and deliver presentations.

The Skills You Bring

The ideal candidate will have the following professional experience and skills:

  • Experience with managing projects using Agile methodologies preferred
  • Experience in data management and IT system integrations preferred
  • Experience working with technology teams required
  • Experience managing the delivery of highly complex projects required
  • Salesforce administration, product owner and/or configuration experience preferred
  • Must be well-organized and able to structure, analyze, and answer major business questions, balancing multiple requests and competing priorities
  • Strong communication skills: oral, written, and presentation, plus the ability to communicate with a wide range of people and behavior styles.
  • A self-starter, confident in his/her abilities, self-motivated and able to work effectively with little supervision.
  • A results-oriented individual who can make a difference; a person who takes initiative, makes things happen, accepts accountability, & has a “can do” attitude; sense of urgency.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite like Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word and Visio and standard Enterprise systems

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:
  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.


Who We Are:

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com.

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at work@ally.com. Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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