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Product Owner-Mortgage Servicing

Company: Loan Depot
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

We are at the forefront of change in this rapidly evolving lending market. mello, the Greek word for "future," was the product of a recent $80+ million dollar investment in research & development to transform & streamline the home buying process into a digital experience like no other competitor offers. But mello is just the beginning loanDepot will continue to invest in developing our own advanced technology ecosystem built around serving our customers & enabling our valued employees to provide exceptional service. We have funding, we have opportunities, you have ideas-it's a perfect match. Come join us! loanDepot - We are America's Lender. JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for setting, prioritizing, and accepting the work generated by a product scrum team comprised of technology and business stakeholders in order to ensure the most valuable and proper functionality of the product. As Product Owner, you will gather feature requests, schedule releases and coordinates sprints. Ensures the performance of all duties in accordance with the company's policies and procedures, all U.S. state and federal laws and regulations, wherein the company operates. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Take the lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner. * Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements * Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product. Define product vision, roadmap, and growth opportunities. Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics, and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy. * Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories. * Work closely with Technology engineering, architecture, data management, security, support, and governance teams as well as key Business partners and stakeholders, to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value and prioritization. * Lead the planning product release plans and set the expectation for delivery of new functionalities * Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals * Follow our competitors and industry trends for both technology and mortgage industries. * Collaborate with cross-functional team of technology and business leaders to identify initiatives that best align with business needs. * Collaborates with product teams, engineering, IT governance and other solution stakeholders to ensure the availability and consistency of key solution documentation and communications such as Release Notes, training information content, and product documentation platform standardization platform. * Collaborates directly with other resource teams for cross training opportunities between groups. * Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends, and stays current with new technologies and identifies opportunities for innovative ideas in regard to technology selection to ensure best practices and technologies are being used. * Performs other duties and projects as assigned. STANDARD DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * If there are employees reporting to the position, then responsible for recommending final hiring and termination decisions, overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of employees. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning and directing work; managing performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems. * Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational values; accepts responsibility for own actions. * Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes working environment free of harassment of any type; builds a diverse workforce and supports affirmative action. * Follows policies and procedures; completes tasks correctly and on time; supports the company's goals and values. * Performs the position safely, without endangering the health or safety of themselves or others and will be expected to report potentially unsafe conditions. The employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations and orders issued pursuant to the OSHA Act of 1970, which are applicable to one's own actions and conduct. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: * Demonstrates knowledge of, adherence to, monitoring and responsibility for compliance with state and federal regulations and laws as they pertain to this position. * Intermediate skills in computer terminal and personal computer operation; Microsoft Office applications including but not limited to: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. * Effective organizational and time management skills. * Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. * Ability to make decisions that have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and cross functional departments. * Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules on a short-term and long-term basis. * Ability to provide consultation and expert advice to management. * Ability to make informal and formal presentations, inside and outside the organization; speaking before assigned team or other groups as needed. * Ability to deal with complex difficult problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations. * Ability to work with little to no supervision while performing duties. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND/OR LICENSES: * Bachelor's Degree preferred, or minimum of eight (8) + years' experience working in a similar field. * 5+ years of strong experience in Mortgage Servicing Business and Technology. * Minimum of four (4) + years of management experience required. * Advanced SQL familiarity required. * Minimum of seven (7) + years' mortgage technology experience required. * Minimum 2 years of SAFe Product Owner / Product Manager experience. * Strong knowledge of Mortgage Originations and/or Mortgage Servicing are desired. * Having experience in BKFS / MSP will be a plus. The Perks: * Competitive compensation reliant on ability & experience. * Excellent benefits package including multiple health, dental & vision options. * Company paid life and AD&D Insurance, as well as additional voluntary benefit possibilities. * 401K with robust company match. * 15+ PTO days in addition to 8 paid company holidays. * The opportunity to work for America's Lender under the vision of industry legend, Anthony Hsieh. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. #LI-SS PM17

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Keywords: Loan Depot, Plano , Product Owner-Mortgage Servicing, Other , Plano, Texas

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