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Product Owner

April 19, 2021
Portland, Oregon
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At LegitScript, we are passionate about making the internet and payment ecosystems safer and more transparent.  We help companies of all sizes keep their services legal and safe for consumers. To do this, LegitScript combines big data with the world’s leading team of experts skilled in highly regulated and complex sectors, including transaction laundering detection, pharmaceuticals, online gambling, and more.
The result? Unmatched accuracy and deep risk analysis that identifies which commercial entities play by the rules, and which do not. Our diverse industry partnerships provide unique insights that keep businesses and governments at the forefront of emerging trends. That’s why LegitScript is trusted by the world's largest search engines, internet platforms, payment companies, and regulatory agencies.

We are looking for a Product Owner who champions the needs of the business and works across departments to gather and document requirements, develop acceptance criteria, and refine the product backlog independently.  Following Agile principles, the candidate would apply incremental delivery principles to the release process, communicate progress to stakeholders, and be the “Voice of Customer” for the development team. The ideal candidate would also embody LegitScript’s core values of being Awesome, Open, Invested, and Thoughtful in their day-to-day interactions with all employees. Please note that one stage of the interview process is to provide LegitScript with writing & Wireframe samples.

We are currently looking for candidates who are local to the Portland Metro Area or in Pacific Time Zone, but this position will be remote until the pandemic subsides.

What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for independent execution of tasks from start to finish.

  • Thoroughly document requirements covering scope, feature set, use cases, KPIs, detailed wireframes, etc.

  • Engage with internal and external customers to define requirements, validate assumptions, and demonstrate new functionalities.

  • Translate the product roadmap into specific, clearly scoped releases driven by business value.

  • Prioritize and maintain backlog at multiple levels keeping roadmap, business opportunities, efficiency dials in mind.

  • Collaborate with Project Manager on project schedule, milestones, and metrics for company-wide visibility.

  • Seek consensus and facilitate compromise between engineers and stakeholders to meet the overall needs of the business.

  • Attend scrum ceremonies (stand-ups, planning, retro, etc.), lead backlog grooming sessions, and actively engage with Engineering.

What You'll Bring:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a Product Owner or similar role

  • Working knowledge of product management practices

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Strong understanding of the software development life cycle

  • Minute attention to accuracy and detail, while being results-oriented

  • Extensive experience gathering and documenting requirements, while working cross-functionally with multiple stakeholders

  • Experience with Jira, G-Suite, and Microsoft Office

  • Very strong written and oral communication

  • Time management skills and personal accountability

Highly desired:

  • UX experience

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-starter

  • Adaptive

  • Analytical

  • Decisive

  • Can-do attitude

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

In addition to competitive salaries, full-time employees enjoy a great benefits package:

  • Work remotely
  • Monthly remote work stipend
  • Multiple Medical plans (one with $0 employee premium option), Dental & Vision plans
  • 401k with company match and immediate vesting
  • Generous paid time off package and 11 paid holidays
  • And much more!

If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job description you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in LegitScript’s mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the US. LegitScript does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.  LegitScript is an Equal Opportunity Employer that abides by federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin; or their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities.

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