Product Owner in Richardson, TX at TradeStation

Date Posted: 9/19/2019

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Product Owner
Richardson, TX


 
#WeAreTradeStation
 
TradeStation is an on-line brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We have built a team of amazing people who work together in a high performance culture to provide our clients with exceptional products and services.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and an unlimited PTO policy.



POSITION SUMMARY:

The Product Owner for the TradeStation web and mobile trading platforms provides the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment on two of our flagship trading products used by thousands of clients every day. These award-winning trading applications are the lifeblood of our clients and provide vital tools to enhance their quest for financial freedom. In this role, the Product Owner is responsible for partnering with various departments to help understand, prioritize and define the customer and business roadmaps, while working as a member of an Agile development team. Applicants must be familiar with native mobile and web browser capabilities, trading/securities industry concepts, practices, and procedures. Candidates are expected to rely on experience and judgment to plan and to execute on a variety of complicated tasks and deliverables. A wide degree of technical proficiency, creativity, and latitude is expected.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Work with existing Product Owners and business stakeholders to capture and prioritize requirements and to execute the appropriate features with the development team via Agile methodologies
  • Translate and communicate the customer, business and market needs into product requirements
  • Coordinate and manage the release management pipeline (executive demos, align marketing strategy and prepare client services for delivery)
  • Manage the product life cycle from conception through release and beyond
  • Represent TradeStation products in client facing events
  • Enjoy spending time analyzing competitors and to have a clear understanding of the opportunities or issues leading the financial services industry. Identify and execute on innovative solutions to these items

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Strong analytical, technical, oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to plan and organize schedules to achieve desired objectives
  • Ability to present projects to technical and non-technical staff
  • Team player who can work flexible hours

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s/MBA a plus)
  • 7+ years’ experience as a business analyst/development manager/technology architect/product manager in the securities industry
  • Experience with trading platforms