Product Owner

Be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from concept to launch

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Assurant Labs is looking for a responsible, collaborative individual to help push products from inception to launch as a Product Owner.

At Assurant Labs, we believe everyone should have a seamless, safe, and effortless connected world. As a Product Owner at Assurant Labs, you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process to ensure 20 million+ users, worldwide, have a frustration-free experience.

From brainstorming our next biggest product innovation, to working directly with designers, engineers, analysts, data scientists, and other cross-functional team members, you’ll help execute the product strategy and also propose, ship, and refine key features. You’ll be challenged to push the boundaries of what’s possible in Connected Living technology, while sharing in our healthy obsession for quality, attention to detail, and design.


Your Responsibilities
  • Working closely with the Director of Product and Design to execute the product roadmap and strategy
  • Writing use cases that address the user problem being solved
  • Ensuring appropriate research is done
  • Defining and instrumenting success criteria
  • Understanding and making sure analytics are properly implemented
  • Maintaining the team’s product backlog
  • Advocating the team’s product priorities
  • Being aware of business and company-wide goals
  • Working with the Engineering Manager to ensure timely delivery of projects
  • Working with the Engineering Manager to understand the technical debt backlog and be able to assess priorities against those of the product
  • Working with the Project Manager to ensure timely delivery of client launches
  • Signing off on acceptance testing and ensure all issues are addressed prior to launch
  • Triaging post-production issues and prioritizing remediation based on severity level
Technical Requirements
  • BA or BS degree, preferably in Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering or related disciplines with information technology focus or equivalent work experience
  • Master’s degree or equivalent related project management experience is highly desired
  • 3-5 years of professional experience as a Sr. Business Analyst, Sr. Product Owner, or Product Manager, preferable with Home/Connected Living products
  • Experience in managing moderate to high complexity, client-facing projects
  • Expert knowledge in gathering requirements for and designing software
  • Advanced Agile project management skills and the ability to lead a cross-functional team
  • Strong customer orientation and ability to drive the design and delivery of great customer experiences
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, self-motivated environment
  • Excellent attention to detail, communication, presentation and analytical skills
  • Strong computer communication skills (email, Slack, documents, spreadsheets)
Our Hopes
  • 3-5 years of product management and/or business process redesign experience in these areas is a definite plus
  • A deep and proven passion for a product management career path
  • A proven interest in Connected Living technologies
  • Agile training/experience, PMP certification, or equivalent training a plus
  • A positive perspective on ambiguity, change and rapid iterations
  • A natural curiosity and a drive to understand complex concepts and systems
  • Skills as a creative problem solver who is comfortable working both independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent facilitation, communication, and collaboration skills
  • A positive and flexible attitude
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Willingness to participate in mentoring and skills transfer among team members