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Janus Henderson Investors SDLC Product Owner in Denver, Colorado

Why work for us?

Janus Henderson is a leading global active asset manager. We exist to help our clients achieve their long-term financial goals. Our team exemplifies our values of putting clients first, acting like owners and succeeding as a team. Our culture is high-energy, collaborative, and forward-thinking with opportunities to grow in an exciting career. We invite you to consider joining our dynamic, global team!

Our culture is the foundation for how we interact with clients and one another as part of our unique, people-focused work environment. We support a flexible hybrid working model that allows teams to build a strong and positive culture by inspiring innovation and increasing collaboration. Currently our hybrid working model allows employees to work 3 or more days in office and the remaining time remotely.

Employees and Managers will discuss and determine what schedule works best for them and the team, with additional flexibility available based on the role, business needs, and individual circumstances. JHI Workplace Practices is subject to change as the future of work within our organization evolves.

Your opportunity

  • Act as the Product Owner on the SDLC Agile Delivery team, defining standards and practices for Agile Development teams across the globe

  • Collaborate with stakeholders (SMEs, delivery teams and IT departments) to ensure goals are clear and aligned to business objectives

  • Plan, prioritize, and maintain a healthy product backlog that delivers maximum value for the business while adhering to company strategy

  • Translate business and technical needs into clear themes, epics, and user stories for agile teams to implement

  • Facilitate backlog refinement and sprint planning

  • Communicate with stakeholders so they understand when key features will be available

  • Communicate product features and functionality with clarity

  • Participate in the scrum ceremonies, evaluate project/product progress, and communicate status & risks appropriately

  • Collaborate with teams to develop and implement training and communications that allow stakeholders to better understand the products and associated changes

  • Carry out other duties as assigned

    What to expect when you join our firm

  • Hybrid working and reasonable accommodations

  • Generous Holiday policies

  • Paid volunteer time to step away from your desk and into the community

  • Support to grow through professional development courses, tuition/qualification reimbursement and more

  • All-inclusive approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Maternal/paternal leave benefits and family services

  • Complimentary subscription to Headspace – the mindfulness app

  • Corporate membership to ClassPass and other health and well-being benefits

  • Unique employee events and programs including a 14er challenge

  • Complimentary beverages, snacks and all employee Happy Hours

    Must have skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience is required

  • Ability to act as a power user within Atlassian and build and maintain integrations with other applications

  • Deeply understand and champion Agile and Janus Henderson defined SDLC, and act as change agent in driving standard methodologies and accurate tool usage across all technology delivery teams

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the practices, procedures, and principles of test management

  • Architect solutions which support a unified process and tooling configuration that is simple, limits customizations, and is flexible yet sustainable

  • Ability to prioritize requests from all teams while preserving Agile and SDLC processes

  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization and operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Embraces change, open-minded, positive attitude and technically curious

    Nice to have skills

  • Atlassian Cloud Administration Certification

  • CSPO/CSP-PO and previous Product Owner experience

  • Understanding of product management methodologies, principles, and processes

  • Proven problem-solving and analytic skills

  • Outstanding communication, presentation, leadership, and relationship building skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse internal and external stakeholders, with emphasis on empathy, professionalism, and diplomacy

  • Proven ability to lead through change in achieving tactical and strategic objectives

  • Ability to balance a forward-thinking mindset (strategic/forward thinking) with performance (results-driven, goal-oriented)

  • Experience testing asset management solutions and/or corporate services technology is a plus

    Potential for growth

  • Mentoring

  • Leadership development programs

  • Regular training

  • Career development services

  • Continuing education courses

    Compensation information

    The base salary range for this position is $120,000-$130,000. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.

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    Annual Bonus Opportunity: Position is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus award from the profit pool. The profit pool is funded based on Company profits. Individual bonuses are determined based on Company, department, team and individual performance.

    Benefits: Janus Henderson is committed to offering a comprehensive total rewards package to eligible employees that includes; competitive compensation, pension/retirement plans, and various health, wellbeing and lifestyle benefits. To learn more about our offerings please visit the Why Join Us section on the career page here (https://www.janushenderson.com/careers/) .

    Janus Henderson Investors is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

    Janus Henderson (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson at its sole discretion).