Product Owner - Enterprise Data Platform at Branch | Powderkeg

Branch is on a mission to help working Americans grow financially. We do this by helping companies accelerate payments and empower working Americans with accessible, fee-free financial services. We’re committed to building and delivering more inclusive and transparent financial products.

Come join our team as we develop new ways to improve the lives of working Americans. Our mission starts with empowering our own employees. Have a great idea? Share it today and it might just get implemented tomorrow. As a team member at Branch, your voice and creativity can directly impact the product and company. We not only attract great talent from across the country, but also build teams to help that talent to thrive. That means valuing a diversity of opinions and working styles, while creating a shared belief in innovation, initiative, and winning together.

We are looking to welcome a Data Product Owner to our data organization. This role focuses on understanding and articulating product requirements, refining the product backlog, and shaping the product roadmap to align with Branch's strategic goals.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Requirements Gathering: Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to identify and articulate detailed product requirements and ensure they are clearly understood by the development teams.
  • Backlog Refinement: Prioritize and refine the product backlog, ensuring that the team is focused on tasks that deliver maximum value and are aligned with the product strategy.
  • Roadmapping: Develop and maintain a clear, actionable roadmap that communicates the vision and direction of the platform over time.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with engineering and business teams to ensure a seamless integration of new data assets and enhancements into the existing ecosystem.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Act as the main point of contact for data-related queries within the organization, facilitating communication between technical teams and business units.
  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Utilize data analytics to make informed decisions and to measure the impact of deployed features and enhancements on user engagement and business objectives.

Qualifications:

  • Proven Experience: Demonstrable success driving requirements gathering and prioritization, particularly in a data-focused role within the technology sector.
  • Strong Analytical Skills: Ability to translate business needs into technical requirements and prioritize them based on impact and strategic value.
  • Communication Proficiency: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of working with diverse teams and facilitating productive discussions.
  • Technical Ecosystem Understanding: Deep understanding of the data ecosystem, including the nuances of data ingestion, transformation, and consumption processes. Familiarity with how data flows through different stages and impacts the overall data strategy. Key technologies in play include Airflow, Snowflake, dbt, and Tableau.
  • Educational Background: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Industry Experience Preferred - Solid background in the payments sector, with comprehensive knowledge in payment processing, fraud detection, risk management, and financial data analytics, reflecting a proven track record of addressing industry-specific challenges.

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Benefits: **

  • Remote-first work environment (domestic US)
  • Branch-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Equity
  • 401k
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid company holidays
  • Paid parental leave (eligible after 6 months of employment)

Working at Branch

Branch is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

A remote-first company with employees located all throughout the US, Branch emphasizes transparency, accountability, and trust to create a collaborative environment where our product, engineering, marketing, customer support, customer success, and sales teams can all thrive together.

Our teamwork has enabled us to become an award-winning fintech company, with Branch’s innovation and workplace recognized across industries. Branch has been honored by the Webby Awards, Benzinga Fintech Awards, Fintech Breakthrough Awards, Top Workplaces USA, Great Places to Work, and EY Entrepreneur of the Year, Heartland, among others.

Learn more about our culture, approach, technology, and people here: https://www.branchapp.com/about

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_Must be currently authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship or transfer. No 3rd-parties, please.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Product Owner - Enterprise Data Platform
  • Company
    Branch
  • Location
    Remote
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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