Lead Technical Product Owner

Manulife Boston , MA 02298

Posted 4 weeks ago

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description

Does change excite you? Do you want to be part of the team that redefines how we build software? We are changing the way we unlock value through technology, and we want you to be part of it! We are growing our Development Platform and Software Engineering unit, with the vision to continuously accelerate experimentation in pursuit of customer value.

The customer is at the focus of everything we do, and millions of end users rely on our products daily. We believe in the value of empowering engineers and developers with the resources to solve critical problems for the future of the business, which is why we need you.

We are seeking self-motivated architects, engineers, product owners, and strategists, who are obsessed with delivering value, are forward-thinking, and excited to see the successful implementation of the products they deliver. Our current opportunities are available in Boston and Toronto.

As the Lead Product Owner, you will:

As a Product Manager, you will:

  • Define and Drive the channel strategy, planning, and delivery for key capabilities within the global engineering platform

  • Work with cross functional teams of users, communications, engineering and product management peers to increase channel adoption

  • Analyze adoption data and current channel information to create and maintain an internal go-to-market channel plan

  • Develop community product launch strategies

  • Work with Product Management peers to create roadmap reviews with user communities

You will bring and continuously build upon the following skills:

  • An entrepreneurial spirit and comfort working within a rapidly changing startup environment; you love the challenge of working on a small team and being part of a larger movement to change the engineering culture of an enterprise

  • Familiarity with agile and DevOps principles, test-driven development, continuous integration, and other approaches to accelerate the delivery of new features

  • Experimenting with emerging technologies and understanding how they will impact what comes next

  • A capacity for constant learning from both success and failure, remaining open to change and continuous improvement

  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion

  • Strong verbal and written communication with the ability to effectively articulate and communicate technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes across all levels in the organization

Last year Manulife / John Hancock spent over $1 billion on technology. You will be working to advance a platform that includes:

  • Various products offerings and capabilities

  • Cloud Foundry and other components supporting a highly-automated global development platform

  • Open source! As we accelerate our delivery of world-class experiences, we know embracing open source technologies will help us get there. Any experience with open source is very attractive to us!

Want to learn more? Apply today, we are eager to speak with you!

If you are ready to unleash your potential it's time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of March 31, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$849 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.4 billion in payments to our customers.

Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention and advancement and we administer all of our practices and programs based on qualification and performance and without discrimination on any protected ground.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request any accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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