Exchange Connectivity Product Owner - Hong Kong

Careers at Bloomberg

Hong Kong

Posted Jun 15, 2017 - Requisition No. 59042

The Role:

The Product Owner will act as the conduit between business stakeholders, project managers and development teams in defining the functional requirements and context of development projects. The individual will represent the interests of stakeholders when making decisions about functional implementations and project scope, and will ultimately be responsible to the business for the success of development projects.

We'll trust you to:

  • Lead the product and solution set assigned and make all important decisions about those products in a way that promotes the company vision and goals
  • Drive the profitability of the company through product development based on business value
  • Build, maintain, prioritize and sequence the Product Backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Ensure your team leader is informed of the backlog priority you have set in order to align this with the company business strategy
  • Convey the vision and goals at the beginning of every development project and sprint
  • Understand and communicate the customer requirements by engaging with Sales, Product, Engineering and customers directly
  • Ensure communication with the rest of the business which informs on development and projects status and initiatives
  • Inspect the product progress at the end of every sprint and has complete authority to accept or reject the work done
  • Collaborate with the team and align with the stakeholders throughout the entire release process
  • Work closely with the QA department to ensure fulfillment of all requirements have been achieved
  • Participate in Sprint Planning 1 meetings to communicate and respond to all questions about stories presented for consideration in the current sprint
  • Provide stories describing the functional requirements to be developed and provide any needed context
  • Provide artefacts from development projects and for all assigned products to ensure all parts of the business have the required documentation for the products produced or maintained
  • Conduct appropriate business research to fully understand the business requirements of a given desired solution
  • Convert customer feature requests accurately into stories and ensure clear communication to development the acceptance criteria for the requested features
  • Demonstrate increasing understanding of the business side of electronic trading, including trading strategies, financial markets and instruments, and industry trends
  • Conduct business research

You need to have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Finance, or related subjects
  • Business proficiency in Mandarin; Cantonese skills also advantageous
  • Confirmed aptitude in business analysis, documentation
  • Project management skills; experience working with cross-functional teams; Scrum project management preferred
  • Strong communication skills; able to form relationships with both technical and business experts
  • Ability to quickly understand complex technical matters and communicate them succinctly
  • Deep understanding of financial markets and electronic trading platforms
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated mentality, collaboration skills, and ability to work without close supervision
  • Strong customer focus, service-minded mentality, and organizational skills
  • Willingness to travel globally on occasion

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime, feel free to have a look at this:

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