Strategy Office Technical Product Owner

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GM Financial
IT, Architecture, Engineering, Director, API, UX
Full Time

Job Description


The Technical Product Owner serves as a collaborative liaison between the Strategy Office and IT; aligning with the teams' vision and direction, facilitating and evaluating proposed feature sets, and steering IT conceptual solutions and execution models for new business initiatives and new products. This individual provides thought leadership and execution excellence through the adoption and promotion of a "Customer First" approach to achieve high-value outcomes. This role would help to develop the high level IT Discovery Phase artefacts to support the Business Product Owner with business case development and approval.



  • The TPO works under general guidance and consistently delivers on commitments
  • Provide Customer/Technical/Business Process perspectives in a collaborative manner with the team as they progress on solution Discovery
  • Work collaboratively with the larger business and IT Discovery team in crafting conceptual solutions that help to determine business case viability
  • Develop proposed Business Capability model and initial view of MVP feature backlog
  • Contribute and help to validate Conceptual Technical Architecture
  • Evaluate different IT Delivery Models and recommend proposed approach
  • Develop IT Resource Proposals for implementation and sustain phases
  • Contribute to Timeline and Cost estimates as input into the overall business case
  • Approach work in a Lean/Agile manner by reinforcing Alignment, Transparency, Execution, and Solution quality
  • Consider enabling work with stakeholders such as Cyber, Cloud CoE, Engineering, Architecture, etc.
  • Coordinate and lead third party demonstrations and evaluations through disciplined RFI and RFP processes
  • Display proficiency in promoting a Design Thinking mindset when exploring problems
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Conform with all company policies and procedures


Reports to: Director of IT Direct Reports: None



  • Practice in delivering best in class product experiences utilizing Design Thinking and Lean methodologies
  • Experience/understanding in Vision/Roadmap creation, Portfolio/Program/Team Backlog creation, refinement and prioritization
  • Demonstrable experience/understanding working with Cloud Technologies, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Modern API frameworks, Mobile Technologies, Data Analytics
  • Delivery experience in multiple types of projects (e.g., custom build, COTS) and methodologies (e.g., vendor led, Agile, waterfall, hybrid)
  • Comprehension of the Agile principles and methodologies and how they are applied in the workplace
  • Knowledge of financial services, auto financing, and related lines of businesses


  • Demonstrates delivery proficiency (experiences that produced positive measurable outcomes for customers)\
  • Problem solver who can clearly identify, analyze, and develop solutions
  • Can clearly communicate complex ideas and technical concepts, priorities and motivations to business partners
  • Proficient communication to influence the priorities of partner teams and leaders
  • Promotes best practices; cultivates innovation and learning
  • Works across teams to meet commitments
  • Working knowledge of modern technologies and complex integrations into legacy platforms
  • Demonstrates the ability to contribute to building a unique user experience (UI/UX) for our customerss


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required


  • Consumer banking industry experience preferred
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible Information Technology experience required
  • 5+ years of software development and support experience required


Company Information

GM Financial is the wholly owned captive finance company of General Motors and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. With operations in the U.S., Canada and Latin America, we work to fulfill dreams of mobility around the world on a daily basis.

Our team members make those dreams possible. And we encourage them to bring their true selves to work every day — whether they’re a passionate dog owner, an adventurous explorer or anything in between.

We’d love for you to join us. Learn more about our company on our website

Dice Id : 10120555
Position Id : 2021-39928
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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