Product Owner, Data Platforms

Full-Time Toronto, ON, Canada Closes: 2020-02-29

About Q4.
Q4 is a leading global provider of cloud-based investor relations, with the mission of partnering with customers to achieve their strategic IR objectives. Through best-in-class customer experience and an innovative suite of IR technology, Q4 is a trusted partner to over 1,500 of the world’s largest brands. Q4’s comprehensive portfolio of IR communications and intelligence solutions, supported by an industry-leading customer experience model, empower customers to build impactful and strategic IR programs. Q4 has offices in New York, Toronto, Hamilton, Copenhagen, and London. To learn more, visit: www.q4inc.com.

The gig.
As a Product Owner (Data Platform), you will be empowered to own the strategy and execution of your product roadmap. The Product Owner is a member of a highly collaborative product development team. You will play a critical role in shaping Q4’s data initiatives, a core aspect of our strategic priorities. You will serve internal customers and use cases as you lay the foundation for our data centre of excellence.

Key Responsibilities
Manage a product roadmap that serves internal stakeholders (product lines, internal teams, etc.) and centralizes Q4’s data-as-a-service capabilities
Guide your agile development squad as you participate in planning meetings, and provide advice, clarification and SME support during the execution of each sprint
Deconstruct complex, ambiguous, ambitious ideas into sprint-sized epics and user stories
Develop and maintain relevant product requirements, specs and documentation
Plan releases and support go-to-market activities
Collaborate externally with vendors and strategic partners
Build relationships and work collaboratively with internal teams to understand how data is used across the business

Qualifications
5+ years of experience in product-related roles or transferable experience
Experience working in an Agile environment (enterprise SaaS an asset)
Experience and comfort managing data-heavy products
Technical aptitude: past experience in business analysis, data management or analytics highly preferred
Intermediate SQL skills and advanced documentation skills
Able to connect the dots between all sides of the business (engineering, product management, support, stock surveillance services, etc.) as you prioritize effectively and articulate your trade-off decisions
Exceptional presentation and communication skills (both written and verbal)
Strong attention to detail, organizational and project management skills
Passion for Product Management (certifications, event involvement and/or courses would be an asset)
Previous fintech/capital markets experience would be an asset

 

Why Q4?
We work hard, and we have fun. Success is what motivates us everyday to be the best and keep winning in the market. We offer a variety of perks to ensure our team can always work hard and play hard:
– Unlimited paid time off. Enough said.
– Flexible work schedule
– Competitive salary, benefits and equity incentives for everyone!
– Employee Assistance Programs.  We help you focus on your work life balance!
– Dog-friendly office. Hope you can handle cuteness overload!
– Food for thought.  Complimentary tea, coffee and snacks!
– Themed socials. Karaoke. Maybe a costume?
– Tuition Reimbursements. We invest in your continued learning!!
– Hackathon events. For all who love to design and build.
– Trendy, open concept offices in a hip part of town.

Join #Q4orce
Q4’s diverse culture fosters a friendly, open-minded workplace. As a member of a dynamic, high-performing team, each Q4 employee is hungry to learn, valued for their contribution, and approaches each day excited to make an impact. With great reasons to work here, take advantage by submitting your application to join our growing team.

To apply for this job please visit careers.q4inc.com.