Product Owner Financial Instruments & Analytics, 80%-100%

Avaloq Evolution AG
Zurich, Switzerland
24 Jun 2022
09 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Company Description

Writing the future. Together.

Avaloq is a value driven, fast-paced financial technology and services company and we are committed to developing the banking solutions of tomorrow.

By joining Avaloq, you'll become a key part of our effort to power the digital transformation of the financial services industry. Our ambition is big and bold - to provide full end-to-end digital solutions by combining our leading efficiency with a flexible, responsible digital user experience. Headquartered in Zurich, Avaloq has over 2,000 employees globally. More information is available at

Job Description

Your team
The Financial Instruments & Analytics is a dynamic team of smart, highly capable and passionate Software Developers and Business Analysts across development centers in Europe and Asia. We follow an agile process, working together with the Product Owner and other teams in the organization to develop product features and provide support to our extensive global customer base. We are responsible for modelling financial instruments and Money Account products, maintaining, and enhancing central engines like interest calculation, risk figure calculation and the framework to store daily financial data.
Joining as a Product Owner you take over product ownership for our Financial Instruments & Analytics product scope and are accountable for the value of the product resulting from the work of the team. This means taking end-to-end responsibility from creating the product vision and road map to ensure continuous market success, discussing and challenging the requirements with the stakeholders (internal and external), managing and grooming the product backlog, ensuring the product is built according to specification, managing the product life-cycle, up to finally presenting his product to the stakeholders and the community.

Your mission:
  • Product Ownership over Avaloq's Financial Instruments & Analytics product scope, built by our development team
  • Develop a deep understanding of the regulation, the customer and product needs
  • Create the product vision and shape and coordinate the execution of the roadmap
  • Manage, Groom and prioritize the product backlog
  • Analyse and challenge new functional/non-functional requirements
  • Ensure quality of the product (test cases, testing) and efficient development process
  • Work with the development team and liaise with stakeholders (project teams, service team, product management, customers, users and other) to get feedback and improve the product offering
  • Prepare product launches, perform presentations and demonstration of the offering in sales cases and customer events
  • Manage product updates from end to end by coordinating between all involved stakeholders all the way from building to running the product.
  • Follow agile development frameworks

What you need:
  • University or college degree in computer science/engineering, Business, Economics or equivalent professional education
  • Professional experience as a Product Owner and/or Senior Business Analyst with banking knowledge in the areas of Financial Instruments modeling (securities, structured products and money accounts) and market risks models
  • Working experience in an Agile Software Development environments
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking by using appropriate information to diagnose problems, identify possible solutions and collaborate with impacted groups to drive decisions
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills to communicate and collaborate effectively with small and large groups across all levels of the organisation and with clients
  • Diplomatic with developed negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Capability to adapt to changing circumstances quickly and professionally
  • Open minded and a team oriented attitude
  • Fluent written and spoken English
You will get extra points for the following:
  • Fluent written and spoken German
  • Avaloq ACP certified professional
Additional Information

Now let's talk about perks and compensation
We offer high flexibility in regards to working models (e.g. part time and home office models are possible depending on business requirements). Our base salaries are competitive and if you prove to be a superstar, you might even be entitled to an extraordinary achievement reward. Avaloq aims to share its success with all its employees by paying out "Success Share Units" depending on its performance in a given year.
At Avaloq we embrace diversity, we embrace difference. We are whole-heartedly committed to equal employment opportunities and we foster an inclusive culture where everyone's' contributions are valued and their voices are listened to. We hire, compensate and promote regardless of origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other fascinating characteristics that make us different. Please note that our job descriptions are intended to be written in an inclusive and gender neutral language.

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