Product Owner

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Product Owner

Founded by a group of industry visionaries and startup disruptors, DAIS is reimagining insurance by empowering agencies and carriers with a cutting edge software platform designed to handle the complex challenges of the industry.

At DAIS, we’re looking for people who are curious, driven, and hungry for a challenge. DAIS will give you the room to take complete ownership of your work within an exciting startup culture that is designed to foster personal development. This is a place where you can collaborate freely and level up your skills.

 

Outcomes

  • Take lead of 1 or 2 Agile teams as the Product Owner
  • Provide vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and creation of requirements
  • Write clear, business-driven product requirements with robust descriptions and acceptance and testing criteria
  • Ensure that the teams always have a healthy amount of work that meets Definition of Ready
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development, sprint planning and releases
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product vision
  • Lead the product release plans and work with internal and external stakeholders to set expectations for delivery of new features
  • Work closely with UX, architects, and platform teams to fine-tune implementation and on-time delivery
  • Play an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of product goals
  • Follow DAIS Agile best practices 

Competencies

  • Previous working experience as a software product owner for at least 2 years
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Experience with both scrum and kanban methodologies
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the Insurance industry is recommended
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RustLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe Creative SuiteDesign
    • AbstractDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Our main office is located in the Triangle Plaza by Cumberland Blue Line. We also have locations in downtown Chicago and Port Washington.

An Insider's view of DAIS Technology

What’s the vibe like in the office?

There is a lot of positivity radiating around the office. People are energized about the many improvements and low hanging fruit to remedy the situation that small to mid-sized insurance companies face. This a problem we are absolutely going to solve, and we’re going to have fun doing it.

Joe

Senior Automation Engineer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

A lot of tech improvements are incremental; it's about small changes to existing tech. It is different at DAIS, we have the opportunity to true transform the insurance industry, and it’s pretty fun. Seeing the adoption and delight of our users when we solve problems is amazing, and solving these complicated challenges is truly rewarding.

Jeremy

Head of UX

What projects are you most excited about?

Creating products that transform our users' concept of what's possible is the passion that drives me as a product manager. Developing the Internet of Insurance at DAIS is fulfilling this passion, allowing me to see first hand how this product is revolutionizing insurance by finding new solutions to old-aged problems.

Kelly

Director of Customer Success

What are DAIS Technology Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
10 Standard Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
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