VP, Treasury – Payment Hub Product Owner

Company Details

Synchrony

Job Description:

Role Summary/Purpose:

This role is for a Product Owner role for the Payment Hub program. The ideal candidate will have a strong Agile project management background with a focus on Treasury/ACH products and processes and proven track record of representing the business, partnering with a cross-functional project team, delivering projects on time and within budget.

This position is remote, where you have the option to work from home. On occasion we may request for you to commute to our nearest office for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, training and culture events. To ensure the safety of our colleagues and communities, we require employees who come together in-person to be fully vaccinated. We’re proud to offer you choice and flexibility.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Subject matter expert for owned product(s) with deep product expertise.

  • Collaborate with business owners to set product vision, identify business requirements, write user stories.

  • Develop the product roadmap, prioritizing, scheduling, and tracking the implementation of product features. Ensuring the needs of the business and customers are met, plans are communicated, and issues are raised quickly and resolved.

  • Collaborate with other product owners to deliver functionality across the platform.

  • Plan and prioritize features and user stories to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy.

  • Align with Product Manager and other product owners in the payments area at a program level.

  • Align with critical partners such as Operations, Technology, Accounting, Compliance, Risk and audit and others to identify deliverables, dependencies, and risks.

  • Lead the product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities.

  • Partner with key stakeholders such as IT, Operations, Accounting, Compliance and Risk to help identify and prioritize ideas, new features.

  • Actively engage in PI (program increment) planning as part of the SAFe framework.

  • Create documentation and lead all program updates such as weekly team meetings, 2nd/3rd line updates, risk committee updates etc.

  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR in lieu of degree; high school diploma/GED and 4+ years of Project Management experience

  • 4+ years Project Management or Systems Analysts experience

  • Experience with Agile software development framework

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in Treasury/payment products

  • Experience in the banking/credit card industry

  • Understanding micro services architecture and hands-on on any programming /scripting languages. SAS/SQL experience is strongly preferred.

  • Expertise with Jira

  • Experience with Agile software development framework, acting in the Product Owner role

  • Experience with SAFe framework

  • Experience working in a dynamic environment

  • Experience working with a distributed team

  • Track record of creative problem solving and ability to thrive in a cross-functional and virtual environment

  • High energy, self-motivated, with strong communication skills (verbal and written)

  • 3+ years of experience leading software development projects

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or older

  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process

  • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

  • New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months’ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months’ time in position before they can post. All internal employees must consistently meet performance expectations and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don’t meet the time in position or performance expectations).

Our Commitment

When you join us, you’ll be part of a diverse, inclusive culture where your skills, experience, and voice are not only heard—but valued. We celebrate the differences in all of us and believe that our individual, unique perspectives is what makes Synchrony truly a great place to work. Together, we’re building a future where we can all belong, connect and turn ideals into action. Through the power of our 8 Diversity Networks+, with more than 60% of our workforce engaged, you’ll find community to connect with and opportunity to go beyond your passions.

This starts when you choose to apply for a role at Synchrony. We ensure all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice:

  • Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

  • If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627. Representatives are available from 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time.

The salary range for this position is 85,000.00 – 170,000.00 USD Annual

Salaries are adjusted according to market in CA and Metro NY and some positions are bonus eligible.

Grade/Level: 12

Job Family Group:

Finance

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