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USAA Director, Agile Product Management - Retail Banking Data and Analytics in Plano, Texas

Purpose of Job

Why USAA?

Let’s do something that really matters.

At USAA, we have an important mission: facilitating the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. Not all our employees served in our nation’s military, but we all share in the mission to give back to those who did. We’re working as one to build a great experience and make a real impact for our members.

We believe in our core values of honesty, integrity, loyalty, and service. They’re what guides everything we do – from how we treat our members to how we treat each other. Come be a part of what makes us so special!

The Opportunity

We are seeking a dedicated Director of Agile Product Management for our San Antonio/Plano office to lead a team who is responsible for delivering solutions for Bank product(s) using Agile methodologies that will enable the business to achieve business results and customer value. Partners with and engages senior leaders/team members to ensure product being delivered is aligning to the Bank’s objectives and the overall business strategy. Applies strong business and/or technical competence to enable the team(s) within the Bank to achieve their goals. Makes funding allocation decisions to drive end-user value. Ensures all work is completed within all regulatory and compliance policies and processes.

This position can be based in one of our following office locations: San Antonio, TX, Plano, or work remotely in the continental U.S. with occasional business travel.

Job Requirements

  • Leads an agile team(s) assigned to developing solutions for implementing the Bank’s business objectives aligned to the department and company strategy.

  • Responsible for crafting and implementing policies and processes for delivering agile methodologies that will meet business results and are aligned to strategic business objectives and required outcomes.

  • Accountable for Team-of-Teams level Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), as well as team-level OKRs; empowers teams within the Bank to deliver business outcomes against their OKRs.

  • Manages project assignments and prioritization of work for Agile teams.

  • Leads all aspects of results to ensure they are progressing in a timely manner and are aligned to objectives.

  • Makes data driven decisions as needed related to funding and resource allocation.

  • Leads positive team dynamics, encourages collaboration, and drives achievement of goals and OKRs.

  • Ensure assigned Bank projects are completed within financial regulatory and compliance policies and that risk issues identified are mitigated as required.

  • Applies expert knowledge and removes advanced impediments to the team’s success and assists in conflict resolution, issue, and dependency management.

  • Coordinates, coaches, supports and guide leaders and teams in Agile principles, values, and practices.

  • Maintains partners advised of project status to include Senior Leaders.

  • Builds consensus with alliances across the organization.

  • Assesses, applies, and partners with external resources and partners to meet agreed upon expectations.

  • Shares information about the portfolio’s output and direction with other Team of Team Leads and partners to ensure alignment across the organization.

  • Builds and supervises a team dedicated to excellence through recruiting, developing, retaining, coaching, guiding, performance management and managerial activities.

  • Has full management responsibility for some members of the Agile team, e.g., Product Owner from their own business area, including responsibilities for hiring, firing, development and providing input on compensation decisions.

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree; OR 4 years of related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • 8 years’ experience in product development, process improvement, project delivery, or business/requirements analysis to include 2 years of that experience within a financial services organization.

  • 3 years of direct team leadership experience or leading large matrixed, cross-functional teams.

  • Experience in marketing, strategy, digital, process, or user experience design within a financial organization.

  • Agile Scrum standard methodologies and experienced being a product owner for a scrum team

  • Knowledge and experience of multiple technical software delivery methodologies such as Agile, and SAFe.

  • Experience analyzing business requirements, process flows and use cases to seeks opportunities to streamline business processes in accordance with risk management framework and regulatory requirements.

  • Experience in analyzing business requirements to drive decisions and streamline business processes in accordance with risk management framework and regulatory requirements.

  • Comprehensive experience in applicable banking regulatory and compliance policies.

What sets you apart:

  • US military experience through military service or a military spouse/domestic partner

  • 4+ years’ experience in data and analytics (e.g., delivering data, reporting, analytics products/solutions, data engineering).

  • 4+ years’ experience with large financial services products, systems, operations, data quality management and information governance.

  • 4+ years’ experience with Business Information Architecture, Technical Data Architecture, Data Regulatory Compliance.

  • 2+ years leading teams in data and analytics (e.g., delivering data, reporting, analytics products/solutions, data engineering).

  • 2+ years of experience delivering data solutions that support Retail Banking product lines across Pricing, Marketing, Sales, Channels, Risk, Portfolio Management, Regulatory Compliance, and Customer Experience.

  • Experience translating strategy into integrated cross-business resource plans and operational execution roadmaps.

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams and building working relationships across various subject matter experts.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

What we offer:

Compensation:

USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market data of the position. The actual salary for this role may vary by location. The salary range for this position is: $132,500 - $253,220.

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance and at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

Benefits:

At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

For more details on our outstanding benefits, please visit our benefits page on USAAjobs.com.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

USAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you are an existing USAA employee, please use the internal career site in OneSource to apply.

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Find your purpose. Join our mission.

USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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