Product Owner - Caliber Accounting Team

| Greater Denver Area

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There are 69 million Americans who live in common interest communities and the FRONTSTEPS team is building powerful solutions to impact these residents and their community leaders. We believe that each member of the FRONTSTEPS family contributes to our end goal: helping our customers become safe, informed and efficient.

FRONTSTEPS is seeking a Product Owner to join the Caliber Accounting team. The Product team fuels product development, product quality and user engagement by representing the voice of the user. As a Product Owner, you will be responsible for leading the development of the FRONTSTEPS Caliber Accounting platform, as well as monitoring the quality and stability of the platform. You will work directly with Engineers, QA and internal constituents to enhance the platform, eviscerate bugs and shape product direction with user feedback. You will also serve as the face of the product to our internal and external customers, communicating known issues and evaluating and improving the product. This is a full-time position based in our Denver office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Have a deep understanding of the customer and serve as an advocate for the customer in the product
  • Translate the product vision into clearly articulated end-to-end use cases and user stories that are consumable by engineering
  • Hold teams accountable for delivery against the product roadmap
  • Drive organizational visibility into product development progress and completion
  • Work closely with QA to ensure product development delivery
  • Work with the Product Manager, customers and sales to identify product features and priorities
  • Work with customer support to identify product issues and help prioritize issues
  • Lead agile teams through the development process including creating and maintaining the product backlog, creating user stories, sprint planning, managing the work in the sprints and defining acceptance criteria.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience working in product ownership or software development environment
  • Demonstrated ability to use well known sprint management tools
  • Ability to prioritize demands
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally in a highly collaborative environment
  • Slightly impatient to deliver impactful changes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with accounting software or financial technologies
  • Understanding the technologies of building software products
  • Agile experience
  • Experience in B2B or B2C products
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Location

Our office is at 12th & Broadway near Civic Center. Tons of lunch options (Torchy's, Zep's, BurgerFi), a bus stop & a short walk from RTD at 16th & CA

An Insider's view of FRONTSTEPS

How does your team reward individual success?

We established a recognition program for our teams to acknowledge peer to peer award for individuals who go above and beyond. Plus, monthly & quarterly contests for gift cards & team lunch. FRONTSTEPS Managers are invested in seeing that we continue to provide a thriving, exciting, and supportive culture which focuses on innovation & growth.

Marina Vilaysane

Director of Operations

What projects are you most excited about?

I’m excited about the new platform that we’re launching. And we're building rich new customer experiences w/ some household brand names. We're clearly the leader in our industry, but we aren’t taking that for granted. Every client, resident & partner who sees our new products are super impressed. It’s a fun position to be in.

Matt DeWolf

President of Payments

What does career growth look like on your team?

Career growth is about expanding your knowledge through participation in cross-functional teams, engaging in a monthly Brown Bag lunch session or All Hands meeting, and contributing ideas on how to improve upon those processes you’ve participated in.

Sarah

Senior Manager and Controller

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I keep my office door open as much as possible to enable anyone to provide timely feedback and seek advice when the unexpected happens. For that to be successful I build relationships with people across my organization to let them know they can come to me whenever necessary and sometimes just to chat and catch up.

Leo Haasbroek

Chief Operating Officer

What is your vision for the company?

Our vision is to change the conversation around HOA software and be a catalyst in opening up communication between neighbors, HOA Boards and community associations. We are building more than a company, it’s truly an effort to develop a culture of growth and excellence as a team.

Jamie Clymer

CEO

What are FRONTSTEPS Perks + Benefits

FRONTSTEPS Benefits Overview

The benefits of working for FRONTSTEPS are endless! Joining our team means opportunities to be daring and innovative ... every day! You can be part of the engagement team and foster our cool culture with events, outings, and parties. We just rolled out an awesome new program that allows employees to recognize other employees for going the extra mile. Led by employees, for employees it's just one example of what it means to be a FRONTSTEPPER! Oh, and there are a ton of other benefits like health care and beer Fridays ... KEEP reading to find out.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Company-sponsored short and long term disability benefits.
Dental Benefits
The FRONTSTEPS plan covers 100% of preventative care. We have options that include orthodontia coverage.
Vision Benefits
Our competitive vision plan covers 100% of a basic exam, with a copay. Plus, contact lens and eyeglass frame benefits.
Health Insurance Benefits
FRONTSTEPS offers a PPO and a qualified high-deductible plan with FSA and HSA options.
Onsite Gym
The gym is clean and features stair masters, free weights, treadmills, and more ...
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
FRONTSTEPS dress code includes Hawaiian Shirt Day, Fan-dom Day, and Ugly Sweater Day. Oh, and all the other days, you can wear whatever is comfy and casual!
Commuter Benefits
RTD pass allowance is offered to all our employees!
Company Outings
Rockies games, ax throwing, bowling ... the FRONTSTEPS team is all about exploring and taking advantage of the cool stuff Denver has to offer!
Stocked Kitchen
Between ping pong games & foosball, there are snacks galore in our Cantina. Boulder chips, sun chips, granola bars, fruit snacks, and oatmeal. Fresh fruit replenished daily, bubbly water, and soda!
Happy Hours
Every Friday at 4:30!
Parking
Underground parking ... FRONTSTEPS pays a generous (and I mean, generous) portion of the cost to park in our building. No need to walk outside, eveh!
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Our product team demoes new features and enhancement that are releasing in the near future.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Indoor, on-site parking and gym. Supportive environment. Fun, friendly atmosphere with start-up energy and plenty of adult leadership to drive success.

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