Product Owner

| 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, and their communities, become safe, informed, and efficient. FRONTSTEPS was recently ranked in the top 100 Digital Companies in Colorado. Join our team and you'll quickly find out why.

We are seeking a Product Owner to identify, lead, and develop our user experiences for the FRONTSTEPS platform. This includes developing the new management, resident and staff workflows to ensure seamless integration with our community operations and security features. This role is responsible for working with the Product team and the Engineering department to define market requirements for new feature development. The Product Owner is a dynamic position which requires an individual to understand the vision of the product from the point of view of the customer, end users, and stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Acquire detailed level of requirements from stakeholders and/or customers.

  • Develop user stories for the engineering team.

  • Develop and maintain product backlog.

  • Clearly communicate the business requirements to team members.

  • Manage coordination efforts with UX/UI team to design solutions.

  • Determine Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and ongoing iterations.

  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders.

  • Work with Tier 3 support to prioritize bugs and new customer feature requests.

  • Train sales team on new product to effectively sell the benefits of the solution.

  • Incorporate feedback from stakeholders and business leaders into product iterations.

  • Work with the sales and support team as the subject matter expert.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable technical acumen, including ability to write user stories

  • Demonstrate business acumen and ability to communicate

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Strong understanding of customer / product interactions

  • Expert in translating customer business problems, objectives and challenges into value added solutions and services

Helpful for Success:

  • Knowledge of WordPress Site or Mobile Development

  • Desire and curiosity to dig deep into customer experiences

  • Experience in Agile development methodologies and IT project management

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

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

Vice President of Product

What does career growth look like on your team?

At FRONTSTEPS, we all work together to build new products and solutions. Career growth is about working with the entire team around you to expand your knowledge base into new areas that may be out of your comfort zone. And the great thing that that we do this while delivering new, exciting products to the market.

Judy Jensen

VP of Product

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

My team has the freedom to make creative choices every day. And because the entire FRONTSTEPS leadership team shares this value and we all trust the fail forward concept, there's an atmosphere of entrepreneurship across departments. Ideas from everyone are celebrated, iterated upon, and ultimately implemented.

Eric Waldinger

Chief Marketing 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.

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) 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

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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