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Product Owner

| Greater Denver Area

Our Purpose
Small business makes the world go round – it's the heart of the global economy. At Xero we want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice and connections. We aim to make being a small business more efficient and profitable, and more enjoyable too.
How you'll make an impact

As a Product Owner you will be working with a talented development team and responsible for executing on our product vision and roadmap by creating and delivering innovative solutions that solve real world customer problems.
What you'll do

Overview of Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the delivery of the roadmap, product planning, and requirements for new features and improvements.

  • Develop business requirements and product specifications as required.
  • Lead a team of indirect reports during the course of projects to drive delivery.

  • Work closely with development to define milestones and ensure on-time and in-scope delivery.

  • Work with stakeholders to translate market requirements into executable user stories and designs.

  • Manage prioritization and trade-offs among conflicting business priorities
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  • Champion for the customer by collaborating with the design team to develop user stories, wireframes, and workflows that solve problems for our customers.

  • Effectively communicate to and lead a broad range of people at multiple levels within the organization
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  • Work with a range of stakeholders to ensure market fit for the product.

  • Collaborate with product marketing and other key groups to ensure release readiness.

  • Understand the wider landscape of products at Xero in order to identify and plan for dependencies with other product teams.

  • Work with third party parties to understand their roadmap and how this will affect our roadmap
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What you'll bring with you

  • Minimum 2+ years experience working in a product focused software company.

  • Strong Agile Scrum development methodology experience

  • Experience managing product backlogs in an Agile / Scrum development environment

  • Experience negotiating feature tradeoffs with technical and business resources

  • Experience working with a Scrum team to define user stories and acceptance criteria

  • Strong user experience thinking, always putting the customer first

  • Excellent verbal communication, analytical skill and critical thinking

Xero is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Just a quick walk from Union Station, our US HQ is located in the heart of Denver's LoHi neighborhood surrounded by local shops and restaurants.

An Insider's view of Xero

What projects are you most excited about?

Right now, I'm most excited to work on our Denver Roadshow. I've worked with our Colorado Account Manager to drive attendance to this event right here in Denver. We've connected with Colorado's leading accounting and bookkeeping firms and our goal is to build up our network and educate the community on all Xero has to offer!

Sophia

Partner Development Representative

What makes someone successful on your team?

If you’re hungry to learn more, have a brilliant idea, or are passionate about a particular project, just dive in head first. Xero values people who are do-ers, who want to roll up their sleeves and #champion an initiative through from beginning to end.

Becky

Integration- GTM Lead

What is your vision for the company?

Xero is on a mission to support our communities by helping small businesses succeed. To do that well - we hire passionate people who engage directly with our customers every day. Leveraging innovative technology to simplify accounting isn't enough – we want to build beautiful experiences that solve the most pressing needs of our customers.

Keri

Chief Platform Business Officer

What are Xero Perks + Benefits

Xero Benefits Overview

Xero offers a variety of benefits aimed at helping our employees maintain their physical, financial and mental wellbeing, allowing them to bring their best selves to work each day

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Xero allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars for medical and dependent care expenses. $2,650 annual limit for healthcare FSA
Disability Insurance
Xero's long and short term disability plans provide income protection at 60% of annual base salary
Dental Benefits
Cigna dental PPO plan
Vision Benefits
VSP vision plan
Health Insurance Benefits
Xero offers a variety of health plans including Cigna HSA, Cigna PPO, and Kaiser HMO for Colorado and California employees
Life Insurance
Provided to Xero employees at no cost. Coverage for each employee of 2x annual base salary up to $500,000
Wellness Programs
Xero will fund up to $300 annually in employee health reimbursement account to be used toward a health improvement activity including gym membership, mental, physical or financial health
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Xero will match 100% on the first 3% contributions plus 50% match on next 2% of contributions
Company Equity
All Xero employees are granted Restricted Stock Units at a certain percentage of their base salary which vests over a 3 year period
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Eight weeks paid leave for primary caregiver. Two weeks of paid leave for secondary caregiver
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Xero offers 21 days of paid time off, 5 wellness days, as well as 11 paid holidays per calendar year. We also participate in a company wide shut down between Christmas and New Years Day
Paid Volunteer Time
Xero encourages employees to give back to our communities by providing 8 hours of paid volunteer time per year
Paid Holidays
11 paid holidays per calendar year
Paid Sick Days
Each employee is granted 5 wellness days per year in addition to our generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
You'll typically catch our employees rocking jeans and a Xero t-shirt!
Commuter Benefits
Set aside pre and/or post tax dollars for commute related transit, parking and bike expenses
Company Outings
Annual holiday party, as well as a summer celebration!
Game Room
Video games and ping pong table in lounge
Stocked Kitchen
You find a variety of fruit, chips, nuts, snack bars, sodas and iced tea in the Xero kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Breakfast each Tuesday and lunch every Thursday from a variety of local vendors
Happy Hours
Happy hour starts every Friday at 4!
Fitness Subsidies
Our monthly health reimbursement plan can be used towards your fitness membership or a variety of other health related wellness programs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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