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Product Owner (Sr. Director) - NY

Requisition ID:  43585
Business Unit: 
Category:  Information Technology

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  May 14, 2023




The Fitch Group is currently seeking a Product Owner (Sr. Director) for the Core Engineering Squad, based out of our New York office.


Core Engineering, part of the Technology Enablement and Deployment Tribe (TE&D), is a senior engineering organization responsible for building modern DevOps Tools, Cloud Environments, and Infrastructure Services. Partnered with Reliability Engineering – Core Engineering helps Fitch build and deploy advanced services in support of all business groups. TE&D builds scalable, forward-thinking, and cost-effective platforms and brings deep partnership and expertise to our peer organizations.


What We Offer:

  • A collaborative and supportive work environment where your ideas and contributions are valued
  • A diverse and globally engaged organization of high-achieving peers
  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development, including training and certifications
  • Access to the latest tools and technologies to enhance your skills and productivity


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Work with Scrum Master to help define and manage work across the Core Engineering Squad
  • Provide strategic leadership, looking for opportunities to innovate and take thoughtful risks
  • Build Roadmap with Core Engineering squad, Program Manager, and Tribe Leads
  • Develop next-generation Developer Portal and CI/CD tooling with Enterprise Architecture
  • Own Build Pipeline, Config Management, and Cloud automation tools (Bamboo, Jenkins, Bitbucket, CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible)
  • Partner regularly with Reliability Engineering, Architecture, Security, and Engineering to design new platforms and iterate on those in place


What You Need to Have:

  • Proven track record of delivering results and impact
  • 3+ yrs experience working in cloud-first environments, delivering infrastructure through Infrastructure as Code and automated pipelines
  • Experience as a Scrum Product Owner or leading Cloud Engineering teams.
  • Experience with Docker containers and container orchestration.
  • Technical competency in: AWS services and scaled cloud computing; automation engineering; service telemetry environments
  • Ability to think creatively and brainstorm to find solutions for challenges
  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science, Finance or Business Management, or equivalent experience


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Previous experience building out Self-Service Catalogs and Developer Portals
  • Deep Scrum Product Owner experience and related certifcations
  • Senior-level experience leading, coaching, and developing people and teams
  • Background building Multiregion and Multi-cloud environments
  • Experience building regulated cloud environments in Financial Services, Healthcare, or E-Commerce domains



***This is a hybrid role, with 2 days onsite and 3 days remote.


Why Fitch?


At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.


Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.


We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.


Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.


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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.


Fitch Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.


FOR NEW YORK ROLES ONLY: Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $170,000 and $200,000. Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors.  Base pay is one part of Fitch’s total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch. 







Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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