Product Owner, Auto Associate Desktop (Detroit, MI)

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Career area

Customer Care

Work Location(s)

500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, 601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC



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Posted Date

Monday, February 14, 2022

Working time


Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that's more than some cliche people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You're constantly evolving, so shouldn't your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director of Associate Desktop Product for Customer Care & Communications (C3) Experience, the Product Owner for the Auto LOB Associate Desktop will hold an important role and is responsible for leading efficiencies across associate tools to drive best in class customer experience. The Product Owner will be a key player in the development of the overall C3 channel associate desktop roadmap, along with leading the execution of that roadmap, developing the backlog, partnering with UX on designs, and coordinating efforts across scrum teams as features require. The Product Owner will also work closely with other Technology and Digital Product Owners to drive improvements to existing functionality and implement new functionality and lead an Associate Product Owner towards our C3 strategy and roadmap. The Product Owner will drive our One Ally mentality, focused on creating a unified, omnichannel experience for our customers and associates across lines of businesses.

The Product Owner will partner with other Ally business units including User Experience teams, Operations, Contact Center, Fraud, IT, and Project Management, and will be responsible for working with those teams through all steps of scrum lifecycle to accomplish business goals effectively and on schedule.

The Work Itself

The C3 Auto Product Owner will have responsibility for the entire product development and launch including:
  • Strategy and Roadmap Development, socialization and concept/business case preparation
  • Create new features that will delight users and drive benefit to Ally.
  • Building relationships and partnering with other areas within Ally to work collaboratively to deliver enhancements
  • Define, create, refine and deliver the agile backlog for a dedicated Agile Team
  • Partner with other product owners to coordinate and facilitate the release of enhancements, including beta testing
  • Partnering and working with key stakeholders to develop and define feature roadmap, stories, and priority of mobile scope
  • Take the position of Product Owner for an Agile scrum team, partnering with scrum team members including Scrum Master, Testers, Developers, and Designers to successfully complete sprints and deliver feature enhancements to customers
  • Demonstrates "One Ally" core values
  • Responsible for driving efficiencies for associates
  • Own the implementation of highly visible user-facing features.
  • Ensure all regulatory and legal requirements are met while creating and maintaining a positive and productive workplace.
  • Understand voice of the customers and creating countermeasures to address associate feedback.

The Skills You Bring

  • 5+ years of professional digital product management experience in the digital or financial services industry required
  • 3+ years of experience working with and/or advising development of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools such as Salesforce
  • 2+ years of experience in coaching and/or managing team members
  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or related field is required
  • Experience with Agile methodology is desired but not required
  • Candidate must be experienced managing the delivery of consumer financial services
  • Candidate must have experience in working with technology teams and user experience teams in creating and delivering online services.
  • Effective communication across all levels of the organization and a spirit of building strong business and team relationships is essential.
  • Well-organized and thorough approach; able to structure, analyze, and answer major business questions, balancing multiple requests and competing priorities
  • Candidate must be highly adaptable and experienced working in a dynamic work environment
  • Experience as CRM product management owner for financial services / bank operations (deposit, invest, lending, auto lending/leasing and/or mortgage operations) preferred

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally's total compensation - or total rewards - extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:
  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.

Who We Are:

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at [email protected] Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

More Information on Ally Financial
Ally Financial operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Detroit, MI, New York City, NY and Charlotte, NC. Ally Financial was founded in 1919. It has 11000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 247 open jobs at Ally Financial, click here.
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