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Product Owner - Assistant Vice President

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title Product Owner

Corporate Title Assistant Vice President

Location Cary, NC

Who we are

In short – an essential part of Deutsche Bank’s technology solution, developing applications for key business areas.

Our Technologists drive Cloud, Cyber and business technology strategy while transforming it within a robust, hands-on engineering culture. Learning is a key element of our people strategy, and we have a variety of options for you to develop professionally. Our approach to the future of work champions flexibility and is rooted in the understanding that there have been dramatic shifts in the ways we work.

Having first established a presence in the Americas in the 19th century, Deutsche Bank opened its US technology center in Cary, North Carolina in 2009. Learn more about us here.


Technology underpins our entire business, and our Technology, Data and Innovation (TDI) strategy is focused on strengthening engineering expertise, introducing an agile delivery model, and modernizing the Bank's Information Technology (IT) infrastructure. We continue to invest and build a team of visionary tech talent, providing you with the training, freedom and opportunity to do pioneering work. As a Product Owner you will deliver significant components of engineering solutions to satisfy complex and diverse business goals. You will engage and partner with the Business whilst working within a broader creative, collaborative and innovative team, with a strong desire to make an impact. This position will be responsible for Backlog Refinement, Backlog Prioritization and Feature Elaboration of the RiskFinder Data Services platform in Enterprise Risk Technology.

What We Offer You

  • A diverse and inclusive environment that embraces change, innovation, and collaboration

  • A hybrid working model with up to 60% work from home, allowing for in-office / work from home flexibility, generous vacation, personal and volunteer days, a commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Employee Resource Groups support an inclusive workplace for everyone and promote community engagement

  • Access to a strong network of Communities of Practice connecting you to colleagues with shared interests and values

  • Competitive compensation packages including health and wellbeing benefits, retirement savings plans, parental leave, and family building benefits, educational resources, matching gift and volunteer programs

What You’ll Do

  • Reviewing customer needs, issues and improvements to the current platform and business processes

  • Defining and driving product and team backlog items including Features and User Stories within a Lean-Agile Team

  • Researching and working with teams to generate solution options to customer needs and issues including associated costs and benefits, with emphasis on maximizing the value delivered

  • Prioritizing and executing improvement work, working closely with stakeholders, users, Business Analysts, Developers, System Architects and Production Support

  • Managing deliverables, issues and dependencies to ensure successful delivery and a range of stakeholders in the delivery streams and line functions

Skills You’ll Need

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (or equivalent from a recognized professional agile framework organization) with expertise in Business Functional Analysis in Investment Banking, as well as Product Management

  • Experience of Lean-Agile delivery working with SCRUM, Kanban or XP team

  • Proven track record in delivery within the Investment Banking domain, delivering complex products, working to tight deadlines and flagging potential problems at an early stage

  • Knowledge of full lifecycle management engaging with multiple global stakeholder teams

  • Ability to demonstrate practical usage with good technical foundations and knowledge of databases, Structured Query Language (SQL), Jira and Excel, as well as experienced with Big Data technologies like Sparc, Hadoop and Scala

Skills That Will Help You Excel

  • Excellent communication abilities, being able to communicate efficiently with the users at various seniority levels as well as the technical (dev and architecture) teams

  • Self-motivated

  • Self-starter


It is the Bank’s expectation that employees hired into this role will work in the Cary office in accordance with the Bank’s hybrid working model.

The salary range for this position in Cary is $96,000 to $137,600. Actual salaries may be based on a number of factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s skill set, experience, education, work location and other qualifications. Posted salary ranges do not include incentive compensation or any other type of renumeration.

Deutsche Bank provides reasonable accommodations to candidates and employees with a substantiated need based on disability and/or religion.

Deutsche Bank Values & Diversity

We believe talent is found in all cultures, countries, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs, generations, backgrounds, and experiences. We pursue a working environment where everyone can be authentic and feel a sense of belonging. Click here to find out more about our diversity and inclusion efforts.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Click these links to view the following notices: EEO is the Law poster and supplement; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

Learn more about your life at Deutsche Bank through the eyes of our current employees:

Deutsche Bank Benefits

At Deutsche Bank, we recognize that our benefit programs have a profound impact on our colleagues. That’s why we are focused on providing benefits and perks that enable our colleagues to live authenti­cally and be their whole selves, at every stage of life. We provide access to physical, emotional, and financial wellness benefits that allow our colleagues to stay financially secure and strike balance between work and home. Click here to learn more!




Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: EEO is the Law poster and supplement; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.