Consultant, Product Owner

Lincoln National Corporation   •  

Fort Wayne, IN

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 44 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Requisition #58705

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

The Role

As the Consultant, Product Owner, you will act as a resource to applicable internal/external stakeholders to convey the overall business vision into more complex technical requirements. You will prioritize the product backlog and set quality standards for delivery while ensuring that more complex information technology solutions meet the needs, goals and objectives of the business. You will consult/analyze and deliver on more complex assignments/projects for your assigned area(s) of responsibility to deliver products that achieve business objectives and improve customer satisfaction.


  • Clearly articulates, documents and validates more complex technical requirements.
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders and/or management to gather and support prioritization of more complex product requirements, providing recommendations, as appropriate.
  • Consults and acts as a resource to appropriate internal/external stakeholders to assess and propose solutions to stated business problems.
  • Consults and collaborates with internal and/or external stakeholders to determine more complex technical specifications from business requirements.
  • Consults with internal and/or external stakeholders to determine Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and goals for more complex product offering(s).
  • Develops more complex technical solution requirements for assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Escalates more complex issues/conflicts to management as needed.
  • Gathers more complex requirements for epics and documents story details based on the epics.
  • Manages dependencies in and across sprints and releases.
  • Prioritizes product backlog, and works to ensure that all stakeholders are aligned at each stage of the development lifecycle.
  • Provides a more complex understanding the business and product usage to contribute to the program vision and roadmap development.
  • Provides direction and collaborates effectively with appropriate stakeholders on complex issues and conflicts that impact time, cost, scope, quality and risk of assigned projects.
  • Translates and conveys the overall business vision into more complex technical requirements and tactics for product development.


  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) required


  • 3 - 5+ Years of experience in Business Analysis, Project Management, or a product-related role within a development team that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position. (Required)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. management, peers and colleagues); provide ability to develop collaborative approaches
  • Demonstrates ability to identify and recommend process improvements
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multitask while maintaining strict attention to detail
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style
  • Srong project management skills including critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, meeting deadlines

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.