Principal Product Owner (3424) in Irving, TX at Mr. Cooper

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Job Description

Ready to be a Cooper too? This might just be right up your alley!

We’re here to keep the dream of home ownership alive. Oh, and while we’re at it, we’re determined to change the lending industry itself. It’s simple, but it won’t be easy. And we’ll need a great team behind us. (That’s where you come in.) We want to show the world that transparency, candor and collaboration aren’t just good values. They’re good business. Working here isn’t for people who want to punch a clock. It’s for people who want to punch a hole in the status quo. Come join us. And make a difference instead of just a living.

The Principal Product Manager is the primary technology owner of a product and is a member of the Agile Team. They are responsible for defining Stories and prioritizing the Team Backlog. In addition, they will mentor, lead and motivate other team members.


  • Provides leadership, vision and direction to key business initiatives by integrating processes and information in support of the business mission
  • Consolidate input from multiple channels to solidify detailed feature requirements through user stories, Use cases and/or functional specifications.
  •  Convert large user stories into smaller, detailed user stories that developers, user experience, and quality assurance resources can digest.
  • Coordinate with development /Testing team to deliver enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Work with internal customers to understand issues and enhancement requests.
  • Assists with development and testing phases of projects as needed.
  • Negotiates project plans, time frames and trade-offs with Business Partners understanding the impacts to project
  • Maintain up to date knowledge regarding mortgage industry and technology trends.


  • Strong leadership and communication skills, and a passion for teaching others
  • Excellent understanding of the SDLC and Agile methodologies
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision-making
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, and a passion for teaching others
  • Ability to collaborate well with engineers, designers, and clients
  • Strong Technical Background with an understanding of object oriented development and Data entity relationships
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to summarize and present findings or challenges to all levels of staff and management.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and logical thinking skills.
  • Experienced at prioritizing, organizing and coordinating projects.
  • Moderate skills in writing SQL queries.
  • Detail-oriented and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Self-motivated as well as a strong team player


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Computer Science or related field required.
  • At least 5 years of mortgage banking experience, especially within compliance, operations management, underwriting, or loan origination system administration.
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Product Owner responsible for managing product backlogs.
  • 3 + years as a software systems analyst preferred.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, including product management, legal, development, quality assurance, support, marketing and sales.
  • Excellent understanding of the SDLC and Agile methodologies
  • Experience with Encompass, Mavent, BKFS Lending Space, Compliance Ease is a plus
  • Experienced with working in Visual Studios, Microsoft TFS, Visio, MS office

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United States of America

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Mr. Cooper

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