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Senior Product Owner - FinTech



London, UK
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

About Us

Duco is making waves! Businesses in the digital economy succeed or fail based on their ability to deal with masses of data and complexity quickly and efficiently, and many of the world’s leading companies trust Duco with the management of their complex, mission-critical data. Duco brings together data quality, reconciliation, data prep and management in one agile, cloud-based platform.

Headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Boston, Wroclaw, Singapore, and Antwerp. Duco serves clients across the globe. Our customers include over 15 of the largest global international banks as well as brokers, exchanges, asset managers, hedge funds, administrators, service providers, and corporates.

About The Role
At Duco, we want to make managing mission-critical data easy.

We are looking for a Product Owner to join our team and help push our innovation agenda forward. Your job will be to build great software together with our engineering teams, deliver on our product strategy around data automation, and bring values to our clients mainly in financial services.

Product Owners at Duco are an integral part of our cross functional product engineering teams. By representing our customers, you will help ensure that our teams build the best products that solve their problems and create the most value for Duco.

What you will be working on:

  • Translating product goals and business requirements into well-defined user stories and specifications so they are clearly understood
  • Leading cooperation with engineers in your squads to implement and deliver
  • Driving the cross-functional effort to ensure top-quality delivery
  • Maximizing the value of delivered features and solutions
  • Working closely with product managers to understand and execute product strategy
  • Defining, prioritizing, and managing product backlogs together with product managers and engineering team leaders, balancing between different objectives, and making trade-off decisions to ensure goals and strategy are delivered
  • Engaging with our customers and end users to understand their business needs and help them understand how Duco solves their problems
  • Conducting research and business analysis on high-level requirements to ensure that features delivered fit client requirements and are well adapted
  • Providing insight, guidance, and best practices to stakeholders across the company
  • Playing an advisor role for our sales and account management team to explain how our products solve our client's problems

Ideally, you will have

  • 7+ years of experience working with software engineering teams in roles such as engineer, product owner, and business analyst.
  • Track record of delivering enterprise software to internal or external customers
  • Extensive experience in incorporating user needs, business needs, and technical inputs into the solution design and product development process
  • Experience in a financial services sector Understanding of capital markets operations such as transaction lifecycle management
  • Understanding of levels of standards expected in enterprise software, such as requirements about an audit, compliance, governance, and monitoring.
  • Well-versed in various Agile methodologies
  • Experienced in direct customer engagement
  • An excellent communicator who can unite people behind an idea or task (English C2 level)
  • Passion about providing the best solution to customers to solve their problems and make their lives easier
  • Product experience working within an enterprise SaaS environment is a huge plus
  • Previous engineering (development or testing) experience is a plus

Our benefits

  • An attractive market standard salary aligned with your skills and experience. Reviewed annually
  • A success-sharing bonus scheme, so we recognise and reward your effort/
  • Healthcare cashback scheme and private medical insurance
  • Death in service cover of 4 x annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme, for extra support outside of work
  • £300 annual allowance to make your home working environment comfortable
  • Unlimited annual holiday, because we trust our people to manage their own time off
  • Flexibility around working hours, as long as you’re delivering what’s needed
  • Flexible working policy, including work from home opportunities
  • Opportunity to work abroad for up to 6 weeks per country per year
  • Enhanced family leave provisions
  • Personal learning and development opportunities (annual dedicated budget)
  • Referral bonus if we hire someone great who you’ve recommended to us
  • An Employee Equity Purchase Scheme, so you have a personal investment in the success of the company
  • Employee of the Month and Employee of the Year awards
  • 4 Volunteering days off that can be used flexibly based on the employee’s choice of initiative
  • Salary Sacrifice Schemes - Cycle to Work, Tech Scheme

Want to do a little more research before you apply?

Head over to our Glassdoor page to learn about our benefits, culture and to find out what our team think about life at Duco. You can also find out more about us on LinkedIn


Because we are committed to inclusivity, we strive to provide equitable opportunities for everyone. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know at Include your contact information, the role you're applying for, and how we can accommodate you.

During the interview process and after hire, Duco does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender or gender expression, sexual orientation, marital or pregnancy status, national origin, age, disability, religion or creed, socioeconomic background or status, size, or any other protected characteristic