IRESS Product Owner Jobs in South Africa

IRESS Product Owner Jobs in South Africa

At Iress, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level. From the world’s most established financial brands to new and disruptive players, we help improve every aspect of our clients’ businesses so that they can work better, every day.

Iress is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 1,900 people across Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand and Asia.

The Product Owner will be responsible for ensuring delivery of the Hermes product suite and related products from a development perspective and will be expected to manage the entire product life cycle from strategic and tactical planning to operational activities that ensures the ultimate success of the product.

The candidate will be responsible for enhancing existing products to developing new products for the company.


  • Single person responsible for maximizing the return on investment (ROI) of the agile team.
  • Custodian of the product Backlog, and responsible for prioritising and adjustment of this backlog.
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team.
  • Consolidate bugs and enhancements to drive these through the product.
  • Manage day to day function on product by working closely with operational teams and clients.
  • Keep up to date with
    regulatory changes, maintain relationship with the exchange.
  • Ensure software conformity with the exchange.
  • Engage with the Business owners in terms of product direction, product satisfaction etc.
  • Responsible for documentation, specifications.
  • Provide product updates and roadmap internally.
  • Understand alternative products and the competitive landscape.
  • Understanding, delivering and maximising on ROI.


  • BCom IS/Informatics, BSc Computer Science or similar qualification.
  • Scrum Product Owner Certified.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Financial Markets with an integral understanding of trading.
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles.
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Creative thinker with a vision.
  • Attention to detail / team player / Have good business insight
  • Able to be persistent, confident and assertive.
  • Ability to rapidly adapt to changing climate.
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Global opportunities
  • State-of-the-art offices
  • Casual dress, flexible work policy
  • Access to learning and development programs
    Young, diverse workforce
  • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives
  • Global 36-hour hackathon
  • Pause & Bar area, pool table, table tennis,
  • Friday afternoon drinks
  • Close access to shopping centers
    Active Sports & Social and CSR events
  • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th August, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; IRESS Product Owner Jobs in South Africa

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