Title: Product Owner

Employment Type: Full-time, Exempt, Remote

Reports To: VP of Product

Company Overview


TradePending makes software for car dealerships. We’ve been doing it since 2014, and count over 6,000 dealerships as customers. Related to this position, our Support team has been honored with three Stevie Awards for outstanding customer service.


Working at TradePending

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Our dedicated team is not only passionate about their work but also knows how to have fun. While you’ll face exciting challenges and work hard, our positions come with great benefits and fulfillment for those who excel. If you bring your best self to the table, we promise to do the same.


Job Summary:

We are looking for a Product Owner to play a pivotal role in our Product department. You will guide product development from concept to launch working in an Agile environment. Your role will involve close collaboration with cross-functional teams to align product vision with customer needs and company goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Backlog Management: Develop, groom and maintain the team backlog with clear documentation and articulation of product features and user stories. Prioritize backlog items based on customer value, market insights and strategic objectives.
  • Agile Framework Adherence: Actively participate in Agile ceremonies, including Sprint Planning, Daily Standups, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives. Collaborate with Scrum Masters, development teams and stakeholders to ensure a cohesive product strategy.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Serve as the primary liaison between the development team and stakeholders. Communicate product vision, goals and progress to internal teams and external clients. Incorporate stakeholder feedback into product development.
  • Team Leadership: Guide and mentor team members on adoption and adherence of Agile framework. Promote an environment of Agile best practices and continuous improvement.
  • Market and Customer Insight: Analyze market trends, customer feedback and competitive landscape to inform product decisions. Ensure our solutions meet industry standards and customer expectations.
  • Quality Assurance: Collaborate with QA teams to ensure product features meet quality standards and provide customer value.
  • User Acceptance: Own the planning and execution of User Acceptance Testing (UAT) as part of release management.
  • Release Notes: Own the documentation and distribution of internal product release notes and ensure that they are accurate and complete.
  • Strategic Planning: Contribute to product roadmaps, aligning with the company’s long-term goals and market opportunities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a product owner role.
  • Strong understanding and experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and collaboration skills.
  • Proven ability in managing product backlogs and task prioritization.
  • Experience in stakeholder management and cross-functional collaboration.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with a customer-focused mindset.
  • Automotive industry experience is not required but is considered a plus.

Please email resumes to careers@tradepending.com


  • TradePending provides equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other category protected by law.
  • TradePending participates in E-Verify.
  • TradePending does not accept responsibility for unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

Background Check Disclosure:

As part of our standard hiring process, TradePending may conduct a background check on all final candidates for this position. The background check may encompass but is not limited to, verification of education, employment history, criminal records, and other relevant information.

By applying for this position, you consent to the Company conducting a background check as part of the selection process. The results of the background check may be considered in the final hiring decision.

The Company is committed to compliance with all applicable laws and regulations regarding background checks. If the results of the background check are unsatisfactory or if you fail to provide necessary information or authorizations, your candidacy for the position may be reconsidered.

If a background check is required for this position, you will be provided with a separate authorization form for your consent. Any information obtained will be treated confidentially and used solely for employment-related purposes.

Should you have any questions or concerns about the background check process, please contact the Human Resources department.

Employer’s Rights:

  •    This job description does not list all the duties of the job. Employees may be asked by their supervisors or managers to perform other duties.  Employees will be evaluated in part based on their performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The Company has the right to revise this job description at any time.