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Digital Product Owner in Toronto at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  960913

Digital Product Owner

The Digital Experience Activation team at is looking for a digital product owner to lead a project to make a number of our websites more accessible. In this role you will be responsible for the migration of multiple public websites to be 100% AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) compliant.


  • Develop the roadmap for the migration of multiple websites across Canadian Division
  • Manage day-to-day activities to ensure project deliverables and timelines are met
  • Engage day-to-day with the scrum teams writing and clarifying user stories, participating in sprint planning and reviews, backlog, and prioritization
  • Work with a team of content publisher, user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) designers
  • Manage, create/maintain a detailed prioritized product backlog, using agile methodology
  • Work with engineering and design teams to determine feasible technical solutions and reasonable implementation timelines
  • Engage with analytics teams to ensure websites are properly tagged
  • Manage engagement with stakeholders and effectively communicate project updates and releases   


Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in digital technology and/or web experience
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of  the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and guidelines on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Strong problem-solving, organization and project management skills
  • Strong relationship development and management skills
  • Experience with Adobe Experience Manager or enterprise content management systems
  • Experience working with a component-based WCMS framework
  • An understanding of the discipline of user experience design (UxD) and its fundamental principles
  • Experience working with a pattern library or other UX design framework in conjunction with the UX team
  • Ability to perform well under tight deadlines
  • Outside-the-box problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at different levels in the organizations
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Fluent in French and English

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178