Product Owner - Employee Engagement

Government of Canada Ottawa and Gatineau offices, ONTARIO | 8 months
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Job Description

Job Description

Ceridian. Makes Work Life Better™  

This is our promise. Not only for our customers, but our employees as well. 

Ceridian is a cloud company  powered by our people. As an innovative fast-growing global, human capital management (HCM)  technology company, join us as we transform the world of work for millions of employees around the world. Our products help employees be paid on time, apply for promotions, grow their careers, and support their work/life fit. Our solutions and our people work together to help organizations control costs, save time, optimize their workforce, minimize risk, and grow their businesses. We are proud of our many recent accomplishments, which include setting a record in the TSX as the largest tech IPO in Canadian history, and having our leader recognized as a Top CEO by Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards for the third time.

Ceridian has not only invested heavily in cloud software development but in its people as well. Our workplace experience provides employees with empowering programs for career growth and includes diversity/inclusion groups to support every person’s career journey. At Ceridian we not only work hard, but we play hard too. Each office has its own unique Fun at Work experience which includes events such as social hours, team building competitions, and other fun occasions for all employees to enjoy. We believe in giving back to the communities that we live in, by volunteering our time and contributing to our own  charity foundation, Ceridian Cares. We also have a wide-range of flexible benefits to support our people’s work life blend and meet their needs.

We are looking for fun, intelligent, team oriented people who believe in our values: Customer Focus, Transparency, Diligence, Optimism, and Agility.

Find out why Ceridian employees declare Ceridian a Great Place to Work® in 2018, a Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2018, and one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 16th consecutive year!

The Dayforce Talent team is looking for an experienced Product Owner responsible for Employee Engagement on the industry’s next generation Human Capital Management solution. We are offering an opportunity to reinvent Human Capital Management and develop new and innovative solutions that challenge industry perception of what an HCM solution can do.

Reporting to the Product Manager, the Product Owner is responsible for driving the development of new and innovative products that solve complex business problems that organizations face today. Dayforce HCM is a powerful, cloud-based Human Capital Management system that helps organization tackle challenging problems in HR, payroll, benefits, time and attendance, talent management and more. We believe in performance, playing to win and having fun while doing it. If you want to be part of a team where innovation fuels your world and career growth is abundant, choose Ceridian. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing innovator in a technically challenging and rewarding role.

This role can be located in one of the following locations: Atlanta, Minneapolis, Ottawa or Toronto

We are looking for fun, intelligent, team oriented people who want to work in an agile environment and believe in our values: Customer Focus, Transparency, Diligence, Optimism, and Agility.


  • Works with development on a daily basis to ensure product releases are proceeding on schedule and at high quality. Documents product requirements and respond to client ideas in a timely manner. 
  • Conducts release webinars and works with technical writers to ensure that all release announcements and documentation are accurate 
  • Ensures that all org readiness activities are complete by working with internal stakeholders such as support, implementation, sales, marketing, and finance
  • Collaborates with the design and development teams to turn product requirements into reality 
  • Highly organized, disciplined self-starter, capable of working independently or in close collaboration within an agile development team
  • Supports the organization as a subject matter expert (SME) for the product area 
  • Manages the Business Analyst and serves as a mentor 
  • Demonstrates an ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


  • 3+ years of Product Management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree but MBA preferred
  • Employee Engagement domain experience
  • Experience with Agile / SCRUM product development methodologies
  • Thrives when working in a fast-paced, creative, innovative technology environment with a history of results

Ceridian combines the excitement of a startup environment, with the growth opportunities of a large organization. We believe our employees should be happy and healthy, with peace of mind and a sense of fulfillment. We provide our employees with comprehensive benefits for various life circumstances and needs, great opportunities for career development, and a balanced lifestyle to achieve personal and professional success.  

Ceridian is fueled by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace all individuals and what makes them unique. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on award winning projects!

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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