Job Overview We are looking for a strong Software / Technical Product Owner to work with our dream team environment in order to deliver best software solutions to our innovative and industry-leading product
We value a product owner as an IT professional responsible for setting, prioritizing, and evaluating the work generated by a software Scrum team in order to ensure impeccable features and functionality of one or more of our platform components within the Innovation,, Engineering and Architecture function. You may be the Product Owner who leads other Product Owners by checking the quality of their requirements and ensuring that their views meet the broader product vision, or you might be the Product Owner who gathers and defines requirements with set definitions of ‘done’ and an acceptance criteria, and create tickets in Jira with the required information.
Responsibilities Key accountability for definition and delivery of robust and scalable platform components based around a discrete domain within our architecture Work hand in glove with ‘business facing’ Product Owners to understand end to end user journeys that deliver business value and assist them in decomposing this into a set of new/enhanced capabilities that are required of a variety of platform components Work with Technology engineers, operations and architects to ensure the non functional requirements and options for significant ‘under the cover’ technical investment are understood in order to drive long term flexibility, maintainability, extensibility and a smooth running operation of the component in production Ensure that the functional and non functional capabilities are appropriated identified, prioritised and delivered maintaining a trade-off between delivering required features for business facing epics and non functional / hygiene factors Create, manage and communicate the short, medium and long term roadmap for your component and ensure alignment to business defined milestones and deliveries Work with the Scrum Master and delivery team(s) assigned to your platform component to break down epics/user stories providing sufficient detail and acceptance criteria, allowing development to commence and all aspects of the feature / capability to be tested in a fully automated manner Ensure your platform component aligns to the agreed non-functional requirements, provides diagnostics and is delivered with a first class ability to rapidly identify, fix and deploy in reaction to production issues Work with Technical Authors to ensure that appropriate documentation is created for the platform component to allow long term maintainability and extensibility; and for all APIs / interfaces to facilitate integration with the component Ensure security and data privacy is embedded by design in all aspects of the component build and run lifecycle Collaborate with other technical product owners or technology functions to ensure all functional and non-functional capabilities required by any stakeholders are appropriately identified, delivered and measured (where appropriate) by the platform as a whole.
Master's degree or equivalent required; ideally in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related discipline At least 5+ years experience as a Technical Product Owner Certified CSM or CSPO Microsoft Certified Dynamics 365 Specialist or equivalent Microsoft Certified Data Analyst Preference given to candidates who have worked on data pipeline projects, with big data technologies (i.e. Apache Airflow, Apache Hadoop & Hive, Apache Hive etc.) Ideally experience from organisation with an agile development ethos, (i.e. SAFe, Scrum etc.) Skilled with online collaboration tools such as Office365, Sketch and the Atlassian toolset (Bonus!) Strong leadership capabilities with the ability to effectively communicate between business leaders and tech talent pool demonstrating stakeholder management and influencing skills Strong understanding of market trends and best practices within technology and technical product management Skilled at defining and prioritising technical product initiatives in a complex architecture Demonstrates and adheres to the values as below; Agile, by moving quickly, adapting to change, reducing complexity wherever possible and being flexible Pioneering, by displaying initiative, not being afraid to take risks and leading by thinking, saying and doing - Ambitious, by constantly driving forward towards success and displaying enthusiasm for the challenges ahead Responsible, by embracing individual and collective responsibility for progress and willingness to be part of the solution Collaborative, by working with their stakeholders and colleagues of all disciplines in a transparently communicative style to deliver the best solutions