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Technical product owner

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Hilversum
English

Description:

  • Collaborate with, interpret and act as the voice of the customer for a single team
  • Work with Product Management to define the product, ensure it is integrated into the Program and communicate the vision to the Agile Team
  • Contribute to the Product Roadmap, highlight risks and dependencies
  • Own, maintain and prioritize their team's product backlog; facilitate feature mapping, break features into stories, define acceptance criteria, ensure capacity for enablers and defects
  • Ensure team has the full context and understanding of customers and business environment to create valuable solutions
  • Ensure the readiness of the work, accept or reject work results, and that the work is aligned to the Product Roadmap
  • Prioritize and make trade-offs based on understanding of strategies, budget, epics, enabler requirements, defects, dependent teams, goals and the value features and stories bring to customers and the business
  • Assist in removing roadblocks for the Agile Team
  • Be the final decision maker for prioritization of the team's work
  • Work with the Agile team to ensure all stories are supported, clear, and delivered in high quality
  • Understand how features are performing, the level of customer satisfaction, and provide suggestions for improvements

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years relative work experience with Bachelor's degree
  • Experience working with Agile teams
  • Experience working with Merchandising/ Retail systems and teams
  • Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools, JIRA & Confluence
  • Familiarity or experience with agile methodologies such as Scrum, LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming
  • In-depth understanding of the Agile principles and methodologies and how they are applied in the workplace
  • Able to solve complex problems and take a new perspective on existing solutions
  • Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others
  • Sufficient understanding of technology systems and the ecosystem the team works in to help team in overcoming roadblocks
  • Experience collaborating and managing relationships with business partners
  • Effective team dynamics, conflict resolution, mentoring, and servant leadership skills
  • Strong facilitation skills within team
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally

 

  • Experience resolving issues with higher levels of management
  • Able to lead cross-functional work
  • Able to respond to and prioritize changing demands
  • Strong understanding of Product subject matter
About the company:

My client’s Digital Engineering Team needs a strong Product Owner with experience working in an agile environment, who will represent the voice of both the customer and Product Management vision to the teams. As a Product Owner you will be working closely with Product Management, stakeholders, and architects in collaboration to define and prioritize features and stories to ensure alignment with customer and program needs.