Product Owner

We are looking for a Product Owner! If you are an experienced professional with a clear interest in business and technology and a passion for delivering amazing products, this role is for you! You’ll join our team of skilled and forward-thinking individuals striving toward achieving the company’s goals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create a product roadmap in collaboration with business stakeholders
  • Be responsible for planning iteration, managing backlog, and creating user stories
  • Specify epic and user story requirements and criteria for accepting technical and non-technical requirements
  • Lead business review sessions and user acceptance testing sessions to ensure the compliance of product design with the requirements and be responsible for final approval of features before acceptance into production
  • Ensure that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, showing the sequential working stages for the Scrum Team 
  • Create and groom product backlog, agree internally with business stakeholders and make sure visibility is provided within teams
  • Ensure the Development Team fully understands the items in the Product Backlog at the required level
  • Drive roadmap planning, while properly assessing impact and conducting effective discovery to maximize product and feature success
  • Work with the engineers, data scientists, and cross-functionally with other teams to identify growth opportunities
  • Measure the impact of work, monitor and report, identify and communicate any risks or concerns
  • Collaborate with the Product Manager in evaluating needs, specifying requirements and obtaining leadership buy-in
  • Work with the Quality Assurance team to assess product problems/bugs and brainstorm solutions with the development team
  • Collaborate with senior UX/UI designers in developing wireframes, mockups and interactive prototypes at all levels of fidelity across the design process
  • Stay current on the best Agile practices and trends

Technical Qualifications

  • Must have good knowledge of CustDev techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of Agile practices, techniques for managing the product backlog (story slicing, story mapping) and metrics (burndown metrics, cycle time, lead time, velocity)
  • Experience in creating epics and user stories, and following up with the development process through user story acceptance
  • Highly responsible with the ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines in an Agile environment
  • Must have a good business sense in an Agile environment who knows how to act on different levels both tactically and strategically
  • Proficient in performing product-oriented quantitative and statistical analysis
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate about the results of analyses
  • Strong analytical, technical teamwork, communications, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly fluency in both verbal and written English
  • High-level understanding of IT fundamentals
  • Familiarity with SaaS business models and/or UX

Non-Technical Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical skills complemented by an ability to gather, handle and analyze huge amounts of data with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Effectively communicate with senior management to improve performance through feedback
  • Ability to promote a self-management and collaborative team environment with the commitment to meet goals and objectives
  • Ability to efficiently adapt to changes, delays, and unexpected events
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational, time-management, and result-oriented leadership skills

Education and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field;
  • 4+ years of working experience as an Agile Product Owner in an IT company
  • Previous experience with Startup or creating a product from ground zero
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Yerevan

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