Product Owner - Growing Software Company
Salary: £45K - £50K per annum
Looking for a Product Owner for a growing software company in Aberdeen.
Started around 10 years ago, they are at about 50 headcount in total and are growing at a phenomenal rate. They aim to hire between 15 to 20 people in the next 3 months and this is largely in the Development space. Currently they operate across an Agile environment, however they are really looking to embed this further, hence the growth in people in this area. They are in fact currently looking for a Product Manager, a couple of Product Owners and an Agile Project Manager - they're not messing around!
They are a software company and they focus on a very specific area of advanced analytics, developing a few different futuristic tools. Over the last few years, they have really started to gain momentum with sales and they operate globally, working alongside a number of very recognisable brands. They are based just outside the city centre (10 minute drive) however are in the process of finding a new office, due to the growth, that will be in the centre of town.
Being one of two or more Product Owners, you will work across multiple Dev teams and will work closely with the business in order to improve the product for the users. You'll collaborate with the Product Manager and be able to determine the business and customer needs. You'll be responsible for extracting feature ideas from epics into user stories and will collaborate with a number of dev teams. You will also work closely alongside the UI and UX teams to design and prototype new products and features and will additionally contribute to the product vision and roadmap.
The client are looking for someone with a strong software background and at least a few years working within a software product environment. You'll be working with multiple and separate dev teams and will have to be comfortable working in a collaborative environment.
Key Skills and Responsibilities:
** Strong background in software product ownership
** Working alongside multi-discipline Dev teams
** Prioritise features and stories
** Maintain team backlog
** Collaborate with UX/UI designers to design and prototype new products and features
** Provide knowledge and understanding of product and feature goals to technology teams while they develop and test to your designs
** Create high-level documentation, working alongside the technical writers
** Defining features and distilling them into requirements, such as epics and user stories, and defining acceptance criteria
** Understanding of BI/data tools (beneficial)
This is an opportunity to join a vastly growing company and you will play a pivotal role in this.
If interested in this opportunity, please apply or call Hamish at Cathcart Associates for a chat.
Product Owner, Product, Agile, Scrum, Software, Data, Analytics, Aberdeen