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Product Owner

  • Location London
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH112867

Our Products have always a high technical component to deal with and we are normally engaged at very early stages (ideation or discovery). We ensure that a correct approach is taken from the beginning, helping on the design and execution of the Product by ourselves or in collaboration with other teams.

The opportunity
As a senior member of the team you will help to create, maintain and evolve Product Teams during the design, implementation, testing, deployment and post-release support in an agile development environment. You will also be required to work across teams to facilitate the best environment possible through strong leadership and communication.

  • Taking full ownership of a portfolio of change related to one or more key products across several squads
  • Delivery of the portfolio to time, budget and quality
  • Reporting to senior management at several levels
  • Create and encourage a collaborative environment to service our customer. You'll feel the impact of your work across our organization
  • Participate with Industry leaders on new initiatives during ideation and discovery phases
  • Train the development team on design patterns and performance tuning strategies.
  • Be passionate about making nitty gritty, hands-on improvements
  • Lead and mentor people within the company to improve their career with us. You succeed when your team does!
  • Contribute to Research and Development and propose innovative ideas and technical solutions
  • You have a solid background and success in previous roles managing different team sizes
  • You have a solid background managing products of high visibility
  • You have lead teams to design and implement fast and efficient heterogeneous solutions featuring horizontally scalable technologies using open source technologies
  • You can direct your team's focus to what matters most
  • You can help your team shine while building responsibilities and growing in their roles
  • You have a passion for delivering as much value as you can to your client
  • You have strong technical background and abilities to elaborate technical issues into business decisions.
  • You speak up when you see something that can be done better with appropriate manners and in the right forums

What we're looking for

  • Vast knowledge in agile software development practices (Unit testing, Test driven development or CI/CD)
  • Experience creating self-sufficient teams by encouraging them to take responsibility of their work.
  • Encourage the mindset of continuous improvement to the people you are in charge working with automated build and continuous integration systems Ansible, Chef, Puppet or Jenkins
  • You have attended and lead workshops with Senior Management
  • Experience working in discovery phases where the technical solution is not yet that important but the idea needs to be validated.