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Product Owner – Platform New

385/1361/93214

$90,000 - $110,000 Per Annum

FULLY REMOTE ANYWHERE IN EUROPE

FinTech,IT/Technical,Product Management

Permanent | Full Time

ASAP

04/08/2022

Not specified

Product Owner – Platform

 Technical Product owner , Scrum , Cloud Native, AWS, GCP

Job scope

Our client is a global fintech with a cutting-edge product.

This is a fully remote role offering flexible working.

As a result of growth, they are seeking a technical Product Owner for the Platform Engineering team

This team is responsible for building, managing, operating and improving a self service internal developer platform and all its features and components.

This is a great opportunity if you want to create  great developer experiences and you are  interested in cloud computing, latest trends in software development and cloud technologies. As a Product Owner of  Platform, you will spend a lot of time with engineers, developers and tech leads to understand  their pain points and improve the platform.

You will also lead new initiatives that will include creating new platform features and improving existing ones by listening to feedback from developers.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing the internal developer platform so that it decreases the overall feature time to market while maintaining quality and security
  • Increasing developer adoption of platform new features by helping onboarding development teams to reap the benefits of newest stacks, tools and ways of working

 

Vision

  • Own the roadmap of the Platform Engineering team;
  • Discover developer needs and pain points;
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and technical leads through visioning, execution and implementation of new technologies and tools;
  • Improve the daily life of developers by automating processes, improving technology and daily coding experience;
  • Assess opportunities for improvement, understand behaviour and test hypotheses using data analysis and discovery;

Backlog

  • Work closely with developers and other stakeholders to understand what initiatives give the highest ROI
  • Plan and prioritize initiatives backlog and development for the product;
  • Set Sprint goals, track, and report on sprint progress.

Oversee and manage development stages

  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of  specified and refined requirements to work on;
  • Remove or mitigate impediments to the team progress;
  • Represent and serve as the point of contact between subject matter experts and other stakeholders. Ensure the successful completion of Releases and Sprint Goals;

Evaluate progress

  • Monitor the platforms’ performance, proactively identify process bottlenecks and lead initiatives to resolve discrepancies or other issues when identified, track and report issues through to resolution;
  • Recommend and execute operational improvements, work with appropriate functional areas to create a better developer experience;
  • Lead the planning process, release plans, and set the expectation for the delivery of new features and capabilities.

Research

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current and emerging topics in software development and cloud native technologies, DevOps, GitOps etc;
  • Be up-to-date with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends

Requirements

  • Previous working experience as a Product Owner for 3+ years;
  • Working experience with developing technical products i.e. developing SDKs, APIs, open source technologies, cloud services etc
  • Comprehensive knowledge of technical systems and architecture principles;
  • Experience delivering  market-leading products;
  • Solid organizational skills, attention to detail, and proven ability to manage multiple  initiatives and priorities with competing timelines;
  • Team-oriented and demonstrated willingness to roll up sleeves and get stuck in

Nice to have:

  • Experience with public cloud providers i.e Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud
  • Knowledge of modern cloud native architectures
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner or Certified Scrum Master qualification is a plus;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, experience driving product and business decisions;
  • Experience working in the crypto space is a plus.