Technical Product Owner

Employer: Aurachain
Domain:
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: peste 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Updated at: 28.01.2021
    Short company description

    Aurachain Romania began its journey around 14 years ago, launching into the enterprise software market with a product focused on business process automation. During this time, we have successfully delivered well over 100 process governance client solutions across 15 countries in Europe, Australia and the Gulf. We have also been recognized as a global award-winning leader and innovator in the enterprise software space.

    Requirements

    REQUIRED SKILLS

    Education:

    University degree – bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant industry related experience.
    Professional knowledge and experience
    Required:

    5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst or 5+ years of Entrepreneurship experience in the tech industry.
    English C level – Proficient user (speaking & writing).
    Experience in a development role (front-end developer, back-end developer or full-stack).
    Excellent comprehension of how the front-end and the back-end interact in software architectures that separates these concerns.
    Knowledge of what APIs are and how they are used in software development.
    Understanding of relational and non-relational database structures.
    Great to have:

    Understanding of business process modeling using BPMN and UML notations.
    Previous experience in delivering configurable platform-based enterprise solutions across various business domains.
    Deep understanding of the Agile methodologies, with complex experience in applying them.
    Competencies required:

    Detail-oriented, enthusiastic, self-starter with ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
    Demonstrates strong analytical skills and develops solutions to problems independently and through facilitated team discussions.
    Structures his/her work in an organized fashion, setting efficient routines and following the team’s processes.
    Creative thinker, able to innovate to keep the initiatives moving.
    Strategic thinker, able to understand the bigger picture and prioritize accordingly.
    Dynamic communication skills – both written & verbal with ability to speak to members at any level of an organization.
    Adaptable to multi-client work environments.
    Soft-skills for developing good relationships with team-members, stakeholders and customers.
    Able to work in cross-functional teams to align and deliver on a common goal.
    Understand how discovery methodologies work (user story mapping, slicing of minimum viable product scope, etc.).
    Leadership, organizational and time-management skills.
    Understand and translate customers’ business challenges and needs into a solution-oriented discussion.
    Prioritizes workload, meets deadlines and manages competing priorities.
    Proven ability to quickly learn new technologies and clearly communicate their value proposition.
    Passionate about Blockchain and new technologies.

    Responsibilities

    Represent and promote the client’s perspective during internal ideation sessions.
    Act as an ambassador for the product internally and externally and as the primary contact for queries related to the product.
    Work with internal and external stakeholders to analyze the customer’s problem or improvement opportunities.
    Own the product roadmap and consistently ensure that it is aligned with the product’s vision, strategy and goals.
    Have a clear vision of where the product is heading and where it needs to go.
    Organize and moderate workshops or meetings to flush out information relevant to the product-development phase currently under work.
    Delineate the scope for new features and compose backlog items – epics, stories, documentation) that serves as objectives for software development teams.
    Collaborate closely with stakeholders during the customer problem definition and solution conceptualization phases of product development.
    Compose and manage an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for development.
    Develop sufficiently detailed specifications and hold repeated alignment meetings for increasing clarity for the development teams.
    Help the development team understand the user’s problems, business needs and proposed solution.
    Solve product related problems by making researched and informed business decisions.
    Review and ensure that the UX / engineering teams deliver a solution which checks all the previously established business acceptance criteria.
    Be accountable for the delivered product.
    Measure and assess value of stories, epics and initiatives to ensure that work stays focused on the opportunities with the most impact on customers and users.
    Act as a leader by driving new product initiatives from inception to completion.
    Represent the Product team in front of stakeholders, clients or users.
    Keep close contact with product management and senior management to ensure that new product features respect the company’s strategy and portfolio.
    Follow Agile practices and dutifully utilize the company’s collaboration tools to ensure visibility across all the involved teams.
    Research, study and analyze the market to generate informed recommendations of how to improve the product.
    Keep an open stance towards competitors in the industry.

    Other info

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