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OtterBase

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Product Owner. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in driving product development, ensuring alignment with organizational goals, and fostering effective collaboration between various stakeholders.

Key responsibilities include:

1. Product Vision and Strategy

  • Develop and maintain a strategic roadmap that encompasses market trends, thorough competitor analysis, and valuable customer feedback, ensuring the continuous evolution of the product in response to dynamic market conditions.
  • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders to gain insights into organizational goals and translate them into a cohesive product vision that resonates with both internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • Craft a compelling product vision that seamlessly aligns with organizational objectives, acting as a guiding beacon for the development team

2. Stakeholder Collaboration

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to gather and document feature requirements.
  • Ensure clarity in requirements and priorities, fostering understanding between business stakeholders and the development team.
  • Gather and organize feedback from stakeholders to inform product roadmap decisions.
  • Organize and facilitate project status meetings, working sessions, and stakeholder updates.

3. Backlog Management

  • Maintain a well-groomed and prioritized backlog that reflects current business priorities.
  • Collaborate with teams to ensure a clear understanding of backlog items and their context.

4. Release Planning and Execution

  • Collaborate closely with the development team to strategically plan and execute product releases, emphasizing timely delivery of features and enhancements.
  • Coordinate release activities with cross-functional teams, ensuring seamless integration of various components and features.
  • Proactively identify potential risks associated with releases and implement mitigation strategies to safeguard the smooth deployment of products.
  • Work in tandem with stakeholders to define release objectives, milestones, and success criteria, aligning them with overarching product goals.

5. Product Requirements and Quality Assurance

  • Clearly articulate and communicate product requirements, fostering a shared understanding among cross-functional team members.
  • Collaborate closely with quality assurance teams to develop robust test plans, ensuring thorough validation of the product against high-quality standards.
  • Drive the establishment of comprehensive quality benchmarks and metrics to monitor and enhance product performance.

6. Innovation and Continuous Improvement

  • Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in enterprise software development.

SKILLS and EXPERIENCE and QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven experience (4+ years) as a Product Owner in software development-related teams.
  • Strong understanding of agile methodologies, with experience in Scrum or Kanban.
  • Experience with GitLab is a plus.

REF: JOB-27557

Megan Schoenborn

Technical Recruiter

mschoenborn@otterbase.com


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Columbus
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$$80,000 - $$110,000 per hour