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Senior Product Owner

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ENVIRONMENT:

If you fancy yourself a creative visionary, then a multinational company wants you as their next Senior Product Owner. You will work with the Dev & Business teams to deliver exceptional and innovative software solutions to online operations. You will be responsible for product features from concept to EOL. You will require a relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, experience in a similar role, in the gaming industry and having managed multiple product backlogs. Your skillset should include Agile and Jira. If you understand both the engineering and business side of product release while representing end users needs, then apply now!

 

DUTIES:

Take lead of Scrum teams.

Provide vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements.

Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on.

Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product.

Define product vision, road-map and growth opportunities.

Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy.

Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories.

Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI.

Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities.

Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals.

Conduct research and analyse the market, users, and the roadmap for the product.

Follow competitors and the industry.

Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications –

Relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.

 

Experience/Skills –

Previous working experience as a Product Owner.

In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles.

Managing multiple product backlogs.

Experience in the gaming industry.

Jira and similar tool sets.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

Creative thinker with a vision.

Attention to details.

Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership,

Excellent organisational and time management.

Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills.

 

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

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