Product Owner

Braendler Engineering
Covent Garden
From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The CompanyAt Braendler Engineering we believe AI, machine learning and block-chain technologies - working hand in hand with talented analysts - will build a smarter, greener future. Founded in 2005, Braendler Engineering has grown from a team of 6 Engineers in Australia to a team of 35+ in multiple locations around Europe, and will be opening an office in London in November 2017. We provide engineering and consulting services for clients operating or manufacturing large-scale green energy infrastructures. Our ground-breaking visual inspection and defect analysis services, together with image management and reporting software, has created our powerful Hermes Online asset management platform. Our clients can access all images of their assets, obtain a clear picture of its condition and identify necessary maintenance steps, whilst referencing all relevant historical data inside one platform across numerous sites.

We love solving problems efficiently, cleverly and simply.

Why join us?We are a multicultural company in England, Denmark, Serbia and Lithuania and we work in long term strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 companies. Our software is widely used with our clients using our systems to bring together people and data in intuitive ways, and using advanced tools including machine learning analysis.

Fundamental to our success is our philosophy of team fit. Our team members work hard, tend to have fun and are valued as intelligent, innovative and creative people. We are passionate about our business and are looking for people who share our approach. We protect and uphold our culture of mutual respect, transparency and openness between staff and management. Being the right person is as important to us as having the right skills.

The roleIn your position as Product Owner you will be responsible for the product’s success. You will build and maintain relationship with stakeholders, will be working closely with development team to communicate product vision effectively. You will be doing more than process information – you’ll have to discover those hidden needs that client hasn’t even imagined.

As an ambassador to the company, your role is accountable for managing and coordinating distributed resources and processes to deliver complex services and products, while participating in defining the strategy for the product development team by driving initiatives that deliver on Braendler Engineering vision.

  • Leadership with fantastic organizational skills;
  • Strong communication skills both within core team and with stakeholders;
  • Ability to create and communicate the vision, strategy and roadmap and to lead product development;
  • Experience in working with development team;
  • Understanding of detailed UX design, able to Map UX workflows;
  • Ability to facilitate internal and external workshops;
  • Experience using Agile/ Scrum project management methodologies;
  • Familiarity with JIRA and related Atlassian technology;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Able to visualize ideas;
  • Enjoys to travel;
  • Technical work experience (desirable, not essential).
  • Have a clear vision for the customer products and participate in creating the product strategy;
  • Participate in visits to clients to gather feedback and to provide product details;
  • Provide alignment of features to satisfy dependencies and synergies among them;
  • Clearly expressing Product Backlog items;
  • Prioritizing according to business value;
  • Using feedback from stakeholders in each iteration to redefine the business value more accurately;
  • Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all;
  • Collaborate with Development Team and stakeholders to discard from product backlog the product items not providing value;
  • Continuously grooming the backlog to ensure it is up to date;
  • Making sure that there is a backlog ready with properly sized stories for at least the next few sprints;
  • Gather requirements and constraints from stakeholders;
  • Define release objectives;
  • Translate business needs/objectives into specific stories and related acceptance criteria.
  • Participate on all refinement, retrospective and review meetings.

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