Junior Product Owner

Recruiter
Recruitment Genius
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join award winning mobile app and digitalsolutions agency based in Edinburgh city centre. With a team of 30+mobile specialists, developing native and Xamarin based mobile productsalong with web based backend systems for enterprise clients internationally. Product Owners are responsible for working with Senior Product Owners,development teams and their clients to help define and deliver theirproduct solutions, from early stage research and market analysis throughto development, delivery and iteration. Early on, focus will be placedon in-development and maintenance projects, with the aim of expandinginto the sales, pitch and specification process as you learn more aboutproduct at the company. Their teams are self-driven, self-organising and empowered to makechanges to their processes to best achieve their goals. You will becomean integral part of that process, working with their PMs to help steerthe ship through both good and bad weather. They have a fantastic open plan modern office with Herman Millerchairs, the latest Apple kit, offer 32 days paid holiday per year,catered lunches, team meetings, all the free coffee, soft drinks, cerealand fruit you can manage! What you'll be doing: - Working within an agile development methodology. - Collaborating with senior POs to learn about and feedback on theirspecification and delivery process. - Help ensure delivery teams have all the product information that theyneed to develop a feature or scope a project. - Learn to define and monitor the metrics which drive the success ofthe product and guide feature development. - Develop your prioritisation abilities by learning to balance theneeds of the client, the company and your development team. - Facilitating decision-making and product discussions, both internallyand externally. - Manage the backlogs for projects that are in active development orhave entered a maintenance phase. - JIRA wrangling; breakdown and prioritise your team's tickets,documenting behaviour and dependencies. - Working with cross-functional teams to split work into small,deliverable and testable chunks. - Acceptance criteria: Breaking down the functional requirements for aticket and gathering feedback from your cross-functional team. - Documenting and interrogating product requirements for upcomingprojects alongside stakeholders, with the aid of your team. More about you: - You may have recently moved into a product role. - You may looking to move into a product position after working closelywith a PO in another software development role. - You have previously worked as part of an agile team. - You have some experience on both mobile and web platforms, from asoftware development perspective. - Good technical knowledge is strongly preferred. - You are able to spot potential issues from a significant distance andknow when to change direction or escalate the problem. - You are self-motivated and highly organised. - Agency/consultancy experience would be a plus. - provided by Dice AGILE, APP, JIRA, MOBILE, MOBILE APP

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