We are seeking a talented and hungry Product Owner to join one of the UK's most exciting start-ups changing the live sports experience for 1bn sports fans. If you love having fun with Jira and building world class tech / apps your next career challenge awaits. Any interest in sports, gaming, video would be a bonus.
Product Owner – Remote – ESports Tech
Remote with London Basecamp for periodoc meet-ups
Plus Great Benefits Package inc Stock Options
Flat Hierarchy – Very cool and accomplished leadership team
**Sport Technology Awards 2021 – 3x Finalists – Best Digital Tech, Best Fan Engagement (Winner) & Best Esports**
Who we are:
We are world leaders in next generation sports fan engagement and gamification. Used by top-tier partners, including FIFA, Ata Football, Dreamhack/ ESL, across sports and esports broadcast, tournaments and platforms, Sport Buff delivers real-time fan engagement (from AI data analysis and pro curators) over the top of sports video and action – live, archive, highlights, social – on every partner platform. Sport Buff is bringing the next level of fan participation in sports data.
The Product Owner Role:
We are looking for an experienced Product Owner to join us on our journey of changing the live sports experience for 1bn sports fans.
We are a highly focused team, building a fantastic product using lean product approach – and a lot of user testing and data!
Product Owner Responsibilities:
+ Take the lead of scrum teams
+ Provide vision and direction to the 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
+ Lead the planning product release plans and set the expectation for delivery of new functionalities
+ Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
+ Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
+ Previous working experience as a Product Owner for 2+ years
+ Experienced with Jira
+ MA in Computer Science, Engineering or similar relevant field
+ In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
+ Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
+ Excellent organizational and time management skills
+ Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
+ Attention to details
What you can expect from us
+ Working directly with some of the greatest sports brands in the world
+ Work in an exciting fast paced tech start up environment
+ Working with sports and esports!
+ You have direct access to senior team members (CEO, CTO, VPs etc)
+ A hugely passionate team who will support you all along the way
+ Working with some of the latest technology creating a new experience for the public
+ A fantastic learning experience, with long term potential from being one of the first hires in what will become a significant team and product
+ Being part of something very special as we change the way sports fans engage with content
+ Employee stock
You will be a key person in the team and company, and you will actually own some of the company you are building (with the employee equity scheme). Being part of this business at this stage gives you power to shape the business for the future, not just the product but the culture and team too.
We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or status.
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.