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Product Owner

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Role area:
Technology
Contract type:
Full Time
Location:
Cluj - Napoca
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Role Summary

We are looking for an exceptional Product Owner to deliver game-changing improvements for Paddy Power Betfair’s customers and business. Reporting to a Customer Engagement Product Delivery Manager, you will bridge technical and business worlds as you continually deliver improvements and innovative features within our back end platform. You have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive product development at great speed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understands product/commercial needs and how these are translated into functional and technical requirements
  • Leads requirements gathering effort based on stakeholders input
  • Is accountable for the timely availability and accuracy of requirements for projects, ensuring the engineering teams can develop software as efficiently as possible
  • Is responsible for writing user stories with acceptance criteria, grooming and prioritizing backlogs, producing release plans and communications, running show and tells and tracking benefits realization
  • Attends all scrum ceremonies
  • Performs change management through product backlogs as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Consistently communicates with stakeholders and keeps them informed of the status of requirements development
  • Understands and balances commercial needs against technical requirements and capabilities
  • Understands the dependencies between technology components and how they combine to deliver solutions to the end consumer and to the business
  • Manages cross-team dependencies
  • Ensures that all solutions meet company-wide, ‘hygiene’ requirements in terms of non-functional performance, security, compliance, social responsibility

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, drive for simplicity and clarity
  • Knowledge of techniques for requirements elicitation and specification
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management
  • Ability to understand technical architecture at a high level
  • Experience with working in Agile/Scrum
  • Google Analytics is a plus