Product Owner

CAST AI Baltic
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Job Overview:

CAST.AI is reinventing the way software developers and companies are deploying and managing their infrastructure in the cloud. We are creating a future where applications will be hosted on and traveled between multiple cloud environments. We are looking for a dedicated Product Owner to be the point person in our scrum team. The Product Owner will be responsible for defining the product vision and managing the product development process.

As a Product Owner, you should have the ability to plan and manage the development product from start to finish. Ultimately, a top-notch Product Owner will be detail-oriented, and have excellent organisational, leadership, and communication skills.

Responsibilities for Product Owner:

  • Strategising and presenting ideas to stakeholders;
  • Defining product features according to customer needs;
  • Acting as the main point of contact between teams and stakeholders;
  • Managing and prioritising product backlog items;
  • Assisting the scrum/product development team to meet the objectives of each sprint;
  • Adjusting and improving each iteration of the product before release;
  • Identifying areas of improvement;
  • Keeping customers and stakeholders informed of the status of the product.

Qualifications for Product Owner:

  • Engineering background preferred, as CAST has a very technical product domain;
  • Kubernetes and Container experience nice to have;
  • Education: Information Technology, Computer Science or similar;
  • Experience with inbound product management role:
  • Gathering requirements from stakeholders;
  • Translating requirements into engineering tasks;
  • Calculating and maintaining team velocity;
  • Helping to define roadmap priorities;
  • Tracking roadmap progress.
  • Writing skills are extremely important in this role. One must be able to communicate product features and new services through well understood formats such as PR / FAQ or other narrative format that describes the feature / product vision and desired customer experience;
  • Critical thinking skills from first principles, tightly coupled with writing ability;
  • Ability to work constructively in a matrix organisation where stakeholders will come from all facets of the business (marketing, finance, customer success, sales, engineering);
  • Ability to balance engineering / operations / technical debt requirements with customer facing features;
  • Ability to communicate with customers directly, strong spoken English skills are required.

Contacts to apply:

Deadline for Applications: January 20, 2021