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Liam O’Neill

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Product Owner

  • £50000.00 - £55000.00
  • Oxford, Permanent
  • Date posted: 11th February 2020

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Digital Gurus are seeking a highly motivated and talented Product Owner to join our industry leading software clients based in Reading city centre.

You will drive the development team and liaise with product management to create exciting new products. My client are an expanding company with blue-chip backing, producing multiple online products which offer different solutions to the automotive market and their customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Elicit and capture requirements from the product management team, customers and internal stakeholders
  • Participate in high level inter departmental project planning and prioritisation
  • Elaborate requirements into features, epics, user stories with appropriate descriptions and detail
  • Ability to define MVP (minimum viable product) and manage phases and releases
  • Be an advocate of AGILE principles
  • Ensure the development team deliver items to an agreed understanding of DONE that meets the expectation of quality, security and functionality
  • Prioritise work for planning in sprints
  • Participate in SCRUM meetings: stand-up, planning, review and retrospectives
  • Review work as it is being produced to give more guidance, greater definition, resolve product related questions where needed and confirm suitability
  • Sign off final deliveries on a feature and user story level
  • Follow the company policies and procedures, and provide guidance and advice on their development and maintenance
  • Perform any other task as required for product development

Essential Skills & Requirements:

  • Experience of working in a SCRUM team and following an AGILE process (4 yrs.)
  • Experience of performing task of a SCRUM product owner
  • Excellent problem solving (root cause identification, risk analysis)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to write concise specifications
  • Use of a ticket tracking tool e.g. Jira, Visual Studio
  • Understanding of Web technology (HTML, JavaScript, CSS) and digital platforms in general
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • Ability to visualise and describe complex work-flows and user flows
  • Ability to prioritise and group features
  • Ability to work with UI/UX resources to develop wireframes and mock-ups
  • Technical degree (computing, software, engineering) 2.2 or higher
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Good maths skills (GCSE level minimum, ideal A level to good standard)

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of the automotive and garage management sector
  • Knowledge and experience of the software life-cycle and development process
  • C# programming
  • Mobile platform experience
  • Certified SCRUM Product Owner

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