Product Owner (SaaS development)

Job Overview

Job Title: Product Owner (SaaS Development)

Location: Dublin

Salary: Negotiable

Duration: Permanent

FRS are partnering up with one of their clients, a software company based in North West Dublin. We are looking to recruit a Product Owner who has software (SaaS preferably) development experience. Having experience in a medical / healthcare environment would be a distinct advantage.

What You'll Be Doing?:

  • Provide vision and direction to the Agile team and stakeholders
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog 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
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • 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
  • Research and analyse market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
  • Follow our competitors and the industry
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • To be the key liaison between Customer and Development team;
  • Work with the Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Scrum Teams, and our Professional Services Team to deliver projects of high quality with a smooth transition from development to live;
  • To visit Customer sites and work with Customers and market experts to further develop and deliver top quality solutions to our customers worldwide;
  • Handover and train our PSD team and customers in the new functionality developed by the team. Go on-site where necessary especially at the early stages of the delivery of new features;
  • Documentation of features.

Minimum Skills / Experience Required:

  • Degree / MA in IT / Computer Science or relevant equivalent qualification
  • 2+ years of Agile product owner and/or business analysis experience delivering successful products
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Evidence of previous management in innovation in the software space
  • Balance of technical knowledge and business acumen
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-location, multi-cultural and multi-time zone team
  • Effective escalation skills

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