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Senior Product Owner

Product Management

Funambol is the leading personal cloud solution used by mobile operators, device manufacturers, service providers and software companies around the world.

Are you an experienced Product Owner looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to further advance your skills and career while working on a successful consumer-facing product deployed for millions of users across the globe?

If you are a highly-motivated individual with a genuine interest in technology and a passion to deliver cutting-edge products that exceed user and business expectations, we have the perfect job for you!

You will be responsible for producing technology solutions from concept to delivery that satisfy customer needs in alignment with our overall business strategy. You will be a critical member of our product organization and will help the teams to identify actionable goals with an agile mindset.

Responsibilities

  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to define and prioritize product direction
  • Prioritize all work for the team in the form of an ordered, frequently refined product backlog
  • Align with Scrum teams to manage dependencies and ensure consistency and integrity of the complete solution
  • Maintain a balance of strategic planning with tactical activities and be the single point of contact for the team
  • Produce user stories and collaborate with team members to ensure accuracy and feasibility
  • Clearly communicate the backlog, and sprint goals, for the scrum team and management
  • Collaborate with the Scrum team to run successful sprint planning sessions, as well as sprint reviews and retrospectives
  • Maintain the functional quality of the work being delivered by setting and evaluating expectations and acceptance criteria
  • Responsible for prioritizing defects for the team to work on.
  • Work closely with product management on business opportunities/problems and translate them into a meaningful team backlog
  • Facilitate hiring world class team members and assist in establishing highly productive Scrum teams
  • Influence future product/program direction
  • Maintain transparency and foster teamwork

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a product owner at a establish software company
  • Strong knowledge and experience in agile development practices methodologies and tools, specifically, Scrum
  • Strong organizational skills, with demonstrated ability to set priorities based on alignment with business goals and strategic direction, define timelines and deliver to commitments
  • Direct hands on experience with writing user stories, refining product backlogs and coordinating/prioritizing conflicting requirements in a fast paced environment.
  • Outstanding technical and non-technical communication and presentation skills
  • Experience delivering software in a complex, distributed environment
  • Ability to thoroughly understand complex business and technical issues and influence decision making at all levels of the organization without formal reporting structure authority
  • Strong interpersonal skills and success working with geographically dispersed teams
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Jira, or other agile management software

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical background - A degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Background or experience in one or more of the following: mobile apps, cloud software, consumer-facing applications, telco services/applications

Additional Information

The position is based in Pavia, Milan area (Italy). It is not mandatory to be in the office every day, but this is not a fully remote position. Please send us your resume at jobs@funambol.com. No phone calls or agencies, please.