Product Owner

Product Owner
Middlesbrough


Amplify Your Experience


Amplience dramatically simplifies how clients plan, create, manage, and deliver content. With a modern API-first approach, the Amplience solution can unleash the creativity and productivity of content and technology teams. Amplience serves more than 200 of the world’s leading retailers including Otto.de, Crate and Barrel, Boohoo, Mulberry, Shop Direct, and TUMI.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing digital business playing a key role in supporting the platform and working with a talented team. As a Product Owner you will be responsible for representing the voice of the customer within our internal teams. 
Working in an Agile environment you will provide product leadership to a cross-functional development team, driving the delivery of products that generate real value for our customers.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Act as day to day Product Owner for a cross-functional Agile development team (SCRUM).
• Lead product discovery, engage with customers and stakeholders to research, analyse, describe, prioritise and communicate customer needs.
• Manage the product backlog, write user-stories and prioritise according to business value.
• Work with product leadership to establish product vision and ensure backlog is in line with strategic roadmap.
• Collaborate with UX / design teams to define and develop UI designs.
• Engage with Technical Architects to align with technical strategy, opportunities and constraints.
• Identify and highlight risks and issues, communicate the impact on product delivery and escalate where necessary.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

• 2-5 years’ experience working within Agile / Scrum work environment as a Product Owner, Scrum Master, or Business Analyst
• Experience of full lifecycle product development
• Demonstrable practical experience of Agile development methodologies
• Strong customer focus
• Knowledge of the principles and concepts of modern web-based software development, including API first design
• Understanding user-centred design principles
• CMS or ecommerce background (such as Magento, Demandware, CQ5) with experience in DAM / Imaging (desirable)
• Experience working with SaaS platforms and Cloud based technology delivery AWS, OpenStack, Azure (desirable)
• Understanding of modern HTML/JS/CSS tooling (desirable)
• Experience with Atlassian tools such as Jira, Confluence, BitBucket (desirable)