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Product Owner
Posted on 10/7/2022
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Experienced within the Betting industry: Domain knowledge is a must, particularly B2B
  • Experienced working with technical products and initiatives: Proven ability of developing strong functional understanding of very technical concepts via a combination of speaking with subject matter experts and self learning
  • A great writer of requirements: The ability to articulate Business and Technology needs in the form of concise and simple requirements and acceptance criteria which ensures that the business value is being delivered
  • A confident and effective communicator: Someone who can 'speak tech' to the Business and 'speak business' to Technology. The ability to ask the right questions and understand exactly what is needed by stakeholders from your product
  • Resilient: Comfortable delivering under pressure in a complex fast-paced environment, often dealing with topics which contain high levels of ambiguity. Also must be comfortable having difficult conversations with stakeholders and managing expectations
  • A fantastic problem solver: The ability to anticipate and identify problems, evaluate the causes, and then engage with the correct people to find solutions and mitigate risk
  • Great at forward planning and prioritisation: The ability to prioritise and plan day to day, sprint to sprint and quarter to quarter, helping to ensure that your team deliver the right things at the right time
  • Exceptional at the day to day tasks of a typical Product Owner: Managing the backlog, writing user stories, writing epics, constructing clear and accurate acceptance criteria, facilitating team ceremonies, scoping requirements, triaging defects
  • Provide the day to day business voice in the delivery team, able to provide a business perspective to solutions. To do this they must understand the short, medium and long-term vision (the why) while maintaining an understanding and visibility of the quarterly delivery plan for the team
  • Flesh out Epics and work with their team and wider sets of stakeholders from across the company to plan & prioritise quarterly work, including identifying both dependencies and risks as appropriate
  • Defining user stories with comprehensive acceptance criteria, interacting with relevant stakeholders and subject matter experts to verify requirements are correctly specified
  • Story and Epic acceptance to ensure the completed functionality adheres to the specified business requirements
  • Triage bugs and prioritise them according to business value
  • Produce relevant Product documentation
  • Take an active role in mitigating blockers and delays impacting successful team completion of release/sprint goals
  • Work with service consumers to define SLOs for your services based on reasonable expectations of performance and load forecasts
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in migration projects: taking products from physical servers and into the cloud (particularly in AWS)
Genius Sports

1,001-5,000 employees

Sports data and technology