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Product Owner - telco sector

2021.01.27. | Tech

Our client is a dynamic and internationally growing group in the field of telecommunication and IT services. Operating in 22 countries on 3 continets to date, they are the European market leader in their niche. 

To support them in further growth, we are currently looking for an experienced, technology-wise highly qualified and dedicated Product Owner who is directly reporting to our leading Scrum Master as well as the Head of Development. 

In this role, you will be responsible for the End-2-End development process, having direct customer access and instructing dedicated scrum teams. Further it will be in your teams and your responsibility to take care the prioritization process, defining product backlog and sprint log in coordination with Product Management.


Manage internal and external stakeholders' requests and expectations

·       Create customer-value driven, prioritized product backlog

·       Groom product backlog by refining user stories and acceptance criteria, to be pulled into sprint backlog(s)

·       Serve as voice of the customer in answering questions for scrum team(s) during sprints

·       Respect the added value of technical and platform related developments, updates and upgrades

·       Shared accountability for customer value delivery with scrum teams

·       Collaboration with Scrum Master and teams on sprint planning, roadblock removal, and team velocity

·       Study and maintain the documentation of his/her business area

·       Process andrefine requirements from Product Management/business

·       Integrate requirements to the product vision

·       Align the feature with design principles of the product portfolio
        (cross cutting expectations, security standard, scalability, troubleshoot-ability, UI language standards)

·       Maximize transparency for the organization (clear status dashboard)

·       Act as a project accountable and subject matter expert in a technical or business area


·       Willingness and ability to travel more than 20% (after the pandemic)

·       Strong educational background; preferably in a quantitative or technical field

·       2-4 years of product management experience, 2+ years of experience as a Product Owner in enterprise or consumer software development   

·       Agile practitioner mindset and proficiency in Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and iterative development practices

·       Minimum 2 years of experience in IT full development life cycle

·       Excellent organization and analytical skills

·       International and multi-cultural working experience

·       Excellent English skills (verbal and written), preferably knowledge of another language

·       Charismatic leader being able to organize and motivate scrum teams


·      Previous IT Business Analyst experience

·      Knowledge of an additional language 

Employer's offer

·       A
 stable yet very diverse working and technical environment

·       Professional challenges, exciting, diverse tasks

·       Relaxed atmosphere, steady, supportive international team

·       Easily accessible modern office with good infrastructure

·       Flexible working hours and home office days on long term basis