Solarwinds Inc. Product Owner in Krakow, Poland
Hello, we are SolarWinds ,a multinational software development company that creates cool IT management software that our customers love
We are looking for a person who would share our passion for engineering best-in-class software products that help IT professionals all over the world to solve the most important problems that have today while enjoying simplicity of our products.
Product owner in SolarWinds creates and maintains the product backlog as well as works with the development teams on finding the optimal way to meet the business goals. To achieve that, he or she also collaborates with all stakeholders such as Product Management, Marketing, Sales Engineering and Support. A strong technical background combined with business oriented thinking, leadership skills and a demonstrated history of "getting things done" is essential to succeed in that challenging and exciting role.
What would you be responsible for in this role?
Translating the Product Manager's business requirements into a product specific user stories for the Engineering team
Working with Product Management and the Engineering team to determine scope and schedule for releases
Creating and maintaining the product backlog to ensure that stories are prioritized correctly, and that the team is on track to meet their milestone dates
Inspecting the product progress on regular basis (several times a week) and has complete authority to accept or reject work done (evaluating finished stories vs acceptance criteria)
Eliminating the complexity found in traditional enterprise software – making it easier to find, buy, deploy and maintain.
Ensuring that the Engineering team is providing timely assistance to the Support and Sales organizations
Collaborating with the Architecture team to create a viable long-term technical direction for the product
What is required for this position?
Experience with Scrum or any other agile methodologies, especially in a Product Owner
Experience with IT technologies (Networking, Virtualization, Systems Management, Storage)
Track record of multiple delivered commercial projects in the role of product owner, or project manager
Excellent communication, leadership and problem-solving skills
What are some desired (not required) skills?
Experience working with both on-site and off-site engineering teams
Programming background is a plus
What awaits for you besides the top technology and great coworkers?
Among the many benefits are a competitive salary, bonuses, and growth opportunities.
We promote self-education and support you in learning new things – through conferences, learning tutorials and mentors. You can enjoy comfortable office spaces with free and tasty coffee, snacks, game room, soft chairs and PS4.
We invest into your growth - we give you an additional 10 days off for independent study every year and free English classes at the office.
You can bike to work and find colleagues who do same sports as you do.
We provide MultiSport, flexible working hours, private health insurance and fruits in the kitchen.
SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job ID 2017-9431
# Positions 1
Category (Candidate Search) Engineering
Position Type Full-Time