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Solarwinds Inc. Product Owner - SEM in Brno, Czech Republic


We are looking for a technically oriented Product Owner, who will help us to build the best Security OnPremise product at SolarWinds CoreIT portfolio. Our product is designed to help companies collect, visualize, store logs and ensure their environment is secured.

Our biggest challenges are: How to scale up, how to improve usability since our motto is Unexpected simplicity.

Product Owner 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 understanding basic UX principles is essential to succeed in this challenging and exciting role.


What a Product Owner does in SolarWinds CoreIT team?

  • Owns product backlog, helps balancing priorities (features, technical and architecture improvements, bugs, etc.).

  • Translates and breaks down product requirements from various stakeholders to Epics and User Stories

  • Plans and tracks releases based on engineering estimates and collaborates with other Product Owners on schedule synchronization and product backlog content

  • Owns delivery of releasing on time; accepts finished work

  • Drives sprint planning and review

  • Coordinates product cross department activities as a primary contact (Support, Sales, Architecture, and other)


What is required to succeed in this position?

  • Experience working in agile software development process

  • Agile mindset and understanding of agile values and principles

  • Proven record in Software Engineering job - both technical and non-technical is acceptable (we need you to understand the technical aspect of your job)

  • Track record of delivered commercial projects in the role of product owner, or project manager

  • Communication, leadership and problem-solving skills, ability to make hard decisions quickly

  • Experience with IT technologies (Networking, Virtualization, Systems Management, Storage, Security) - specifically Security experience is a major plus

  • Advanced English

What would be helpful, but not required?

  • CSPO or similar certification

  • Experience with Scrum in scaled environment

  • Experience with DevOps principles

  • Experience with Java

What awaits you besides the top technology and great coworkers?

We offer many benefits, such as growth opportunities and bonuses. The main one, though, is a great team of people you can learn from.

We promote self-education (10 learning days) and support you in learning new things – through conferences, learning tutorials, and mentors. We also offer language courses.

You can enjoy comfortable office spaces with tasty coffee, snacks, fresh fruits and vegetables, game rooms, soft chairs, billiard, Wii and PS 4 with VR, and many more.

You can bike to work and find colleagues who do the same sports as you do.

We also provide 3 sick days, meal vouchers, Flexi Passes, MultiSport card, pension or life insurance benefits, flexible working hours.

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 2019-13123

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group Core IT

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