product owner x 2, Toronto

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randstad canada
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We are looking for a Product Owner to join our Online Product Management team, with a focus on our online, business-to- business auction platform. In this role, you will leverage your unique combination of business and technical knowledge to evaluate technical options and to represent business requirements to the technology organization. Additionally, the Product Owner will evangelize and educate other teams on how the platform’s capabilities can be utilized by our other products and services! If you are a product owner who is upbeat driven and looking for their next career venture in downtown Toronto keep reading below!

Why you want to work with us:
Lots of free food and snacks
monthly birthday party for employees with cake
RRSP program and employee stock purchase plan
Open concept and collaborative working environment

What will you be doing?:

The Online Product Management team is responsible for product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. Data will be a key tool for the Product Owner; from understanding user search patterns to influencing purchase behavior through pricing guidance and prior transaction history.
-“Owning” the product feature set for the business line to which the PO is assigned
-Establish short term and long term strategies with problem solving
-Lead multiple scrum teams and manage product life cycle from conception to development to release
-Convert product ideas to epics, features and stories
-Build, prioritize and maintain product backlog
-Lead backlog grooming and prioritization of multiple product lines during the release planning process
-Initiating and prioritizing projects within Engineering and QA, tracking product development, and developing launch plans
-Acting as the voice of the customer in all interaction with Engineering
-Documenting clear, concise product specifications
-Present to client leadership through onsite meetings, tradeshows/conferences, conference calls, emails, and other daily/weekly/monthly interactions.

How do you qualify?:

-BA/BSc in Computer Science, Information Technology or related technical field, MBA a plus
-3 + years software (preferably Internet, eCommerce or Enterprise Software) Product Management experience
-Experience with Agile transformation and/or agile development methodologies (XP, Scrum) and tools (Jira); SAFe agile experience a plus;
-Cross-platform experience with design and/or development of Web and Mobile, a plus
-A passion for creating an exceptional customer experience required
-Experience writing customer-focused product specifications (writing samples may be requested)
-Solid understanding of responsive web technology (AWS, Node JS, Microservices, test automation, Web Services, XML, FTP, JSP etc.) and services oriented architecture
-Automotive knowledge a plus
-Ability to adapt to new technologies and tools quickly a requirement
-Must exhibit strong team player attributes with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.

Apply now to be a Product Owner for our Toronto client. We’ll review your application and have our top recruiter connect with you if you’re a good fit! Please reach out to our Chris MacLeod to find out more about this role, contact him at today!

Randstad Professionals Canada
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