Product Application Owner

£50,000 + Benefits

Job Summary:

As part of the Product team the Application Owner will be responsible for owning one of the foundational applications that support the products we offer to customers. Day-to-today the Application Owner will form part of the daily scrum team, ensure product requirements are translated into detailed acceptance criteria for the application

Role Responsibilities:

• Working with development and product teams to estimate work effort throughout different phases of the functional deliverables

• Define Acceptance Criteria detail, based product requirements and feedback

• Own the planning and scheduling of application releases in line with the product road map and document new features and release notes

• Support Engineering Managers in sprint estimations and be the point of contact during daily stand-ups, developer question sessions and product reviews

• Assisting with development of configuration / monitoring / packaging / deployment / automations

• Identifying, documenting and communicating risks and issues discovered during delivery cycles

• Define and manage the product application backlog, creating actionable user stories for developers to work on

• Take a leadership role in the daily scrum, prioritising stories and tasks where required

Key Skills:

• Ability to work closely and effectively with developers and engineering teams

• Knowledge and experience of the Gherkin language and Cucumber software is highly desirable

• Excellent planning and prioritisation skills in high pressure environment

• Experience in product requirement gathering and the Epic / Story / Task method of product iteration and development

• 1-2 years project management or application owner experience

• Experience working in Agile / SAFe methodology desired but not mandatory

• Excellent communicator both written and verbal

• 3 years’ experience as a business analyst or similiar