Technical Product Owner

Working behind the scenes of their iconic retail brand are teams of people that make their stores come to life. To create a work environment where their team members feel like they belong, they do their best to nurture a supportive culture. Their trust in each other gives them the confidence to make an impact in their roles and to their customers. The team members are encouraged to lead their own way, also are empowered, and are encouraged to be accountable for making an impact, no matter how big or small.

The organisation is looking for an experienced Technical Product Owner to join an innovative Platform Engineering team working on a technology-driven, business transformation. You will be work with the entire technology team from engineers all the way to 'Heads of Technology'. The organisation is building an Internal Development Platform (IDP) for their development community, the idea is to automate functions which gives developers the ability to connect all the technologies automating those day to day problems. 

Required Skills
  • In depth understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle, coming from a software development/software engineering background
  • Experience with agile practices
  • Experience with DevOps practices and principle
  • Experience working with large/multiple developer teams with a heavy focus on devops practices and automation
  • Understanding of practices, tooling and frameworks  with modern  programming languages such as c#/.net, java, node/react,
  • Strong communication skills, with a product development mindset. Experience working in a role strongly focussed on product development.
  • Experience gathering product requirements, and managing a large product backlog
 
Nice to have
  • Experience as a team lead, development lead, business analyst or staff/principal engineer
  • Experience with platform engineering or large scale automation of developer focused processes
  • Experience implementing an Internal Development Platform such as Backstage
  • Experience in any initiatives focussed on Developer productivity
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