Product Owner

Amplience

Middlesbrough, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 01/04/2021
  • Website: amplience.com
  • Company Address: , London

About Amplience

Amplience is an API-first, headless content management platform for enterprise retail. Our content and experience solutions for headless commerce, enable teams to do more, better, faster. Amplience serves more than 350 of the world’s leading brands including Crate & Barrel, Tumi, Traeger Grills, Tom Ford, Argos, OTTO Group, Primark, Very Group, and Boohoo.

Job Description

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As a Product Owner you will be responsible for representing the voice of the customer within our internal teams. 

Working in an Agile environment you will provide product leadership to a cross-functional development team, driving the delivery of products that generate real value for our customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as day to day Product Owner for a cross-functional Agile development team (SCRUM)
  • Lead product discovery,  engage with customers and stakeholders to research, analyse, describe, prioritise and communicate customer needs
  • Manage the product backlog, write user-stories and prioritise according to business value
  • Work with product leadership to establish product vision and ensure backlog is in line with strategic roadmap
  • Collaborate with UX / design teams to define and develop UI designs
  • Engage with Technical Architects to align with technical strategy, opportunities and constraints
  • Identify and highlight risks and issues, communicate the impact on product delivery and escalate where necessary

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • 2-5 years’ experience working within Agile / Scrum work environment as a Product Owner, Scrum Master, or Business Analyst
  • Experience of full lifecycle product development
  • Demonstrable practical experience of Agile development methodologies
  • Strong customer focus
  • Knowledge of the principles and concepts of modern web based software development, including API first design
  • Understanding user-centred design principles
  • CMS or ecommerce background (such as Magento, Demandware, CQ5) with  experience in DAM / Imaging (desirable)
  • Experience working with SaaS platforms and Cloud based technology delivery AWS, OpenStack, Azure (desirable)
  • Understanding of modern HTML/JS/CSS tooling (desirable)
  • Experience with Atlassian tools such as Jira, Confluence, BitBucket (desirable)

Benefits

So what's in it for you? Aside from using some great technologies and working with smart friendly people who are very generous with their knowledge, we have a great set of benefits to recognise everybody's individual needs.
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee share options so that everyone can benefit from our success
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity policies
  • Extra holidays once you've been with us for a while
  • The option to purchase additional holidays
  • Charity / volunteer days
  • Life assurance policy
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Season ticket advance loans
  • Study leave

About Amplience

MADE FOR COMMERCE.
DESIGNED FOR CONVERSION.
ENGINEERED FOR PERFORMANCE.

Amplience is an API-first, headless CMS and DAM in one: a unified platform for commerce content that does everything you need it to. Organize, find and enrich all your assets from a central library. Optimize and automate your product media, images and videos. Plan, schedule, produce and deliver customer experiences. Do it all from the same platform. And do more of it. Better, and faster, than ever.

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