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Senior Technical Product Owner – Data, Shared Services, Reusable technology, Backlog
£400-550 per day
Digital & Media
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Senior Technical Product Owner – Data, Shared Services, Reusable technology, Product Backlog

A global media organisation are looking to hire a Senior Technical Product Owner on a contract basis to join their London based team. Working in the Data Platforms team, a function re-developing the big data platform used to analyse client data on a global scale, the Product Owner will help to define the vision of a major component within the platform – Technology Enablers. They’re looking for someone that can create a whole range of building blocks for the platform that can be used across products within, essentially the Product Owner will create primitives in the products areas that teams can use, defining a generic technology stack that developers can work with. As there are a variety of technologies feeding into the platform, the ideal candidate will have a broad technical background with proven experience managing and prioritising a product backlog.
Key responsibilities:
  • Lead multiple scrum teams by taking user requirements and turning them into deliverable stories for the development team to work on
  • Plan and prioritise product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Manage the roadmap, release plans and set expectation for the delivery of new functionality
Required skills:
  • Strong technical background
  • Proven experience in creating and managing a backlog of re-usable technology enablers by defining common technology stacks across multiple products 
  • Proven ability in taking accountability for work produced by the scrum team, ensuring user stories are ready and prioritising the backlog
  • Highly beneficial to have exposure to big data platform solutions

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