Technical Product Owner

Job description

About GRID esports:

The GRID is the industry-leading platform for real-time esports data, produced by GRID esports. We have designed our platform to allow games publishers, teams and leagues to maximally leverage official data assets through both B2B and fan-facing channels, and have done so through the use of specialised technological approaches to building real-time esports data processing systems.

Sitting in the center of all things product and development, Technical Product Owner's at GRID are welcomed into a culture where technical and business stakeholders harmonise towards making the best collective decision. You'll be invited to challenge, respond, and drive priorities through your area of the business. At GRID we believe in a flexible approach to solving problems within a relaxed yet driven environment to support fast and effective change. We're looking for individuals who respond to this, and above all else value their fellow employees needs above their own.

Reporting to the Head of Delivery, your responsibilities will include:

  • Be responsible for product backlog, make sure the backlog is healthy and consistent
  • Prioritise the backlog of features to maximally contribute to the improvement of the quality of your product
  • Drive product development with a team of engineers
  • Collaborate cross­ functionally with other areas of the business, including tech, product
  • Provide a strong agile mindset and lead by example in both the squad and the organisation
  • Initiate and guide new projects from conception to deployment
  • Work closely with developers on the specification of new features
  • Ensure that the development team is working on highest valued feature stories
  • Keep an eye on the performance of your products, proactively spot issues and take the necessary actions

      Job requirements

      • Understand complex technical concepts and software architectures
      • Deep understanding of use cases of technical products and ability to translate these into requirements that are separate from the technical implementation
      • Great experience in developing software in an agile way
      • Experience with tools such as JIRA, Confluence
      • Excellent communication, especially when working with remote teams
      • Enthusiasm for working in a Lean, fully Agile environment
      • Pragmatic, goal-driven mindset
      • Fluent English speaker, knowledge of Polish is a plus

      What you will receive from us:

      • A great company culture, working with international colleagues who are passionate about what they do just as much as you are
      • The ability to see the impact of your work from day 1, solve problems and see what you build put to immediate use
      • Help create something new in an expanding niche, enhance your personal and development goals
      • Ability to work out of a modern office space with full amenities
      • Flexible schedule that respects your health and time
      • Ability to self express and the freedom to work independently
      • After work game sessions
      • Learn from your intelligent and experienced teammates
      • An environment where people love building quality software and want to discuss in depth the approaches that allow us to do so
      • An open-to-improvement mentality where contribution from anyone is welcome
      • A yearly development budget to use for conferences and courses
      • Plenty of opportunities to work on new and exciting projects