Technical Product Owner (m/f/x)

Job description

About GRID esports:

At GRID esports we are building a data-ecosystem specifically designed for the esports industry. The GRID platform is designed to allow games publishers, teams and leagues to leverage official data assets through both B2B and fan-facing channels and does so through the use of specialized technological approaches to building real-time esports data processing systems.


The team is looking to expand through the hiring of an experienced and passionate Technical Product Owner, someone who loves working with the team to find elegant solutions to difficult problems. 


We are looking for someone who:

  • Is experienced leading technical projects utilizing multi-functional teams (bonus: previous projects utilizing distributed teams)

  • Is experienced working in a fully agile environment utilizing the SCRUM methodology

  • Is experienced using project management tools (bonus: direct experience with JIRA / Confluence / GSuite / Slack)

  • Understands the Agile SCRUM ceremonies and why they are important

  • Understands technical concepts of the different layers in a software system (FE, BE, DB, Infrastructure)

  • Understands technical concepts of building distributed systems, at least at a high level

  • Is able to challenge technical requirements by understanding the impact of things such as scaling requests/ computational load

  • Is able to coordinate between product development/ operational teams regarding software release

Requirements

  • Coordinating across projects to ensure product and engineering teams are in sync

  • Owning and facilitating the agile scrum ceremonies across the teams

  • Communicating the impact of technical decisions on the business

  • Working with engineers to judge when non-feature driven work is necessary

  • Being a part of the hiring committee within the engineering teams

  • Working directly with the management and product teams towards optimizing our agile processes with concern for velocity, product quality and stability


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

  • Experience working in our new office with floor to ceiling windows overlooking Mauerpark 

  • 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

  • Opportunity to travel

  • Competitive salary 

  • 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 greenfield projects

  • Ability to run Dota2 at your desk and not have to hide it :-)