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Product Owner
Northern Block
About the role
Role Description Northern Block is a boutique blockchain consulting firm that offers strategic consulting, custom blockchain development services and out-of-the-box blockchain solutions. Northern Block’s mission is to create trust and transparency into data that is important and valued. We enable businesses to create operational efficiencies around asset transactions and to increase their brand power through trust and transparency with their customers. If you have the passion and energy to create cutting edge technology, we have the perfect job for you! We are looking for a motivated and gifted Product Owner to join our small, but talented team of A players. The Product Owner will lead and drive delivery and growth of innovative block-chain software solutions, will act as a visionary and voice of the customer for Agile development teams, will work closely with stakeholders and teams to define and prioritize the product backlog Responsibilities •Owning Product Backlog and maintaining it in a good prioritized shape with clearly defined top product backlog items, ready for development •Owning and communicating product vision and roadmap to all parties •Daily collaboration with stakeholders to collect and prioritize requirements, and update the product roadmap considering development team's capacity and delivery budget •Daily support of development team with resolving questions and issues about product requirements, and providing feedback about deliverables •User validation, feasibility analysis and cost analysis for the product •Proactively seeking out issues that could negatively impact the product release schedule, and initiating the corrective actions to resolve and escalate the matter to meet the schedule Qualifications •Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Economics or degree in a related field •3 years of experience in software development using Agile frameworks •Experience of managing software project teams, or managing software product delivery •Thorough understanding of software product development lifecycle •Understanding of Lean Startup approach for building products •Understanding of blockchain technology and blockchain-based products such as digital identity and tokenization •Ability to make difficult and quick decisions on a daily basis •Proficiency with JIRA, Trello, Confluence •Scrum Product Owner certification is a plus
Skills needed
  • SDLC
  • Agile
  • Product Owner
Location

Toronto