Senior Product OwnerMontréal, Canada
Who are we?
Grow your career and have an impact by joining one of the fastest growing IT companies in Canada. As the most widely used e-signature solution, OneSpan delivers enterprise-class electronic signature capabilities to organizations both big and small. Our contributors are team players, revolutionizing the electronic signature market through cutting-edge innovation.
At OneSpan, you will be part of a team that is trusted by more than 10,000 organizations around the world to safeguard their customers against cyber-crime and fraud, and deliver exceptional digital experiences that build lasting customer loyalty. Your contribution will help us to push the boundaries of what’s possible to improve the security and lives of millions of people around the world. In short, what you do here matters.
What are we looking for?
If you believe that accountability and decision-making go hand-in-hand, then we want you at OneSpan! As a Product Owner (PO), you are a real entrepreneur, whose job is to create as much business value for your customers as possible. You are acting like a mini-CEO for your product, strategically driving your product roadmap to deliver innovation and a best in-class customer experience.
- You are responsible for the product vision and to convey this vision to the scrum team and the broader organization.
- You ensure the team maintains a cohesive vision despite the flexible and fast-paced nature of agile product development.
- You are a value maximizer who makes strategic decisions on a daily basis to meet your customer’s needs and maximize business outcomes.
- Juggling the triangle of scope, budget and time, you manage your backlog autonomously and strategically, ensuring the most valuables features, functionalities and items are prioritized.
Ensuring a Customer Centric approach
- You are the voice of the customer in the scrum team.
- You are passionate about delivering market leading customer experiences.
A key player in the scrum team
- You spend a significant amount of time overseeing the actual development of the product and working closely with your scrum team.
- You are a key player throughout each event, including planning, grooming, daily scrums, sprint reviews and retrospective.
- You provide the scrum team with a clear understanding of business benefits and through collaboration; you ensure you have a full buy-in on your approach.
A Strategic backlog manager
- You define and prioritize the Epics, Themes and Features in your backlog.
- You also know how to slice epics and user stories that are granular enough to complete in a single sprint and how to prioritize them to maximize early value creation.
- You define acceptance criteria that are clear and testable.
- You set up and monitor key metrics to track and forecast progress on features.
- You like innovation while minimizing risks: prototypes, beta versions and pilots are amongst the tools you like using when it comes to new features development.
An expert communicator
- You are the primary communicator and link between stakeholders and teams. As such, you are an expert communicator and thrive at stakeholder management, making sure there is buy-in from stakeholders and scrum team on all major decisions and strategy.
- You provide clear instructions and deliverables for the developers.
A dynamic team player with great influencing skills
- Your energy and positive mindset is contagious.
- You are a dynamic team player who fosters collaboration.
- You thrive at « getting people on board » and getting them excited about your ideas.
- You know your product well and you are seen as the “go to” person for any questions related to your product.
A quick decision maker
- You have strong analytical skills and can make decisions quickly despite context switching or multi-tasking.
- You have the courage to challenge the status quo and to say ‘No” when required.
- You listen well, are open-minded and respect other opinions, but you are decisive and confident.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor degree in Business, Marketing, or equivalent business experience.
- 5 years of experience as a product owner in a software environment with Agile/Scrum development
Competencies that are considered assets
• Certified Product Owner (CSPO, PSPO I)
• Experience as a software Developer