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Senior Product Owner | Managed Hosting/Cloud

Job Description

Senior Product Owner: Managed Hosting / Cloud

About the company:
A web hosting company with teams in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Canada, India and the Ukraine.

Job Description:
We are looking for a Senior Product Owner to play an influencing role in the competitive evolution of our Managed Hosting, Billing and Cloud portfolio of products. You will be part of a scrum team(s) and be responsible for managing and prioritising your backlog of product requirements.

Responsibilities:
* Conduct in-depth discovery to understand and break down the product vision into sequenced features and stories for product development.
* Work with a large group of stakeholders including product management, platform and software engineering, UX, QA, customer communications, marketing, customer service, and legal.
* Expertly manage the components of the product delivery cycle, from MVP slicing and user stories to testing and delivery.
* Manage your own and the team's availability - given stakeholders across the globe, some meetings could take place outside of typical office hours.
* Understand customer and internal pain points and ensure new features and enhancements drive value for our customers.
* Ensure new features are implemented and measure that the desired customer value is met.

Requirements:
* Must have a proven track record of 3 - 5 years in developing products, preferably using agile development methodologies.
* Have a good understanding of the software development cycle.

DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
o Managed Hosting Product Owner: Domain knowledge of popular open-sourced content management and related business process systems. Knowledge of WordPress will be a distinct advantage.
o Cloud Product Owner: Knowledge of IT infrastructure most notable Cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure will be essential in order to competently contribute to the development of our portfolio of Cloud products. You should have a good understanding of cloud concepts such as vps, storage, databases, networking and security.

Should you meet all the requirements and this role interests you, please apply today.