Product Owner

About Cobalt Iron

Cobalt Iron is the global leader in SaaS-based enterprise data protection. The company was founded in 2013 to fundamentally change the way the world thinks about data protection. Through analytics and automation, Cobalt Iron enables enterprises to transform and optimize legacy backup solutions into a simple cloud-based architecture. By leveraging the cloud, Cobalt Iron reduces overall CapEx by more than 50% while eliminating backup failures and inefficiencies. Processing more than seven million jobs a month for customers in 44 countries, Cobalt Iron delivers modern enterprise data protection for enterprise customers.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for an experienced product owner who is passionate about building products that customers love. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, on-site position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Take lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that is aligned with product strategy
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Work closely with product management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning of product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of release/sprint goals
  • Follow our competitors and the industry
  • Keep abreast with agile/scrum best practices and new trends

Qualifications

  • Previous working experience as a product owner for 3-5 years
  • MA in computer science, engineering or similar relevant field
  • In-depth knowledge of agile process and principles
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinker with a vision
  • Attention to details

Job Type

Full-time

Location

Greater Kansas City / Lawrence, Kansas

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