HERE

  • Product Owner

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Requisition ID
    2018-21536
    Category
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • Who are we?

    Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders? You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world. Find out more by clicking the video below or going HERE.

     

     

    What's the role?

    As our digital and physical lives become increasingly inter-connected, our map of the world is rapidly changing. With every connected device or sensor capable of generating and sharing its context and location, it is data that will connect this complex new world. The question is how do we make better use of that data and transform it into useful services for people and organizations – all in real-time?

     

    Our answer is the HERE Open Location Platform.

     

    At HERE, you will be part of the Open Location Platform Marketplace team that believes the value of a platform is directly related to the convenience of monetizing from the platform. Our goals are to enable sellers to easily market a data product and to enable buyers to easily consume a data product. We will achieve this by providing a self-serve managed cloud service for sellers to list data products and for buyers to subscribe to data products.

     

    As a team member you will:

    • Work with product managers and designers to understand customer expectations and business values of the product
    • Write epics and user stories with acceptance criteria for the agile team backlog
    • Write user stories with sufficient detail for agile team to size
    • Manage scope and priority of backlog
    • Provide guidance to agile team during sprint planning
    • Groom and prioritize backlog in a regular cadence
    • Review sprint and accept or reject user story completion based on acceptance criteria
    • Coordinate communications between agile team and stakeholders
    • Develop project scopes, objectives and milestones, involving all relevant stakeholders (internal and external) and ensuring technical feasibility
    • Work with program managers to communicate project statuses and identify, address and escalate potential setbacks and risks
    • Identify, track and manage risks, and escalate when necessary
    • Organize sprint and milestone demonstrations with stakeholders
    • Manage inter-team dependencies to prevent impediments and foster collaboration
    • Leverage JIRA, Confluence, Office365 and other tools to provide metrics and reports for sprint management and reporting 

    Who are you?

    • 5+ years of experience working in agile software teams
    • 3+ years of experience working on software projects with Web UI and Web Services
    • 3+ years of Agile Product Owner experience
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • A strong work ethic and sense of accountability
    • Experienced with JIRA and Confluence
    • Computer Science or equivalent technical degree or relevant work experience
    • Experience with remote teams

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience working in a DevOps environment
    • Familiar with cloud platforms like AWS
    • Agile Product Owner Certification is nice to have

     

    HERE is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

     

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