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Product Owner

The company

RealVNC® is a highly successful software company based in Cambridge (UK) city centre. As the original developers of VNC® remote access technology our software is used by hundreds of millions of users worldwide from the non-technical home user to IT professionals from global companies, such as Intel, IBM, NASA, Shell, DreamWorks and Philips.

The role

Do you have an in-depth knowledge of scrum and product development? Are you proficient in the use of analytical tools and want to showcase your skillset in an exciting opportunity? If so, this role could be great for you!

We are looking for an experienced Product Owner to join our Engineering team on a Permanent basis. As Product Owner you will own product initiatives and ensure the development team understands the product goals. You will work with agile teams, leading product initiatives from planning to release, maintaining the backlog of prioritised stories and defining acceptance criteria. 

To be successful in this role, you will work closely with engineering leads to understand opportunities for improving solutions while setting and monitoring success metrics for our product development. 

You will assist with the creation of compelling, user-focused product vision in close liaison with our support, sales, and marketing teams.  

You will engage with marketing and sales to plan product releases and assist with the promotion. 

You

We are looking for an experienced Product Owner who is able to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining excellent accuracy. The successful candidate will also:

  • Understand and refine highly technical product requirements
  • Have a track record of successful story writing and backlog grooming 
  • Have experience working directly with engineers on release planning 
  • Have experience leading multiple teams simultaneously 
  • Have a background in SaaS
  • Have background in UX (would be desirable, however is not essential)
  • Have experience effectively working with internal stakeholders at various levels within the business
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Benefits

This role offers a great opportunity to have a real impact and add value in our agile work. If you’re successful, you’ll be compensated with an attractive package which will be appropriate to your skills and experience. We also offer generous benefits, including a contributory pension and private dental and medical care. 

We understand that people work differently, so our employees can work flexibly around our core hours, and we expect some flexibility in return. Currently we are all working remotely, post COVID-19, we will be operating a hybrid work environment where employees combine working remotely and working from the office. You will therefore need to be able to easily commute to our Cambridge office for meetings on a regular basis. 

How to apply

If you’d like to join RealVNC as Product Owner, please click on the ‘apply for this job’ button and fill in your details. 

RealVNC has a responsibility to ensure that all staff are eligible to live and work in the UK and if you’re invited to interview, you’ll be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work.

RealVNC is an equal opportunities employer, committed to staff welfare and professional development.


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