Product Owner II

Position Type
Full Time
Software development

You will be an integral member of Mitek’s global product management organization, responsible for managing the product backlog, defining requirements and driving product roadmap in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. This role requires relentless focus on delivering an amazing user experience via mobile/web technology and attention to detail supporting critical go-to-market sales enablement tools. This role is based in Barcelona, Spain and reports to product leadership in San Diego (HQ).

What you will do

  • Own and define product roadmap for a suite of sales enablement and demonstration tools
  • Combine internal and external customer feedback with development team feasibility and sizing – this role owns making sure the details of each release are delivering the right features at the right time
  • Develop and maintain user stories with clear product acceptance criteria in a prioritized product backlog while focusing on usability and user experience
  • Own, evangelize and communicate the product vision – you are the global champion of this toolset
  • Partner with technical leadership, architects, and other Mitek product owners to achieve business results
  • Be present in all scrum ceremonies as well as available to scrum team for continuous feedback on iterations and to inspect the product development work for acceptance
  • Ensure product releases are validated in the market and the right data is collected and synthesized for continued ability to make the right decisions
  • Periodic travel (up to 20%) to other Mitek sites in Europe with a bi-annual trip to San Diego

Who you are

  • Self-starter, relentlessly organized, has experience with managing a product backlog and making tough calls with respect to priority, release and/or roadmap decisions
  • Great communicator - experience communicating to key stakeholders and influencing/leading members from a wide range of internal groups
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Spanish with previous experience working working in a multi-national, multi-timezone company
  • Passionate about combining bleeding edge technology with best practices in agile and lean – can make the right things happen quickly and with clear plans for delivery
  • Excellent planner, with solid organization and facilitation skills
  • An analytical thinker capable of creative and innovative approaches to solving problems
  • Demonstrated ability to work with ambiguous requirements, adapt, and learn
  • Positive and people-oriented, acoompanied with an energetic attitude and excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills

What you need

  • B.A. or B.S. degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience driving product decisions in a software product organization, within a career of overall related experience, including previous product launched and leadership role therein.
  • Previous experience developing mobile apps for iOS and Android as well as HTML5 and responsive web applications
  • Demonstrated experience working with Scrum teams in an Agile environment
  • Experience communicating and collaborating with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Proven time management and prioritization skills with articulation of best practice techniques

What would be nice

  • Familiarity with GDPR and experience working with PII (Personally Identifiable Information), paired with an understanding of the significance of handling PII
  • Experience working with SDKs.
  • Experience with creating backend services that work with front-end apps.
  • Experience with white labeling applications for customers.
  • Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification preferred; (or willingness to obtain)
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