Product Owner III – Mobile Verify Agent-Based Products

Position Type
Full Time
Product Management

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 customer experience with our agent-based products and continuous improvement on the internal UIs used to deliver results to our customers.

What you will do

  • Own and define product roadmap for our identity verification agent-based services
  • Work closely with our Operations Team to streamline internal UIs and backend processes to deliver results to customers
  • Maintain legacy systems and work with EOL Program Management to retire older product offerings
  • 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 the product offerings
  • 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 Mitek sites in Europe and the USA

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 communication skills - experience communicating to key stakeholders and influencing / leading members from a wide range of internal groups
  • Previous experience 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
  • Able to summarize complex issues simply and effectively
  • Planning, organization, and facilitation skills
  • Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems
  • Demonstrated ability to work with ambiguous requirements, adapt, and learn
  • Positive and people-oriented, accompanied 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
  • Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification preferred; (or willingness to obtain)
  • 5+ years of experience driving product decisions in a software product organization, within a career of 5-10 years of overall related experience, including previous products launched and leadership role therein
  • Previous experience developing internal tools with UIs.
  • 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
  • Excellent written and spoken Dutch & English language skills
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