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Product Owner Tbilisi, Georgia or Remote

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Product Owner Description

Job #: 65557
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

We are looking for a pro-active and organized individual who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. You will need to take ownership, set priorities, and work with minimal guidance to drive the entire production process and maximize business value. We are also looking for a strong communicator with the ability to adapt your communication to the audience, whether they are non-technical or technical. That's all about our position as a Product Owner.

What You’ll Do

  • Convey the product vision and goals for every release and sprint
  • Craft the product strategy
  • Scope and prioritize activities based on the business impact
  • Manage and drive the execution of the product roadmap
  • Conduct a competitor analysis, introduce the best industry practices into the product
  • Manage and prioritize the sprint, release product backlogs, and define the features. Lead product backlog refinement meetings
  • Define user stories and manage the priority of the backlog
  • Write detailed user stories which accurately meet the business needs and which are feasible to implement
  • Sign-off development based on the agreed Definition of Done
  • Work with a range of stakeholders across multiple areas to understand business needs and translate them into product requirements
  • Manage stakeholder product requests
  • Align product backlog with Stakeholder's priorities and OKRs
  • Build strong connections with internal teams to understand the needs of internal and external customers to advise the roadmap
  • Work with the multi-location development team to deliver in Agile and Waterfall development cycles
  • Evaluate product progression each iteration
  • Maximize the Product value
  • Suggest creative, functional compromises which solve implementation and maintenance challenges and meet business needs
  • Conduct demos with relevant content for internal target audience

What You Have

  • Understanding software engineering principles and have exceptional knowledge of SDLC methodologies
  • Minimum 2 years of experience delivering highly successful and innovative products
  • Product Management fundamentals, frameworks, and best practices usage experience
  • Understanding and applying principles of rapid build/measure / learn cycles
  • Agile knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and English level (B2 and higher)
  • Understanding different types of users and can identify user needs based on evidence
  • Ability to work effectively with strict deadlines and negotiate and create consensus where appropriate with internal groups
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skillset
  • Ability to perform quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Team player

Nice to have

  • Experience as a Digital product owner
  • Data-driven, excellent knowledge of product KPIs
  • Metaknowledge of various programming/querying languages
  • Technical background
  • Product Owner certifications
  • Exposure to sales/presales or marketing
  • Strong knowledge of UML and BPMN

We offer

  • Outstanding career development opportunities
  • Knowledge-sharing with colleagues all around the world
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews
  • Competitive compensation
  • Social package – medical & family care
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
  • Unlimited access to learning courses (LinkedIn learning, EPAM training courses, English regular classes, Internal Library)
  • Community of 36,700+ industry’s top professionals
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Corporate and social events