The Product Owner (KL) is a key member of the product development team and will serve as the product leader for the team in Kuala Lumpur. As the Product Owner, you help drive the definition and build-out of platform capabilities worked by the Kuala Lumpur engineering team.
In Addition, We Want You To Be Laser-focused And Opinionated On
What does it take to thrive as a PO at Alegion. Naturally, we highly value team members who are creative, responsible, and curious while working collaboratively. You must have a strong sense of ownership, drive, and urgency.
Delivering customer value, especially as it relates to customer AI and machine learning initiatives
Knowing how to communicate and motivate the team
Building cupcakes not layer cakes
Knowing when (and how) to say no to a feature
What You Will Do
At Alegion, product owners are embedded with the development team and work closely with Product Management and Product Design to deliver customer value in every release. We anticipate the primary activities to look like the following:
75% of time is spent embedded with the engineering team acting as the Product Owner in an agile environment where you will:
Own the per-release roadmap
Manage the backlog / requirements, and user acceptance tests
Drive alignment with the team through story mapping exercises
Work with Product Design and the dev team to translate concepts into wireframes and mockups
15% of time is spent in customer-facing activities
Directly collecting customer input and requirements primarily through participation in sales calls and and the occasional customer visit
Driving “early access” and beta activities with customers
10% of time working on long-term initiatives
Planning platform roadmaps
Staying abreast of the competition
Immersing yourself in how data science, AI, and machine learning impact our platform and customers
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, related technical field or equivalent experience
3+ years of Product Owner/Product Management experience
Experience working with remote product teams highly desired
Experience with enterprise SaaS platforms highly desired
Product ownership experience in an Agile environment using both Scrum and Kanban
Expertise supporting launches of new applications or rolling out new features for existing products, preferably in the enterprise
A good understanding of business strategy in a high growth, startup environment.
Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with developers, product managers, and senior business leaders.
Curious nature and ability to learn quickly
Experience with machine learning technologies and processes a plus
Level of experience (years):
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
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