Product Owner (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · New York

Your tasks
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product with the engineering team
  • Assess business needs from internal and external stakeholders (freelancers and clients) and derive user stories from those
  • Act as Product Owner in advising the team, implementing new tools or methodologies to implement communication, teamwork and efficiency for each Release/Sprint
  • Research and analyze the market and market trends (Market and User-Research)
  • Own all product related communication with the help of marketing team
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends, make it happen!
What we expect
  • first experience as a product owner for digital product development
  • Outstanding ability to analyse complexity, break it down and present a clear path forward
  • A tremendous sense of urgency that you naturally instill in others
  • An analytical mind that allows you to assess impact of feature deployments
  • You love and live agile software development and have profound experience in the use of methods like Scrum, Kanban
  • You have a high user focus and a portfolio of methods to help you identify the needs of your users
  • Strong communication skills, which enable you to present problems and technical issues in a target-group-oriented way when coordinating with clients, stakeholders and developers
  • An eye for the essentials, quick comprehension, clear communication skills and the ability to prioritise
What we offer
  • Access to a high-growth startup with great mentors to help you become even more awesome at your A-game
  • A strong opportunity for upward mobility and career progression in a fast-growing organization
  • Unlimited vacation (we need you at your best and work/life balance is a must for us!)
  • Trips to company headquarters in Hamburg, Germany
  • Office space full of natural light
  • Gym access in building
  • Top tier benefits such as 100% company paid medical/dental/vision insurance costs for employees
  • Additionally: a great place to work, easily accessible Soho/Tribeca location, flexible work hours, team lunches, company sponsored training, and more!
  • Competitive salary
  • Participation in the company equity program
What are the next steps?
At WorkGenius, we care about workforce diversity and an inclusive working environment. That's why we welcome all applicants, regardless of their social or cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

Sounds like your next dreamjob?
Just ping Mickael Arrestier ( if you have any question or send us your CV and we will be in touch!
About us
WorkGenius is a digital workforce solution that uses AI to match and manage a network of 350,000 vetted professionals to deliver quality project results at record speed and scale. Trusted by over 5000+ companies worldwide, including Unilever, Expedia, Foot Locker, eBay, Mashable, LinkedIn, and more. 

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