Product Owner

Job ID: 4521

Description

Do you have what it takes to lead high-performing Scrum teams to new levels of greatness? Do you write exceptional user stories that drive impactful improvements for your products? Upland, an enterprise cloud software company that provides award-winning solutions for IT Management, Workflow Automation, and Digital Engagement, is looking for the best product owners to deliver an exciting roadmap of features.

At Upland, you will work on collaborative start-up-like product teams within a large, customer-obsessed software company that has a global reach. Here, we take your ideas seriously, and your work will benefit millions of customers. 

You will be empowered to drive end-to-end product improvements and ambitious roadmaps that reach customers at scale. You will never get bored working within a small, cross-functional team of very talented contributors who are dedicated to making their product better every day. 

This is a 100%-remote, work-from-anywhere position. 

What you will be doing

  • Driving product initiatives from conception through implementation. 
  • Writing user stories that wow developers with their focus on important details and contextualization of work. They are comprehensive and enable the team to work asynchronously without blocking and waiting for clarifications. 
  • Leading Scrum ceremonies, managing and prioritizing the backlog, and roadmap.
  • Holding the team to your very high standards and rejecting work that does not meet your quality bar.
  • Collaborating with a skilled team of product leaders, developers and designers who are committed to delivering incredible product experiences. 
  • Generating initiatives that will improve our products and benefit our customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write complete and detailed user stories that address requirements while considering the overall product strategy and vision.
  • Be a liaison between product and customer success, helping communicate new features, review documentation and tie feature releases to a strategic story.
  • Own the product roadmap.
  • Lead Scrum ceremonies.
  • Prioritize and manage the product backlog.
  • Write and ensure adherence to acceptance criteria.

Candidate Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience as a Product Owner of SaaS products.
  • Scrum expertise.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Self-motivated problem solver who is a great team player.
  • Daily work schedule with at least 4 hours overlap with standard EST (GMT-5) work hours.

Nice to have

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO).
  • Experience working with on-prem and mobile products.
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