Product Owner
Sofia, Bulgaria
Job description

Alcatraz is seeking a highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic Product Owner reporting to the VP of Product to guide the development of our Face Authentication administration platform. The PO will be tasked with understanding and coordinating feature backlog for all releases for the platform as well as their dependencies on each other. The PO leads the translation of high-level marketing requirements and features into detailed technical requirements and follows Agile Scrum-based Software development.


● Collaborate with VP of Product to translate business requirements into user stories for the development teams to implement

● Develop and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation

● Work with project managers and technical leads to determine scope and priorities for product development cycles

● Work with the development team to ensure that they understand the vision for the product

● Develop appropriately detailed specifications for product features so that they are clearly understood by the development teams

● Inspire and motivate the development teams to deliver innovative and exciting solutions with an appropriate sense of urgency

● Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals

● Act as an ambassador for the product and as a technical contact for queries related to the product

● Work with key stakeholders across the company in multiple Time Zones (GMT+2, GMT-5 & GMT-8) to ensure successful product releases

● Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends


● Previous working experience as a Product Owner for a minimum of 2 years

● BS in Computer Science, Engineering or similar relevant field

● In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles

● Experience in Web Application design / development for Cloud and On-Prem deployments

● Experience designing / developing fullstack software applications using tools such as REACT, Golang, Node.js, MongoDB and PostgreSQL

● Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills

● Excellent organizational and time management skills

● Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills

● Creative thinker with a vision

● Attention to details

● English speaking

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