Are you ready for that next big challenge in your career, and want to join a dynamic, forward thinking and progressive organisation where you can put your full range of skills and experience to better use?
Right now, at UKCloud, we have a fantastic new opportunity for a product owner with experience delivering quality digital solutions to manage the software backlog for our development teams. We want people with a passion for building great solutions who can help us improve our agile practices and influence the way we manage requirements and develop software.
Clearly expressing Product Backlog items and ensuring there is a refined backlog in place at all times that satisfies the Definition of Ready
Optimising the value of the work the Development Team performs and sign off of all product deliverables to ensure adherence to quality standards and to ensure business value is realised
Attending RAID Log reviews to ensure that risk management of the product is effective and supporting the Delivery Manager in the management of technical risks
Managing (including supporting creation of user stories) and ordering items in the Product Backlog to best achieve goals and missions and empowered to challenge requests to re-prioritise the backlog
Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all and shows what the Development Teams will work on next
Ensuring the Development Team understands items in the Product Backlog and the Product Vision to the level needed
Liaising with the UX team to ensure lean creative and UX is provided to the teams when required in order to help with the generation of user stories
Liaising with the TAs to ensure what the UX team have created is technically feasible with existing infrastructure
Attends relevant Scrum events to support the team (refinement and planning in particular)
Experience in the successful commercial delivery of digital products and solutions
Confident client communication and stakeholder management
Decisive decision-making skills
Knowledge of quality processes and risk management techniques
Strong leadership skills. With a focus on motivating teams in a collaborative environment.
High-levels of self-motivation and attention to details
Technically astute – a strong understanding of technology capabilities and product requirements to have informed discussions with commercial and technology interfaces
Certified SCRUM Product Owner
5 years professional work experience
Deep understanding of Scrum / Agile methodologies
Disciplined, organised and self-motivated
Naturally open and shares knowledge; contributes positively and always acting to learn
Demonstrates adaptability and creativity
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Customer focused, driven to deliver excellent service to customers and partners
About the Company
UKCloud provides an unbeatable, secure UK public cloud. Focused solely on serving the UK Public Sector. We are committed to assurance and security while delivering flexible, agile and value-based cloud hosting to our customers.
Formed in 2012, UKCloud is based in Farnborough (Hampshire) and Corsham (Wiltshire). We have a team of 250+ people and we continue to grow! We are looking for people who want a rewarding career in a business who truly invest in you as an individual.
Competitive salary plus 10% bonus
25 days' holiday increasing to 30 days over length of service, half a day birthday leave, charity day
Access to free parking
Active social and charity events
Cycle to work scheme
Onsite facilities - Friday breakfasts, fruit and soft drinks
UKCloud is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants. Applicants must be eligible to work and live in the UK and will be required to undergo and maintain appropriate UK government security clearance.