Technical Product Owner

£ Confidential

Bristol

Description

Reporting to the Lead Technical Product Owner, the Technical Product Owner will hold a key role within the development team, responsible for delivering new features and product integrations in the Dyson Link platform. You will collaborate with product engineering teams, feature designers, UX designers, app developers and our QA team to capture user stories and non-functional requirements to feed our sprint plans.

Market Overview

In 2016 we launched our first two connected products and already have a connected user base of hundreds of thousands across twenty countries. By leveraging our culture of design and engineering excellence with an innovative start up mentality we won the 2016 T3 Connected product of the year, and our ambitions for 2017 and beyond are even more exciting. If you thrive on working in a collaborative, stimulating, fast moving environment and relish difficult software engineering challenges, then we want to speak to you!

Function Overview

Internet connected products is a new space for Dyson where we aim to continue our reputation of being innovative and disruptive. We’re building a world-class team of Android and iOS developers and adopting the latest technology and techniques to ensure we can deliver our ambitious vision of the connected space. In order to gain pace and agility, we promote the empowerment of managers allowing them to make decisions and develop our teams and ways of working.

Accountabilities

Reporting to the Lead Technical Product Owner, the Technical Product Owner will hold a key role within the development team, responsible for delivering new features and product integrations in the Dyson Link platform. You will collaborate with product engineering teams, feature designers, UX designers, app developers and our QA team to capture user stories and non-functional requirements to feed our sprint plans.

Skills

  • You’ll be an experienced Agile Product Owner with demonstrable success delivering software and systems in a fast paced consumer market.

  • As a skilled communicator, you’ll be able to collaborate across teams and geography to capture user stories for new features and communicate progress at all levels.

  • A breadth of technical knowledge across software delivery, ideally with a mobile and/or web focus is a must for this role.

  • It’s essential you’re a self-starter and able to drive early concepts through to production

  • Experience working with connected products or IoT applications is a bonus.

  • You’ll work from the perspective of our customers and represent their needs to the development team, balancing with business requirements
  • You’ll prioritise the backlog across multiple sources and stakeholders.
  • You will become the go-to subject matter expert for your area of the Dyson Link platform
  • You’ll work to align on our sprint delivery plans with Scrum teams and help define wider integration plans across the Dyson RDD organisation.
  • You’ll clarify and refine user stories and non-functional requirements with the development / QA team.
  • Clear focus and drive for delivery – you’ll be able to find and maintain focus and priority in a rapidly evolving environment.
  • Curious, inventive and creative - be prepared to solve tough problems and look beyond convention.
  • Effective communicator - concise  and timely communication, managing facts and emotion
  • Global collaborator - open minded to ideas from other perspectives Resilient - prepared to be challenged and thrive in change


Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 25-Apr-2017

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