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Product Owner

  • Portugal Office
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Blip is a Tech and Innovation Hub with a strong knowledge in software development, mobile apps, web platforms and retail applications for betting and gaming. 
 
We are part of Flutter Entertainment Group – one of the World´s Largest Groups in the bookmaking industry, with an annual revenue of around 5 billion euros.  

Its strong and diverse portfolio of market-leading brands and best-in-class products provides excitement and entertainment in a safe and responsible way. 
The Code we develop, powering brands such as Paddy Power, Sky Betting & Gaming, Betfair, Sportsbet, FoxBet, FanDuel, and PokerStars, is used by around 14 million people in more than 100 countries, and we are in the API Billionaire Club alongside players such as Google, Facebook and Twitter. 

 
The Role... 

We are looking for an exceptional Product Owner to deliver game-changing improvements. 

Your role consists of being the main interaction point between Product and Technology. Using lean and agile techniques, you will be responsible for delivering business value, fast. 
 
Reporting to the Product Delivery Manager, you will bridge technical and business worlds as you continually deliver improvements and innovative features across the full range of the products.  

You will have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive the product experience. 

Your exceptional communication skills will be key, adapting to a high paced environment and constant interactions with a diverse group of stakeholders. 


What You'll Be Doing... 

  • Understanding product/commercial needs and how these are translated into functional and technical requirements; 

  • Leading requirements gathering effort based on stakeholders' input; 

  • Being accountable for the timely availability and accuracy of requirements for projects, ensuring the engineering teams can develop software as efficiently as possible; 

  • Writing user stories with acceptance criteria, grooming and prioritizing backlogs, producing release plans and communications, running show and tells, and tracking benefits realization; 

  • Attending all scrum/relevant ceremonies; 

  • Adapting product backlogs as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements; 

  • Consistently communicating with stakeholders and keeping them informed of the status of requirements development; 

  • Understanding and balancing commercial needs against technical requirements and capabilities; 

  • Understanding the dependencies between technology components and how they combine to deliver solutions to the end consumer and to the business; 

  • Managing cross-team product dependencies; 

  • Providing mentoring and induction to other product owners; 

  • Having a detailed understanding of the portfolio, project & feature delivery processes; 

  • Being a subject matter expert in their domain and have a solid understanding of company organization and performance; 

  • Contributing to operational readiness processes for new releases and provides product training to stakeholders; 

  • Ensuring that all solutions meet company-wide, ‘hygiene' requirements in terms of non-functional performance, security, compliance, social responsibility; 

  • Where appropriate, co-ordinate with 3rd party content and technology providers to ensure timely and quality delivery/integration of external product features as specified. 


 
What We're Looking For... 


We hope you have... 

  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in a business or technology discipline; 

  • Proven experience in a similar role; 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (Portuguese & English); 

  • Experience in defining business requirements is essential; 

  • Experience in influencing working practice change across analysis and development department; 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; 

  • Knowledge of techniques for requirements elicitation and specification; 

  • Ability to relate to both business, design, and technical specialists; 

  • Superb attention to detail; 

  • Strong relationship management skills; 

  • Experience in working across multiple Agile methodologies;


We´d love to see...

  • Experience working in a multi-product environment; 

  • Knowledge of the Sports betting business; 

  • Experience with integrating 3rd party feed providers; 

  • Drive for results and an action-oriented approach, pursuing work with energy and drive; 

  • Customer focus profile, building and delivering solutions that meet customer expectations; 

  • Credible and efficient communication across a range of channels and audiences; 

  • Resilience and confidence under pressure, maintaining a positive attitude despite adversity; 

  • Cooperatively approach and partnership with others across the organization; 

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