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Product Owner – Sidechains wallet (Mamba)

Full Time

Website IO Global

IO Global is searching for a Product Owner to join our Lightwallet team. As a Product Owner, you will be responsible for incorporating feature requests into the product roadmap, grooming and prioritizing backlog, developing user stories, and defining acceptance criteria.

You’ll be working with a highly skilled team responsible for a new IOG wallet sidechain product. From creating a community to owning this product end-to-end, we’re looking for a motivated individual capable of making product decisions that will directly influence Cardano’s ecosystem growth, give rise to smart contract adoption, and expand the value that DApps deliver to their users. As a part of this team, you’ll work closely with both internal and external stakeholders, and together we’ll work on the innovations that shape the 21st century.

Your mission

  • Capture stakeholders’ needs and translate them into high-level features
  • Translate high-level features into technical specifications
  • Incorporate feature requests into the product roadmap
  • Groom and prioritize the backlog together with project management and engineering
  • Develop user stories and define acceptance criteria
  • Set sprint goals
  • Plan releases and upgrades
  • Follow progress of work and address production issues during sprints
  • Refine our agile methodology
  • Keep up to date with industry trends in your product vertical
  • Work with product managers, delivery team, and tech leadership towards common goals
  • Own a tactical plan to achieve goals defined in product and company strategy.

Requirements

Your expertise

  • A BSc or master’s degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Product management certification is a plus (CPM, AIPMM)
  • Experience as a product manager or associate product manager
  • A background in distributed computing and at least one year of business experience of blockchain or cryptocurrency technology
  • Experience leading highly technical engineering, design and business teams
  • Experience working with agile software development processes (scrum, kanban)
  • Experience implementing processes to define metrics and measure the success of products
  • Proven ability in developing productive relationships with a variety of levels and roles, and managing users’ expectations effectively
  • Ability to develop and convey ideas to all types of stakeholders
  • Experience of project management and the delivery lifecycle
  • A familiarity with blockchain protocols and how to interact with blockchain nodes/clients
  • A strong understanding of the gamut of trust that exists in blockchain applications (e.g. Light wallets vs full node wallets)
  • Facilitation skills – running workshops with multiple stakeholders.

Benefits

Location

IOG is a fully distributed organization and therefore this is a remote position. Due to team distribution we are ideally searching for someone in an European timezone.

All Colleagues

  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work – ability to work anywhere
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc)
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan

US Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by IO Global for the employee and dependents
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance

UK Employees

  • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
  • Pension
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