Product Owner - Recommendation&Search team

Job description

21 Buttons is changing the fashion game - through technology and talent. It has become the leading fashion social network in Europe where more than 7 million users come to get inspired by their favorite influencers and friends’ ready-to-shop content. With over 10 million outfits shared, 21 Buttons allows anyone no matter their audience size to earn revenue from sharing their personal style.

Launched in our first country just over 3 years ago and now with more than 3000 influencers across the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, we’re growing faster than ever and now are keen to find someone as passionate as we are about our project to join the team at this exciting stage of our company’s journey of propelling our ambition of Stateside expansion.

 

Although our focus is fashion, 21 Buttons is an engineering company. We are currently looking for a Product Owner to help driving the technology roadmap for consumer data and analytics capabilities. The Product Owner will collaborate with technical and non-technical stakeholders to translate business needs into technical product requirements, and work with engineering team(s) to build and deliver world-class technology solutions. Will also partner with other product managers, engineering teams as well as external partners to drive end-to-end project execution and enable business value through technology

 

Your responsibilities

  • Understand user needs and lead the prioritization of the projects based on the potential impact on their experience
  • Partner with Data Scientists and Data Engineers to provide technical support for new and existing data science models
  • Assist with design, development and implementation of data processing pipelines and data mining / data science initiatives
  • Assist with designing the APIs for model consumption and model execution strategy and to enable efficient integration with client applications
  • Create and maintain the product backlog for the Data Science initiatives
  • Conduct planning sessions with the teams to prioritize work in upcoming sprints
  • Engage directly and daily with delivery teams to execute the project
  • Ensure product acceptance and readiness at key phases of the delivery cycle
  • Develop communication materials and lead communication efforts around the product, priorities and future roadmaps
  • Attend and lead design sessions with the product team
  • Ensure that the company methodology, standards and procedures are adopted and implemented
  • Ensure that the technical solutions meet the business goals and the satisfaction with the project and conclusion is high
  • Act as a Point of contact for technical issues, creating documentation, monitoring service levels.
  • Coordinate activities with internal or external technology providers

Requirements

  • Technical background, preferably with a BS/MS degree in a technical or scientific field or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a Product Owner, ideally in a Consumer mobile product with big data and/or data science applications
  • Experience using Agile methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and management
  • Strong problem solving skills and capability to understand and set direction for complex technology integration
  • Understanding and focus on user and business outcomes
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills
  • Experience with JIRA and other agile project management tools
  • Knowledge of the general concepts and terminology of both, the data and software development fields