Product Owner

IT & Technology

Are you ready to work for one of the most influential pharmaceutical companies in the world? Are you an experienced product owner? and let's talk! Background:In Molecular PCR Software Development, they develop and deliver various quality products for Medical Diagnostics instruments. In order to deliver high-value software, the Product Owner plays a crucial role in defining and prioritizing the product backlog. This can be done by having the balance between capabilities of serving customer needs and having a technical understanding.  The perfect candidate:Has an acumen for customer needs and requirements(what) which she or he can translate into the language of development teams (how). A driving attitude and desire to shape a quality product, which can be delivered in time does support the successful fulfilment of the role of a Product Owner. General Information:

  • Start date: ASAP
  • End date: 12 months
  • Extension: yes possible
  • Workplace: Zug
  • Workload: 100%
  • Home Office: hybrid model (3-2/2-3) possible after onboarding phase. However, have to be flexible to be onsite from one day to the other (no fully remote possible)
  • Department: PCR Software Development

 Tasks & Responsibilities:This Product Owner is a key role in the team. The candidate should prepare the scope with the stakeholders and the team so that the team can implement the feature in an efficient and correct way. The main tasks & responsibilities are: 

  • Responsible for the agile project management approach (preparing user stories & tasks, facilitating sprint planning, visualizing work and dependencies, etc.)
  • Requirements engineering in a regulated environment
  • Defect management (involves exploratory application testing to verify software quality/implementation of user stories)
  • Supports the Product Manager to manage the backlog
  • Supports inter-team cooperation in the Agile Release Train and helps the team to operate well on the train
  • Responsible for the execution of features and capabilities
  • Helps manage risks and dependencies
  • Provides input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
  • Works with the Release Train Engineer for planning and tracking
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively within the team and with stakeholders
  • Takes responsibility for project delivery targets
  • Leadership attitude in shaping the product together with the development team
  • Lives, coaches and helps the team to embrace the RMD Software principles, values and mindset

  Preferred requirements:

  • University degree in any of the following areas: Business, IT, Engineering or equivalent fields
  • A minimum experience of 3 years as a Product Owner
  • Experience in design sprints and Design Thinking
  • Worked for several organizations or projects – in minimum 3 different companies and working in programs with multiple Scrum teams in a single program
  • Expert kledge of Scrum, Lean and one or more agile scaling models (SAFe, LeSS, …)
  • Fluent in English is necessary

 If we have sparked your interest then do not hesitate to apply ! We are looking forward to talking with you!