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Product Owner at One Concern
Palo Alto, CA, US
We are One Concern, a startup based in Palo Alto. We specialize in Artificial Intelligence for Natural Disasters. Our platform empowers the most critical decisions during the first moments of a crisis.
 
With our team of global disaster scientists and engineers, we have built a product that helps communities and first responders to prepare and react.
 
One Concern is growing rapidly and we are looking for passionate, motivated, and high-reaching engineers to join our team. Our engineering challenges are unique, so you should be comfortable in uncharted territory and excited to create systems that can support cities of 100,000 and 10 million people alike.
 
In this job you are responsible for building and running microservices that power some of our most important projects. This means you chip in at all phases in the lifecycle of the project starting from ideation to running it in production.
 
Do you want to wake up every day and contribute to making the world a better place? Do you want to help completely reshape the current chaotic journey experienced by cities during disasters?

Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with executive leadership and sales/marketing teams to translate business requirements into user stories for the development teams to implement
    • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy.
    • Inspire and motivate the development teams to deliver innovative and exciting solutions with an appropriate sense of urgency
    • Develop and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation
    • Work with technical leads to determine scope and priorities for product development cycles
    • Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies.
    • Accountable for a created product(s), delivering in the product model and communicating the product needs with business partners. 

Requirements

    • 5+ years in product strategy role
    • 2+ years of expertise in software engineering
    • In-depth knowledge of agile process and principles
    • Demonstrated track record of success delivering projects
    • Owned product process from conception to backlog
    • Understand how to communicate effectively with senior software engineers
    • Proven ability to manage agile processes across diverse technology teams (data science, engineering, design, operations, etc.)
    • Can work autonomously with little supervision and can define processes from the ground up
    • Ability to juggle and prioritize competing demands on your time
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bonus Points if you have

    • Experience at a successful, scaling tech start-up
    • Experience working with data scientists
    • Experience in market research & analysis
    • Worked on projects which involved teams larger than 30
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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