Technical Product Owner
WorkJam
Montréal, QC
WorkJam is leading the charge in redefining employee engagement for the hourly-work economy.

Bring your competitive spirit, your love of innovation, and your desire to be at the forefront of an evolutionary change in our digital workforce. Now is the time to become a part of an exciting company where your ideas, passion and commitment to excellence will have a direct impact on the products that we build, the new markets we create and the people that we engage.

At our offices, the Jam Factory, our growing team is passionate about building technology that improves peoples lives. While we constantly push each other to perform and innovate, we enjoy a collaborative environment where we often let loose and have fun. Join our team for an intellectually challenging, fun and rewarding career as we transform the field of hourly workforce management.

About the WorkJam Platform
WorkJam is a web and mobile app built to enable better communication with hourly workers, enhance employee self-service, improve employee motivation, recognition and overall engagement. Learn more about WorkJam at www.workjam.com

Your Responsibilities
Manage & prioritize the backlog and day-to-day work for your cross-functional team to deliver business and customer value on a regular cadence
Ensure that the product backlog, sprint goals, and team deliverables are transparent and clear to all.
Work with internal teams to manage projects involving system-to-system integrations.
Engage with internal stakeholders to solicit their feedback to validate priorities and compromises.
Work with teams to build a common platform for the entire organization.
Assure the team is pursuing a common vision aligned with business requirements so the team has context.
Work closely with Software Architects, UX Designers, Developers and Quality Assurance to translate high-level requirements and break them down into stories
Participate in daily stand-up scrums, sprint planning meetings, and retrospectives. Actively follow the progress of the sprint to confirm implementation meets the intent of acceptance criteria.
Monitor key benchmarks, analytics, and experiment results on a daily basis to ensure the health of the product
Essential Attributes
3 + years professional experience within the lifecycle of SaaS solutions (e.g. as a developer, product owner, QA or support specialist, or technical writer).
Professional experience in project coordination, within SaaS or elsewhere.
Team player and leader capable of bringing people together toward a common goal.
Familiarity with web services architecture (e.g. REST, SOAP)
Excellent verbal / written communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational & time management skills, with a self-starting, entrepreneurial mindset.
Proven ability to translate technical requirements to a level of detail that developers can work with.
Technical or college or university degree, e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics or equivalent.
Preferred Attributes
Professional experience as a product owner or business analyst specifically.
Has a good understanding of microservices architecture, software security, NoSQL databases.
Strong knowledge of workforce management systems
Deep experience with Atlassian JIRA or other software project management tools.
Has a data-driven mindset.