MaxPoint Technical Product Owner in Austin, Texas

Technical Product Owner

Location:

Austin, TX

Job Id: 1027

of Openings: 1

MaxPointis seeking a Technical Product Owner to work with our engineering and data science teams. You’ll be responsible for defining and executing the product roadmap. This includes defining requirements, writing user stories, prioritizing initiatives, and driving scalability and other investments for our core systems.

You will be focused on working with an advanced, highly quantitative development team to make features come to life for our products.

The ideal candidate is someone with strong technical skills and knowledge combined with the ability to clearly communicate technical concepts, but with enough business acumen to prioritize initiatives and work with senior management on tradeoffs.

In this position, you will…

  • Work with data scientists and developers on a technical roadmap that includes systems infrastructure, scalability and new technology introduction.

  • Work with our CTO, VP of Engineering and Architect to communicate the technical roadmap and vision and strategic value for these initiatives.

  • Engage with development leaders to articulate requirements, project plans and drive timely execution towards launch.

  • Bridge the gap between our technical needs and the requirements of our users including providing detailed product requirements for implementation of changes to our systems.

  • Focus on scalability needs and ensuring our systems can handle our volumes in a timely manner.

  • Deliver products with our technical teams, always keeping in mind the complexities of highly scalable engineering endeavors.

  • Define, track, and improve key product metrics to implement a product dashboard to track usage and success.

Our ideal candidate will have…

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Masters preferred) – preferably in relevant technical fields such as Computer Science, Analytics, etc.

  • 2+ years of experience as a product owner in an Agile software development environment, preferably working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

  • Prior experience collaborating closely with technical executives to build new products

  • Expertise communicating progress at each phase of development as appropriate, including published roadmaps, requirements and other information

  • Knowledge of marketing technology or digital advertising a must

  • High degree of both technical expertise and business acumen, including familiarity developing new software and implications of SaaS business models

  • Strong results-orientation combined with excellent judgment and problem-solving skills; track record of product success

ABOUT MAXPOINT

MaxPoint is a marketing technology company at the intersection of the digital and physical worlds. We empower brands and retailers to understand the consumer journey by providing a complete, real-time view of consumers and their purchase behavior. We power our growing suite of data, measurement, and ad products with location science and deep knowledge of all activity at the neighborhood and household levels—from what consumers intend to purchase and how far they are willing to travel to buy, to how loyal they are and how they respond to in-store and out-of-store marketing.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

MaxPoint offers a generous benefits package including 100% company paid premiums for employee and family health, dental and vision coverage, company contributed Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical expenses, 401k, rich PTO allowance (in addition to holidays) – and by rich, we essentially mean unlimited. Additional benefits include MaxPoint-paid life insurance, long- and short-term disability insurance, and employee-contributed Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical and dependent care expenses.

MaxPoint considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. In addition, MaxPoint will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance with completing the online application process, please contact DL_Recruiting@MaxPoint.com.

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