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Product Owner - Acquia

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Job Title
Product Owner
Job Location
Pune, India
Job Description

Acquia is the open digital experience company. We provide the world's most ambitious brands with products built around Drupal to allow them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter. At Acquia, we believe in the power of community and collaboration — giving our customers and partners the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms.

Headquartered in the U.S., but a truly global company with offices around the world. We are one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies (As rated by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine), we’re rated a category leader by the analyst community, and have been named one of the Best Places to Work in various countries including the UK. We are Acquia. We are building for the future and we want you to be a part of it!

Are you passionate about building and scaling products? Do you want to create and improve software that powers thousands of world’s biggest web sites? Then join us. 

About the role…

We’re in search of a Product Owner to help us grow our Digital Experience Platform and Acquia. As a Product Owner you will have a strong sense of empathy for the user; a high tolerance for ambiguity; the ability to navigate complex, interconnected systems; and demonstrate good instincts for judging as to priority and risk. You will oversee a coordinated, rigorous development approach and will be accountable for on-time product development delivery. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborating with internal users to understand and anticipate their needs and translate them into product requirements
  • Managing the teams’ backlog to optimize execution of program priorities while maintaining the integrity of the services the teams own
  • Developing user stories
  • Monitoring and evaluating progress at each stage of the process
  • Communicating priorities, timelines and status to R&D and stakeholder communities
  • Participating in Scrum meetings and product increment sprints

Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of Scrum and Agile Software Development Methodology
  • Working knowledge of product development architecture
  • Ability to prioritize effectively
  • Uncompromising focus on excellence 
  • Biased towards action and practical solutions 
  • Technically proficient enough to earn the respect of a development team
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Ability to work with large, distributed, international teams

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 2-3 years of experience as a Product Owner, preferably in delivering enterprise software products or solutions
  • Extensive hands-on knowledge of modern development platforms, Cloud-based solutioning (AWS preferred) 
  • CSPO certification preferred
  • Has navigated teams through adverse situations, either successfully or unsuccessfully 
  • Well versed in modern development techniques and automated testing strategies   

Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Acquia Headquarters Location

Boston, MA

Acquia Company Size

Between 800 - 5,000 employees

Acquia Founded Year

2007

Acquia Funding Rounds

  • Series G

    $55,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $50,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $30,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $15,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $8,500,000 USD

  • Series B

    $8,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $7,000,000 USD