Technical Product Owner (Dash Platform)

  • Dash Core Group
  • Remote
  • May 24, 2021
Full time Blockchain Information Technology Pays in Crypto Product Project Management

Job Description


At Dash, our Goal is to increase financial freedom and opportunities for everyone. We develop products that enable payments on the blockchain and make cryptocurrency accessible for consumers, merchants, businesses, and developers. We’ve designed a payments platform that puts user experience first, obscures the technical complexity underneath, and reinvents how cryptocurrency works in the future. Digital Cash enables financial freedom. The Dash ecosystem provides financial opportunities. Come help us create the future of finance and change the world.

Role
The Technical Product Owner bridges the technical and business sides of the organization. This individual’s primary initial responsibility will be to ensure the right balance is achieved between business priorities and their associated technical implications (and vice versa). This role resides in a team that is building the network components that will support our next major release of protocols that makes it easy for anyone to use Dash and access the Dash ecosystem of services and providers. Preference will be given to applicants based in the GMT/GMT+1/GMT+2/GMT+3 time zones.


Responsibilities

  • Own the product backlog and roadmap, establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on priorities
  • Work closely with the development team on a daily basis, ensuring focus is on the high priority backlog items
  • Provide regular product development status updates to senior management
  • In collaboration with organization leaders, assist with defining the product vision, strategy, and value propositions
  • Facilitate competitor research, market analysis, and product tests to identify opportunities and enhance user satisfaction
  • Develop user personas, customer journey maps, and product and service offerings
  • Assist in identifying and removing product development blockers
  • Design evaluation frameworks and metrics to understand organization growth and enable business development
  • Engage in partner and customer consulting, solution development, and onboarding in support of the business development and technical integrations teams
  • Contribute to blog posts. educational materials and other public-facing communications

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a Product Owner role
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a developer, preferably
  • Good understanding and experience in working with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Willingness to work outside of normal business hours from time to time
  • Cross-Functional Teams: Experience working with cross-functional, matrix, and distributed teams. Strong diplomacy skills to build consensus between technical and business teams. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to navigate all levels of the organization
  • Strategic Planning: Excellent problem solving, organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to evolve product strategy based on research, data, and industry trends
  • Ownership and Initiative: High level of enthusiasm, innovation, and dedication with the ability to adapt easily to change and multitasking. Demonstrated ability to achieve strategic goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken

Desired Qualifications

  • Data design & architecture
  • Cryptocurrency and/or peer-to-peer technologies experience
  • Open source development projects
  • Remote work experience
  • Good understanding of Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence, Service Desk)

Perks

  • Contribute to technology at the forefront of the web
  • Work with a company on a mission to have a positive impact
  • Work on a fully remote team
  • Work on a small, passionate team
  • An entrepreneurial opportunity where you can have oversized impacts
  • Opportunity to drive innovation and strategy
  • Your work will be open source.

Location / compensation

  • Compensation will be at competitive rates and based on experience and location

Contact

To apply for this role, please submit an updated CV/resume and a brief introduction to jobs@dash.org.

For more information on Dash, please visit https://www.dash.org