Product Owner - Poland

Krakow, Lesserpoland, Poland
Full Time
Experience Product Team
Experienced

At First Advantage (Nasdaq: FA), people are at the heart of everything we do. From our customers and partners to our greatest advantage — our team members. Operating with empathy and compassion, First Advantage fosters a global inclusive workforce devoted to the diverse voices that make up our talent and products. Our team members empower each other to be their authentic selves and treat all with respect, integrity, and fairness. 

Say hello to a rewarding career and come join a leading provider of mission-critical background screening solutions to some of the most recognized Fortune 100 and Global 500 brands. 

We are seeking a Product Owner to be accountable for the full end to end lifecycle of portfolio of products, specifically for new strategic clients including vision, charter, planning, requirements, stories, development, testing, integration (FA or partner systems), deployment, usage, adoption, client satisfaction and continuous improvement. 
 
What We Do
We are on the frontline of recruitment enabling organizations to Hire Smarter. Onboard Faster™ First Advantage is an HR Tech company delivering innovative solutions and insights to enable our clients to manage risk and hire the best talent. Leveraging an advanced technology platform, First Advantage builds fully scalable, configurable screening programs that meet the unique needs of over 30,000 clients. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA and with an internationally distributed workforce spanning 17 countries with about 5,000 employees, First Advantage performs over 100 million screens in over 200 countries and territories annually. 
 
Who You Are  
You are very technical and understand the world of APIs. You wrote requirements and oversaw 5+ API implementations yourself.  

You are self-motivated and ready to “roll up your sleeves." While you are an independent contributor, you are also collaborative. You can spearhead a project and see it through from start to completion.  

As a team player, you navigate cross-functional teams and work well with team members in other business units and departments toward a common goal. 

An Innovator — you see gaps in current processes or workflows as an opportunity to improve and try something new. 

A lifelong learner and always seeking out opportunities to learn and upskill, you understand the importance of thorough and secure screenings and are interested in the Human Capital sector and the confluence of people, process, and technology. 
 
What You'll Do  
A successful Product Owner will be the facilitator and planner for all aspects of product management and will drive the activities of the corresponding teams who will build, integrate or enhance any new or existing products in their respective portfolio aligned to the product roadmap using Agile methodology. The Product Owner will co-ordinate & initiate appropriate actions coupled with the right SWAT POD with QA, Scrum Master, Architects and Developers. They will maximize product reusability and repeatability & focus on revenue growth to enable new logo strategic client acquisitions, improved customer experience & teamwork. 

  • Be the technical product owner of the Identity Fraud product suite at First Advantage.  

  • Write epics, features, and stories for implementing vendor APIs into the First Advantage eco-system, breaking them down into epics, themes, and features and creating actionable user stories with acceptance criteria for the design team to conceptualize and the development team to implement. 

  • Collaborate with a commercialization product owner and business stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical requirements. 

  • Manage and own end-to-end product lifecycle for your product including prioritization of bugs/enhancements along with building and launching new offerings.  

  • Track product performance metrics to ensure we are meeting or exceeding targets, pivot product roadmap direction as necessary.  

  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure product roadmap is aligned with stakeholder needs.  

What You May Need to be Successful

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business or technology field, advanced business degree (MBA preferred). 

  • Minimum 3+ years in a technical product role that required a deep involvement with APIs. 

  • Practical Agile experience (not certifications but actual experience inside an organization in transition for at least 3 years) desired but not required.  

  • Has to have strong technical skills - can speak with and motivate the development team with ideas and thoughts 

  • Familiarity with DevOps, JIRA, and other tools 

  • Ideally should have been in a QA or a BA role for 3+ years before moving into a product owner role 

  • Automation work experience is a plus 

Why First Advantage is Your Next Big Career Move   
First Advantage is going through a technology transformation! We are looking for experts who are excited to work with advanced technologies and provide best-in-class user experiences, drive the development and deployment of scalable solutions, and smoothly guide our agile teams and clients through meaningful changes as we continue to expand our impact. 

Additional benefits offered to our eligible people include:     

  • Competitive benefits package, including health care, life insurance and Multisport,  

  • Challenging projects.  

  • Spacious, modern, and fully equipped office space in the heart of Krakow.  

  • Flexibility and possibility to work remotely.  

  • Superior co-working and personal development experience. 

What Are You Waiting For? Apply Today! 
You have learned a little about us today – we want to learn about you! If you think this position and our company are a great fit for your areas of interest and expertise, tell us about you by applying now! 

United States Equal Opportunity Employment:

First Advantage is proud to be a global leader in removing barriers and supporting our community members to ensure the changing demographics of the workforce are reflected in our hiring and employment practices. We value all of our candidates, employees, and clients, and place great emphasis on hiring and supporting qualified individuals in each role. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other area protected by applicable law.

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