Overview

The exciting world of scientific research is fueled by people with a passion for solving complex problems. At Cayuse, we are committed to our customers’ success by empowering organizations to conduct globally connected research that advances their impact on science, discovery and society. We build on that commitment with proven, integrated and easy-to-use technology that delivers exceptional value, and world class service and support that accelerates outcomes.

But we are more than just an empowering platform powered by advanced technologies. We are a collaboration of exceptional, highly skilled people with multi-disciplinary expertise, and are building our team to support our ambitious growth plans. Cayuse’s foundational strength comes from our customer and employee focused values and commitment to industry-leading solutions. It’s an exciting time to become a key member of our growing team.

Product Owner Responsibilities

  • Organize, prioritize and assess work for the scrum team
  • Write user stories with clear acceptance criteria
  • Utilize data, analysis, and user feedback to make decisions and influence others
  • Groom and prioritize backlog
  • Develop user stories and define acceptance criteria
  • Plan releases and upgrades
  • Follow progress of work and address production issues during sprints
  • Participate in Agile execution ceremonies with the engineering team: sprint planning, story refinement, daily stand up, sprint review, and retrospective
  • Act as the main point of contact between teams and stakeholders
  • Track and report on product Net Promoter Score (NPS)
  • Work closely with Product Management colleagues to ensure alignment
  • Translates product roadmap features into well-defined product requirements including features, user stories, and acceptance test criteria.
  • Assist the scrum/product development team to meet the objectives of each sprint

Product Owner Requirements

  • Previous work experience as a Product Owner or similar role in product management
  • Proven experience creating effective business requirements and user stories
  • Hands-on experience managing all stages of the product life cycle
  • Technical background with knowledge of software development and SaaS technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to effectively and actively communicate with both business and technical stakeholders and resources
  • Comfort with ambiguity; demonstrated track record of developing solutions to problems
  • Ability to earn the trust of customers, stakeholders, and engineering teams
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical individuals; excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • BSc in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar field

Benefits:

  • Competitive Medical Benefits (PPO + HSA available)
  • Vision, Dental, Short-Term Disability fully covered by Cayuse
  • Paid Time Off + Holidays + Flexible Work Schedule
  • Remote Work or Commuter Stipend
  • Equal Paid Parental Leave
  • 401k with Employer Matching
  • Monthly Wellness Reimbursement
  • Remote Work Environment, Supporting the Ultimate Employee Experience
  • Fun, innovative, rapidly expanding company with Industrious Spirit

Our culture is one of inclusion and belonging where everyone feels respected, treated justly, supported and nourished. We all share responsibility for creating and sustaining a work environment where differences are celebrated and we are empowered to strive for excellence. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and actively seek to recruit, develop, and retain a diverse and talented workforce.