Technical Product Owner for Mercedes Pay (Kyiv)

Kyiv, Gulliver, Ukraine

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Mercedes Pay S.A. is a young, innovative start-up in the field of mobile/online payment. Our goal is to establish the new standard for payment processes. ‘Mercedes pay’ is the electronic payment system for services provided by the Daimler Group. It is a fundamental component of Daimler’s mobility and digitalization strategy. As a part of the Daimler group, we are ambitious to make the products and services that Daimler offers even more appealing with the new payment system.

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Description

On behalf of Mercedes, Ciklum is looking for Technical Product Owner to join Kyiv team on full-time basis.

Become a part of Agile team delivering digital payment platform for Mobile Payment, E-Money Solutions, crypto currencies and Voucher & Loyalty Solutions to serve every kind of business based on modern web technologies, such as Java 8, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Spring Security, Kafka, Discovery, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Gradle etc.

Responsibilities

  • Engage with business users on proof of concept efforts
  • To be a Partner with multiple Product Owners and/or teams of high complexity to document business needs/requirements and associated processes
  • Participate in strategic planning efforts, providing input based on subject area knowledge
  • Provide strategic direction and feedback to internal teams as well as customers around
  • Engage with internal teams to understand architecture implications for new project work
  • Engage with business users to understand needs, using domain knowledge to provide recommendations
  • Identify alignments and gaps between end user requirements and system capabilities
  • Create and document solution(s) of high complexity to meet end user requirements, including documentation of systems specifications
  • Manage project work through completion of delivery on small and ad hoc efforts
  • Create and document solution(s) of higher complexity to meet end user requirements, including documentation of systems specifications
  • Support multiple projects simultaneously across cross-functional teams
  • Conduct business analysis acceptance testing (BAAT)
  • Coordinate with internal teams and customers to launch solutions, ensuring execution of training and communication plans
  • Find the feedback of implemented solutions and analyze the results
  • Assist management with identifying gaps and better processes within organization. Help resolve and improve them
  • Contribute in team activities like daily standups, planning meeting, retrospectives and any other discussions
  • Represent the team on cross team discussions
  • Exert significant influence on product direction. Demonstrate ability to influence organizations outside of team with product or process ideas
  • Lead large development efforts which cross domain boundaries

Requirements

  • 5+ years of proven work experience as a Technical Product Owner/Business/System Analyst
  • Hands on experience with technical documentation creation and maintenance
  • Good experience in UML diagrams creation or similar
  • Strong knowledge of reporting and Business Intelligence concepts.
  • Understanding of Product Owner role in Agile projects
  • Proficient in the use of analytics tools necessary to build prototypes and requirements documents
  • Practical experience with VCS, JIRA, Confluence, SQL
  • Advanced written and spoken English skills

Desirable

  • Experience working as QA/QC Engineer in the past
  • Knowledge in testing of mobile apps
  • Degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Banking/financial or e-commerce experience
  • Knowledge of business analysis theory, BABOK

Personal skills

  • Ability to adapt quickly to the changes on the project
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and an appreciation of a start-up context
  • Good analytical, problem-solving skills
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Ability to explain technical details in simple words
  • Proactive person
  • Quick learner
  • Strong team player

What's in it for you

  • Unique working environment where you communicate and work directly with client
  • Usage of the latest technologies and tools to develop and deliver amazing products
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions
  • Medical insurance