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Technical Product Owner



IT, Product
Auckland, New Zealand
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

The Technical Product Owner is the technical solution owner for a product and/or products within the Advantive portfolio. The technical product owner deeply partners with product management to understand customer problems/needs and is responsible for translating the prioritized roadmap into clearly understandable, highly actionable, simplified technical requirements in the form of user stories to help development deliver customer value quickly, fully, and with high quality.


  • Own the success and profitability of the product(s) you are responsible for by partnering with product management and development to deliver ongoing customer value and achieve business objectives

  • Translate the product roadmap to clear, concise, and actionable user stories complete with acceptance criteria that development can execute against

  • Evaluate development requests against current solutions and recommend forward-looking strategies for improved scale and performance

  • Review manufacturer’s technical solutions and provide high-level effort estimates for planning purposes

  • Collaborate with hardware vendors to understand how they communicate with software and propose scalable solutions

  • Collaborate with development and professional services to provide clear delivery dates that align with customer go-live schedules

  • Operate as scrum master or as the product representative of the scrum team

  • Continuously evaluate development results to optimize productivity, efficiency, and quality

  • Continuously evaluate development results from sprint to sprint to optimize productivity, efficiency, and quality of releases

  • Track usage and performance of your product with appropriate metrics and measurables

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to bring the product vision, roadmap, and appropriate areas of technical debt elimination into the product backlog, capturing user needs as user stories, practicing user-centered design concepts

  • Manage the product backlog and own the prioritization of upcoming sprints

  • Collaborate with the project team and extended teams to ensure the product backlog is visible with prioritized work and ongoing status communicated

  • Work closely with the product management and marketing team to support the development of successful go-to-market strategies and content

  • Create and maintain appropriate product documentation to support the go-to-market motion and to increase user awareness of new capabilities

  • Serve as a subject matter expert and product spokesperson for your product portfolio