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Associate Product Owner



são paulo, state of são paulo, brazil
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Build your future with Sovos.

If you are looking for an opportunity where career-minded professionals can achieve success while bringing their best and whole selves to work each day, Sovos may be the company you have been looking for. Employees at Sovos operate on the leading edge of digital technology while working to improve lives and the communities in which we live and work. When we say Solve Tax for Good, we mean For Good in every sense of the word. Our organizational commitment is to provide a place where employees can thrive and progress in their careers while having the support behind them that only a global company can offer.

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It’s not about what you have done somewhere else, it’s all about what you are capable of doing here.

The Work You'll Do:

The product owner is responsible for ensuring that market and product requirements are appropriately reflected and implemented in a finished product. Largely an inward-facing role, the product owner is the main liaison between product marketing, product management and the engineering team. The product owner is an expert on the functionality of a specific product; as such, s/he often supports other groups such as sales engineering, implementation, and technical support/customer service.

More specifically you will:

  • Main liaison between product management and the engineering team, understand the product strategy as defined by product management
  • Collect product requirements from key buyer audiences and end users
  • Coordinate the creation of product mockups and prototypes
  • Fulfills the ""product owner role"" principally responsible for prioritization and maintaining (or grooming) a backlog which maximizes outcomes aligned with the product strategy (roadmap) for one or multiple agile development teams
  • Write and present the product requirements document
  • Oversee and sign off on the functional spec
  • Oversee the product as it is being built by development/engineering
  • Communicate with stakeholders during the development of a product to keep them updated
  • Coordinate testing of a product, including user acceptance testing, alpha and beta programs
  • Collect, coordinate, and prioritize bug fixes

What We Need From You

  • Success working in a related field; ideally in B2B SaaS business analysis or product development preferred
  • Complete understanding of the ""Product Owner"" role
  • Ability to fulfill the ""Product Owner"" role effectively (maximizing outcomes per roadmap) without day-to-day support for at least 1 development team
  • Ability to balance gut feel judgement and logical analysis. Willingness to 'rip off the bandaid' and make decisions
  • Consistently ensures alignment by engaging stakeholders at the right time and using a wide range of communication techniques to paint a clear picture of 'why, how and when'
  • Optimize priorities and scope to ensure maximum value is delivered (maximize outcomes, not outputs)

What Does Sovos Offer You?

The tools to enhance your life - because we want you to enjoy your life outside of work and inside!

  • Mentoring Programs
  • Management Bootcamps and Development Trainings
  • Yearly performance reviews where compensation and performance are assessed and rewarded generously
  • Clear paths for growth within our roles (but we know that career development can be like a spider web, not a ladder - we give you the tools to move outside of your career as well!

Sovos is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that celebrates diversity and where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate against race, color, religions, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic provided by law. At Sovos, all employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work.

Company Background

Sovos is a global provider of tax, compliance and trust solutions and services that enable businesses to navigate an increasingly regulated world with true confidence. Purpose-built for always-on compliance capabilities, our scalable IT-driven solutions meet the demands of an evolving and complex global regulatory landscape. Sovos’ cloud-based software platform provides an unparalleled level of integration with business applications and government compliance processes.

More than 100,000 customers in 100+ countries – including half the Fortune 500 – trust Sovos for their compliance needs. Sovos annually processes more than three billion transactions across 19,000 global tax jurisdictions. Bolstered by a robust partner program more than 400 strong, Sovos brings to bear an unrivaled global network for companies across industries and geographies. Founded in 1979, Sovos has operations across the Americas and Europe, and is owned by Hg and TA Associates. For more information visit http://www.sovos.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.