Product Owner



An Amazing Career Opportunity for Product Owner

Location: Cardiff/ Krakow

Job ID : 15423


The Product Owner (PO) represents business priorities as set by PACS Product Management (represented by Product Managers) into relevant scrum teams.

The qualified candidate also attends relevant Product Management meetings about planning and Program Backlog/Vision refinement, this specific role’s assignment will be focused physical access control systems (PACS) firmware & software components.


The Product Owner understands the product vision, identifies the needs and passes them on to the team in a clear and comprehensive manner, gives constant feedback and bring new ideas on Product features. Manages a well-groomed and prioritized backlog limited of 3 teams based in Krakow and Cardiff.  



Who are we? 


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. 

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As our Product Owner , you’ll support HID’s success by: 


Preparation and participation in PI planning:


As a member of the extended Product Management team, the PO is heavily involved in program backlog refinement and prep for Program Increment (PI) planning and also plays a significant role in the planning event itself.

During the event, the PO is involved with story definition, providing the clarifications necessary to assist the team with their story estimates and sequencing.


Iteration execution:


  • Maintaining the team backlog – With input from System Architect/Engineering and other stakeholders, the PO has the primary responsibility for building, editing, and maintaining the team backlog.
  • Iteration Planning – The PO reviews and reprioritizes the backlog as part of the prep work for Iteration Planning, including coordination of dependencies with other POs.
  • The PO communicates story detail and priorities and ensures the team aligns and agrees on a final iteration plan.
  • Accepting stories – The PO works with the team to agree on accepted story completion, this includes validating that the story meets acceptance criteria, that it has the appropriate, persistent acceptance tests, and that it otherwise complies with its Definition of Done (DoD).
  • Understand enabler work – While POs are not expected to drive technological decisions, they are supposed to understand the scope of the upcoming enabler work and collaborate with System
  • Solution Architect/Engineering to assist with decision-making and sequencing of the critical technological infrastructures that will host the new business functionality.
  • Participate in team demo and retrospective – POs collaborate with their team and any other stakeholders in the team demo.
  • They participate in the Iteration Retrospective, where the teams gather to improve their processes and are active in the Agile Release Train’s (ART’s) Inspect and Adapt (I&A) workshop.


Program execution:


  • Iterations and Agile teams serve a larger purpose; the frequent, reliable, and continuous release of value-added solutions. During each PI, the PO coordinates dependencies with other POs.
  • The PO also has an instrumental role in producing the System Demo for program and Value Stream stakeholders.


Inspect and adapt:


  • The PI system demo is part of the I&A workshop. The PO has an instrumental role in producing the PI system demo for program stakeholders.
  • To ensure that they will be able to show the most critical aspects of the solution to the stakeholders, POs also participate in the preparation of the PI system demo.



What we will love about your background: 


  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Familiar with current operating systems, such as Windows, etc.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Teams or other web-based communications software beneficial.
  • Experience with Jira and Miro desired.



Your Qualifications and Experience include: 


  • B.S. degree preferably in a technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in of development and maintenance. Experience encompassing hardware/firmware/software integration and test, new product introduction to manufacturing, and production launch.  
  • The codebase is your product, so background in coding is a benefit.
  • Experience with agile development and lean innovation practices is a benefit.
  • Training in SAFe such as Implementing SAFe and / or SAFe POPM is a benefit



Why apply? 


  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly




HID Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation


We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


Cardiff, ENG, GB, CF15 7AB Kraków, PL

Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Mid-senior level