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Technical Product Owner (Hybrid or Remote) - Reliable Controls

Technical Product Owner (Hybrid or Remote) - Reliable Controls

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As a Product Owner, you will have the exciting opportunity to lead the development of innovative and successful products that exceed customer expectations.

Who we are:

Reliable Controls is dedicated to reducing the carbon footprint of buildings around the world. Our team specializes in the design, development, and assembly of building automation controls and software programs.

We align ourselves with the right people and empower them in the right ways. An established company based in Victoria, BC, we nurture a strong culture of communication, trust, and collaboration. Embracing a work–life balance, promoting continuous learning, and celebrating our achievements are a few of the ways we show our enduring commitment to employees. Let’s combine our passions for building a greener future!

Your mission:

To gather requirements from our customers and our internal stakeholders. You will transform requirements laid out by stakeholders and develop them into a development plan to create delightful software design. As PO, you will define the work for a time box interval and manage the development effort. Additionally, you will work with UI/UX teams to design and conceptualize prior to implementation. Product owner level 2 and 3 includes direct supervisory roles for your team.

What we offer:

  • Flexible Hybrid work environment
  • Highly competitive extended health and dental plans for you and your family
  • A yearly RRSP contribution on the company’s behalf, plus an employee contribution–matching program to help you grow your financial well-being
  • An annual performance bonus
  • Paid time off to volunteer and give back to the community, on your own or as a part of a group with your coworkers
  • Free convenient parking, or choose our green transportation option and be paid for it
  • Social Committee events almost every month, from potlucks, game nights, and LAN parties to camping and skiing
  • Free on-site gym at both locations
  • Awards and recognition for service and accomplishments
  • Assistance with tuition or skills training relevant to your role
  • A rewarding career doing work that matters

What we hope to create:

Solutions for building operators to enable the vision of Net-Zero Emissions by 2050. Help us get there. 

 In this role you will:

  • Participate in technical design and lead team to implementation
  • Understand existing code base and design to
  • Draw on your background and experience in software development to co-ordinate new design
  • Guide influence, and understand, software architectural design of assigned products
  • Balance architecture, technical design, and business needs
  • Be the voice of and champion the product(s) assigned to you
  • Understand our product marketplace; anticipate market opportunities, and innovate product solutions
  • Formulate and direct our product vision, strategy, and roadmap
  • Collect, articulate, and prioritize requirements from product stakeholders (own and manage product backlog)
  • Project management using JIRA and other tools
  • Write Agile User Stories with Testable Acceptance Criteria
  • Work with the development team to estimate the scope, risk, and effort of planned work
  • Participate in all Agile Scrum activities (triage, story grooming, sprint planning, scrums, retrospectives)
  • Partake in occasional travel and on-site customer visits
  • Report and track team, product, and project status
  • Elevate impediments/issues to management
  • Communicate and coordinate with customers, TechComm, Marketing, QA, and Customer Support
  • Promote and inspire continuous improvement in everything we do
  • Supervise development team

You'll have access to:

  • An onboarding package to get you up to speed 
  • Online training courses
  • A mentor
  • Annual training allowance

This role might be right for you if you have/are:

  • A bachelor’s degree ( Computer Science, Computer Engineering degree)
  • Software development experience of 2+ years
  • 3+ years experience as an Agile Product Owner
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Comfortable and effective working with cross-functional teams through changing requirements and dynamic environments
  • Product-driven focus, able to sort priorities and make difficult needs-based decisions
  • A collaborative mindset and proven track record of guiding teams and stakeholders toward pragmatic consensus leading to high-value product roadmaps and implementations
  • Experience in an Agile development environment is preferred
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification would be a bonus
  • Experience with project management (certified PMP would be an asset)
  • Experience in HVAC industry, preferably applications engineering or similar exposure would be an asset.

 You'll be successful in this position if you:

  • Possess initiative, drive, and excellent time management skills
  • Have a passion for product design and project management
  • Are flexible and adaptable – we support a group of 200+ individuals with diverse needs
  • High degree of analytical thinking, ability to critically examine the issue and provide a custom solution while adhering to applicable policies and legislation
  • Value a healthy work–life balance; we don't expect you to work overtime or weekends 

Let’s connect!

At Reliable Controls, it’s not only experience and skills we are seeking; alignment with our values is of the utmost importance to us. Continuous improvement is vital to our organization, and we are prepared to invest in our team’s future, not just their current abilities. Let’s connect. We would love to hear from you!

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Remote, Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Intermediate Level

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