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Title:  Product Owner Cloud Native Software


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709 Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Requisition ID:  48705
Job Summary

NetApp is looking for a talented Product Owner that thrives as part of a high-performance team tasked with finding creative solutions to the most profound data challenges customers face. you will be a critical part of the team responsible for building SaaS application for  Project Astra which is a new platform built by NetApp to unlock the power of Kubernetes to accelerate developer agility, drive business productivity, and enhance IT operational efficiencies.

You will be responsible for the development, delivery, and support of a cloud service going to market. No problem is too large or beneath you, and you are always willing to learn and take on new challenges.

We are developing innovative and unique solutions to assist our customers in managing Kubernetes application lifecycle in any cloud along with the data.

Job Requirements

Basic Qulifications:

  • Extensive understanding of Agile Software Development and best practices.
  • Be the bridge between Product Management and Product Development - translate business and customer requirements into technical requirements that can be provided to, and understood by, the development team.
  • Keep engineering team fed with high value work - generate, prioritize, and maintain backlog to meet business commitments and timelines, balancing roadmap items, upstream community needs, and internal engineering activities.
  • Have an open door policy to meet with sprint team members at any time to explain, refine, and discuss tasks, as well as be available for acceptance meetings.
  • Write/refine user stories with team, including defining the acceptance criteria, and working with team to size stories.
  • Ability to calculate, understand, and justify team’s metrics, velocity, and capacity plan.
  • Collaborate with Architects, other Product Owners, Product Managers, and Stakeholders to define and execute product vision, coordinate dependencies, and optimize program execution.



Remote workers considered


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SaaS application development
  • Experience working on Kubernetes-related project(s)
  • Understanding of cloud services, SaaS, or cloud native/container-based environments
  • Understanding of data storage and data management technologies
  • Demonstrated passion for innovation and/or entrepreneurship
  • Experience with Jira is a plus
  • Product Owner certification is a plus

5+ years of professional experience on software development teams, with at least 2 years as a Product Owner using an agile mindset and advocating for an agile culture