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Senior Product Owner

Coordinate, prioritize and drive the development of our new, powerful and intuitive Milestone Store

On behalf of Milestone Systems A/S, Hays is seeking a veteran Product Owner, for an exciting new position near Copenhagen.

Your new employee

Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software. The XProtect platform delivers powerful surveillance that is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations around the world. With support for the widest choice in network hardware and integration with other systems, XProtect provides best-in-class solutions to video enable organizations – managing risks, protecting people and assets, optimizing processes and reducing costs. Milestone software is sold through authorized and certified partners.

Your new role

As the experienced Product Owner you will be the voice of the customers in the fast-paced agile process of the feature teams. Together with ambitious stakeholders from Marketing, Product Management and Finance, you will also be the voice of the feature teams in the vision and product roadmap process.
You will be responsible for defining the solutions and breaking them down into features and user stories. You will prioritize the feature team backlog so the solutions effectively address the program priorities and ensure technical integrity across the various technology platforms. This will happen in close collaboration with the Feature Team, Product Management, User Experience and other Product Owners and Feature Teams to ensure a consistent and coherent customer experience across products and services.
A sneak peak of your daily work will be everything from defining, maintaining and prioritizing the feature team backlog of user stories, tasks and defects. You will also have to identify the proper solutions and drive the features throughout the design and development process while working with feature teams to ensure quality of implementation.

The Product Owner also needs to collaborate with UX designers and researchers to create the best of breed user experience and escalate large roadblocks for implementation of the ongoing features.
Furthermore, participation in release planning and contribution to the product vision and roadmap will be required of you as well.

To do this you will need to have a degree in Engineering or Computer Science with 10+ years of experience from the IT industry and 3+ years of experience as a Product Owner/Program Manager/Product Manager building and shipping scalable commercial products or services.

How to succeed

Striving for product excellence rather than scheduling in the execution of ongoing features will be a crucial part of being successful as Milestones’ new Product Owner.
Extensive experience with webshop development and ERP integration such as Microsoft Dynamics NAV will be very helpful in this position as well as having hands-on experience with agile development practices such as Scrum.

A successful Product Owner is deeply passionate about customer-driven design thinking and technology and will have a track record of delivering innovative solutions that fit costumers’ needs.
Knowledge with C#, Cloud technologies, Web-Applications, Scalability will also go a long way in helping you reach your goals faster.

It is expected that you have excellent communication and English skills at high level both verbally and in writing.
These skills are needed to communicate with the development teams and other stakeholders. They are using Scrum based processes and are organized in cross-functional feature teams in both Copenhagen, Denmark and Sofia, Bulgaria.

Each team member is reporting into the functional line management. The Product Owner is reporting to the Head of Product Design, and will be responsible for more than one of the feature teams.

We are offering

You will be part of an innovative and dynamic company in rapid growth, where our employees are the source of our success. Milestone is a young organization with focus on employee job satisfaction, as well as a good social atmosphere. For instance, we have a very active personnel club with many different events, a sports club, in-house masseur, reflexologist, and an all-inclusive canteen.
Your position will be located in near Copenhagen.

Moving on from here

If you want to take on this exciting challenge, please submit your CV in English. Do not risk on missing out on this opportunity.

Be prepared for a thorough recruitment process where we make sure that you have the right level of competencies and where we aim to secure, that you will be able to thrive in Milestone culture.

For more information, please contact Jakob Damsted at +45 22 40 57 76, or visit our website:

Hays Denmark is part of Hays Plc, which is listed on London Stock Exchange (FTSE 250). Hays Plc is the world's leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled work.

We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. We are market leaders in the UK and Australia, and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe. As of September 2011, the Group employed 7,600 staff operating from 255 offices in 31 countries across 20 specialisms.

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