Software Product Owner

Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Leiden, ZH

Leiden, ZH, NL
Leiden, ZH
30+ dagen geleden

At UL, we know why we come to work.:

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centred on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


At UL Identity Management & Security (IMS) we aim to make the cyber world more secure. We work with our customers to test, validate/verify, certify, and advise on the functional security and non-functional cybersecurity of their products, systems, and ecosystems. We make sure the security functions of products and systems work as they should, and we help customers test their connected technologies for hackability. Through our creation of cybersecurity frameworks and standards, we help our customers define and implement their security strategies.


As our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for a Software Product Owner to join our team in Leiden, Netherlands or Atlanta, US. In this role, you will be the owner of a specific integrated and automated web-based solution to facilitate process management, functional testing and brand certification. Our cutting edge platform enables users to debug, test, and certify their systems themselves while our customers keep the overall overview and control of their testing and certification projects.

What youâll learn & achieve::

• Take lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
• Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements  
• Engaging with external stakeholders on roadmaps and regular product demos.
• Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
• Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
• Working in collaboration with Product Management define product vision, road-map and growth opportunities  
• Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
• Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
• Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
• Lead the planning product release plans and set expectations for delivery of new functionalities
• Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
• May support research and market analysis, the users, and the roadmap for the product
• Follow our competitors and the industry  
• Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends

What makes you a great fit::

• Previous working experience as a Product Owner for 3 years
• Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or similar relevant field
• In-depth  knowledge of Agile process and principles  
• Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
• Creative thinker with a vision
• Attention to details
• Fluent in English is a must

What youâll experience working at UL::

Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply ingrained in everything we do.
People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, "the people." Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
Total Rewards: Excellent personal development and growth opportunities, flexible working hours and a competitive salary package, An international multi-cultural environment within a dynamic global tech company that makes a contribution to a safer world

Learn More::

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

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Over het bedrijf

Underwriters Laboratories Inc.