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Product Owner
full-time by Aeternity

Product Owner

be in charge of designing and developing Aeternity products and solutions



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4 weeks ago

role overview

The Product Owner, focusing on user-facing Blockchain apps, will be a key player, working with the development team using an Agile development model. In this role, you will be in charge of designing and developing products and solutions in a fast-paced, innovative environment. You will be responsible for representing the interests of the stakeholders ensuring the development team is always focused on the needs of our users. As a product owner, you will be the product advocate and need to possess an in-depth project leadership expertise.

Availability: Short term

Hours: Full Time (40 hrs p/wk)

Employment type: independent contractor

Location: remote

Compensation: Negotiable


  • Take ownership of large, complex, and highly technical projects that include product design, front end and back end development
  • Be the integration advocate for the business with an understanding of the system as it is today and a vision for where the system needs to go leveraging customer insights, technology trends, strategic objectives
  • Ensure product acceptance and readiness at key phases of the delivery cycle
  • Define customer and/or business facing outcomes and measures
  • Engage directly and daily with delivery teams to develop, test and solve complex problems that drive the solution from initial concept to production
  • Sprint execution including backlog refinement, iteration planning, user story elaboration, develop user story acceptance criteria, review and accept user stories and participate in team demo and retrospective
  • Evaluate progress throughout iterations and provide real-time feedback to Agile delivery team
  • Interface with executives and development across organizations
  • Contribute subject matter expertise to effort estimation and project development
  • Improve internal processes, and promote knowledge sharing in the organization, by contributing to the knowledge base and blogs
  • Research and analyze market, the consumers, and the roadmap for the product
  • Develop and maintain appropriate tracking and reporting of product performance post-launch to evaluate future investment


  • 5+ years of professional experience as a Product Owner, preferably in blockchain industry
  • Experience with building and launching Blockchain products
  • Ability to dig into code is an advantage
  • Comfortable in a rapidly changing environment
  • Proven ability to provide vision, success criteria, and direction throughout the product lifecycle
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English to be able communicate effectively with all the stakeholders (can be executives or cross organizations)
  • Prioritize technical needs and non-functional needs alongside new feature development for the product, including monitoring, logging and capacity planning
  • Ability to quickly break down high-level features into digestible work items that can be delivered in short iterations

culture & perks

Our team works remotely from all over the world, therefore our primary communication language of choice is English. The daily work is organized through chat rooms and virtual meetings and we are actively present in Liechtenstein, Bulgaria, Sweden, Germany, Uruguay, Switzerland, India, UK, Ukraine, etc. We organize workshops, events and personal get-togethers in different parts of the world on a regular basis.

Within this team we have several dynamic communities: Management, Blockchain Protocol, Aepps and Developer Tools, Marketing, Education, a Non-Profit Foundation, Incubation and more. To continue growing our blockchain ecosystem, we are excited to continue to expand our international team.

about us

Founded in 2016, æternity Establishment is an open-source blockchain, Erlang-based scalable smart contract platform engineered by software development pioneers to address some of the most fundamental challenges native to earlier blockchains. The platform is driven and developed by a community, where æternity Establishment contributes to the existing projects and blockchain.

æternity uses State Channels to enable off-chain scaling, allowing the blockchain to withstand massive traffic without succumbing to network congestion. also allows interaction between the network and real world data through Oracles, and integrates several advanced features to deliver the full benefits of blockchain technology to a global mass of users.

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