Software Product Owner - Roche - Santa Clara - Wizbii

Software Product Owner

  • By Roche
  • Santa Clara (Cuba)
  • Information systems

Job description

  Job facts

Product Owner

Roche Sequencing Solutions is seeking a technical Product Owner to join our Software Product Management organization. We are working on exciting new technologies in the field of DNA sequencing, and our Product Management team plays a critical role in defining software products that leverage these advances. The Product Owner will partner with designers, engineers, devops and other cross-functional teams to deliver state-of-the-art solutions on a modern, cloud-based stack. This individual will be responsible for management of the user story backlog for one of our high-profile products, and will be accountable for requirements decomposition and authoring of acceptance criteria for all aspects of the product.

This individual will represent the Product Management team in daily standups, sprint planning sessions, retrospectives and other cross-functional meetings. He or she will be accountable for sprint-level prioritization of the backlog and will contribute to the overall prioritization process and product roadmap based on a thorough understanding of product strategy.


In conjunction with the Product Manager, prioritize a backlog of user stories

Author user stories, acceptance criteria and other technical documentation

Be the high-availability resource for answering questions posed by engineers and designers about stories in the backlog on a day-to-day basis

Ensure that story content and prioritization is aligned to larger strategic objectives

Attend standups, grooming meetings, estimation meetings, retrospectives and other key meetings for the scrum team

Manage scope and drive trade-off decisions in conjunction with external stakeholders

Identify blockers that will impact timeline, scope, cost or other project variables and escalate to the appropriate stakeholders

Manage requirements lifecycle across multiple tools and systems


1-3 years of experience as a Product Owner or Software Engineer in a software development organization

BS in Computer Science

Experience with Agile processes such as Scrum, Lean and Kanban

Exceptional oral and written communication skills


·  Who we are

At Roche, 94,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we've become one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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About Roche

La société présente depuis 2004 deux sections parallèles, le secteur pharmaceutique et le secteur diagnostic. Numéro un mondial dans les médicaments contre le cancer ainsi qu'en virologie, le groupe dirigé par le Dr Severin Schwan se focalise essentiellement dans la « médecine individualisée ».

La société est présente commercialement dans 150 pays. Son siège se situe à Bâle en Suisse. Son chiffre d'affaires s'est élevé en 2016 à 50,576 milliards de francs suisses. La société a dépensé 9,915 milliards de francs suisses en recherche et développement. En 2016, l'entreprise compte 94 000 salariés environ

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