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Product Owner (Internal Systems)
Title:Product Owner (Internal Systems)
Department:Internal Systems Development
Location:Houston, TX

About cPanel:

Spirited, intelligent, friendly, innovative - cPanel employees are all of these things, and with our varied skillsets and personalities, we come together to create amazing things. We are a tight-knit team that constantly encourages and challenges one another. Above all of that, we sincerely believe in the value of the work that we do. And with 20 years under our belts - we're not slowing down anytime soon.

cPanel management cares deeply about helping our employees thrive. We offer:

  • A workplace committed to the cPanel's core values of Integrity, Respect, Collaboration, and Follow-Through
  • Robust development teams practicing Agile Scrum Our teams have everything you need to take a project from start to finish. We have Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, QA, and Documentation personnel.
  • We are a mid-sized company where your success will have a real impact on the company's success
  • Free catered onsite lunch every day
  • We invest in our people including professional training, lunch and learns, conferences, and college reimbursement
  • First-class work environment utilizing the pod concept. Each team has a centralized collaboration area surrounded by a private office for each team member.
  • Free first-class onsite gym
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Fantastic coworkers, passionate about creating great software.

About the role:

This Product Owner role will work primarily with internal stakeholders to add new features and functionality to our cPanel store, ticket system, and customer license provisioning systems.

The Mission: (what you'll be responsible for)

  • Shares in defining project vision with the Director of Systems Development and Infrastructure (SDI). Communicates this vision with the development team
  • Assesses business value of feature requests, product, and technical requirements. Prioritizes work according to the value assessment
  • Lead team in all phases of product development
  • Coordinates communication between the development team and stakeholders regarding goals, requirements, and business need
  • Works with Director of SDI to determine which project the team should be working on
  • Works with internal and external stakeholders to define product requirements and transform them into a prioritized backlog
  • The final arbiter of project requirements questions
  • Ensures Development Team works to achieve a potentially shippable product at end of the sprint.
    • Decides whether to ship or continue development with the help of the Director of SDI
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the company
  • Align team efforts with overarching product requirements

The Tools: (what knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences we're looking for)

  • Communication skills - able to effectively transfer thoughts and express ideas orally or verbally in individual or group situations; presents oneself clearly and articulately when speaking; checks for understanding
  • Problem Solving skills - able to take a logical approach to address problems or opportunities or manage the situation at hand by drawing on one's knowledge and experience bases
  • Time Management - able to manage work time in such a manner that ensures the accomplishment of specific objectives; sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity
  • Attention to Detail- able to accomplish a task with concern for all the areas involved, carefully monitoring the detail and quality of own work
  • Results-Oriented - has a concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal or external standard or objective
  • Interpersonal skills - able to get along with others effectively, lead and influence the team, negotiate and collaborate with other development teams or external stakeholders
  • Conflict resolution - able to bring disagreements into the open and attempts to manage them collaboratively
  • Travel- Occasional domestic and international travel
  • Education/Experience - High school diploma or equivalent
    • Experience with Agile development
    • System Administration or Computer Programming experience with the LAMP stack
    • Able to understand technical requirements

In return for all the above, we offer the following:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full Health, Vision, and Dental coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Free on-site lunch
  • Paid Vacation
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Casual Working Environment
  • 401K Matching

EEO Statement

At our company, we take great pride in our diverse and talented workforce. We recognize that our continued success as a company depends largely on the collective strengths of our employees. cPanel provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer-related or HIV/AIDS-related) or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Privacy is taken seriously at cPanel, Inc. Information submitted is kept internally and not shared with third parties.

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