The Senior Product Owner is accountable for the delivery of features for the online platform, Bethesda.net. The Senior Product Owner will define the development strategy, manage stakeholders, and prioritize features for the platform. The Senior Product Owner regularly reports project status to other key stakeholders within the organization to help ensure the success of Bethesda.net offerings. The Senior Product Owner monitors project risk and works with the leadership team to enact risk mitigation strategies.
Evangelize the platform and the solutions it offers to the development and publishing organizations
Understand live services organizations and how to deliver a continuously improving experience for users
Serve as the accountable stakeholder for delivery of multiple products with dedicated Product Owners
Mentor a team of Product Owners
Regularly assess current business practices and make recommendations to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
Work with stakeholders to develop criteria for a feature rollout
Create product schedule, milestones, and overall plan
Work with legal department to draft developer and contractor agreements
Provide risk assessments for project proposals to key stakeholders within the organization, with proposed solutions
Conduct due diligence and report on third party developer viability to satisfy business requirements
Identify skills and resources needed to deliver features
Drive all phases of product development to ensure the timely delivery of a quality product within budget
Work with the Scrum Master to track developer's progress and address any deficiencies as needed
Provide regular design and production feedback. Identify risks and provide solutions for managing them
Present milestones to other key stakeholders in the organization
7+ years of experience developing or managing high-tech products; cloud computing, SaaS, Gaming, e-Commerce, is a plus.
College degree or equivalent work experience
End-to-end knowledge of game development process, pipelines and technology
Comprehensive knowledge of AAA game genres
Experience with online games and services
Must have a finger on the pulse of the video game business; know where it is and where it is going
Strong creative and organizational leadership skills
Exceptional communication skills