Product Engineer



 We Expect   

WHISE is looking for a new product owner, to integrate
a team of 5 developers and a scrum master.

Joining WHISE means joining an innovative company with an ambitious project. As part of the company, the new candidate will take full responsibility for the product definition within the backend Team.
S/he will also lead strategic projects to make the product fit the market and guarantee its stability/scalability

Two main responsibilities stand out on the job :

Manage priorities in the backend team, through backlog management.
Be present to the daily scrum meetings, sprint plannings, and refinement sessions.
Discuss tickets managed by other product managers within WHISE, when the backend team is involved
Build general planning for the backend team each quarter.
Understand, prepare and test bugs related to backend development
Follow the procedure of development and adapt it to your team.
Guarantee quality measures are followed by the team
Report changes and important decisions to the head of development and other members of the staff if necessary

As Product Owner of the Backend team,
your responsibilities include :

As Project Manager in charge of the marketplace, your responsibilities include : 

Take the lead and manage strategic projects for our Marketplace
Manage API projects
Guarantee an operational system for the new marketplace (New API)
Guide people in the use of this product, by managing webinars.
Continuously train people in WHISE to better understand the marketplace product
Define plannings and roadmaps for all projects

The job is a key position in the company, with a lot of interactions with people within WHISE, and with technical users of our API.



Head of development

Development team (for understanding projects in which the backend team will be involved )

Sales director (in charge of strategic/business/non-technical questions about the marketplace)

Customer Success Team: continuously train customer success WHISE employees on how to answer clients/marketplace holders questions

CEO for key projects




Collaborate with stakeholders and the backend Team

Maintain a good working environment
Develop and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation.
Develop appropriately detailed specifications for the product features so they are clearly understood by the Backend teams.
Represents team in front of stakeholders, clients or users.
Be proactive and provide solutions
Be the technical expert of our API and transfer technologies
Update continuously the documentation
Analyze metrics to understand the customer behavior and product performance
Be “quality-oriented”


Must Have

Master degree in engineering or similar (5 years study in a high-ranking university)
Information Technology
You have strong problem-solving skills with an awareness of analytical tools
You speak Dutch or French and have a good command of English
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
You are familiar with database technologies (e.g. SQL, no-SQL, Elastic Search) and common development languages (python, C#, JavaScript, Java).
You are ambitious and ready for a challenge

Nice To Have

3+ years' of experience in project management
Scrum or Agile experience
Experience with Azure Cloud
Experience in a SAAS company
You are an excellent communicator and team player



Interested ? 

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