THE OPPORTUNITY 

The Product Owner is a key member of the product development team. As the Product Owner, you help drive the definition and build-out of Alegion’s platform.

What does it take to thrive as a PO at Alegion?  Naturally, we highly value team members who are creative, responsible, and curious while working collaboratively. You must have a strong sense of ownership, drive, and urgency. In addition, we want you to be laser-focused and opinionated on:

  • Delivering customer value, especially as it relates to customer AI and machine learning initiatives
  • Knowing how to communicate and motivate the team
  • Building cupcakes not layer cakes
  • Knowing when (and how) to say no to a feature

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

At Alegion, product owners are embedded with the development team and work closely with Product Management and Product Design to deliver customer value in every release.  We anticipate the primary activities to look like the following:

  • 75% of time is spent embedded with the engineering team acting as the Product Owner in an agile environment where you will:
    • Own the per-release roadmap
    • Manage the backlog / requirements, and user acceptance tests
    • Drive alignment with the team through story mapping exercises
    • Work with Product Design and the dev team to translate concepts into wireframes and mockups
  • 15% of time is spent in customer-facing activities
    • Directly collecting customer input and requirements primarily through participation in sales calls and and the occasional customer visit
    • Driving “early access” and beta activities with customers
  • 10% of time working on long-term initiatives
    • Planning platform roadmaps
    • Staying abreast of the competition
    • Immersing yourself in how data science, AI, and machine learning impact our platform and customers


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, related technical field or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of Product Owner/Product Management experience
  • Experience with machine learning technologies and processes highly desired
  • Experience with enterprise SaaS offerings highly desired
  • Experience working in Scrum and Kanban environments
  • Expertise supporting launches of new applications or rolling out new features for existing products, preferably in the enterprise
  • A good understanding of business strategy in a high growth, startup environment.
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with developers, product managers, and senior business leaders.
  • Curious nature and ability to learn quickly

 

THE COMPANY

Do you want to help work in the most exciting and impactful technology space of our time? Do you want to serve those who want to work and create new opportunities in the global workforce?

Alegion is transforming how enterprises execute on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning projects, while transforming the way people work. Our AI enablement platform integrates human intelligence at scale into the creation of high-quality training data, the validation and scoring of AI models and real-time exception handling. We do this through our advanced data and task management platform and our growing network of on-demand trained human data specialists. By combining human intelligence and artificial intelligence, Alegion processed large-scale and complex data tasks provide the context, emotion and humanity that machine intelligence cannot achieve while delivering the highest quality results, at scale, and at the most effective cost.  https://alegion.com/company/

 

THE TECHNOLOGY

Alegion’s AI Enablement Platform is a robust technology system that supports a wide array of data processes designed specifically for AI, ML, NLP, Computer Vision and Deep Learning systems. It provides the ability to define and configure complex data task workflows including multi-step and conditional paths for text, photo, video and audio. It also manages the distribution of tasks to human data specialists based on required skillets and other criteria and has built-in quality control processes that provide exceptional data quality, predictable pricing and scale to process large volumes of data-intensive tasks.

 

THE CULTURE

  • We have a well-defined mission, and strongly-held core beliefs and cultural values
  • We promote a workplace where employees can make an impact beyond financial results
  • We believe in being truly Agile in every decision, action and interaction
  • We recruit talented employees who are a strong fit for our culture and high-performing teams
  • We value learning and teaching, and heavily invest in employee development and growth
  • We foster a collaborative, team-focused and autonomous work environment

 

THE BENEFITS

  • Competitive health and insurance benefits
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Meaningful stock grants
  • Open PTO plan
  • 12 company-paid holidays
  • 401K

 

THE LOCATION

  • East of downtown Austin, less than a mile from the light rail station
  • Within walking distance of some of the best culinary eateries in East Austin

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to jobs@alegion.com 

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