Position ID: 16.835

Product Owner

We are one of the world's leading betting and gaming companies. In 2022, the Group acquired the international (non-US) business of William Hill to create a global industry leader. Headquartered in Gibraltar and listed in London, the Group operates from 15 offices worldwide and employs over 12,000 people globally.  

The Group's mission is to lead the gambling world in creating the best betting and gaming experiences, bringing unrivaled moments of excitement to people's day-to-day lives. It achieves this by developing state-of-the-art technology and content-rich products that provide fun, fair, and safe betting and gaming entertainment to customers worldwide.  

The Group owns and operates internationally renowned brands, including 888casino, 888sport, 888poker, William Hill, and Mr. Green. In addition, the Group operates the SI Sportsbook brand in the US in partnership with Authentic Brands Group. 

Job Description:

This is a key strategic position for 888. The Product Owner will work with one of our Agile software engineering teams to successfully deliver features and products to the market. The Product Owner will be responsible for certain key functional areas of the product and will work with Product Sponsors to help define business requirements, working with scrum teams to translate these to technical tasks and assist in the delivery of product features in a specified timeline. Our ideal candidate would have experience as a Business Analyst or Product Owner. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend requirement-gathering workshops to define user stories for product features
  • Build and refine a product backlog.
  • Create and prioritize stories that align with the product roadmap and release goals
  • Work in sync with our Product Management team, contributing to product vision, roadmap, and release planning
  • Act as a point of communication between the business and software development
  • Be a champion of user experience and define and execute user stories that ensure superior customer experience when using feature/product
  • Use agile/scrum methodologies to help drive and deliver product releases
  • Help remove any impediments that the development team faces during the product life cycle.
  • Provide business with updates on project status while recording and communicating any Risks or Issues that may impact project deadlines
  • Work collaboratively across all functional departments including marketing, sales, support, professional services, architecture, and others, and drive communication of releases including new features and defects to internal and external stakeholders
  • Involvement in the project planning & support of software solution development projects through the project lifecycle.
Job Requierments

Essential Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of how Scrum Agile works in a software development environment
  • 5-7 years in a Software Engineering or Software support role
  • 2-4 years as a product owner or business analyst
  • Experience in developing Consumer focused web applications
  • Experience in Agile development (particularly Scrum) in organizing and motivating teams to succeed
  • Demonstrated experience in writing user stories, acceptance criteria, and Agile software development
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field
  • Certification or experience in areas related to Product Management, Scrum, or Agile methodologies
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Adapting & Responding to Change
  • Excellent communication and technical skills
  • Experience with dealing with third-party suppliers
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and flexible environment with a strong skill of exerting influence
  • Strong technical aptitude; programming and/or UX (User Experience) background a strong plus.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience with some frontend or backend programming language a plus
  • Experience in online gambling web applications is highly desirable.
POSITION | Product Owner | Position ID: 16.835

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