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Product Owner – Data Platform

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We are now looking for a full-time Product Owner who would take the responsibility of the core parts of RELEX Data Platform. Data Platform deals with sharing and persisting common data which is used across RELEX Unified Platform.

You would join RELEX Product Management and Architecture team and work closely with the Data Engineering team.

Because of the close collaboration with the development team, the preferred physical location is Helsinki or at least the candidate needs to be able to visit Helsinki on a regular basis, naturally post-covid.

What you’ll be doing:

  • You work as a hands-on Product Owner for Data Engineering team. This means specifying development tickets, prioritizing team’s work, facilitating sprint planning and overall ensuring team is working on most essential things and represent the customer view in the team.
  • Collect requirements and communicate with existing and new internal stakeholders utilizing the Data Platform.
  • Iterate on stakeholder’s use cases to find what is essential and required and distill this information to road-maps and development team’s backlog

In RELEX typical way of working, there are people who you can expect support from, such as engineering Team Lead/Scrum Master, Program Manager, Technical Architect and Head of Product. Also, there are other product owners dealing with responsibility areas adjacent to yours whom you will collaborate with.

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Experience of working in product role – product owner/manager
  • Experience working in a company where data plays a crucial role
  • Basic understanding of databases, APIs and data analysis
  • Good foundation in data architecture design and the ability to apply those principles to real-world
  • Ability to communicate with people who say “data is the new oil” but also with them who treat data as “DB rows that are result of set of executed ETLs ”
  • Basic understanding of privacy means when dealing with customer data

You are not expected to have practical programming nor data engineering skills, but due to the technical nature of the realm it helps if you’ve previously confronted tech like Apache Kafka, Snowflake or Azure Blob Storage.

What we offer you in return:

  • Opportunity to build one of Finland’s most ambitious Data Platforms, for enabling bleeding-edge AI solutions and other impactful use cases
  • Fighting for the climate – work in a company where we aim to do our part in removing waste and minimizing unnecessary transportation from retailing on planetary scale
  • An international career and learning opportunities in a rapidly growing software company
  • A fun, ambitious, and committed team of smart people to work with
  • A respectful and professional, yet easy-going atmosphere where individual thinking is encouraged
  • Responsibilities in challenging projects from day one

Are you the one we’re looking for? Apply today and become a part of our RELEX family!

You can apply by sending your cover letter and resume through our application form as soon as possible, but no later than 30th of January 2022. Please note that we will fill this position as soon as we’ve found the right person, so we recommend that you act quickly.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Antti Kuvaja (antti.kuvaja(at)relexsolutions.com). Kindly note that we cannot process any applications through email.

Due to the severity of COVID-19, we’ve moved to a remote working mode. Restrictions being in place, we’re currently unable to schedule in-person interviews, and onboarding is primarily completed remotely, depending on the country-specific recommendations. Our mission is to keep everyone safe while adapting to changing times.

About RELEX

RELEX Solutions is a leading provider of cutting-edge retail optimization software. We offer our customers radically improved demand forecasting and supply chain optimization, which then can be leveraged into exponential benefits — optimizing store space, allocation, workforce, pricing and promotion strategies, all within our unified platform.

RELEX is trusted by leading brands including Franprix, Morrisons, Rossmann, PetSmart and S Group, and has offices across North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.