Product Owner

About Signal
Signal is a revolutionary new technology platform built for analysing text and discovering market intelligence, developed in partnership with the world’s leading academics. Our large-scale text analytics system unlocks knowledge and insight from unstructured textual data, enabling organisations to solve complex information challenges and providing a competitive advantage for our clients.
To date, Signal has raised $3.4 million in funding to help develop our product. Some of our investors include Frontline Ventures, LocalGlobe, Samos Investments, and Reed Elsevier.
We are looking for an experienced Product Owner/Product Designer to join our growing team in London.

About the role – What’s your purpose?
We’re looking for a Product Owner/Designer to create the vision for our new Professional Services product.

You’ll be working in a focussed, agile development team, collaborating with our in-house data science team and the wider company.

This is a greenfield, technically challenging project in a highly innovative area.

The end users are highly engaged so there is an excellent opportunity to carry out a top quality, end-to-end user-centred design process, and then see that through development and production.

Roles and Responsibilities – What will you be doing?
Researching the needs of the users and learning their domain
Creating the product vision
Designing the product detail
Driving the execution of the vision by working closely with the developers to build the product
Collaborating with and reporting to end-users and their representatives

Knowledge, skills and experience – Who are we looking for?

You have experience designing products, tools or services for professionals
You have experience of an end-to-end user-centred design process
You know how to “do UX” in an agile context
You have led product and/or development teams
You can demonstrate getting up to speed with technical domains


You have less experience in user research, but do have a background in the Legal or Professional Services sectors

You are able to create innovative product concepts
You prefer self-managing to being told what to do
You are a highly skilled and confident professional looking for the opportunity to do great work
You have a passion for creating technology that improves the world
You are confident dealing with experienced professionals as users and stakeholders
You are happy presenting work in front of an audience

Additional – What would be a bonus to have?
Startup experience
Experience in the Legal or Professional Services sectors
Machine learning or AI experience
“Design-in-the-browser” prototyping skill
Experience designing search systems

Benefits – What will you get in return?
Competitive salary;
Unlimited holiday entitlement as of April 2016;
Company MacBook & Apple equipment;
Healthcare and Pension Plan (upon successful completion of 3-month probation);
Corporate gym membership discount;
Monthly team lunch;
Team canteen;
Annual company off-sites.
Experience in a rapidly growing and diverse business.