Technical Product Owner

Are you looking for the next step in your career and want to make a first step towards having more business responsibilities while taking full advantage of your technical background? Then you should become our new technical Product Owner for our system engineering team in our Technology department. This is a great opportunity to have a real impact and make a difference to our business.
Who we are
Our team of 170+ colleagues from over 40 countries work to create exciting fashion experiences – whenever, wherever. We have high standards and expectations for our team and are always looking for passionate and business-oriented people. We are very proud of our culture and international environment where we look out one another, while always promoting growth and excelling at what we do.
Where you’ll be within BESTSELLER
You will join BESTSELLER as a Technical Product Owner on our system engineering team with our technology department. Your key responsibility as technical Product Owner is to understand, prioritize and define the system engineering roadmap.
Mapping new requirements, and simultaneously supporting the team to focus on the initiatives of the roadmap is part of your daily routine. To contribute to this process, you write the stories and acceptance criteria, you own and manages the roadmap and maintain a refined backlog. In short, together with the delivery manager, you are responsible for the full development cycle.
As a technical Product Owner, you will also have the responsibility for our system engineer team to push for innovation on all systems supporting our business. Together with the delivery managers, technical leads and internal stakeholders you will identify the best way to support and enhance the current technologies and potentially implement new solutions.
You work on initiatives of diverse scope requiring evaluation of a variety of factors. Here, understanding of technology trends and the current business is essential. In this position you act as an advisor to the team in achieving goals. And last but not least, you attend and actively participate in scrum meetings such as sprint planning, refinements, stand-up and retrospectives.
What you’ll be doing
  • Own the backlog and drive all initiatives concerning our system engineering roadmap.
  • Create focus by aligning the sprint planning to the business releases.
  • Collaborate and communicate with team and key stakeholders to meet your timelines and ensure high quality delivery of our systems
  • Collaborate with technical leads to identify ideas and improve the architecture, integrations and system scalability
  • Support daily operations, when needed to send out reports and do ad hoc analysis for management
  • Resolving production issues and escalations
Who you are
  • Solid understanding of backend technologies like Amazon AWS, Java, databases, development principles like continuous integration, continuous delivery and version control.
  • 3 years hands-on working experience with Scrum.
  • A track record as Scrum Master or Product Owner is a pre.
  • Technical background in software development as Technical Lead, Architect and/or (Technical) Product Owner.
  • Experience in Agile project management, setting priorities and resources allocation.
  • Experience with Atlassian JIRA and Portfolio is a plus.
  • Bachelor or Masters degree
Why work for us? 
Besides being a challenging and inspiring place to work, we value a good work atmosphere and equally offer good benefits. To this extent, you can think off an excellent daily lunch made by a professional cook, a ‘fit for less’ plan and regular Friday events with colleagues. Last but not least, we have employees from all over the world and encourage international candidates to apply. If applicable, we will assist you in relocation formalities, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam.
About BESTSELLER E-commerce 
More than 15,000 people work at BESTSELLER worldwide.
BESTSELLER is a family-owned clothing and accessories company founded in Denmark in 1975, providing fast affordable fashion for women, men, teenagers and children under brands such as JACK & JONES, SELECTED, VERO MODA, ONLY, PIECES, VILA, OBJECT, JUNAROSE, MAMALICIOUS, NAME IT, Y.A.S, ADPT. and more. Products are available online, in branded chain stores, in multibrand and department stores. For more information, visit The multi brand company of BESTSELLER is selling through more than 3000 retail stores and globally through E-commerce. The entrepreneurial spirit back in 1975 is still very much alive, and that is why BESTSELLER recently decided to relocate its E-commerce headquarter in Amsterdam.