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Senior Product Owner

Permanent employee, Full-time · Graz, Am Eisernen Tor 3 / 2

About us
Welcome to Blackshark.ai. We believe in creating value by providing powerful insights.

Blackshark.ai is creating a digital twin of planet earth powered by satellite data & artificial intelligence.

We are a team of 50+ data scientists, geospatial engineers, 3D rendering programmers and developers based in San Francisco, Seattle, US, and Graz, Austria, Europe's computer vision hub.

Our revolutionary platform is using Machine Learning to extract information from the surface of our planet by using satellite imagery and other relevant data. A patented reconstruction technology allows streaming and rendering of detected 3D features in unmatched visual quality containing material properties and other semantic features.

We have a culture being focused on individuals and their individual goals in order to create something bigger than ourselves.

Come and join Blackshark.ai and help us create the ultimate vision of a digital Planet Earth.
Your mission
We are looking for an engaged Senior Product Owner to join our friendly scrum team and play a key role in achieving our vision and mission. You will collaborate with our Product team to continuously sharpen our product vision, and prioritize feature development with the developer teams driving the 3D reconstruction of our planet. You will also closely collaborate with our other product owners to further shape the way we live product development at Blackshark.ai.

In particular, you will:

  • Manage the list of backlog items and prioritize them based on the overall strategy and business objectives.
  • Lead for the triangle of scope, budget, and time, weighing priorities according to the needs and objectives of stakeholders.
  • Oversee the actual development of the product by being a key player throughout each event, including sprint plannings, refinements, and reviews.
  • Be a reliable link between stakeholders and teams, making sure there’s buy-in from stakeholders on all major decisions and strategy and clear instructions and deliverables for the developers.
  • Take a primary role in inspecting and evaluating product progress through each iteration.
  • Support your development team in the whole software development process
Your profile
  • You have several years of experience as a product owner in software development
  • You have an in-depth knowledge of agile methodologies and are familiar with agile software development methods (Scrum, Kanban)
  • You are detail-oriented and have excellent organizational, leadership, and communication skills. 
  • You enjoy presenting ideas, building relationships, and collaboratively convey product vision and technical issues across stakeholders
  • Your written and verbal English skills are excellent

Nice to have:
  • Education in computer science, information systems, or related field.
  • A background in computer graphics and procedural generation or 3D content production is beneficial
  • Knowledge in scaling agile frameworks (SAFe, LESS)
  • Good working knowledge of JIRA (or similar systems)
Why join us?
  • Cutting-edge projects with global Tier 1 reference customers in a wide range of industries.
  • A straightforward mindset: focus on the goal, get things done, and keep cool.
  • Friendly atmosphere, with amazing and passionate colleagues from all backgrounds and nationalities.
  • Flat hierarchy, fast decisions, and an agile work environment where your ideas and concepts are welcome.
  • The opportunity to learn and develop in a team eager to drive innovation.
  • A culture that values teamwork, expertise sharing, and humility, and where all collaborate towards the same goal.
  • Work-life balance and the flexibility to accommodate personal situations.
  • HQ situated in Graz, Austria, a hidden gem with an extraordinarily high quality of life, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps.
  • A competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.*
*The remuneration for the position advertised above is fixed by an Austrian collective agreement. The effective salary depends on qualification and experience and may be significantly higher.
Your application
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