Product Owner - Music Technology

  • Focusrite
  • High Wycombe, UK
  • Apr 08, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Product Owner – Music Technology

Term: Full-time, Permanent

Location: High Wycombe office / hybrid

Salary: Negotiable + excellent benefits

Description

Working as part of our Product Management team, you will deliver the software applications millions of our customers depend upon worldwide. With a high-degree of customer knowledge and the ability to interpret data you will ensure we make the right choices in development to satisfy the customer and company needs.

Reporting to the Head of Product for Focusrite and Novation, the ideal candidate will have previous experience of delivering music technology products to market.

Core Responsibilities

  • Help craft the software roadmap for Focusrite products
  • Work closely with the Product Managers, Development teams and Product Designers to deliver our core software applications
  • Take on the role of Product Owner within the Scrum framework
  • Develop a thorough understanding of our users, the marketplace, our competitors and trends; and communicate these to team members and stakeholders
  • Work closely with Product Designers to identify solutions to problems our users face

Requirements

  • Two years' experience delivering technology products to market; or extensive experience in a user-focused role in the Music Technology industry
  • A passion for music-making and enabling musicians to create
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • Experience of Agile and the Scrum Framework
  • Ability to collaborate as well as work independently
  • Strong leadership and communication skills

About Us:

Focusrite plc is a global music and audio group that develops and markets music technology products. Used by audio professionals and amateur musicians alike, its solutions facilitate the high-quality production of recorded and live sound. Our audio technology brands stand together, seeking to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity – ‘we make music easy to make’.

The Focusrite Group trades under eight established and rapidly growing brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Novation, ADAM Audio, Sequential, Martin Audio, Linea Research, Optimal Audio and Ampify Music. With a high-quality reputation and a rich heritage spanning decades, its brands are category leaders in the music-making industry.

Music technology is an enriching space to work in and we enjoy a Group-wide open-door culture which encourages innovation. This culture, combined with a passion for the inspirational solutions we create, has led to the group winning numerous accolades, including four Queen's Awards for Enterprise and the AIM Company of the Year Award 2021.

The Focusrite Group is dedicated to building a great place to work and as an equal opportunity employer we are committed to Diversity and Inclusion. The group mission is to cultivate an equitable culture, internally and externally, where all people feel they are welcome and positively represented, whether office-based or working remotely. Equally, we recognise the major impact that climate change is having on our world and work every day towards being industry leaders in a carbon neutral future.

Benefits include flexible/hybrid working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, company music events, free breakfast/lunch in the canteen at Focusrite HQ. We arrange company training sessions and encourage personal development.