Product Owner

Google Cloud Platform · Austin, Texas
Department Google Cloud Platform
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Wursta is seeking an experienced Software Product Owner to support our growing software development team. Wursta has a pipeline of diverse development projects ranging from high-profile NFT marketplaces to enterprise software to Google calendar integrations. 


The Product Owner represents Wursta and our clients in facilitating software development projects. Collaborating with each member of the team (design, development, project management), the Product Owner is responsible for ensuring that the software meets the expectations of scope, timeline, and budget. 


This important role on the development team requires a highly organized, outgoing, self-starter who is relentless in managing their product backlog to ensure the most value is delivered to the stakeholders within the constraints provided for each project. This person must be experienced in client services and fast-paced execution, ideally in an agency environment. 


This position is located at our new office in Austin, TX. Remote employees in CO, FL, GA, IA, MI, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, and TX may be considered.


Day-day activities include:

  • Producing estimates for delivery of new customer projects 
  • Presenting product strategy recommendations
  • Negotiating Minimum Viable Product scope
  • Backlog grooming and contributing to agile delivery
  • Release planning for in-flight projects
  • Stakeholder expectation management


Ideal outcomes:

  • Customers are happy, clear on what to expect in delivering the project, and they see the value in the work (aka bills are paid)
  • The development team is happy, efficiently working together to deliver software that meets milestones and stakeholder expectations


Must have:

  • Currently working in a similar role
  • 3+ years of experience delivering software projects
  • 2+ years of experience in client services
  • Working knowledge of the full SDLC and agile methodologies


Nice to have:

  • Experience working in a start-up environment
  • Technical background, software development or similar
  • Experience in GCP


Why Wursta?

At Wursta, we hire motivated people and give them autonomy, training, and resources to solve problems for our clients and deliver excellent results.  We focus on generating value and are obsessed with internal and external improvement and growth.  And our results speak for themselves.  We have created a new breed of consultants and technical experts in the enterprise cloud industry that combine strong technical know-how with innovation and effective process improvements. 


About Wursta

Founded in 2014 by a former Googler, Wursta is innovating and growing.  We are building a strong foundational team and establishing many of the elements of culture and ethics that will drive our growth for years to come. We are also establishing partnerships with world-class software companies, like Google.  Our clients range from small and growing organizations to the largest companies in the world. 


Wursta provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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  • Location
    Austin, Texas
  • Department
    Google Cloud Platform
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level