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Product Owner 1



Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

For the past 25 years, Bullhorn has dedicated itself to building industry-leading, cloud-based software for the staffing and recruitment industry. Led by the original co-founder, partnered with venture capital, and powered by seasoned leaders across a global workforce with an eye toward innovation, Bullhorn has had year over year growth, making it the market leader in the recruitment software space while allowing for new opportunities for over 29% of our employees to advance their careers in the past 12 months.

We are a remote-first organization and over 38% of our employees reside outside the United States. Headquartered in Boston, we also have offices in London, Brighton, Rotterdam, Frankfurt and Sydney (just in case youre in the area to stop by). Whether youre local or remote, our vision is to ensure every employee has a sense of belonging, a voice that is heard, and a clear path for success. Your incredible experience as an employee will consist of flexible work hours to ensure a positive work-life balance and use Zoom, Slack, and other tools to stay connected.

As a Product Owner, you will be responsible for defining and delivering key product features for one of Bullhorns Talent Experience solutions (Onboarding365). You will work closely with customers, product leads and scrum teams to provide direction, guidance and support. The Product Owner role requires in-depth product knowledge, the ability to translate functional requirements into technical specifications, and an understanding of workflow and feature relationship.

Why this job is important:

The Product Owner works closely with agile development teams and is the nexus between Product, Development and User Experience. In this role, you will be responsible for making sure teams are working on the right things at the right time to deliver the best possible products to our customers.

As a Product Owner, a typical day might include:

  • Owning all operational aspects of agile development: epic breakdown, story planning & writing, sprint planning & delivery

  • Writing user stories and going deep on requirements in grooming sessions with your team

  • Attending standups with agile development teams

  • Writing release documentation & training cross-functional teams on new product enablement

  • Working with Product Managers, Architects, UX Designers & Developers to drive product development

  • Defining release and sprint goals for development team(s)

  • Managing and resolving customer & internally reported product escalations; balancing resolution priority against roadmap commitments

  • Ensuring the development team understands the value and impact of their work

This job might be for you if:

  • You have experience working with technical products in Product or related functions (Support, Customer Success, Professional Services, etc)

  • You become a true owner of the product - digging in to the product to understand it from an end user perspective so that you can make insightful decisions and have a high influence on the future of the product.

  • You enjoy collaborating with a team and have experience with Agile methodologies

  • You like dissecting challenges and coming up with solutions

Bonus points for:

  • Experience working in an Enterprise B2B SaaS-based organization

  • An undergraduate technical degree

  • Experience with Bullhorn products

  • Experience in the staffing and recruiting industry

What we offer...

  • Benefits eligibility effective DAY ONE including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), 401(k) Match, and more
  • Unlimited Planned Paid Time Off
  • Global Mental Health Support
  • On-Demand Learning & Development
  • Quarterly paid volunteer days
  • Lucrative Employee Referral Program (eligible for prior to your first day)
  • Company-wide mentor program

Bullhorn's core purpose is to create an incredible customer experience, which starts with first creating an incredible employee experience. Our vision is for every employee to have a sense of belonging, a voice that is heard, and a clear path for success. We are committed to building diverse and inclusive teams, and our culture is shaped by our five core values: Ownership, Energy, Speed & Agility, Service, and Being Human.

We are a people-first culture where everyones contribution is valued and respected. We're looking for smart, forward-thinking individuals who aren't afraid to challenge the status quo and bring fresh perspectives to the table. If you're someone who thrives in a casual, yet fast-paced and agile environment, we'd love to have you join us.