Product Owner (ID R&D, Spain)

Barcelona
Global Depts – 80 - Product Management - ID R&D /
Full Time /
Remote
Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) is a global leader in digital & biometric identity authentication, fraud prevention, and mobile deposit solutions. Our verified identity platform and advanced image capture solutions are built on the latest advancements in biometric recognition, artificial intelligence, computer vision and machine learning, and trusted by over 7,500 organizations worldwide. We are headquartered in San Diego, California, with operations in the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Mexico, and the Netherlands. Visit us at www.miteksystems.com.

At Mitek, we believe that teams are stronger and more innovative when they have the range of opinions and perspectives that come from diversity. Very simply, we know that diversity is a foundational strength for our organization. A diverse workforce makes for stronger teams as a wider breadth of thinking and experience broadens the power of our collective mind. Building stronger teams is foundational to serving our customers comprehensively, innovating our products and solutions, and enabling more impactful decision-making across our business.   

We are Virtual 1st! Whether you choose to work remotely from your home office or in-person from one of Mitek’s offices, our practices, processes and tools are designed to enable your success. At Mitek, the Future of Work is about flexibility and preference wherever and whenever we are working.

As​​ the Product Owner for Voice Biometrics Products you will be responsible for driving the strategy, and successful delivery of features, upgrades and planning work of all products. This role involves close collaboration with cross-functional teams, including engineering, machine learning, design, marketing, and stakeholders, to ensure the product meets the needs of both the business and the end-users.

What do we offer you?

    • Flexible hours and the possibility to work fully remote (in Spain) or from our Barcelona office
    • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and challenging tasks in a highly qualified international team.
    • Opportunity to contribute to the product that is used by millions of people around the world.
    • An innovative, fast paced environment with a great culture.
    • A diverse, inclusive, Agile-native ecosystem where everybody counts.
    • A personal development: We offer access to continuous training, participation in international conferences, joining our research reading group, and protected time for you to learn and experiment alone or in collaboration with other researchers.
    • Get a compensation package that includes a highly competitive salary + bonus and many perks and benefits.

What will you do?

    • Develop and communicate a clear product development execution for voice biometrics products.
    • Understand market trends, customer needs, and competition to define the product roadmap.
    • Create and maintain a prioritized product backlog, continuously groom the backlog to ensure it is well-defined and up-to-date.
    • Write user stories and acceptance criteria to communicate detailed product requirements to the research and engineering team. Ensure that user stories reflect customer needs and business goals.
    • Collaborate with engineering, machine learning, design, and other stakeholders to deliver high-quality products on time. Act as a liaison between stakeholders and the development team, facilitating communication and ensuring clarity.
    • Manage and prioritize product releases, working closely with the development team to ensure timely delivery of features and improvements. Validate that the delivered product meets the acceptance criteria and business objectives.
    • Gather and incorporate customer feedback to drive continuous improvement and iteration of the product. Monitor key product metrics and make data-driven decisions to improve the product's performance and user experience.
    • Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitors in the voice biometrics market. Adjust the product strategy and roadmap as needed to maintain a competitive edge. Ensure the availability of comprehensive product documentation, including user guides and release notes.

What do you need to fit in this role?

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field. Proven experience as a Product Owner, Technical Product Manager, or in a similar technical product role.
    • Strong understanding of voice biometrics technology and related industry trends.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
    • Ability to think strategically, set priorities, and make data-driven decisions.
    • Experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies is a plus.
    • Certification in Product Ownership or similar field is desirable.
€50,000 - €65,000 a year
We take pride in enabling career growth in an environment of innovation and teamwork.  Our commitment to all Mitekians is to do meaningful work that matters.  Our culture is defined by delivering our best to our customers by providing high value solutions and impactful outcomes, by continuously challenging convention, and by caring for each other through collaboration and celebrating our successes.  We are committed to creating competitive, equitable compensation & benefits programs and career development opportunities. 
 
Benefit offerings  may vary based on geographic location

Wellness: Universal, supplemental, and private healthcare plan choices based on country specifics 
Financial future: retirement/pension plan contributions, MTK stock plan participation  
Income protection: life event & disability coverage 
Paid time off: generous annual leave, company holidays, volunteer time off 
Learning: e-learning license, tuition reimbursement, hackathons 
Home office setup allowance
Additional/optional benefits: pet insurance, identity theft protection, legal assistance 
 
We sincerely appreciate your interest in Mitek. We know your time is valuable and look forward to the potential of speaking with you further!