(Senior) Product Owner

Founded in 2014, with offices in Munich and London, Scalable Capital is a young financial technology startup with excellent funding by BlackRock and prominent VCs. Our aim is to shake up and revolutionise the traditional investment management industry and make first-class investing accessible to everyone. Our management team combines deep capital markets experience, e-commerce know-how, and decades of academic research into financial markets. Our service is unique and we apply an intelligent and technology-driven approach to invest our clients' money and monitor their risk exposure.

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As a (Senior) Product Owner at Scalable Capital you are at the sharp end of product design, development and management of the client facing platforms for our robo-advisor. Your responsibility is to define and design new features for the web and mobile platforms (iOS and Android). Furthermore you will work on constantly improving our digital onboarding flow.

Opportunities, skill set & responsibilities


As a part of Scalable Capital, you

  • get to work on cutting edge technology and be part of modern software development practices (e.g. agile and self-sufficient teams, continuous integration and deployment, test automation, standard frameworks, cloud-based infrastructure and tooling).
  • get the empowerment to do, improve, fix, propose and change anything you see that has a potential for being better - product- and process-wise.
  • have an individual conference and education budget.
  • can take part in bi-weekly in-house tech talks.
  • can take part in quarterly hackathons.
  • have the equipment you need to be successful.
Skill set

As a (Senior) Product Owner, you have

  • experience in managing agile software projects (experience in the financial sector is advantageous but not necessary).
  • strong analytical thinking, leveraging both quantitative and qualitative data to drive decisions.
  • excellent communication skills that are clear, concise, and targeted towards your audience - software engineer, stakeholder or executive.
  • a great understanding of and focus on customer problems and needs.
  • prior experience working with UX and a clear understanding of user-centered design.
  • high level quality awareness.
  • a hands-on mentality: from idea to UX-prototype to development and design, you can handle it.
  • high technical understanding of problems and their solutions.
  • a great focus on solving problems and constantly improving our product.
  • constant curiosity about the technology landscape for mobile and web solutions.
  • university degree in relevant field of study (e.g. business, engineering, computer science) or a similar qualification.
  • excellent English communication skills (German is advantageous but not necessary).

As a (Senior) Product Owner, you will

  • work alongside a highly motivated team of software engineers and academics implementing change in the financial industry.
  • shape and define the future of our product.
  • collect and analyse requirements of customers and stakeholders.
  • own and prioritize the product backlog for our engineering teams.
  • use experimentation (eg., A/B testing, User Tests) to design effective new features and products.
  • create, define and present new functionalities and change requests for our online and mobile platforms.
  • ensure high quality of implementation by testing new software.
  • analyse and process customer data (i.e. Google Analytics).