Product Owner – Data


The Data Product Owner forms part of a team that is responsible for the product management of the Data Platform. The Data Product Team works hand in hand with the Data Engineering Team, which consists of Data Engineers, BI Specialists, Analysts, and Data Scientists working to deliver a Data Platform that is scalable, real-time, cost efficient, robust and reliable.

The Data Product Owner works directly with the Big Data Team on several tools offered by GiG. The main scope of this team is to represent any interaction that the clients of the Data Engineering Team have with the data via a set of predefined reports and dashboards, or via self-service tools.

What you’ll be doing

  • Own and manage the Team’s backlog and sprints, ensuring that rich requirements have been gathered, initiatives broken down into manageable stories and that achievable milestones are set for the team
  • Liaise with the Data Platform Product Manager and technical Team Lead to come up with the proper Agile process and swim lanes that work for the scope of the team
  • Ensure that all tickets raised have clear and unambiguous requirements and acceptance criteria, while agreeing with the team on an accurate definition of done
  • Liaising with other Product Owners across GiG to identify any cross domain requirements and collaborate together to ensure that high quality end-to-end solutions are delivered
  • Ensure that the Team’s priorities are in line with the Data Platform vision and strategic roadmap, and in line with the overall priorities as set by the Director of Product for GiG
  • Collect and define user centric requirements to ensure the best possible user experience within our products
  • Break down deliverables into user stories, with detailed acceptance criteria along with any relevant work flows and wireframes
  • Own, plan and prioritize the product backlog, ensuring that it is always managed and up to date
  • Manage stakeholders’ expectations and assist them to develop business cases that align with GiG’s strategic initiatives
  • Conduct any release planning and update stakeholders with the status of deliverables
  • Build business requirement documentation, and ensure sign off on requirements and solution before development starts
  • Be instrumental in the final sign-off of features and products before they go to market
  • Research and analyze market, ensuring that our products always remain competitive

Who you are

  • Someone with a passion for iGaming and the technology that powers the online gaming industry
  • Someone who can identify problems in the Business that need to be resolved, in order to develop a Product that will add value and reduce risk, ultimately helping GiG have an edge over competition to boost our business
  • Data-driven mindset and user centric approach to improvement and product development
  • Have an understanding of the role of the Data Platform in order to be able to channel requests efficiently and deal with stakeholders easily
  • Be fluent in the technologies adopted by the Data Engineering Team (in usability not coding) to be able to provide guidance to stakeholders while providing comprehensive requirements to the Team, ensuring faster and more accurate deliverables
  • Comfortable dealing with stakeholders of varied seniority, from both Commercial and Technical sides of the organisation
  • Skilled at defining and prioritising product features
  • Proven experience displaying decision making skills, with the ability to assess business impact, risks and opportunity
  • Demonstrable leadership skills without line management authority and strong sense of ownership
  • A proven track record of working with innovative Agile teams
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, inquisitive mentality and excellent level of detail


  • Certified Product Owner
  • Experience in an iGaming role working within Product development
  • Experience working in a B2B environment
  • Having worked with or had exposure to different regulated markets across different iGaming verticals

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