Product Owner

Platform Development · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Platform Development
Employment Type Full-time
Minimum Experience Experienced


Reporting to: Director, Engineering  (

Location: Ottawa, ON | EST | Work from Home 

Who we are

Tehama is the fastest, simplest, and most flexible approach to delivering secure and integrated digital end-user computing (EUC) available today. Our service delivery platform enables organizations to easily onboard, manage, and scale their distributed workforce, by providing “ready to work” integrated and secured EUC environments with controlled access and monitoring—connecting new workers in minutes, not months. The result is decreased time to value, decreased operational costs, and a flexible work model that lets you move at the speed of today’s world. 

As a Product Owner, you will manage stakeholders, define user stories and acceptance criteria, prioritize and refine the team’s backlog, overcome roadblocks, facilitate scrum rituals and evaluate metrics of success. Essential skills to solve problems iteratively and produce high-quality results.

Who we are looking for

  • BS/BA preferred or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience working closely with software development teams
  • Excellent understanding of current methodologies in high-performance operations and large-scale implementations
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills to manage complex process and technology issues
  • Customer mindset approach: The top three items on your priorities list are: customers, customers, and customers. It is crucial for the Product Owner to be able to inspire engineers to think about customers and refocus product discussions back towards customer needs
  • Understanding of the principles of Product Development, Agile and SCRUM framework and has a proven track record in delivering products
  • Ability to display rational vs. emotional thinking on how to collect, organize and analyze information
  • Skilled communications: can distill complex ideas to make them universally understandable, have attention to detail and be willing to explain to others, both verbally and in writing
  • Experience in working in an environment that fosters “learning through delivery” behavior in a SaaS company is a strong plus
  • An inclination to challenge deeply-held assumptions and value data over opinions
  • Ability to identify risks and make them quickly visible to support a transparent and highly collaborative environment
  • An action-oriented mindset disciplined to resolve blockers
  • Experience working in a startup environment

What you will be working on

  • Builds a customer engagement roadmap in conjunction with other stakeholders
  • Acts as the main point of contact for the cross-functional team to support product managers in Opportunity Assessments
  • Collaborates on the prioritization of opportunity backlogs
  • Defines and prioritizes Epics, User Stories, and Acceptance Criteria
  • Obtains estimations on requirements
  • Provides requirements on Data and Instrumentation
  • Tracks and provides visibility to stakeholders into the team’s progress and impact on the timeline of delivery during sprints and cycles
  • Ensures internal readiness for new initiative/product roll-out
  • Provides visibility into risks and works with stakeholders to resolve them

What do you get in return

  • Competitive total rewards package, including a self-directed Professional Development budget to invest in your skills growth
  • Why Commute? Work remotely when you like
  • Build a product that will enable the remote future of work & collaborate digitally with the industry’s top minds!
  • Team socials every Friday  & Monthly Town Halls to bring our global teams together 


  • For this job, an equivalent combination of education and experience, which results in demonstrated ability to apply skills will also be considered
  • Tehama is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
  • All applicants will need to fulfill the requirements necessary to obtain a background check
  • No Recruitment Agencies, please

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Platform Development
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience