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Product Owner

Date: 22-Dec-2021

Location: Oxford, GB, OX4 4DQ

Company: Nominet

About our role- Product Owner


Are you an enthusiastic Product Owner who enjoys working autonomously, who wants to contribute and make impact in building our reputation for our innovative security solutions? Our Product Owner role could be for you.


The Product Owner role is a key component of the scrum team and is responsible for owning the product backlog, ensuring we are always delivering the most value to our customers and our organisation. The wider Nominet Product team is responsible for the Nominet Cyber product strategy and plays a key part in delivering world class solutions through an agile development method. 


But there’s a whole lot more to this position…

  • Be the voice of the customer, using that voice to ensure we are delivering value back to the customer through our solutions  
  • Responsible for all aspects of the product backlog, prioritising and refining the backlog along with your scrum team(s)  
  • Work closely with the Nominet team, ranging from the Customer Success, the Support teams and Engineering teams, to ensure we deliver great solutions to our customers 
  • Take ownership of the solution or the components, becoming an advocate of our solutions internally and externally 
  • Engage with customers to gain insight into their current challenges 
  • Advocate for the customer and their needs internally within Nominet to drive continuous solution improvement. 
  • Maintain a view of the competition and how we stack up against them 
  • Drive new features and products from concept through launch, updates and enhancements to end of life. 
  • Work with development team to create user stories and acceptance criteria for new products or features 
  • Measure impact of features by taking an analytical approach


What you’ll get

Competitive salary, plus excellent benefits including up to 10% bonus, 30 days holiday allowance, hybrid working, healthcare, pension scheme, life assurance, wellbeing allowance. Plus, a bundle of flexible benefits that you can tune into, that suit your life and situation.


Your Skills and Experience


  • The world of Cybersecurity excites you and you have experience in the enterprise technology space.  
  • Experience in working in scrum teams 
  • Preferably from technical background (software, support, or infrastructure)  
  • An ability to influence others regardless of position/seniority
  • Strong customer facing skills with the ability to represent the company in a confident and professional manner
  • Work collaboratively with developers to achieve team delivery objectives
  • Manage and prioritise workload including the ability to work to targets and tight timescale



About Us
The Nominet name may not be familiar, so here’s a bit about us. We’ve been running the UK’s national internet namespace for a quarter of a century, sitting proudly at the heart of critical digital infrastructure. Such a responsibility requires world-leading cyber security and we’ve gained a reputation for our innovative new security solutions, protecting our own systems and beyond.


Nominet designs, builds, and operates DNS solutions to protect digital economies at scale. Our Protective DNS Solution disrupts cyber-attacks, offering situational awareness and automated protection across essential public services, supply chains and infrastructure.

We do this to enable connectivity, inclusivity, and security for our world - and create a vibrant digital future. That is what drives us - and the kind of people we want to work with.






Nominet is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, disability, religion, gender or sexual orientation. Our work connects people from across the globe and we want to reflect that in our workplace. Everybody is accepted and valued here, and we are a team that works as one towards our goals. We recognise that diverse teams make strong teams and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.