Product Owner

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Who we are and what we do

Do you love dinosaurs and data? At Dexibit we’re a kiwi SaaS company providing big data analytics to visitor attractions. From museums to zoos to theme parks, we work with big names such as the Smithsonian, Royal Palaces and NASA alongside your favorite places here at home like MOTAT and Weta. We’re a diverse, empowered team who have collected a fair few awards in our time from HiTech, NZIBA, TIN and more! 

Dexibit predicts and analyzes visitor behavior to help bring more visitors through the door, engaging and coming back. Our product includes forecasts, insights and dashboards equipped with machine learning, natural language and more. We serve predominantly larger venues through an enterprise sales business model, with a hybrid product led growth dynamic.

There’s never been a more important time to help the world’s culture and entertainment sectors as they reopen and recover after COVID-19. Being early in our journey, internationally focused and with an exciting modernisation program underway too, there’s lots of opportunities for career growth.

 

Product at Dexibit

At Dexibit, we’re a product company where product sits at the heart intersecting sales, success, marketing, engineering and the business. Our team is highly collaborative, working in cross functional teams across dual tracks for discovery and delivery in an agile fashion. We place a lot of importance on empowering the team through our discovery practices and a significant part of the role of product is to develop our shared understanding of the business, customer and product context, while evangelizing and continuously improving how we approach this.

This is a sole charge product owner role working alongside product design, best suited to an up and coming leader who enjoys the variety of challenges and fast pace of a startup environment with an open mind and love of agency. You’ll know what great looks like and will be comfortable introducing change with scale appropriate structure and process. It’s a great opportunity to build out a product practice and grow your career with leadership opportunities. 

Dexibit is an enterprise grade solution platform comprising a user application together with a deep data engineering stack which takes data from 60 industry specific integrations through a data lake, pipeline and warehouse and featured ready for machine learning models. Our users are primarily business personas from visitor service operations, finance and marketing. While we innovate, we’re currently modernizing to a React and NodeJS stack, an exciting program we’re half way through. 

Our product teams manage their work through Jira alongside the Atlassian suite and we also use Figma, Lucid and Miro. Our product is instrumented with Pendo and Hotjar, with Intercom for in product notification, messages, support and documentation.

 

What you’ll get up to

You’ll work closely on the ground with our product teams in the pursuit of solving important and hard problems for our customers and the business – in ways people love, yet work for the business. You’ll help lead our discovery efforts in pursuing effective solutions that are valuable and viable, while collaborating with product design and engineering to make sure they are also usable and feasible, then partner closely with engineering to deliver those solutions and the business to take them to market, with accountability for results.

You’ll be curious and passionate in developing a solid understanding of the business from a marketing, sales, success and operations perspective; together with deep knowledge of our industry, customers, users and their engagement with our product – through both quantitative and qualitative means. You’ll use this knowledge to empower the team with strategic context, influence others by championing our customers and business plus deliver rapid decisions to help the team move quickly.

Our team is huge on learning, so you’ll enjoy regular lightning talks to keep your mind sharp, opportunities to take you to new technical places or face varied business challenges and the chance to share your own knowledge with the team.

 

What you’ll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 3+ years experience in a technology powered product related role  
  • Demonstrated understanding of the methods and techniques of modern product discovery and delivery with opinions on tools such as lean canvas, personas and jobs to be done 
  • An understanding of SaaS mechanics and ability to learn across multiple functional areas of the business including marketing, sales, success, technology, finance and legal 
  • A love of teams, balancing a collaborative yet pragmatic working style and ability to engage constructively in both business and technical relationships
  • Confidence navigating hard problems and sound judgement to assess risk with a mix of strategic and detail  
  • A solid understanding of development processes and agile practices
  • Key organization and communication skills including the ability to lay out a structured, data informed, written narrative argument 

Bonus points for an interest in design or exposure in a market or customer facing role. 

This role is suitable for an up and coming product owner looking to grow into product ownership, a scrum master wanting to dive into the product world or those with product related experience in a technology powered product such as a data analyst, data scientist or user researcher.

 

A day at Dexibit

A day in our product team starts with a routine standup meeting in cross functional teams, with a mix of in office or remote work options. Our team are often early starters to make the most of the overlap with our sales and success team overseas or to connect directly with customers globally. 

In discovery mode, you might jump on a call with one of our customers to learn how the industry works and how our product enables them to inform user stories and backlog prioritization. You might host workshops with the team around feasibility and elaboration, helping with sprint planning. In delivery, you’ll be checking in as the sprint progresses with our execution and management to release and acceptance. Together with the business, you’ll help coordinate our go to market efforts – you might join in on a marketing broadcast, help write a blog or a design enablement collateral. 

Each week, you’ll also have a regular 1-to-1 chat with your manager to make sure you’re always growing and learning. You might also meet with our data science team to discover hidden correlations in the data or new opportunities to present innovative insights to users.

In addition to the sprint cycle, each week our team gathers for fun social events such as kitchen teas, brown bags and happy hours, with lots of opportunities to mix with our second office in Washington DC. Once a quarter the wider company team assembles for a comprehensive business review to provide strategic context and the chance to connect with other aspects of the company – plus our legendary team building outings which take us out to enjoy unique visitor experiences first hand.

 

To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter to recruits@dexibit.com