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Technical Product Owner

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamProduct

Job description


As a Technical Product Owner you will be responsible for driving the roadmap for the core streaming platform and related features.

This is a hands-on role in which you’ll work within the development team responsible for our streaming platform technology. As such you’ll deliver reliable, scalable products that enable internal and external customers to achieve their goals in utilizing these core components of the platform. A strategic and data-driven focus is crucial.


  • Take ownership of the product backlog with the Engineering Manager and team of Engineers to bring new features and enhancements to the product in support of the wider product and commercial goals

  • Lead the ideation, technical development, and launch of innovative products.

  • Execute against the objectives and key results, closely tracking and driving the KPIs that will result in achieving our product goals.

  • Take an ROI driven approach to prioritization, balancing impact and investment to deliver features at high velocity while maintaining quality standards.

  • Communicate with stakeholders across the organization to understand objectives and to keep them informed.

  • Seek feedback from internal and external customers to understand their needs.

  • Make sure the future needs regarding stability, security and scale are met.

Job requirements

  • Minimum 3+ years experience as a product owner and a proven track record managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle.

  • An additional 3+ years background experience as an engineer working on infrastructure, development or software products.

  • You have a customer obsession: First and foremost being the advocate for our customers and in so doing, building value through the customer experience.

  • Have a proven experience building a backlog of user stories in an Agile product environment.

  • Be Data-driven. Base your decisions on facts rather than opinions. Set clear success metrics to support growth, and measure the impact of new features.

  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, start-up environment, meaning not being afraid to get your hands dirty, solve problems and get the job done.

  • The enthusiasm to keep up with and research technical trends in the industry to evaluate their potential value or threat

Challenges on which you'll thrive:

  • Accuracy is important. You’ll possess the drive to make sure those fundamental details are taken care of.

  • You’ll be given and expected to take initiative and responsibility from day one.

  • The industry we’re in is constantly changing, and you’ll need to have the personal ambition to keep up.

  • We have a start-up mentality, and things can change quickly. Your adaptability to roll with these changes is essential.

  • We want to do many things, all at the same time, which can make execution challenging.

What we offer:

  • You'll be working in a company fundamentally transforming the live streaming landscape in sports and beyond on a global scale.
  • Working with one of the most exciting tech stacks in the business.
  • Having the freedom to pitch, implement, and execute new ideas.
  • Flexibility over your holidays. If you want to work on Netherlands public holidays, that’s fine - just take what suits you best from 33 days annual leave.

About Eleven Sports

ELEVEN is a global network of LIVE and non-live sport and entertainment content – from the world’s biggest sports events to the best longtail sport, to award-winning original programming.

The state of the art technology available via our newly launched global sports platform (previously MyCujoo.TV), which allows anyone to stream from a device as simple as a mobile phone, revolutionised football broadcasting. Our crazy idea to transform every single match into a live broadcast became the world's largest live football streaming platform. 

With an initial focus on niche-premium and longtail sports, our ambitions are now even bigger. In 2020 we also delivered our newest product, MyCujoo Live Services (MCLS), a highly scalable live streaming solution built on the tech stack powering ELEVEN Sports. Developed for rights owners in sports and beyond, MCLS equips content creators with the technology and tools to provide their fans with the most powerful, authentic, and engaging live streaming experiences.