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Product Owner

Products | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Full Time

Job Description

The opportunity 

We're looking for an entrepreneurial and customer-obsessed Product Owner to help us further establish our leadership position in one of the hottest markets at the moment: fintech. As a digital-savvy Product Owner, you will be leading your own squad as a mini-startup within Backbase. Your contribute directly to the products used by our global customers and will have an impact to the 70+ million end-customers they serve on a daily basis.

Your profile

You’re a digital native with an entrepreneurial background that knows enough tech to talk tech, enough business to talk business, and enough UX to talk UX. You know what it means to solve complex, functional and analytical problems while keeping the customer top of mind, and get things done while keeping your squad members productive. You can translate customer opportunities and pain points into detailed product requirements and have the communication and leadership skills to have your team aligned on vision and mission.

You’re used to taking responsibility and can manage the full product life cycle of your squad, from requirements gathering through production and release, and interacting with customers to understand and meet their needs. You will spend time with customers to understand their challenges, while gathering insights into how to solve problems and deliver new features. You know how to bring value to an MVP or Prototype, and iterate to full product. You believe in a ‘lean startup’ approach to product development that’s focused around a constant cycle of feedback, measure and optimize versus going for a ‘big bang’.


  • 3+ years’ experience in product management within a software company.

  • All-round skills from technology, to project management, to user experience and marketing.

  • Excellent communication skills in English, and you’re a skilled presenter.

  • Ability to translate customer needs into business and product requirements.

  • Experience with Agile software development, including applicable tooling such as Jira.

  • Experience with modern software product development, including continuous integration and automated testing.

  • Knowledge of the FinTech industry is preferred

Next steps

If this job appeals to you and you think you’re up for the challenge, please use the apply button on this page.

For more information, please contact Ralph de Bie by email:  ralph(at)

The offer

Backbase provides excellent company benefits for this role including:

  • Market rate salary (depending on experience);
  • 25 holidays (based upon a 40hr work week);
  • Contributory pension scheme;
  • Free lunch, drinks, snacks and fruit;
  • Company fitness plan;
  • Potential International career opportunities.

Backbase offers you a challenging job in an informal and ambitious environment where personal development is highly valued. This is all within a successful, young and growing organization with a matching company spirit.

About Backbase
Backbase employees come from all over the world to do what we do best, which is work with other passionately devoted professionals to create inspiring products. We are the best at what we do because we’re dedicated to pushing innovation in the digital banking world. Every person at Backbase believes in promoting a collaborative, fun and inspiring work environment, and we’re committed to creating a beautifully designed product that inspires not only our clients, but us too. Each day, we strive to learn something new from our customers and colleagues that contributes to the holistic nature of our growing success as a technical innovator in the world of digital banking.