Product Owner (CMP)

Date: Sep 18, 2023

Location: Dhaka, BD, 1213 BD

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is known for content, commerce, and optimization with our Digital Experience Platform (DXP). Millions of experiences are served with our platform every single day, helping organizations grow exponentially online. We have the honor of serving some incredible customers – which makes what we do extremely rewarding. Optimizely has over 9,000 brands, from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, and Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit, and Zillow. 


Not only are we financially sound and growing, but we have unicorn status: we exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and have all strategic options ahead of us. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities. 


We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, Bangladesh, UAE, Singapore, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business cultures, emphasizing teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference! 


If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment with the best humans, please apply! We’re just getting started... 


Optimizely is seeking a skilled Product Owner with a strong background in Agile/Scrum to join our Content Marketing Platform (CMP) Team. In this role, you will be responsible for identifying customers’ needs and developing new product features while also acting as a Scrum Master to manage the execution of product initiatives. 


Optimizely CMP is a cloud-based software platform that helps marketing teams plan, create, manage, and deliver content across all channels. It offers a suite of features that can help a Marketer with their whole content creation and publishing workflow management. CMP is designed to help marketing teams streamline their content marketing workflow and deliver high-quality content that engages their audience. 


As a PO for Optimizely CMP, you will be working closely with the Tech Team, helping drive a better CMP every day! The ideal candidate for this role will possess exceptional problem-solving skills, a keen analytical mindset, and a collaborative spirit that thrives in a team-oriented environment. 


Overall, this unique opportunity is ideal for an experienced professional with a strong understanding of both product ownership and the development process, who is comfortable working across multiple domains and collaborating with cross-functional teams. And if you believe you are the right fit – then we can’t wait to meet you! 

What you can expect to do on a day-to-day basis:

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive product backlog that aligns with the strategic vision and supports business objectives. 
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including development, design, marketing, and customer support, to ensure successful execution of the roadmap. 
  • Create user stories, product specifications, and Jira tickets to effectively communicate requirements to development teams. 
  • Act as the main point of contact between the development team and stakeholders, ensuring clear communication and effective collaboration. 
  • Lead the Agile and Scrum processes, including sprint planning, backlog refinement, and daily stand-ups, while also ensuring adherence to Agile best practices. 
  • Write detailed user stories and break down epics, creating comprehensive and well-organized tickets for the engineering team to work from. 
  • Work week will be Sunday to Thursday
  • Please note, this role will be working closely with our US Team so working hours will need to be flexible. 

What you can bring to the table:

  • 2-3 years of experience in SaaS Product Ownership, including a strong background in Agile and Scrum methodologies. 
  • Proven success in leading product development and delivering high-quality products within a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 
  • Focus and experience on data driven product development. 
  • Keen ability to prioritize work and optimize a workflow. Must understand how to work out the critical path for projects and drive high efficiency with the team. 
  • Experience acting as a Scrum Master, facilitating Agile processes, and driving continuous improvement. 
  • Strong understanding of the SaaS industry and experience working with marketing teams is preferred.  
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal, as the role requires effective collaboration with global team members and stakeholders. 
  • Ability to work autonomously and efficiently, managing time effectively across different time zones and taking ownership of tasks and initiatives with minimal supervision.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science is preferred, however, equivalent industry experience can also replace the need for any degree. 

Our culture is the most important thing we offer. We continuously aim to provide a high-growth space where you can do your best work and, in the process, unlock your boundless potential. We work hard to provide meaningful rewards and development opportunities for our employees, recognizing performance and creating a supportive working environment. You'll also get: 


  • Best-in-class compensation plans  
  • Two annual festival bonuses  
  • Reward and recognition programs   
  • Paid Maternity (16 weeks) & Paternity Leave (12 weeks) 
  • Unlimited vacation days and flexible working hours in a hybrid environment 
  • Medical & life insurance for employees and dependents 
  • Volunteering and opportunities to give back   
  • Monthly and quarterly regional and global team-building events 
  • Chance to work with our incredible global team all over the world 
  • Communal transport facilities inside Dhaka and free catered lunch 
  • An agile performance review process that encourages ongoing transparency between managers and direct reports   
  • Enablement program and soft skill training to support internal career growth and development    
  • A free “Hacking day” per month for self-studying and researching any IT-related subjects 
  • An annual performance-based increment 


At Optimizely, our standardized language is English, and it is crucial to have good English communication skills to be successful in your global role. All our external and cross-location communication is done in US English (en-us), but internally you can speak in whichever native language you most identify with.


Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.