COS is seeking a Product Owner to join its Product team. Reporting to the Director of Product, the Product Owner plays an essential role in COS’s product development and ability to meet its mission. The Product Owner is responsible for supporting COS’s product vision through effective and efficient management of product development activities and building and maintaining strong relationships with our community of users and stakeholders.
Each of COS’s Product Owners manage OSF.io, a collaborative project management tool for researchers. COS’s product suite is comprised of six product interfaces (OSF.io, Preprints, Registries, Institutions, Collections, Meetings) that enable specific phases in the research lifecycle. With support from the broader Product team, this vital member of the product team will understand the use cases and workflows of the products; manage product feedback of features, improvements, and bugs in the product backlog; work with new communities to build strong relationships; and prepare to launch new branded interfaces.
Product leadership: product use expertise, stakeholder relations, customer relations, business goals
Agile Product development: user-centric product design, UX, agile scrum methodology, requirements
Collaboration and communication: promotion, grow adoption, product marketing strategy
User support: user-facing guides, support questions, user feedback
COS offers full time employees:
401(k) with employer match. COS offers a matching contribution of 100% up to 3% of pay and another 50% up to 5% of pay (the full match will be 4% if participants elect to defer 5%)
Health, dental, and vision insurance. COS covers 100% of employee premium and 50% of all dependent coverage costs under the base plan
15 days vacation in year one
Paid family medical leave. COS offers paid leave for up to three (3) months to all full-time, regular employees to care for their child after birth, after or during the adoption process, or to care for their spouse, child, or parent who has a serious health condition
Modern office space and other amenities
COS promotes a flexible work environment that supports a healthy work/life balance. This position is desired to be on site in the Charlottesville, VA office, however remote accommodations will be considered.
Salary is expected to be between mid 50 to mid 60s, depending on relevant experience and skills.
COS is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from members of groups underrepresented in science and technology industries. Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your background and interest in the position here. Questions about the position and COS are welcome and can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
COS has developed a variety of software tools and workflows based on our free Open Science Framework to help researchers manage and archive their research, privately or publicly. We work with a great technology stack and the latest tools.
COS helps connect and build open science communities of researchers, their affiliated institutions, their funders, and the publishers of research outcomes.
COS supports and conducts research on scientific practices. Our team members are thought leaders on open science and our tools serve as critical research platforms.