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Product Owner

Main locations: 

Ville Saint-Laurent, Quebec, CA

Job Type:  Full-time
Workplace type:  Hybrid
Offer number:  4532

EXFO develops smarter test, monitoring and analytics solutions for the global communications industry. We are trusted advisers to fixed and mobile network operators, hyper-scalers and leaders in the manufacturing, development and research sector. They count on us to deliver superior visibility and insights into network performance, service reliability and user experience. Building on over 35 years of innovation, EXFO’s unique blend of equipment, software and services enable faster, more confident transformations related to 5G, cloud-native and fiber optic networks.

Since our beginnings in 1985, diversity has been one of EXFO's core values, fostering an inclusive corporate culture. We welcome people with a wide range of skills and experience into a culture that values innovative ideas, teamwork, and a customer- and market-focused approach. We seek the active contribution of everyone, with respect for the individual, the environment and the community. This is how we fulfill our purpose: to ensure the connected world meets the highest expectations, to bring together people, communities and businesses.

EXFO develops smarter network test, monitoring and analytics solutions for the world’s leading telecommunications service providers, network equipment manufacturers and webscale companies—and we love what we do! With over 2,000 employees in more than 25 countries, EXFO is no. 1 worldwide in fiber optic test solutions and has the largest active assurance deployment. Our broad portfolio of intelligent hardware and software solutions enable our customer’s network transformations related to fiber, 5G, virtualization and big data analytics. We’re always looking for top talent to help us lead the way in a thriving industry with boundless opportunities.


Job summary

We are seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual to join the ASA Platform team as a Product Owner. As a Product Owner, you will play a crucial role in defining and driving the development of our transport network assurance solution, ensuring alignment with the company's strategic goals, and delivering value to our customers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business objectives, user needs, and product requirements in the telecom application space.
  • Define and prioritize product backlog items based on strategic vision and customer feedback.
  • Work closely with development teams to translate requirements into actionable user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Continuously refine the product backlog, ensuring the team is focused on delivering the highest value features.


Must Have

  • University degree, or equivalent job experience
  • Aiming for 10+ years of work experience
  • Proven experience as a Product Owner or similar role in a software development environment.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with product management tools such as is a plus.
  • Certification in Agile or Scrum is desirable but not required.
  • English, oral and written
  • Bilingual (French and English) would be a strong asset
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada



EXFO is an equal opportunity employer

Diversity is an asset that has made EXFO strong since its inception because it enriches us. For more information about diversity and inclusion at EXFO, read our DEI Statement.

For positions located in Quebec, the language requirement is French. However, in the context where the incumbent evolves in an international work environment and where the activities take place mainly outside Quebec, we favor bilingualism as a linguistic requirement.

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