Product Owner at VALD Performance

Full-Time, Product, Brisbane, QLD brisbane product full-time
Posted a month ago

VALD is a fast-growing, Brisbane-based scale-up providing innovative human-measurement technology to over 1,500 of the world's most elite sporting teams, clinics, universities, hospitals, and Defence departments. If you have a favourite team in the NBA, EPL, NFL, AFL or NRL, there's a good chance they use VALD products.

Seven years on from its humble beginnings around a share-house dining room table in Brisbane, VALD has grown to a team of over 130 team members in 19 countries, with four offices across Australia, the UK and USA.

Driven by a multidisciplinary team of researchers, clinicians, sports scientists, designers, developers and engineers, VALD's suite of systems offer unparalleled insight into human movement, performance, injury risk and rehabilitation.

About the VALD Product Team

The VALD Product team is charged with turning the ideas and feedback from our clients into reality. The team is split into two functions – product strategy and engineering.

Our product team is passionate about client needs and understands how to translate those needs into features.

We have plenty of growing left to do. We are looking for a Product Owner to join our team to work with VALD's domain experts to articulate road-mapped items to the engineering team and other relevant stakeholders – such as our management, sales, marketing, client success and engineering teams.

What you will do

A key aspect of this role will be organisation and planning. You'll often be working with cross-functional teams with interdependencies, so being able to regularly review and prioritise your work, and ensuring your team has clear milestones will be critical to your success.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Define and deliver the vision and roadmap to stakeholders involved in the project
  • Engage with and seek end-user feedback on features to provide strategy in conjunction with other Product Strategy team members
  • Contribute to the quarterly roadmap plan for development delivery and the ongoing preparation for future roadmap iterations
  • Address impediments, drive decisions and prioritise a product feature backlog for maximum value
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning and elaboration of user stories
  • Define acceptance criteria
  • Planning and execution of sprints
  • Deliver clear instructions to developers and ensure an adequate amount of prior prepared work to always be in the backlog.
  • Plan and conduct product feature testing and provide product signoff before release
  • Coordinate with the sales and marketing team for the timely announcements of new features and releases

Is this you?

  • Experience as a Business Analyst or Product owner, with an understanding of the HealthTech industry a big plus (but not mandatory)
  • A high intellectual curiosity to understand products, how they work, and how they solve client problems
  • A broad understanding and practical experience of agile/scrum development approach to working.
  • Exceptional stakeholder management with the ability to engage and influence at all levels
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.
  • Experience and interest in working in the technology industry

We recognise that not all applicants will have the skills that match a job description exactly. VALD's best asset is not our technology, but our people and culture. We choose people based on how well we think they will work in the VALD team.


VALD's best asset is not our technology but our people and culture. We have a range of benefits we offer to our team. Some of our perks and benefits include:

  • Competitive market salary in a down-to-earth, inclusive and vibrant work environment
  • Learn from a range of high-performing individuals and teams across a range of disciplines.
  • Flexible working environment
  • Chefs that prepare you delicious fresh breakfast and lunch every day!
  • On-site barista to make your coffee just as you like it.
  • Team gym, remedial massage therapy access to physiotherapy and exercise physiology services.

Keen to learn more? You can find us at or watch our 'About VALD’ video: 

Diversity & Inclusion Commitment

We're committed to growing and empowering an inclusive VALD team. That's why we actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. If you require accessibility assistance at any stage of the process, please let us know.