Product Owner, Digital Identity

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

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Digital & Technology Solutions (DTS) 

Embark on an exhilarating journey with us as we celebrate the triumphant completion of our digital transformation! Now utilising major platforms – Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and ServiceNow, we are passionately dedicated to elevating these technologies to maturity. Our mission is to position Curtin University at the forefront, delivering cutting-edge digital experiences for our students and staff.  

If you enjoy technology, transformation, continual innovation, and change, we invite you to join our high performing Digital & Technology Solutions team.
Your new role 

We have an exciting position available for an experienced and innovative Product Owner to lead our high performing digital identity platform. Working within the Digital Platforms stream, you will drive execution of the platform roadmap, ensuring service expectations, and leading the design and security of the University’s identity solutions while aligning with the University’s digital strategy. 

As the Product Owner for Digital Identity, you will be responsible for: 

  • Product development lifecycle management. 
  • Maximize digital identity platform capabilities. 
  • Contribute to setting standards, procedures, and guidelines. 
  • Development of products and services against the platform vision. 
  • Product backlog management (including user story development, elaboration, acceptance). 
  • Quality assurance of the products. 
We are looking for someone with:  
  • Possession of an IT or business management-related degree, coupled with extensive expertise as a product owner within the dynamic ICT landscape, or an equivalent blend of relevant experience and educational background. 
  • Proven track record showcasing commitment to implementing best practices, driving business process improvements, and adhering to client-focused service management and delivery standards for the provision of efficient and effective services. 
  • Demonstrated success in orchestrating and managing transformative changes to digital products across a large and complex organisation. 
  • Strong proficiency in team management and leadership, with the ability to ensure the team are meeting the organisation’s vision and goals. This includes defining sprints, clarifying planning details, attending agile meetings, tracking progress, and adeptly communicating updates and potential risks in achieving sprint goals.  
About us  

We are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket. 

We encourage a progressive and diverse workplace, offering generous superannuation and salary packaging benefits. We are committed to looking after our employees by promoting health and wellbeing, work flexibility, and personal development opportunities. 

For more information about our university, please visit 

Join us!  

To apply, please provide your CV and a cover letter (optional) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.  

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Applications close:

 10AM AWST Tuesday 2nd July 2024 

Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment. 

If you have any queries in relation to this opportunity or the application process, please contact our careers team on [email protected] or 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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