Product Owner

Vancouver, BC | Full-time

What do you envision your next career to look like? Join MetaOptima to make a difference in the lives of millions as we revolutionize the dermatology industry with artificial intelligence-powered software solutions for faster, more effective, and affordable care. MetaOptima is full of passionate, innovative people who thrive on working together as a team to build smart, life-saving technologies for medical professionals and their patients. Our casual, open-office culture welcomes fresh ideas from the minds of doers. Join our fast-growing startup to add your voice to our vision while working with a cool group of people set on making their mark on the world.  We take pride in what we’ve accomplished together, and can’t wait to see how you’ll help us grow.

A team who works together, wins together. We’re excited to share some of our accomplishments with you:

  • A BCIC New Ventures Competition Winner

  • Plug and Play Startup Showdown Winner

  • BCIP Innovation Challenge Award Winner

  • Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize Winner

  • A Ready To Rocket Winner 2018 & 2019

  • Winner of ISIC Disease Classification Competition 2018

  • Member of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster

  • Winner of ITAC Ingenious of the Year Awards, 2019

About the role:

We are looking for a highly-motivated and experienced Product Owner with a genuine interest in technology and a passion to deliver cutting-edge products to join our development team. Reporting to the CTO, the Product Owner is in charge of managing the product backlog and prioritizing tasks based on the requirements from the customers, partners and other departments at MetaOptima.
The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with a strong experience in this role in the Healthcare industry.

We are seeking a strong software Product Owner to work with our dream team environment in order to deliver the best software solutions to our innovative and industry-leading products.

If you are, we have the perfect job for you!

A day in the life/ Job Responsibilities:

  • Create human centered and disruptive experiences through Product Ownership, Experience Realization and Operational Excellence

  • Manage both internal and external partnerships within the Development team from concept-to-delivery to ensure that products and road map priorities meet customer expectations and needs

  • Liaise with both local and global partners; identifying localized business requirements that is market relevant and aligning on clear delivery commitments and overall timelines

  • Monitor & identify customer/stakeholder needs staying current on industry standards and trends and respond by adjusting user experience and product road maps


  • 5+ years of product experience with customer-facing applications or customer service applications

  • Minimum BA / BS degree from a four-year accredited university (advanced degree preferred)

  • Experience with digital technologies, media, e-commerce, payments, or subscription businesses

  • Mobile Application experience a plus

  • Strong core consulting skills (demonstrated track record of quality delivery, interpersonal and cross-functional relationship skills)

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering executive level presentations

  • Ability to drive results independently, but thrives in collaborative environments

  • Has a deep desire to learn and improve by seeking, accepting and acting on productive feedback

  • Desire and ability to learn quickly and work in an agile environment

  • Demonstrated leadership; mentorship, visionary, clarity of purpose, motivated, relentless execution

  • Working knowledge of Agile concepts (Scrum, Kanban)

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) Certification as a plus

  • Experience in the Healthcare industry is a plus

Must haves:

  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.

  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.

  • Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates a space for others to do the same.

  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.

  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.

  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.


Our office is located in downtown Vancouver and is easily accessible by bus, SeaBus, SkyTrain, and West Coast Express. We offer a competitive salary, vacation, stock options, and a comprehensive benefits package (including extended health, vision, and dental) and smartwatches. 

If you are interested and passionate about doing things that really matter send us your resume and join us on this amazing journey.

Please Note: Thank you for your interest in joining our team in the fight against skin cancer! We always do our best to contact all applicants, however due to high volumes we will prioritize those under consideration and may not be able to get back to you.

MetaOptima is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means that all employment decisions are based on talent (never race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth or any other classification protected by law). Diversity, respect, and fairness are our key values; this extends to all areas of the company’s hiring process, including compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms of employment.

Here at MetaOptima, we strive to ensure everyone feels welcome to our team; members with qualified disabilities will be provided with reasonable accommodation upon request to fit their needs to help them succeed.

MetaOptima’s management team will always take responsibility for ensuring that the company continues to offer fair, welcoming, and equal employment opportunities. We invite you to share this initiative by taking personal actions that uphold our core values.

Product Owner

Vancouver, BC | Full-time