Lead IoT Software Product Owner (m/f/d)

Hilti Corporation
Kaufering, near Munich

What's the role?

In this role, you will be embedded in an agile development set-up and being part of an international team in our software competence center. With your strong knowledge and expertise, you will support our experts in being the driving force to define, specify and develop the Hilti software and its IoT solutions.

Who is Hilti?

We develop, manufacture and sell cutting-edge products, technology, software and services for the global construction industry. Hilti stands for innovation, quality and direct customer relationships.
In our IoT department we develop innovative Embedded Software Solutions, Mobile Apps and Measurement Technologies - through our technologies in application software we take our customers to the next level of the technological progress.
With 31,000 people in more than 120 countries, we're a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow in your career.

What does the role involve?

As a Lead Product Owner (m/f/d), you will drive evolution of our software solution, contributing with your broad experience and high level of expertise in software requirement gathering and solution design activities.
Working closely with Marketing team, you will analyze market feedback and define the product roadmap. Based on this input you will formulate user stories and work with UX/UI team to prepare visualizations.
As a strong role model, you are able to train and coach the Product Owners and help to collect learnings which will be integrated into a new project. You will drive high product quality by defining acceptance criteria and performing final acceptance of sprint deliverables. You will relay status, business impacts and system changes to team members, business partners and other stakeholders, providing strategic advice for business processes and solutions.
You will travel regularly to our software competence centers (located in Germany, India and Malaysia).

Diversity and inclusion is one of our key themes: in our team of over 31,000 employees worldwide, there are 127 different nationalities, 24% women worldwide and 20% women in management positions.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, in which you are part of a creative and interdisciplinary team. We will give you a lot of responsibility to develop yourself and we ́ll support you in shaping your individual career path.
In addition, we offer you innovative and personalized Benefits, such as

  • Flat hierarchies
  • Internal mentoring program
  • Flexible working arrangements & Mobile working
  • Subsidised monthly and annual public transport subscriptions
  • Subsidy for childcare & Summer holiday care for children
    Further benefits:
  • Support in relocating and finding a flat
  • Tax advice
    Integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment are essential for Hilti – both today and tomorrow. We are proud to say that we not only talk about our values, but also live them every day.

What you need is:

  • University degree in computer science, or information technology.
  • At least seven (7) years of Product Owner or Product Manager (Software) experience is required plus multiple years of experience in leading a team
  • Proven track record as product owner/manager for software applications in an agile development setup.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to set clear priorities.
  • High quality mindset paired with strong customer orientation, critical thinking and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and switch effortlessly between business and technical terminology.
  • Experience in working with software development tools (e.g., Atlassian stack / JIRA / Confluence).
  • Ability to effectively work with team members & customers around the globe in a virtual environment.
  • Effective communication skills in English.
  • Experience working with international teams and willingness to travel internationally.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry is a plus.
  • Experience in Internet-of-Things (IoT) domain is a plus.

Why should you apply?

About you: you are someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point.

During your job interview you will spend some time with us and get to know our company. Thus you will get a feeling for the job and our corporate culture.
Hilti stands for equal opportunities. We are looking forward to receiving applications from severely disabled persons and similarly disabled persons.