Product Owner - Data Platform (Infrastructure) (m/f/d)

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We're looking for a motivated and driven Product Owner (m/f/d) who will help us shape our team, drive the company to the next level, and have the most direct influence on our success.

Team and Product

The Data Platform (Infrastructure) team at FlixBus develops the core data platform services for data exchange, transformation, discovery, harvesting, access management and scalable analytics. The team and its products are the driving force behind the evolution of FlixBus into a leading data-driven company with high process automation and rock-solid automated decision making.

Role

As Product Owner for the “Data Platform (Infrastructure)” product line you lead the efforts of developing a mission-critical data infrastructure as a coherent set of data platform services on which the large and growing Flix Data Community with data savvy Business Analysts, Data Scientists and Engineers build the next generation of data products for highly automated data-driven decision making. Your responsibility is to empathize with those technical users, shape the data platform product vision, overall data strategy and transform it into the organization of data product development within and beyond the data infrastructure teams towards high efficiency and productivity of the overall Data Community.

Tasks

  • Leading the data platform product vision and strategy
  • Partner and key contact for the Data Community, understand their needs, their products, their technology stacks, understand cross-cutting data-heavy processes
  • Analyze and prioritize requirements, transform ideas and wishes into a structured yet agile development agenda for data platform services/features, continuous product roadmap development/alignment
  • Discover opportunities for data products, pitch data products and their support by data platform features
  • Act as pilot user for new Data Platform features/services
  • Drive data technology innovation in the team and throughout the organization
  • Evangelist for data-driven innovation and organizational integration of Business and Tech
  • Lead efforts to continuously measure and quantify all aspects of the product – from prioritization of features, to main KPIs for adoption, resiliency and business impact
  • Chief editor for product and technical documentation
  • Own the overall data platform with all product artifacts, show proactively responsibility for the product incl. user integration and 24/7 operations

Profile

  • Good technical understanding, experience working day-to-day with data products is a strong plus
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Lateral Leader, community builder, ability to moderate and adapt communication/presentation quickly to groups with heterogenous technical backgrounds
  • At least 3 years experience in a Product Owner/Manager role or equivalently proven experience in designing products and leading development to success
  • Strong plus: basic analytical / Data Science experience (at least basic descriptive statistics)
  • experience developing Data (Platform) Services on Cloud Infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure) is a plus
  • Strong business and tech analyst, agile problem-solver
  • Natural leader in data-driven product design
  • Strong plus: experience in fostering “we build it, we run it” culture and organizing 24/7 service operations with SRE-oriented approaches

Our Perks – More than just a job

  • Have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are changing the way people travel, and you too can have an impact on this ride.
  • Trust-based working. We don't punch the clock – organize your own schedule. We trust in what you do!
  • Push boundaries. Everyone is equally important and works together on uncharted challenges alongside inspiring colleagues from all over the world.
  • Fun at work and beyond. Discover the world with your free FlixBus rides and join our regular team events – there's always something to celebrate!
  • Feel at home. We provide you with a laptop, comfortable working space, free drinks, a casual dress code, diverse employee discounts and more.

Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We're excited to hear from you!


FlixMobility – A place to enjoy work and have an impact

The future of transportation is Green. Here at FlixMobility Tech, the R&D group, we develop software with the brightest minds from around the world to engineer new experiences for our millions of customers across our apps and websites. Every day we solve challenging problems, like how to scale rapidly around the world and how to make an experience that delights our customers. We have a culture of sharing ideas, contributing to open source projects and being an active member in our technical communities.

FlixMobility is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.

 

 

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