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Research & Development·Erlangen, Germany·
Technical Product Owner (m/w/d) Digital Solutions
Join us in providing wonderful sound for all!
Formed in 2019 through the merger of Sivantos and Widex, WS Audiology combines over 140 years of experience in pioneering better solutions to help people with hearing loss. With a passion for impact, our 11.000 employees are committed to achieving our purpose: wonderful sound for all.
With brands like Signia, Widex, Audio Service, Rexton and Vibe, and with diverse assets across wholesale retail, online, managed care and diagnostic solutions, we are active in over 125 markets. Going beyond together, we achieve annual revenues of around EUR 2 billion.
At WS Audiology, applying constant innovation and best-in-class quality, our products support millions of people regain and benefit from the “miracle of hearing.” We are guided by passion to improve people’s quality of life. As a global leader, our vision is to unlock human potential by making “wonderful sound” part of everyone’s life. Currently, we sell 5.5 million hearing aids per year, and millions of customers are benefitted through our centers and partners.
Learn about us on www.wsa.com and take a look at why you will love working here:
You will be part of the R&D department where two types of software products are developed. One is a web based platform that is used at hearing care centers to provide TeleAudiology to their customers. The other is mobile apps for hearing aid users to control their hearing aids and support their lives.
Your team is for example offering backend services to remotely configure hearing aids, audio & video call and other mobile device services. Your colleagues are based in Erlangen (GER) and Bangalore (IND).
As Technical Product Owner in R&D for one team, you will work closely with relevant stakeholders and other software development teams in a scaled agile environment.
In this role you will have the following responsibilities:
Enable rapid, high quality development by owning and driving features in products of our digital solutions (interconnected Mobile Apps and Web Apps)
Enrich, structure and break down high level requirements into user stories and acceptance test together with your cross-functional agile team
Set, prioritize, and accept the work generated by your team in order to ensure the most valuable and proper functionality of the product
Identify and monitor KPIs and use them as a cornerstone for team focus, priorities and product improvements
A deep technical understanding of your (software) products. You will be single point of contact for other Product Owners, Architects and stakeholders
You are a strong communicator who knows how to explain software topics to commercial colleagues. You are a team player. You engage in constructive discussions with your colleagues and seek design feedback. Creativity, attention to detail, and a collaborative attitude are part of your strengths.
You most likely fit the following profile:
Completed university studies or other appropriate qualification in the area of computer science
Strong knowledge on Agile principles and proceedings
Experience in requirements engineering, feature slicing and related tools (preferably Microsoft Azure DevOps/TFS)
Creative and innovative thinking with focus on customer value generation
Willingness to grow into a technically challenging domain supported by your analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Experience in intercultural distributed work environment
Experience as Product Owner, preferable in a scaled agile delivery organization
Our corporate language is English, so you need to be confident in English, both verbally and in writing. German language skills are desirable.
What we offer
We are driven by innovation and development so working with us is a constant learning curve. You will be located in our site in Erlangen, Germany with dynamic and progressive colleagues, who are highly skilled and empathetic.
We offer flexible working times & opportunities for working from home. You can always get free coffee and fruits at the office. We are part of the IG Metall tariff agreement offering attractive compensation and further benefits like contributions to the company pension plan or child-care.
What you should know about us:
As part of the medical system-relevant industry, we are crisis-proof and sustainably positioned in the German and international market.
Our corporate DNA is characterized by high-tech, agility and continuous forward thinking.
Our products are benchmarks for customers and competitors. In technology, product introduction, value creation, adaptability - trendsetters!
An established network of distribution structures, owner-managed retail chains and buying groups are a guarantee for our success
What you can expect
Individual and intensive training and coaching measures
An attractive compensation package
Modern IT equipment
Exciting customers, self-determined work, absolutely open communication and a permanent position
Join WS Audiology
If this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please submit your application stating your earliest starting date and your salary expectations and we will get back to you as soon as possible.