Technical Product Owner Jobs in Seattle, WA at Daimler AG

Title: Technical Product Owner

Company: Daimler AG

Location: Seattle, WA

Salary: $80K – $100K*

Category: Manufacturing & Automotive

Job Description

Embedded in a worldwide network Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America continuously strives to remain at the forefront of successful automotive research and development. MBRDNA is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with key areas of Autonomous Driving, Advanced Interaction Design, Digital User Experience, Machine Learning, Customer Research, and Open Innovation. In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the teams test durability of the latest driver assistant and telematic systems. The Digital Hub in Seattle focusses on developing a cloud architecture and building out the cloud platform for the next generation of connected car services. The Testing and Regulatory Affairs Division in Ann Arbor and the Advanced Vehicle Design in Carlsbad complete the competence center.

Job Introduction: (Primary purpose of this position)

This center will be responsible for innovative software development for the global brand with a focus on products with highly available APIs leveraging cloud technologies. While this center is serving the US market directly, the products will be launched worldwide, impacting the lives of millions of people.

The Product Owner will be responsible for ideation, specification, prioritization and acceptance of products and features developed by the engineering team. The Product Owner will be the local representative of both the internal stakeholders and the end user of the software.

Successful candidates will operate in an agile environment, focus on their customers’ needs, strive to continuously improve their product and resolve dependencies for other team members.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

– Understanding and advocating customer and stakeholder needs

– Executing on product vision and laying out a roadmap to move towards it

– Detailed project planning and management

– Presenting the product and it’s status to leadership

– Coordination of development process and teams

– Operational support as needed

– Participating in Scrum meetings such as grooming, planning, review and retrospective

– Breaking down features into workable items

– Actively demonstrating cross-functional collaboration with engineers and stakeholders in Germany and other US locations

– Assisting with recruiting and hiring of team members

– Help mentoring other team members as needed

– Occasional travel to Germany

Required Qualifications

– Minimum level of education required and required field of study:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Software/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field

– Minimum skills required :

– Understanding of Cloud and APIs, impact of scale and performance

– Full proficiency in Kanban or Scrum. Ability to drive the process and introduce minor improvements

– Strong communication skills

– Pro-active working style and mindset to drive innovation

– Will accept equivalent work experience in lieu of formal education


– Combination of Degree and Years of experience acceptable (minimum) : Bachelors + 3 yrs / Masters + 1 yrs

Preferred Qualifications:

– Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) Certification

– Experience with agile organizations and international teams

– Experience with DevOps teams and culture

– Experience with developmen…


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