Product Owner for Structural Engineering Software
What's the role?
The SW Product Owner is at the center of developing Hilti customer software and as such is part of the team establishing SW as a new pillar of Hilti innovation and of strategic importance to the long-term company success.
In this role, you will contribute your broad experience and high-level expertise of requirements gathering and solution design. You will manage the product backlog, lead projects and direct internal and external scrum team members in activities such as requirement definition and analysis, development, testing, training, validation and documentation for Hilti customer software.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.
With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
Act as the customer / development liaison during analysis (AGILE Product Owner role), requirements definition and design activities.
Maintain understanding of a broad range of business processes and related systems; provide strategic advice for business processes and solutions.
Collaborate with product manager and business stakeholders to define and document business requirements; manage the product backlog; partner with technical staff to develop solution alternatives.
Write technical requirements, gather and review existing technical documentation, and transform technical documentation into a standardized format; load and maintain a single repository/tool.
Collaborate with architect to identify services to be consolidated, reused, or improved to meet future demand.
Participate in the project management process; understand and apply the system development methodology.
Contribute to project deliverables including: vision documents and status reports; project, risk, resource and financial plans.
Relay status, business impacts, and system changes to team members, business partners, sponsors, management, and other interested parties.
Prepare and review test plans; identify testing risks and contribute to the overall management of project and risk plans.
What do we offer?
Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.
Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.
Why should you apply?
Are you thrilled by the endless possibilities of digitalization and technology in the construction business?
Do you take pride in customer delight?
Are you a team player, well organized, communicative, persevering, entrepreneurial and result oriented towards understanding and addressing a customer problem?
At the same time, can you think strategically, anticipate and overcome obstacles towards achieving great results?
Then you may be the person we are looking for!
What you need is:
- Solid educational background in the area of SW or related subject, master degree preferred.
- Demonstrated experience as a SW Product Owner in representing the customers voice, balancing priority, risk, value, learning opportunities and dependencies while driving product development and success.
- Excellent communication ability to summarize and present complex topics in simple and powerful terms to cross functional teams, stakeholders and top management
- Result orientation and demonstrated persistence towards achieving progress despite obstacles and short-term setbacks
- Global citizen with open mindset, used to working in an international environment with a multi-cultural team across multiple locations
Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.