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Product Owner


The Netherlands, Amsterdam

Product Owner 

Webfleet Solutions is Europe’s largest and fastest growing fleet management and telematics service provider. Our award-winning online platform, WEBFLEET, is highly scalable and has the highest standards in terms of reliability and security.  

Here’s a little taste of your challenge: 

  • Define and prioritize team's backlog according to customer needs and customer value, including functional and non-functional requirements  

  • Interface with internal and external stakeholders, to understand and bring into the team their needs and expectations. 

  • Work with the Agile scrum teams in following the scrum process and also define the right scope and acceptance criteria for all the stories in the backlog. 

  • Prioritize the tech debts and long-term initiatives 

  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on maximum value aligned to the product strategy   

  • Work closely with the Business Owners to create and maintain a product backlog, according to business value or ROI   

  • Lead the product release plans and set expectations for the delivery of new functionalities   

  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments that impact a successful completion of the Release/Sprint Goals 
     

What do we expect from you? : 
 

There is no set route to become part of Webfleet Solutions. However, to be successful in this role, this is the kind of profile we have in mind: 

  • Experience as a Product Owner or other relevant product-related position especially in a backend services area. 

  • Thorough understanding of Agile ​ 

  • I​​nspirational relationship with the on-site and remote development teams 

  • Collection of detailed requirements to fully scope development epics — consulting with product management, implementation teams, clients and other stakeholders 

  • Development and organise the team backlog, negotiate the scope and acceptance criteria 

  • Ability to take ownership of the “What”, not focusing on “How", leaving it to the teams & architects. 

  • Excellent collaboration skills to work with internal and external stakeholders 

  • Very good communication skills allowing efficient communication in English with colleagues located on-site and worldwide 

 

What can you expect? 

  • As a successful candidate you will join an international team of technically highly skilled and engaged engineers. They went through the same selection process as you did, so you can expect to join a high-caliber team. 

  • You will embark onto an adventure in product engineering within a growing and changing business. Our product and engineering teams are based in five different European locations and our standard business language is English. 

  • You will (have to) learn a lot about what our business is, our technology stack and the service platform. You will learn from formal training we provide for new joiners, your co-workers, from our documentation and wiki, and if your needs are more around general technical skills training, then you will be able to participate in training courses according to need. 

  • Our engineering culture is built upon the values of the agile manifesto. We strive to enable our teams to become highly productive and autonomous and to empower individuals to become their own best self. 

  • For us, engineering has a lot to do with ingenuity. We see engineers as creative problem solvers, who enjoy going full-cycle: from problem definition through problem solving and implementation, to solution validation and delivery to users. 

  • We value attitudes as proactive problem solving, open-mindedness, a good balance of long-term and short-term thinking, friendly professionalism, walking the talk, taking ownership and leading your topic or domain. 

  • We value steady professionals who are looking to build their career with us. We prefer to develop and promote our leaders from within, creating various opportunities for professional development and career advancement. We provide a technical as well as a more organizational career track and opportunities to try both, if you are not sure. 

  • Expect projects and topics you work on to change fast at times. Expect to be fully responsible for your work and products. This includes all functional and non-functionals aspects. Our product engineering teams perform necessary maintenance and technology upgrades for their products and components and are also expected to deliver contributions to our scalability and technology roadmap. 

 

Practically Speaking, what's in it for you: 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Benefits package in addition to the salary: 

  • Retirement and disability pension 

  • Life and accident insurance 
      

  • Flexible holiday plan 

  • Birthday off! 

  • Plenty of formal training for new joiners + access to LinkedIn Learning 

 

Who are we? 

Webfleet Solutions is one of the world’s leading telematics solution providers, dedicated to fleet management, vehicle telematics and connected car services. Its main Software-as-a-Service solution WEBFLEET is used by businesses of all sizes to improve vehicle performance, save fuel, support drivers and increase overall fleet efficiency. In addition, Webfleet Solutions provides services for the insurance, rental and leasing industries, car importers and companies that address the needs of businesses as well as consumers. Webfleet Solutions has over 50,000 customers worldwide and services drivers in more than 100 countries, giving them the industry’s strongest local support network and widest range of sector-specific third-party applications and integrations. Our customers benefit every day from the high standards of confidentiality, integrity and availability of our ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified service, re-audited in November 2018. 

Webfleet Solutions is part of Bridgestone Europe NV/SA (“Bridgestone”), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, a leader in advanced solutions and sustainable mobility. 

For further information, please visit webfleet.com. Follow us on Twitter @WebfleetNews. For more information about Bridgestone in EMIA, please visit www.bridgestone-emia.com and Bridgestone newsroom. 

Want to join us?  

If that’s a yes, then please apply to say hi. Complete the online form and attachments in English, please. 
Do note that online technical evaluation and pre-employment screening are part of the selection process. 
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.