Chief Product Owner (m/w/d) for Industrial AI

Job Description

Location: Erlangen
Mode of employment: Permanent / Full-time

Develop what will be important tomorrow.

We are an innovative organization within Siemens with the aim of developing hardware, software and digital services for value creation for our customers with artificial intelligence along the AI lifecycle. Based on Industrial Edge, our goal is to create a portfolio that enables robust, trustworthy and secure integration and operation of AI applications in production environments. Our team defines the associated software and service strategy for Siemens Factory Automation and actively drives the transition, including the associated digital business models, in the industrial field.

What part will you play?

You are part of an interdisciplinary team who develops Factory Automation’s software product portfolio in the space of Industrial AI
  • You lead and develop product owners (POs) in near and offshore development teams to ensure that the vision and goals are clearly articulated and followed within the respective development teams; you also act as PO for one or multiple products yourself
  • You engage and support pilot customer projects to validate ongoing development hypothesis and generate new ideas for product improvements and new product developments
  • You develop and align development roadmaps for multiple teams and prioritize them jointly with CPOs, POs, product managers within the organization
  • You act as liaison between product management, POs, architects and customers to ensure product visions are in line with development roadmaps, technical feasibility and customer demands
  • You observe and challenge new emerging technologies which we can benefit from and support in make/ buy decisions for specific components 
  • You are familiar with Lean Startup concepts, Scrum/SAFe frameworks and how to create MVPs to validate your business hypothesis with the Build-Measure-Learn approach
  • You shape a culture of continuous learning, technological excellence, and open innovation within Siemens Digital Industries and beyond
  • You keep yourself updated with respect to cutting edge technologies/ tools (e.g., attend conferences/symposia) and actively share knowledge and best practices within the team

We don’t need superheroes, just super minds.
  • At least masters/ diploma degree in scientific or technical field, e.g., computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering
  • Long-term professional experience in software development, cloud engineering or data science
  • Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence, common AI concepts, comparable to a junior data science level and understanding of challenges when implementing and operating AI solutions
  • Ability to evaluate business impact of software products and ensure its success by focusing on scalability, potential biases and compliance 
  • Ability to clearly communicate the business requirements and limitations of an MVP
  • A deep understanding of customer-centric product development building on Lean and Agile methodologies
  • High degree of comfort in fast-paced dynamic / ambiguous environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain trustful relationships across all hierarchies and within an ecosystem of internal and external partners
  • High degree of creativity, open-mind, and self-initiative as well as fluency in English

We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you? - if you would like to find out more about jobs & careers at Siemens. - if you would like to find out more about Digital Minds at Siemens.

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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