Product Owner for Smart Infrastructure (m/f/d)

Job Description

Smart Infrastructure combines the real and digital worlds across energy systems, buildings, and industries, enhancing the way people live and work and significantly improving efficiency and sustainability. We work together with customers and partners to create an ecosystem that both intuitively responds to the needs of people and helps customers achieve their business goals. 
At Lisbon Tech Hub we create value in the digital transition of companies from Portugal to the world. There are more than 1200 professionals working in Cybersecurity, Analytics Business Intelligence, Application Lifecycle Management, IT Project & Service Management and IT Infrastructure Management. Check it out: 
We are a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a groundbreaking role. 
Looking for a chance to create a positive impact on our society? Join us! 

As Product Owner, you will:
  • Be responsible for Team Backlog and priorities
  • Be responsible that the stories are prepared and participates/contributes in Agile Planning meeting (PI)
  • Accept user-/enabler stories, participates in team demo and retrospectives
  • Build/support effective Agile team and its interfaces (PO, PM, SM, Architect, Dev.Team)
  • Ensure quality
  • Bring together system knowledge and customer needs
  • Track and Trace Service Level and keep targets, Coordination and Priorities, supplier (old: Service Owner) escalation/management, Service performance communication to business (PM, Key-user, Tool managers and stakeholders) about releases etc.
  • Align/Negotiate SLA with customer (old: service level management)
  • Plan, align and track releases (old: release management)
  • Communication with Supplier, track and trace contract compliance, manage escalations/performance on strategic level for operations and project topics (old: vendor management)
  • Discuss/Align/Communicate on all matters towards supplier and customers
  • Manage services provided by external providers.
  • Support countries/regions during the global rollout (data migration, planning of administrative structure, initial configuration, …)
  • Act as counterpart for product country administrators
  • Give trainings to local product administrators
  • Closely collaborate with the SaaS vendor to plan feature requests and discuss technical issues/bugs
  • Closely collaborate with Product Manager & Project Manager (daily meetings, …)

To make a difference, you must have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Technology or related fields
  • More than 5 years of proven working experience as a project manager and/or product owner in the information technology sector
  • Advanced knowledge of Project Management principles, concepts, procedures, practices and tools
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and customer management skills with advanced problem-solving skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Written and spoken English on negotiation level is a must, additional language like German is a plus
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Experience working in a DEV/OPS environment
  • Entrepreneurial competencies: leadership skills, output orientation, value oriented and user satisfaction driven, assertiveness, visionary, driver, analytical, negotiation skills, business admin and commercial capabilities, holistic view
  • Service Management competencies including expectation and risk mgmt.
  • Provider Management Skills
  • Customer/provider relationship management soft skills (Stakeholder mgmt., customer centricity, conflict management, leadership and challenger)
  • IT and Business competences.
  • Good understanding of IT-Security concepts (basic cryptography, authentication concepts).

Nice to Have:
  • Dynamics 365 Know-how
  • MS Azure Know-how

What we have to offer: 

A flexible home office and schedule policy, virtual budget to improve your home office setup, health insurance, a Pension Plan and a Siemens Share Program time and financial support to your studies, medical center in the facilities, sport groups, 2 days for volunteering initiatives and a cool and relaxed environment.  
Access to e-learning platforms (Learnlight, Linkedin Learning and more), discounts with partners. 

#Siemens #LXTechHub #ITMakesUsMove 

We recognize that building a diverse workforce is crucial to the success of our business. Therefore, Siemens provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability. 
We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss workplace adjustments with all our applicants to develop agile working and innovation. 

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens S.A.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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