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Product Owner (f/m/d)

Job ID: R0112592 Location: Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Regular Employment, Full time
Standort: München, Germany

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

Wir sind ein weltweit führender Anbieter im Bereich Datensicherheit und ermöglicht es Unternehmen ihre vertraulichen Informationen - Daten, Identitäten und geistiges Eigentum - zu schützen und zu verwalten. Wir unterstützen Unternehmen in entscheidenden Momenten, wie den sicheren Wechsel in die Cloud, die Durchsetzung von Compliance, und das Schaffen eines Mehrwerts durch Software in Geräten und Lösungen, die von Millionen von Verbrauchern jeden Tag genutzt werden.

Together, we are shaping the world around us to build the future – here and now! Our experts’ competences and cultural backgrounds are unique in their diversity. Today, they develop solutions for the data-based, autonomous and immersive world of tomorrow – from autonomous vehicle control systems to collaborative combat systems, from interconnected cockpits to safe clouds and cyber-secure communication, from self-learning radar systems to virtual reality solutions for training and predictive maintenance. Passion for innovations and cutting-edge technologies is our motivation.

As a recognised part of the German high-tech industry, we develop tomorrow's key technologies today. We offer innovative, highly secure, robust and highly available communication, information and control systems as well as services for safe land, air and maritime traffic, for civil and military safety and protection requirements, and in the field of digital identity and cyber security. Furthermore, we develop and manufacture satellite components for national programmes and for the global market.

We have the right solutions for the protection of personal, business or authority data. Companies and governments trust in our technologies to securely and reliably handle their digital interactions with humans. Our identity management and data protection technology ensures security in the financial markets or during border crossing. We offer comprehensive software and service solutions for digital banking and payment services as well as solutions for the challenges of increasing connectivity and the growing IoT market. More than 30,000 organisations use our technologies for checking the identity of persons and things, for granting access to digital services, or for analysing and encrypting large data volumes.

Thales Deutschland with its headquarters in Ditzingen has about 3,900 employees at 11 locations with their own production and development.

Product Owner (f/m/d) (Ref.Nr. R0112592)

For our activities in the field of digital identity and security at our Location in Munich

You will enjoy having this responsibility:

  • Ensures achievement of BU strategic objectives for the Sentinel product family by working closely with the engineering, technical support, operations and program management teams to identify and communicate product requirements and priorities and ensure timely and quality releases of products and patches. Builds products around data processing and analytics in order to enable our customer’s Customer Success teams.

It also involves the following tasks:

Product Execution:

  • Own and manage the product backlog
  • Define clear, elaborate and unambiguous requirements that meet the customers’ use cases
  • Work closely with architects and engineering teams to ensure requirements are well understood
  • Ensure timely and quality releases by working closely with engineering, services operations, program management and other relevant groups
  • Be passionate about great user experience

Product Roadmap:

  • Work with rest of the product management organization and BU stakeholders to define the product roadmap
  • Research on latest industry trends and competitive innovations to recommend the product evolution

Sales and Marketing Support:

  • Work with market-facing Product Management on product vision, roadmap and collateral
  • Work with sales organization to provide support in strategic deals / areas
  • Support regular trainings to keep sales on the top of latest features
  • Work with customers for new requirements, issues or solving their use cases

You have:

  • BS degree in a technical field (i.e. computer science or engineering or equivalent) MBA preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of total experience with desired prior product management experience
  • Prior hands-on development experience highly desired
  • Experience in data analytics highly desired
  • Prior experience with BI tools (eg. Tableau, PowerBI, etc.)
  • General understanding of database structures and practices
  • Experience with AI/Machine learning is a plus
  • Good experience working with the agile methodology
  • Experience of driving focused projects towards improving usability / user experience
  • Have worked with global teams serving customers across regions
  • Understanding and experience in the field of software licensing and customer success is an advantage
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to balance technical and business needs
  • Strong technical skills to appreciate the nuances of the product
  • Good organization skills
  • Ability to effectively converse on complex topics and strategic concepts with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Ability to transform strategic theoretical concepts into practical solution plans that are understandable and feasible to implement

As a global player with projects all over the world, Thales is looking for candidates from different backgrounds and with different careers, because it’s the sheer diversity of our innovative and creative teams that drives our success – and that’s why this is also a key aspect of our personnel selection process.

Do you want to know more? The Talent Acquisition Team looks forward to hearing from you:

Tel.: +49 (0)7156 353 42869

You can find more information about Thales as an employer at

What we offer you:

We understand the needs and interests of all people at Thales. The personal and professional development as well as the advancement of teams are very important to us and we invest a lot. We offer a wide portfolio of training opportunities. We honour accomplishments and provide an attractive compensation policy.

An open dialogue and transparency are actively practised and demonstrated. We actively promote diversity, create the necessary framework conditions and commit to a resolute support for all forms of diversity. We are convinced that mixed teams get the best results and that equal opportunities are a matter of course. For our exemplary dedication in terms of a personnel management based on equal opportunities we were given the TOTAL E-QUALITY award. Special programmes promote diversity and inclusion as well as compatibility of family and career. We assist our employees with the balancing act between private life and the exciting challenges at Thales.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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