Product Owner Automotive API In-Car Payments

Location

Berlin (DE)

Department

Product Management

Date

23 January 2020

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Wanted: Technical Product Owner API excited to shape the future of our automotive platforms!

 

Our drive

We love cities. And we’re doing something to make our cities healthier, cleaner and more liveable. How? By providing parking solutions that are simple, quick and effortless. Today, PARK NOW is the world’s leading provider of on-demand mobile payments for on- and off-street parking.

We are now forming a speedboat to scale our innovation award-winning in-car integrations to the next level and allow our users to seamlessly find and pay for their parking in the navigation system of their connected car.

 

About the role

As a Technical Product Owner at PARK NOW your role is to ensure that our products and services deliver on business and consumer needs.

You will be responsible for connecting the different backend systems across the PARK NOW group with the systems of car manufacturers, whilst managing the release planning and leading agile sessions to develop detailed user stories, define success metrics & acceptance criteria.

The successful candidate will be expected to go into every detail of our parking products and APIs to establish working logic. You will be supported by our Product Owner Support who is based in Ukraine, and work in conjunction with our technical and business teams that are spread across multiple countries. Together you will be forming a new Speedboat within PARK NOW.

 

Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for connecting different backend systems into a simple to use Payment API by leading a scrum team as Product Owner
  • Create and maintain your product backlog, and prioritize features with commercial deadlines
  • Facilitate in integrations of third parties with our platform on API level
  • Setting up our platform to scale is integrated into every decision you make
  • Be accountable for end to end delivery of “your” API
  • You will be working in close collaboration with sales, deliver management, operations, and external stakeholders to successfully facilitate the launch of new vehicle integrations.
  • Lead your squad (internal & near-shore) to greater achievements and let them realize the value of their work and how it impacts our fast-growing business
  • Resolve conflicts, dependencies, bottlenecks and ensure that PARK NOW’s products and services are of high quality and exceed our customers’ expectations
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends

 

Requirements

You are a structured, analytical achiever that keeps the (automotive) customer at the heart of every decision and feels comfortable in leading integration and migration initiatives with multiple partners. You have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in working with APIs and managing third-party integrations
  • Able to understand technical implications and communicate these in an easily understandable manner to senior stakeholder
  • High self-motivation, pragmatism, and a can-do attitude
  • A master in agile, refinement, sprints, squads, and stand-ups
  • Superb stakeholder and alliance management skills, including the ability to manage multiple third-parties in parallel
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving and demanding business environment
  • You seek to challenge the status-quo and strive for greatness
  • Willingness to travel within Europe (up to 20%)
  • Proficient in English and German

 

Our offer

Want to be part of a dynamic fast-growing scale-up and global, urban mobility leader? Want to make an impact on the future of connected mobility?

We offer a lot of autonomy and room to develop your talents. You will be able to shape your role and take over responsibility from day one. You will play a crucial role in the setup of our speedboat within PARK NOW. At the same time the PARK NOW Group (400+ colleagues) will be there to support you with international knowledge exchanges, best practices, training, and coaching. 

We know our people are at their best when they enjoy a good work-life balance, which we fully support. You can expect a competitive salary, a brand-new office in Berlin-Mitte, great employment benefits, including a sports membership, “Friday” beers and snacks, daily fresh fruit, monthly fun team events and much more!

 

No formal cover letter required. But please let us know, why you can’t wait to work for us.

 

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