Product Owner - Connected Vehicle


Berlin, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 01/10/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Birketweg 33, Munich, 80639

About FlixBus

At FlixBus, we believe in a vision of offering smart and green mobility for everyone to experience the world.

Job Description

We're looking for a motivated and driven Product Owner (m/f/d) to join our Connected Vehicle team.

This team works closely with Traffic Control, Customer Care, FlixTrain and Offline Product to automate communications with drivers and customers throughout any given Flix journey. It's a new team, formed early 2020, that's been developing the first iterations of the Connected Vehicle product. In this team you'll have the chance to contribute to the early stages of a product with which you can grow.

If you're interested in automation and connectivity, and looking for a team where you can drive the product vision and collaborate with multiple stakeholders across the company, read on:.

Your Tasks – Paint the world green

  • Shape the Connected Vehicle Product
    • Based on your understanding of connected vehicle and/or safety systems and/or infotainment systems, you will shape the product and the future of connected vehicle
    • You'll work with stakeholders from different business units (Traffic Control, FlixTrain, Customer Care, etc), understanding their needs, operations and business goals
    • You'll make decisions on Connected Vehicle to maximize business impact
    • You'll be driving the future of connected vehicle within the travel sector
  • Drive Connected Vehicle forward
    • You'll translate business needs and goals into specific problem statements with your business stakeholders
    • You'll work on solutions for those problems with the engineering team and stakeholders
    • You'll advise stakeholders on what is technically possible 
    • You'll coordinate the day to day work of your tech team, translating business requirements into technical tickets and managing your team's capacity
  • Collaborate with others
    • You'll collaborate closely with business and leadership stakeholders to shape and deliver the product
    • You'll collaborate closely with other Product Owners in cross-team initiatives and goals
    • You'll bring openness, mutual respect and understanding, curiosity and positive attitude to collaborations across the domain and company

Your Profile – Ready to hop on board

  • Domain knowledge on connected vehicle (car production, car sharing), safety systems or onboard infotainment
    • You understand what connected vehicle is and can start working on the product as soon as you join (after general onboarding, of course!)
    • You know what is feasible or not and can discuss some level of technical aspects and details with stakeholders
  • Ability to work business cases
    • You're able to evaluate business cases coming from different parts of business
    • You can work out the financials of business cases and their strategic value
    • You can prioritize value of business cases and make decisions accordingly
  • Proactive-ness 
    • You thrive in an environment embedded with freedom and don't need constant guidance
    • You proactively reach out to stakeholders, colleagues and leadership to unblock your own work 
    • You're able to shape your environment, bringing initiatives forward to the communities you work with without requiring specific guidance
  • Strategic Thinking
    • You understand the big picture of how the connected vehicle product impacts our business
    • You evaluate risks and consequences of your product decisions 
    • You own the decisions you make about the product
  • Collaboration
    • You have lateral leadership skills and can bring a structured product ownership approach to the community of your peers
    • You are proactive and look for opportunities beyond the scope you're given
    • You're an experienced Product Owner who can lead both your team and stakeholders along a common product vision

Our Perks – More than just a job

  • Have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are changing the way people travel, and you too can have an impact on this ride.
  • Trust-based working. We don't punch the clock – organize your own schedule. We trust in what you do!
  • Push boundaries. Everyone is equally important and works together on uncharted challenges alongside inspiring colleagues from all over the world.
  • Fun at work and beyond. Discover the world with your free FlixBus rides and join our regular team events – there's always something to celebrate!
  • Feel at home. We provide you with a laptop, comfortable working space, free drinks, a casual dress code, diverse employee discounts and more.

Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We're excited to hear from you!

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.