Product Owner II

Job Locations IN-Bangalore
Requisition ID
Research & Development

What's the role?


As part of the Rendering R&D group you will work within a team of developers, devops and architects. This is a dynamic role within a high-achieving team creating the designs needed to generate maps for both devices and web as well as driving some of our services products into reality.

The main task of this role is to coordinate the development work by collaborating with the Product Manager/Customers and the Development Teams. 

The PO resolves complex requirements in order to create a backlog which guide the engineering work. You will be responsible for the overall engineering plans for the product, and ensure all teams are aligned to achieve those.

You will solve problems within your product scope as well as in relation to enablers and dependencies.

This will expose you to a broad set of technical challenges as well as many different ways of solving them. This exposure will help you grow and you will gain deep understanding of our products.


On a day to day basis, you will:


  • Be the point of planning, control and follow-up for product development activities to complete delivery
  • Work with product managers to understand customer expectations, requirements and business value of the features
  • Coordinate communications between internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure user stories are sufficiently refined and prioritized through close collaboration with your team
  • Prioritize the work of development team to maximize customer value including feature development, technical debt and bug fixing
  • Represent the customer in all engineering decisions and focus engineers on business needs
  • Establish transparency around execution, follow-up and mitigate risk and issues
  • Resolve roadblocks and technical challenges with help of the team, architects and management

Who are you?

You enjoy working in a team based culture with great collaboration skills. As well as possessing strong written and verbal communication skills, you love to take initiative and have an ability to set priorities while balancing both technical and customer constraints. To be successful in the role, you have:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent practical experience
  • 2+ years of professional product owner, SW workstream owner or other software delivery related managerial experience, including demonstrated capability of professional delivery management
  • Capability to translate business rationale and use cases into a prioritized backlog
  • Ability to ensure acceptance criteria are defined and understood by developers
  • Familiarity with Agile development, continuous integration, and modern testing methodologies
  • Good understanding of technical systems and architecture


Good to have:


  • Experience from products/solutions that have a heavy visualization focus
  • Good understanding of API designs, micro service architecture and cloud infrastructure
  • Knowledge of cartography
  • Experience in the geolocation area (navigation services)
  • Willingness to contribute to continuous improvement initiatives in our way of working
  • Experience with error tracking tools, e.g. JIRA

Who are we?

Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders? You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world. Find out more by clicking the video below or going HERE.



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