Sr Product Owner

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
Research & Development

What's the role?

As the Product Owner for the HERE Hazard Warnings products team, you will work as the interface between product management, customers, and the engineering teams prioritizing the work of an agile team to maximize product value and feature impact. You turn the product vision into reality.


HERE Hazard warnings is part of the Dynamic Content family of products that focus on leveraging vehicle sensor data to identify potential hazards affecting the safety of travel.  We merge the inputs from multiple vehicles and from multiple brands to form the best picture of the current state of the road network, then send the information out to nearby vehicles to help drivers make safe choices.


Your day-to-day responsibility is about working within the agile teams building and prioritizing the team activities based on customer value and product manager’s input. Preparing clear and focused user stories for the team to act on is your core competence. You are innovative, but, in the end, a team player that commits to the agreed processes and works according to agile principles.


While you work in an agile team, you are also part of the HERE Product Owner family and collaborate with other Product Owners to exchange ideas, improve ways of working and share best practices on a continuous basis.

Who are you?

  • 5+ years of experience in technology or software industry in a technical leader role, ideally as an architect, in product management or having product ownership.
  • Bsc/Msc in Engineering or related field and the capability to understand the inner logic of complex technical systems and architectures.
  • Experience in delivering a complex consumer application to the markets using agile methods.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to make product/investment recommendations and decisions supported by data.
  • Capability to make small and big decisions on your own after consulting with stakeholders and considering the relevant constraints.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to express the requirements and user stories in a compact and precise manner.
  • Mindset to always improve ways of working to reduce waste and make the work to flow with less and less obstacles to improve productivity.
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams and medium-sized projects towards common goals on tight deadlines.
  • Skill to see a few steps ahead so that you are able handle the dependencies before they become obstacles.
  • Talent to motivate and excite others about the projects in hand.
  • Creative, strategic thinking required with the ability to work flexibly with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Organizational influencing and stakeholder management skills with the ability to work under pressure.


HERE is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


Who are we?

HERE Technologies is a location data and technology platform company. We empower our customers to achieve better outcomes – from helping a city manage its infrastructure or a business optimize its assets to guiding drivers to their destination safely.


At HERE we take it upon ourselves to be the change we wish to see. We create solutions that fuel innovation, provide opportunity and foster inclusion to improve people’s lives. If you are inspired by an open world and driven to create positive change, join us. Learn more about us. Watch Video



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