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Product Owner (Mid/Senior)

Gdansk

About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging both companies strengths and best practices.

ET&S S.A. belongs to ERGO Technology & Services Management AG, the technology holding of ERGO Group AG, supporting millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems.

Discover how we implement AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions, and more to accommodate our customers’ future needs worldwide.

Become a part of the digital revolution and apply to join us!

About the role

You will create and curate a digital product for our clients within the ERGO or Munich RE Insurance Group. You will not do this alone, but together with your agile Scrum or Kanban Team. For this team, you will serve as the customer representative and bridge the communication gap between business and technology.

In addition to standard Product Owner tasks, like backlog management, you will ensure that all development complies with internal regulations and rules. This includes collaboration with other organisational roles, like Project Managers, to make agile product development work within the corporate environment.

Beyond the operational work, you will become the product representative within ETSM and help us understand risks and opportunities, so all departments can collaborate towards growing a shared customer value.

Depending on your experience, we offer Mid to Senior positions.

We are looking for Product Owners for the following activities:​

  • Platforms area – supporting active maintenance and improvements of two products on AEM platform, and responsible for building new landing pages
  • Data Pipelines area – maintenance of Insurance Analytics Platform for our partner MunichRe (https://www.ergo.com/BigData) – experience working with data pipelines and big data is a plus
  • Direct Sales – focusing on digital insurance calculators that support risk assessment and drive insurance direct sales online or via calls

How you will get the job done

  • filling the role of the product owner within an agile Scrum or Kanban team
  • taking over responsibility for your products’ backlog value every single day
  • eliciting product requirements from internal and external stakeholders
  • becoming the internal expert for your products external market
  • becoming a trusted value guide for your business stakeholder’s roadmap, strategy, and vision
  • creating results within the regulatory process and documentation requirements

Skills and experience you will need

  • fluency in English
  • knowledge of the agile Methodology (Scrum & Kanban) and the Product Owner Role within
  • at least 2+ years of experience as a Product Owner or similar experience within Digital Software Delivery
  • experience in self-managing your priorities and time within changing and conflicting expectations
  • experience and motivation to drive change to increase product value
  • you are proactive, value-focused and you do not shy from responsibility
  • flexibility and people-oriented approach to managing the team/product lifecycle, stakeholder management skills, dependencies management
  • experience working with Jira, Confluence & Microsoft Office

Nice to have

  • good command of the German language
  • experience with planning budgets and resources with agile and waterfall methodology
  • worked in a multicultural and corporate environment
  • experience in InsureTech, Data&AI, Frontend Technologies or Content Management Systems
  • scaled Agile experience & knowledge

Interested in this position?

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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