Product Owner - User Experience

  • Farmington Hills (Michigan)

About us

Elektrobit (EB) is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry. A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the industry, EB‘s software powers over 1 billion devices in more than 100 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected car infrastructure, human machine interface (HMI) technologies, navigation, driver assistance, electronic control units (ECUs), and software engineering services. EB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental.

We are looking for multiple people with bright, fresh, and enthusiastic minds who are eager to join our Software Development team in Farmington Hills, MI. We are looking to add team members who have a passion for embedded automotive software and who thrive in a fast paced, technically complex, and market driven environment.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without Elektrobit visa sponsorship.

Your responsibilities

  • Work with our customers to develop a next generation infotainment system
  • Track, maintain and document requirements and derive proper user stories from them
  • Define acceptance criteria of user stories and approve work products based on such criteria
  • Update and prioritize the product backlog together with all stakeholders
  • Track and report the implementation progress
  • Ensure on-time delivery of high-quality work products
  • Regularly participate in planning, status, review and retrospective meetings both with your team and with the customer
  • Discuss technical issues and solutions with the customer
  • Closely cooperate with the other Product Owners of the project and with the Scrum Master of your team
  • Work in an agile environment with team members distributed across multiple time zones

Your profile

  • Several years of experience in embedded software projects, ideally in automotive projects
  • Proven track record as Product Owner in agile projects utilizing Scrum or Kanban
  • Experience in software engineering for user-facing automotive components (infotainment systems, instrument clusters, etc.) is a plus
  • Familiar with software development processes and the V-model
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and negotiation skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in large groups and/or independently
  • Relevant university or a comparable degree

What we offer

  • Exciting projects in the automotive software industry
  • Flexible working hours and family-friendly working atmosphere
  • Mobile work, working from home
  • Trainings in our own academy

Contact us

Click on Apply Now! button below to submit your application for this opportunity.
Learn more about your developmental possibilities and EB’s exceptional company culture at https://elektrobit.com/careers.
We are looking forward to receiving your application!

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Elektrobit offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Elektrobit complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply.

Elektrobit also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to jobs.us.automotive@elektrobit.com or contact our US Recruiting team for our Bothell, WA and San Jose, CA locations at +1.425.686.3100, and our Farmington Hills, MI location at +1.248.994.0684.