Software Product Owner

  • Farmington Hills (Michigan)
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About us

For future mobility concepts and in-car user experience, software is set to play an even more decisive role. Elektrobit (EB) is a visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry with more than 3400 employees worldwide. For over 30 years now, we have been developing pioneering technologies for automated driving, new vehicle infrastructures, connected cars, and user experience. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental AG.

At EB we are working toward a world in which mobility causes zero fatalities, produces low emissions, and transforms your commute into quality time. In our collaboration with our customers, including Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, GM, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, and many more, we live and breathe our passion for automotive software and for the mobility of tomorrow.

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

Join our team and help shape the future of the automobile.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage software projects in the area of in-vehicle embedded systems
  • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor tasks
  • Document and summarize project progress
  • Prepare reports for upper management regarding project status
  • Successfully coordinate various teams distributed across different time zones
  • Ability to lead and direct the work of others
  • Occasionally perform software engineering development tasks
  • Technically knowledgeable about project details and engineering completeness
  • Support recruiting activities to grow the project team as required
  • Support monthly book closing activities related to the project
  • Coordinate suppliers
  • Acceptance test and integrate supplied software
  • Assure integrity of system
  • Consult architecture for a software component and system
  • Coordinate integration team
  • Tracking, maintaining, and reporting the implementation progress and project budget

Your profile

  • BS/MS degree in CS /EE
  • Prior experience in an Project Management role
  • 5+ years’ C++ experience as a Software Engineer
  • Understand embedded software requirements and embedded software architectures for automotive.
  • Knowledge in C for development of real-time or embedded applications
  • Record in technical leadership
  • Strong knowledge of software development processes and PM processes
  • Outgoing personality and team player capabilities
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) skills
  • Excellent networking skills; supplier management skills
  • Experience working with customers
  • Ability to work well in a global environment
  • Proven experience with customer interaction
  • Knowledge of lean & agile development, processes, and project management (Scrum/Kanban)

What we offer

  • Working on exciting and future-oriented projects in international collaboration within a multicultural and diverse team
  • A healthy work/life balance through access to mobile work and flextime
  • Free beverages in our EB Cafe
  • Various preventive medical measures
  • Opportunities for personal development through a range of training courses provided by our academy

Contact us

Apply quickly and easily via our job portal, where you can also import your resume data automatically. Further information on development opportunities, corporate culture, and benefits can be found at

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.

Any questions?
We will be happy to answer your questions; call us on 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.