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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Senior Product Owner (m/f/d)


Dublin, IE, D02 AE12

Req ID 41944 Dublin, Ireland

ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. With its products and its more than 150,000 employees around the world, ZF contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.


We are currently looking for skilled people that want to have an impact with their work to join a newly formed ZF Aftermarket Product Engineering team in our existing Dublin office. Over the next 12 months, this team will be working to bring a new customer-facing platform from concept to production through a deeply collaborative effort between our engineering, UX, Product and Data members. The team will leverage the company's existing knowledge of both the industry and technologies to create a digital product that will help reduce CO2 emissions of fleets, improve road safety and provide predictability and value to its customers. This is a unique opportunity to have an early and significant impact on shaping both the new engineering organization and product while having the security of being part of one of the world's largest automotive suppliers.


About the Senior Product Owner:
You are part of a highly skilled, innovative, and motivated development team working in an agile environment to quickly identify areas of the aftermarket industry that can be enhanced by digital solutions. You will work closely with the product team using cutting-edge technologies in a multi-cloud environment utilising serverless concepts to build highly scalable cost-efficient services.


Your tasks:

  • Working with the Product Management team to define and promote a clear vision of the product roadmap
  • Proactively provide customer and business context to the engineering teams
  • You represent the product backlog, and you are the interface between the development team and the stakeholders, translating stakeholder requirements into product specifications
  • You see yourself as part of the development team, where your responsibility is to guide what should be built and contribute to it
  • Manage key product initiatives in the Aftermarket Digital Solutions, representing the company in project partnership calls with Tier1 OEMs and our key customers
  • Read and research cloud computing blogs daily and have a thirst to deploy products and services in the cloud to leverage its speed, pricing model, flexibility, reliability, and security


Your profile:

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 8+ Years of experience working as a Product Owner in a Scrum team, leading the sprint planning process (2-week sprints)
  • Experienced managing Full Stack Web and/or Mobile Applications
  • Passionate about technology, with an understanding of cloud hosting technologies (AWS Serverless), Databases, Services development (REST and SOAP), JavaScript Frameworks (REACT, Angular)
  • Ability to go deep with engineering when required but understand that your real value is your business acumen, strategic thinking, and precisely informed perspectives; you never lose sight of what your customers need
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research to identify requirements, analyze market opportunities, and set product strategy, utilizing strong data analysis and operationalization skills (SQL, Python, PowerBI, Tableau, Databricks etc.) 
  • Thrive in a culture that expects ownership, autonomy, and accountability 
  • Previous experience in the Automotive industry is a nice to have
  • Exposure to Telematics / IoT projects / Mobile app development is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills (in English) 


Why ZF in Dublin? 

You will work in an open and transparent corporate culture where ownership, accountability, diversity and respect are important values. Our employees are passionate about their job and are all convinced that team spirit and fun are at the heart of our success. Our teamwork in an environment with healthy self-reflection and improvement ingrained in our approach, where outside ideas are genuinely valued, and every member can influence decisions or question current norms. 


In this stimulating, fast-growing and challenging environment, we offer you:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes base salary, bonus scheme and benefits
  • 24 days annual leave, 11 bank holidays (incl. Good Friday) 
  • Pension scheme with up to 5% matching contribution
  • Comprehensive company health care scheme with Laya – including up to max. 500 EUR yearly refund for Routine Dental
  • Meaningful development and career opportunities
  • Flexible and hybrid work models

The position is part of the ZF Global Employee Referral Program.


Be part of our ZF team as Senior Product Owner (m/f/d) and apply now!


Elise Cosquer

+49 211 584 222 221

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