Takeaway.com

Technical Product Owner - Consumer Vertical

Takeaway.com

July 21, 2021


Are you an experienced Technical Product Owner who can help take our backend services to the next level and support a product used by millions of consumers? Then we're looking for you!
Our story
Here at Just Eat Takeaway.com, we deliver delicious food across 23 countries every day. With over 50 million active users, we're one of the world's leading online food delivery companies.
The secret to our success isn't food, it's tech. From developers and engineers to product owners, our talented international teams provide the ingredients for us to grow and innovate.
All about the role
As our Technical Product Owner for the Backend team in Berlin, you own the backend processing that is a point of contact for our consumer products (web platform and native iOS and Android apps) and work with the team to plan, deliver and maintain the services that these apps use to retrieve vital information.
Aligning with the Product Owners, you also drive a shared product vision across the business, defining how these apps should grow towards our product objectives. Collaboration is a key part of this position, which means working closely with client-facing teams to discover new features and transform requests into workable stories.
With you as our Product Owner, the team can build and deliver features for projects within a world-class food ordering portal.
To support them, you will also:

  • Represent the team towards the rest of the organization

  • Manage sprint planning and coordinate releases

  • Work effectively in a Scrum environment, supporting the product definition and product backlog ownership.

  • Proactively communicate with stakeholders, keeping everyone up-to-date

  • Align team goals with overall business goals

  • Provide vision and direction to help your team deliver value constantly and iteratively

  • Adapt in a fast-moving environment with shifting priorities

  • Set up effective KPIs to track the performance of our products

  • Report into the Product Lead for Consumer Products in Amsterdam & share insights with them

Ready to join us?
Here is what we need from you:

  • 3+ years experience as a Product Owner in a technical/backend environment

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in IT

  • A technical affinity with developing REST APIs

  • A background in programming is a must

  • Migrating Confidential customers from monoliths to cloud & microservices

  • Experience implementing systems using Event Driven Architecture

  • Proven Experience with Cloud Development

  • Experience with documenting APIs (OAS, postman etc.)

  • Experience with SQL/NoSQL

  • Highly motivated to bring our backend services to the next level

  • Strong communication skills & able to collaborate well with colleagues

  • A positive, stress-resistant, and proactive approach to your job

  • Fluent English (written & spoken)

Here is our offer

Like burger and fries, we think your skills and these great rewards belong together:
  • Competitive salary
  • A wide-ranging role with a major impact & the chance to work in a talented international team
  • A welcoming, dynamic workplace in Enschede (you'll be based in our stylish new office!)
  • Opportunity to work with interesting techniques
  • A pension plan in which we pay 60%
  • Your choice of the latest equipment (MacOS, Linux, Windows)
  • Budget for training & conferences, enabling you to stay up-to-date on the latest tech
  • Contribution to your travel costs and budget for ordering lunches

It's time to join us in Berlin. Click Apply Now and send us your CV!