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Location: Ebikon, Lucerne, Switzerland 
Job ID: 59050 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


Schindler is one of the world's leading suppliers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. We employ talented individuals in over 100 countries worldwide to design, develop, install, maintain and modernize the mobility systems that keep the world's urban population on the move. We offer a dynamic, forward-looking work environment that enables our employees to innovate and excel in their chosen fields.


Join us as a

Senior Product Owner (m/f/d) 80 - 100 %


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

In this exciting role you are a key position for the edge application to bridge customer requirements towards the engineering and development team. Edge technology and the dedicated software features is one of the key enablers for connectivity for various additional applications and ensures seamless ecosystem integration. In this context you define, build, test, roll out and continuously improve high quality edge device solutions and software applications for reliable and efficient connectivity of elevators and escalators.


Your main challenges include:

  • Develop a deep understanding of current and future customer and business needs, market opportunities, and technology trends, and establish a solid product vision and strategy
  • Work with different stakeholders to define and align vision and translate product strategy into a roadmap with detailed requirements
  • Define project and release priorities in partnership with relevant stakeholders
  • Responsible for sprint plans, product backlogs, release schedules, risks management, and coordinate dependencies to other teams and organizations
  • Coordinate product and release definition as well as system integration and end-to-end test plans, ensure smooth deployment in the field and effective operations
  • Partner with developers, testers, operations, and fulfilment representatives in defining and providing adequate project deliverables and product documentation
  • Manage various ongoing work streams and ensure necessary synchronization and management of dependencies which includes being the point of escalation for project execution issues

We Elevate... Your Best Self

We are looking for a passionate out-of-the-box thinking engineer who wants to create the next generation embedded software for Internet of Things edge devices. Do you have strong analytic skills and excellent presentation, abstraction and analytical skills? Is your entrepreneurial mindset, self-directed, analytical and integrative thinking paired with excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills in a global and virtual setup? Then we want you!


Further we are looking for the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering software engineering or equivalent. Master’s degree and business management background preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years expertise in product development throughout the whole development lifecycle
  • Good understanding of technology landscape, trends on the Internet of Things as well as in agile methodologies including Scrum and SAFs (Scaled Agile Framework)
  • Experience in establishing product roadmaps, strategies, release, and project plans with a thorough understanding of dependency management
  • Ability to balance multiple initiatives in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Fluent in English, knowledge in German is a plus

We Elevate... You

You will get immediate access to a variety of benefits by working for a TOP employer:

  • We offer a position in a future-oriented industry with a diverse product range as well as attractive and performance-related remuneration
  • Development opportunities: You will start with a job-specific onboarding program and will be supported by us through technical and soft skills development programs
  • Work-life balance: We support you in managing your professional and personal life through flexible working hours
  • Corporate benefits: You will have the opportunity to benefit from attractive employee discounts
  • Diversity: We promote and foster a culture of diversity

Can You Elevate Us?

Be part of a highly driven organization where high performance connects people and is a vital part of achieving strong business results. Send us your application. For questions please don't hesitate to contact Carlos Arturo Pintado Cesar, (+41) 414453898




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