Product Owner – OpenSource Cloud Technologies (f/m/d)

What tasks await you?

At Mercedes-Benz Tech Innovation, we develop and operate tailor-made cloud solutions for Mercedes-Benz based on cloud-native thinking. We not only support DevOps teams in the operation of innovative products and solutions, but also promote a modern IT mentality based on community, openness and cooperation. Security and developer satisfaction always play the most important role. We strive for the smallest possible lock-in in order to always maintain the digital sovereignty of Mercedes-Benz.
We actively promote open source initiatives through our memberships with Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), Linux Foundation, Hyperledger Foundation and Eclipse Foundation, among others
As a Technical Product Owner, you will work with our DevOps teams to ensure that technologies such as Kubernetes from CNCF’s CloudNative ecosystem are made available within Mercedes-Benz as platforms and cloud services. Your passion is to create an ecosystem for the hundreds of application teams within Mercedes-Benz so that they can focus maximum on the development of their application logic
Active participation in shaping the product vision of our cloud ecosystem, consisting of Kubernetes platforms and services (PostgreSQL aaS, logging and monitoring services)
Technical expert and contact person within Mercedes-Benz regarding the CNCF technology stack
Mercedes-Benz representative in the worldwide open source community of the CNCF, e.g. through active participation in so-called “Special Interest Groups” (SIGs)
“You build it, you run it” is both motivation and responsibility for you
Prioritizing the product backlog and maximizing customer value
Proactive stakeholder communication between customers, software teams and other areas
How do you fit into our team?

Your hard skills:
Experience as a product owner in agile software development
For you, agility is more than Scrum meetings and processes.
Ideally experience with Kubernetes and cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure
Ideally, you could gain experience in engineering (software or system engineering) yourself.
Willingness to initiate and actively shape changes.
Your soft skills:
passion & passion
You “burn” for open source and want to be part of the open source community within the CNCF
Customer-oriented work
Excellent communication skills
Intercultural Competence
Strong teamwork

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