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Agile IT Product Owner Tool Services (m/f/x)

What's the role?

Fleet management is our strategic service offering to manage our customers’ construction tools efficiently. As the IT Product Owner you strongly contribute to improve and digitize customer experience as well as add new services for our customers. You own a part of our Fleet Management IT solution and ensure its economic success.

Who is Hilti?

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with some 30,000 people in more than 120 countries committed to global teamwork.
The IT department within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti’`s Global IT team is known for their focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into value creating solutions & services.

What does the role involve?

As an IT Product Owner you are responsible for a part of our Fleet Management solution, its vision, and future development. You own every outcome, decision, and activity related to your product. You act as the customer / IT liaison during analysis, requirements definition, and design activities. You provide strategic advice for business processes and solutions and collaborate with product managers and business stakeholders to define and document business requirements. Moreover, you team up with technical staff to develop convincing solution alternatives. You need to take decisions based on business impact and with that prioritize the backlog. As a Product Owner you create user stories for requirements, write technical requirements, and continuously groom the existing backlog. You will run and coordinate alignments between the entire team. You are able to run product demos and own the support process of your product.

CAREER - Our global head office is a multicultural workplace extraordinaire, with 65 different nationalities working with a shared set of values and mindset.

What do we offer?

We give you the autonomy to identify the right technology solutions for our customers. We also encourage you to grow, not only in this role, but also beyond - you will be able to move around the business, to experience various job functions and even work abroad in different markets.
Our IT department is located in Buchs SG, Switzerland in the beautiful and mountainous Rhine Valley. It is in convenient walking distance to the city center and train station as well as in close proximity to our corporate headquarters in Schaan, Liechtenstein.
As integral part of our performance oriented yet caring culture we want you to work your best. Offers such as flexible working/part time arrangements, comprehensive insurance and pension plans, day care for your children are just some of the ways we do that. Additionally, Hilti e-bikes are readily available for you to use free of charge!

What you need is:

  • Master or PhD in Information Management, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • At least two years of experience as a Product Owner in a distributed Agile Software Development setting experience utilizing agile delivery processes and tool chain
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to connect with global partners to build bonds, inspire, influence, and accomplish goals
  • Excellent analytical capabilities, self-responsibility, and customer orientation paired with an entrepreneurial, can-do attitude and a strong sense of product quality
  • Team player with hands-on mentality and able to craft a direction

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, challenging, and developing you every single day! Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background is.
Our ideal candidate has in-depth expertise working with distributed systems and understands how they are deployed. You know what is important when shipping products to customers and have been through the process from start to finish. You enjoy working side by side with partners, colleagues, and teams on tough problems and are highly effective. Furthermore, you thrive in a dynamic environment with multiple changing priorities. You like a proactive outward communication and technical leadership and never shy away from a challenge.


Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Stefan Bauert, Head of Tool Service Processes via LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/stefanbauert/

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland/ Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss/ Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

Learn more about us: https://careers.hilti.li/en-li
Learn more about life at Hilti Headquarters:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeJPLBszc2A
Learn more about our Fleet Management here:  http://youtube.com/watch?v=CNKccALnZWY

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

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