Product Manager

We are looking for passionate product managers who want to collaborate and learn while building software products that pave the way for Volkswagen’s digital transformation. The Volkswagen Digital:Lab based in Berlin located directly at the river Spree in Friedrichshain is part of the group’s mission to take on the challenges posed by the digital transformation. Our goal is to build products beyond the scope of the traditional Volkswagen core business on the way to establishing a new digital ecosystem for the group. We are dedicated to changing the future mobility experience of our customers and supporting the process towards becoming an integrated mobility service provider. At the Volkswagen Digital:Lab we believe in a new kind of collaboration, both within and outside our organization. Within our teams of professionals we enjoy a flat hierarchy and an open work culture based on equality and trust. With our business partners we are co-creators and share the responsibility of building great products together.

Following are some of your responsibilities:

  • Assist product owner in creating and fine-tuning product vision and strategy
  • Set up and maintain outcome oriented product roadmaps
  • Conduct continuous qualitative and quantitative user research, testing and analysis
  • Work hands-on in balanced teams of ux designers, developers and other product managers to design, validate and deliver software that meets our users’ needs and requirements
  • Manage product backlog to ensure smooth and efficient product development
  • Validate and prioritize features of innovative software products and services through experiments and metrics
  • Be the point of contact between the corporate organization and the product team
  • Sustainably implement our development process using customer development and eXtreme programming methods
  • Innovate and iterate on lean and agile processes and contribute to knowledge-sharing within the lab and the company

You should possess the following qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2+ years of professional software product management experience or similar
  • Experience in working with lean methods and agile teams
  • Know-how in end-to-end software development process
  • Excellent logical and analytical thinking
  • Team player, open-minded and highly committed
  • Affinity for automotive industry and software development
  • Give and receive feedback to continuously improve
  • You thrive in a collaborative and open environment where you can represent product management skills but share a balanced leadership of the project
  • Fluent English in speaking and writing