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Technical Product Owner / Function Owner Navigation Map Display (m/f/d)

Date: May 3, 2019

Location: Garching, Germany, BY, DE

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 116073 

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  • Responsible for 1-2 domains of LBS product (e.g., MapViewer, Guidance, Style DB, Routing, Traffic) over all projects
  • Key technical product owner for 2 weeks sprints and planning
  • Formalization of requirements/features and acceptance criteria in the given domain
  • Review of software design and architecture documents
  • Create, prioritize and plan backlog for domains of responsibility under consideration of functional/non-functional requirements
  • Clarification and grooming of requirements (internal/external)
  • Work with other product owners to resolve dependencies and identify technical / schedule risks and manage the risk
  • Create and own product roadmap for the domains of responsibility
  • Drive innovation initiatives inside the domains of responsibility
  • Negotiate priorities with stakeholders (e.g. OEM, Customer Project Management, product management)
  • Support all customers and be the main customer interface for LBS and Navigation from the technical product ownership point of view


Required Skills: 


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science.
  • Strong technical know-how in all LBS / Navigation domains
  • round about 5 years of Professional experience with Navigation Features Development
  • Experience in C++/Java software development is beneficial
  • 3+ years experience in leading distributed project-teams
  • Willingness to travel
  • Fluent English and German language skills


Our Offer:


  • Be part of an international team working with the world's largest automotive manufacturers
  • Attractive salary package based on IG Metall Tarif Baden Wurttemberg
  • Employer contribution to company pension plan
  • Extensive technical trainings (e.g in our HARMAN University)
  • Career development opportunities
  • A great package of additional benefits such as
    • flexible working time
    • allowance for public transportation
    • language courses
    • sport events like B2Run or a skiing trip
    • daily canteen allowances
    • employee discounts on our HARMAN (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon) and Samsung products
    • and much more...


For more information, please contact:

Hannah Lütgenau

+49 89 35 870560

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (



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