Agile Product Owner – Software system engineer

Landing.Partner NL
Landing.Partner NL

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerHengelo, NL
  • globeRelocation paid
  • cardRequires Work Permit
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  • routeSenior
  • routeRequired language: English
  • Product/Project Management
  • tagMust Have: Agile Methodologies, Product OwnerOther Required: LINUX

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Within the Engineering cluster the Applications department is responsible for the development of combat and information management systems for navy ships, integration with sensor- and weapon systems as well as the development of sensor processing applications. These complex systems contain advanced solutions for information processing, information management and the user interaction with both sensor- and weapon systems. Our product offers essential support for missions varying from anti-piracy to ballistic missile defense.

As a Software System engineer you work together with a multidisciplinary Agile team. These teams develop and test the infrastructure platform for combat management systems, the radar systems and the optical sensor systems. Software system engineers often work in the role of product owner. The product owner is the linking pin between stakeholders, the product roadmap and the systems architecture. Activities include managing the backlog, translating customer requirements into product requirements and work packages, and demonstrating functionality/features to stakeholders. 

Thales highly values the application of modern technologies and methodologies.

Main requirements

Do you have a passion for technology, do you enjoy constantly developing your skills and are you interested in working on Naval Command & Control systems? Then you are the person we are looking for. 

  • You are a strong and clear communicator capable of discussing with all types of stakeholders (customers, team, management). 
  • You hold a bachelor or master degree in computer science, electrical engineer, system engineering or comparable. 
  • You have got knowledge of IT infrastructure technology (networking, operating systems, cyber security) 
  • You are great in organization your work and that of others. You have an affinity with project management. 
  • You are able to separate main issues from details and you are able to take decisions with limited information. 
  • You have experience with Agile working. 

Your colleagues are recognized experts in the field and will help you get up to speed and Thales will gladly invest in your development. 


  • An interesting job in a high tech environment; 
  • A lot of room for your personal development and own initiatives; 
  • The option to grow within the organization in different directions including within engineering, into management, commercially or internationally; 
  • An open and flexible working environment where work-life balance is considered very important.

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