Product Owner, Data

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Anywhere 🌎
Full Time
Opening date
Closing date
22 Oct 2021

We are Lingoda. Our mission is to empower even the busiest people to master English, German, French, and Spanish and unlock their potential – anytime, anywhere. Lingoda is the #1 trusted online language school and the biggest in Europe, globally acclaimed for our “language learning tools.” We offer flexible, high-quality, 24/7 live online classes taught by native-speaking teachers all around the world.

We challenge ourselves, and we challenge others. We work smart and make it happen. We bring together the best of people and have a positive company culture. We believe in personal growth and inclusion. And we live by it. We also offer our employees unlimited access to private and group classes!

We are currently looking for a Product Owner – Data (m/f/d) based in Berlin or working remotely from Germany.

Your mission with us:

To drive the operational processes and data engineering projects to realize best in class data infrastructure and data quality at Lingoda. You will work with the Data Engineering Lead, Data Engineers and stakeholders across the organization to translate business requirements into great data engineering products.

You will achieve this by:

  • As Product Owner, you will take lead of scrums for Data Engineering.
  • Partner with Engineering, Data Analysts teams and Stakeholders to agree on the vision and roadmap for data engineering.
  • Build a roadmap for larger infrastructure initiatives.
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy.
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Communicate on the team plan and achievements within Lingoda.
  • Evangelize scrum and the adoption of agile practices while keeping up-to-date with agile best practices.
  • Benchmark our tools and processes with other companies.
  • Participate in build vs. buy and vendor selection processes.
  • Assist with vendor relations.

You bring to Lingoda:

  • You are a certified Product Owner. Additional Scrum Master, PMP, Prince2, etc. certifications are a plus.
  • 2-4 years of experience in the data world, a big bonus if you have worked in the EdTech space and/or have a passion for digital education and foreign language learning.
  • Knowledge of Data Engineering practices is an asset.
  • You have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject, e.g. information technology, data analytics, business, economics, education sciences, digital education or similar.
  • You have at least an intermediate knowledge of SQL, preferably PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of Grafana is a bonus.
  • Proven experience influencing and leadership without authority.
  • Highly passionate about data, with creative problem-solving abilities and an eye for detail.

You add to our culture with:

  • Your knowledge of GitHub is nice to have.
  • Your experience with design thinking and triz is a big plus.
  • You have an independent and rigorous working style.
  • You are a team player and love to think outside the box.
  • You have the ability to understand business challenges and stakeholders’ needs.

At Lingoda, we are proud of:

  • Our approachable leaders and transparent communication – every voice counts at Lingoda!
  • Our company events and colleagues who are always happy to socialise.
  • Our great team spirit and passion for languages.
  • Our well-structured and exciting onboarding process.
  • The possibility to work remotely from your home or…
  • … in the office located in the heart of Berlin.
  • Unlimited access to free language classes.
  • The modern hardware necessary for your work.
  • The flexible working hours.

Does that sound exciting? Then, send us your CV right away!

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Your contact person for the position is Megan. If you have any questions in advance please send an email to [email protected]

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