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Product Owner

Place of work: Bratislava 
Start date: upon agreement
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: from €2.400,00 gross
Contract type: Full-time 


The Kistler Group is a Swiss high-tech company and the global market leader in dynamic measurement technology.


We develop and supply sensors, electronics and software backed up by a full range of services. In Bratislava we develop software for the next generation of IoT devices. Our software helps customers to manufacture higher quality products, to develop cleaner cars and to reduce congestions on the highways. Behind our success stand our passion for technology, our focus on innovation and a work environment that promotes teamwork. You can help us develop vehicles that people can trust and create measurement systems that save lives. Come shape a better future with us.


The salary in the job add is a minimal guaranteed base salary and can be higher - depending on the skills, level, education, professional experience, technological know-how.


We are looking for a new colleague for our next generation connectivity platform based on Microservice architecture and IoT which ensures the communication between various measurement sensors and devices in compliance with Industry 4.0.

Come and become a part of our development team as a Product Owner.



Your main tasks will be:

  • Shape the product vision and roadmap of software systems in cooperation with the Product Manager and stakeholders
  • Create and maintain the product backlog in cooperation with Product Manager, UX Designer and System Architect
  • Prepare and participate on PI Planning based on SAFe Agile Methodology
  • Prioritize and sequences the product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Represent the product & roadmap and act as single point of contact for the development team.
  • Refine the backlog with the development team and elaborate, prepare the Stories for implementation.
  • Ensure results and quality of the deliverables and support Product Manager and stakeholders
Requirements for the employee


Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)


Educational Specialization
Information Technology, Computer Science, Management


Language skills
English - Upper Intermediate (B2)

Number of years of experience

Product Owner

3 years


Personality requirements and skills


Must have:

  • Experience in agile development practices and the role of Product Owner for a software development team
  • Experience with project management or team leading role, ideally in a distributed/international environment
  • Analytical, systematic and communicative personality
  • Ability to negotiate & structure business requirements with business stakeholders
  • Willingness to learn new things and open for challenges
  • Great communication skills in English (written and spoken)
  • Willingness for occasional short business trips (CH, DE)


Nice to have:


  • Knowledge and experiences with Software development best practices
  • Product owner certification
  • Experience with Jira software
Employee perks and benefits



  • English & German language courses, Library, Online Educational Portals
  • Technology “sharing” groups, Coding Day
  • Budget for education, certificates, trainings - 500 EUR/year 


Bonuses & Compensation 

  • Budget for sport, culture and wellness activities of your choice - 300 EUR/year
  • Compensation of overtimes and travelling time in case of business trip 
  • Relocation bonus for employees who are moving because of Kistler (> 100 km)
  • Referral bonus for employees who bring new colleague
  • Home office and paid days-off (baby born, wedding, moving, etc.)
  • Special offers and discounts (Metro cards, SND etc.)
  • Fully covered lunch vouchers 4.30 EUR 
  • 25 days of vacation for everybody



  • Electric stand-up desk and ergonomic chair
  • Multisport card 
  • Yoga classes in the office
  • Pull-Up bars in premises
  • Free fruit, Tea, Coffee 


Team Spirit

  • Team-buildings, Company breakfast, Christmas Party, Grill Party, etc. 
  • Family/Kid’s day 
  • Football table and board games in the office
Information about the selection process

Please note, that we will contact preferentially those candidates who most closely meets the requirements of the position.

Thank you for your understanding.

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