Technical IT Product Owner

  • Vakgebied IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10019794
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER, Interim/independent
  • Branche IT & Telecom

Over deze vacature

Generic IT Services and User Experience (GIT-UX) is a department within the client and has the mission to Secure client Growth by delivering Agile, Reliable and Secure IT products and services against and at benchmark costs, investing in a workforce that drives value for the customers. Global Connectivity is the team that designs, builds and operates the core network infrastructure of the client. They are a diverse mix with over a hundred network professionals in different levels of seniority that support our network infrastructure and the related components. In their current evolution, they are transforming into a state of the art network capability and are looking for the right talent to help them in the journey.


  • Lead a team of around 10 dedicated, internal and external, senior network engineers, who builds and operates a complex, secure network product / environment for the IT customers
  • Act as the primary contact for queries related to the product, communicate with clients and stakeholders, manage their expectations in line with overall priorities and team’s ability & capability to deliver
  • Overall responsibility for the product and its services, for seeing incidents and problems driven to conclusion including post-mortem phase, identifying root causes and improvement actions
  • Drive the resolution of seemingly ambiguous problems by applying a structured problem solving analysis
  • Estimate, prioritize, mediate and align in a diverse, open and interactive environment
  • Plan, adapt and execute the budgets (CAPEX & OPEX) related to the product
  • Understand the products that depend on the Secure Environments product and adapt the product vision and the product architectural runway to support their evolution
  • Translate high level requirements into features then, along with the team, dive in an in-depth analysis to define user stories and acceptance criteria, which is understood and acknowledged
  • Inspire and motivate the team to deliver innovative solutions with an appropriate sense of urgency, embodying the SAFe® core values and meeting the auditing and certification constraints
  • Apply data-driven project approach to analyze customer requirements, examine business challenges and work closely with the team to formulate solutions
  • Collaborates with other Product Owners and Architects to understand current and future data based on analytics using high tech network monitoring tools
  • As part of the global role, work with peer Product Owners, Product Managers, Architects and central team to improve global services and processes
  • Adopt, support or integrate technology solutions and process improvement projects and methodologies to achieve operational and business goals


Our client is an international semiconductor manufacturing company.


  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, commuting allowance or potentially a lease car)
  • Excellent Remuneration (depending on level of expertise)
  • Intensive support for international candidates (Including, Visa support, 30% rule, Free Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Community/network/assignments with other technology professionals from a variety of our multinational clients; ASML, Philips, NXP, KLM, Rabobank, Siemens, MSD, Canon etc.
  • Development opportunities, full access to the New Heroes training portal & the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies
  • Freelance/ZZP candidates also welcome


  • A Bachelor’s degree with IT orientation
  • Certified SAFe® Product Owner / Product Manager or 2 year’s experience working in SAFe®
  • ITIL foundation or 4-5 year’s experience working with ITIL processes
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset, you find a way to overcome challenges being decisive and accept responsibility for your outcomes
  • Solid experience in the field of technical documentation and the ability to present complex interrelationships in an easy and understandable way
  • Constant desire to improve the status quo and improve your skills, learn from your mistakes and take continuous action on your ideas
  • Proactive and ongoing personality, able to manage ambiguity and drive features to completion in changing environments
  • Comfortable with planning, building a product roadmap and innovating our automation initiatives
  • Ability to evaluate networks security products and offer solutions in line with security guidelines
  • Common IT Network Security knowledge (Firewalls / 802.1x)
  • Common IT WAN/LAN experience (Cisco LAN and Datacenter LAN)
  • Common network tooling understanding
  • Ability to translate technical topics to IT management and IT management topics back to the technical team

Soft Skills

Collaborative team player by nature, organized, calm and confident. An entrepreneurial spirit, you think anything is possible using the right mixture of people, mindset and hi-tech tools and have the tenacity to accomplish it.