Proxy Product Owner-Space Business
Thales Group
Bucharest, Romania
1 zi în urmă

Location : Bucharest Orhideea, Romania

The people we all rely on to make the world go round they rely on Thales. Thales rely on its employees to invent the future : right here, right now.

Present in Romania for over 40 years, Thales is expanding its presence in the country by growing its Digital capabilities and by developing a Group Engineering Competence Centre (ECC).

Operating from Bucharest, Thales delivers solutions in a number of core businesses, from ground transportation, space and defence, to security and aeronautics.

Several professional opportunities have arisen. If you are looking for the solidity of a Global Group that is at the forefront of innovation, but with the agility of a human structure that tailors to the personal development of its employees and allows opportunities for evolution in an international environment, then this is the place for you!

Product Owner for Space Business (EngiX Project)


Thales Systems Romania (TSR) is now developing its capacities in SW development for Space applications in collaboration with Thales Alenia Space (TAS),

Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), is a key European player in space telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, exploration and orbital infrastructures.

s. Because of its unrivaled expertise in dual (civil / military) missions, constellations, flexible payloads, altimetry, meteorology and high-resolution optical and radar instruments.



  • You want your work to have a purpose
  • You have an analytical thinking and a thirst for innovation
  • You have creativity, originality and initiative
  • You are resourceful and solution oriented
  • You are able to adapt and react to change
  • You are a team player but you also take ownership for your decisions
  • You embrace autonomous and multicultural ways of working
  • You are self-aware and you work on developing your leadership skills and social influence
  • Finally, you like challenges and are willing to take part in the growth of the global engineering competence centre in Romania - you are the person we are looking for!
  • JOB SUMMARY : Core responsibility

    Core responsibility

  • Align the US with the business assumptions of the MVP
  • Formalize the description of the 'features' as User Technical Stories and define the associated test cases
  • Regularly prioritize the US in order to minimize the waste to test (reality check) the business assumptions and validate or invalidate them
  • Transmit the Product Vision vision to the MVP Development team :

  • Align the US with the development capabilities of the core service team
  • Work closely with the MVP team to help them understand the Vision and the technical needs of the Factory
  • Product Owner MVP :

  • Ensure proper description of the technical requirement and adjust if necessary
  • Plan iterations with the team
  • Follow the realization and adjust the vision of the Core Service :

  • Test and validate the technical User Stories developed as and when they occur
  • Participate in the Daily Meeting with the team
  • Organize the demonstrations of the results at each end of iteration
  • Provide a quick feedback loop between Factory, MVP Team and Business line
  • Adapt the design of the core service according to the feedback obtained
  • Accompany Business Line to define the vision of the Product :

  • Define the vision of the service
  • Prioritize user stories
  • Define and regularly update the roadmap, aligned with the issues of the foundry and the consumer products of the service
  • Manage & Align Stakeholders :

  • Manage the different stakeholders in the product, including Business Line, IS / IT and Factory
  • Protect the team from interferences
  • Typical Outputs

  • User Story descriptions
  • User Story acceptance conditions
  • MVP Roadmap
  • Stakeholder map
  • Best practices

  • Use BDD to identify and define the US
  • Use the KVA to explicit product assumptions, provide focus to the team and learn from experience
  • Split user stories to aim for 2-3 pts per US

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Product engineering skills, experienced in writing requirements : formal specifications, user stories
  • Familiar with product line engineering practices : production plan, strategic, reuse, core assets, product scope
  • Knowledge in tools like Git, ClearQuest, Jira
  • Experience with project management concerns : estimations, planning, resource management
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • Capacity to plan and control a planning
  • Initiative and innovation capacity
  • Capacity to analyze a problem and solve it
  • Risk management capacity
  • Synthesis and reporting capacity
  • Leadership skills
  • Knowledge of the preparation of the specifications and object-oriented design
  • Knowledge of AGILE / Lean methods

  • Intercultural communication, including the empathy to work in an international team
  • Solution oriented while being open to embrace new technologies
  • Flexibility and availability to travel abroad from time to time
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English

    As a software engineer within Thales in Romania, you can work in the fields of ground transportation, space, aerospace, security or defence applications.

  • You work within in a scrum team with other software developers, in agile mode
  • You contribute to the requirement definition, to the software design and you will be involved with the architectural aspects of the software projects
  • You enjoy playing video games or tennis table with your colleagues during a break
  • You develop, test and integrate
  • You will make estimations and give inputs for the planning together with the team members
  • Your peers are recognised experts in the field - They will help you get up to speed and will gladly devote time to support your development

    Joining Thales, you will integrate into a tight-knit team working in an international and friendly environment. Thanks to various teams working on multiple fields and domains, all located in Bucharest, you will be able to evolve and grow your competences in different areas.

  • Room for and attention to personal development
  • The opportunity to grow within the organisation, for instance on a technical, managerial or international level, within the various markets Thales is working in

  • 24 holiday days a year
  • A good work-life balance which includes flexible working hours and work from home options
  • A comprehensive compensation and benefit package including medical subscription & life insurance
  • End of year bonus and referral bonus

    Hosted in the new state-of-the-art Orhideea Towers, our Bucharest site is home to over 400 employees working across the various Thales businesses.

    A modern facility with views of the city, we are across the street from Grozavesti subway station and tram stop.

    At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields.

    Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here

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