Project Manager / Product Owner

Company Information

Strypes is a company with extensive experience in the software development. With a team of over 170 people we take ownership over application roadmaps for our clients and structure their overall application landscape. We are a leading software development partner for software product companies in the fast-paced high-tech industry, which requires innovative (embedded) software development. We create an environment that will help you achieve your professional goals. Founded in 2008, currently the company is a proud member of the ICT Group in the Netherlands. The ICT Group is a stock listed IT company that was founded in 1978 and employs over 1000 professionals worldwide.

Job Description

We are looking for a Project Manager / Product Owner for our Scalable Agile Framework (SAFe)  projects. That person will be leading the team and managing the projects from planning through execution and closing, overseeing the deliveries and will report the progress to key internal and external stakeholders. For certain projects he / she will play the role of the Product Owner in SAFe environment, serving as a liaison between the team and the customer, translating customer needs into product requirements, maximizing the value of the product created by the scrum development team. Our new colleague  will actively contribute to the development and realization of software used for controlling and driving a wide variety of functionalities within our clients’ products. You will take ownership of problems and challenges. As a Project Manager you will actively participate in planning and execution, making sure we deliver what we promise. As a Product Owner you will ensure the definition of the product requirements, their priority and that you have a good understanding of the customer needs. 

 Main responsibilities of the role are :

 Managing project estimations, planning, execution and reporting the project progress to the stakeholders; 

 Managing and track team progress, financials, and other KPIs;

 Providing feedback and overall technical guidance to the team;

 Identifying the risks and suggesting / taking the mitigation actions;

 Collecting, detail and prioritize customer specifications and requirements;

 Managing product backlogs according to Scrum/Agile Methodologies;

 Liaising between the customer and the development team in Sofia;

 Overseeing the development stages and evaluate product progress;

 Aligning the Product roadmap with all stakeholders;

 Collaborating to the (long term) road-map/vision creation;

  Participating of the SAFe routines;

  Attending (onsite ) meetings with customer;

Job Requirements

- BSc or MSc in Computer science, Mathematics, Physics, Mechanics, Electronics or any other in that field

- Technical background is a must

- Ability to understand complex technical environments

- 5+ years experience with Software engineering

- 3+ years experience as Project Manager

- 3+ years experience in Agile environment as Product owner or Product manager will be considered a great advantage

- Experience with SAFe will be considered as an advantage

- Solid stakeholder management experience 

- Fluency in English (both written and verbal)

- Able to travel abroad 

Personal skills:


- Team player, proactive and positive attitude

- Strong business skills

- Excellent communication skills

- Passionate about technology, optimization and scalability

- Able to influence and  convince people


Compensation Benefits

- Personal freedom to solve complex problems;
- Competitive salary;
- Sponsored learning and training opportunities 
- Mobile plan allowance; 
- Friendly work environment;
- Flexible working hours;
- Possibility for home office;
- Free parking,car pooling program and secure bike stands for all employees
- Multisport card
- Regular team events;
- Supplementary health insurance;
- Loyalty program:
* after every year worked an extra day holiday (max of 5 extra);
* after the third year budget for a lease car.

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