Product Owner Data Engineering


Snappet develops smart software that supports teachers and students in achieving the best learning results. Our platform is used by students and teachers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and the United States. To continuously improve our products, we need the best people. Snappet is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Product Owner to join our Engineering department as a key member of our Data Engineering team. 

As a Product Owner Data Engineering, you will play a crucial role in driving the development and delivery of our data-driven solutions that contribute to improving children's learning outcomes. You will be responsible for defining and prioritizing features and improvements to our data engineering domain, ensuring innovations from the Data Science team can go to market quickly and reliably. This role requires high-level knowledge of data engineering principles, strong project management skills, and effective communication with cross-functional teams.

If you are passionate about data engineering and want to make a significant impact on the learning results of young children, we would love to hear from you! Join our team at Snappet and help shape the future of education technology!


Key Responsibilities

Stakeholder Collaboration:

  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders to gather and prioritize requirements for data engineering projects.
  • Provide regular updates on the progress of data engineering projects to all relevant stakeholders.

Backlog and roadmap management:

  • Maintain a well-defined and prioritized product backlog based on value and strategic goals.
  • Collaborate with the other PO's to manage the Snappet engineering roadmap.

Drive Data Engineering Initiatives:

  • Lead the development and implementation of data engineering initiatives.
  • Work closely with software engineers, data engineers and data scientists to deliver high-quality solutions.

What we ask

  • Background in Computer Science, Data science, Data Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Product Owner or similar role, preferably in the domain of data science or data engineering.
  • High-level understanding of data engineering concepts and technologies.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and drive projects to successful completion.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Analytical mindset with a strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies.
  • Proficiency in English (working language at Snappet engineering) 
  • Proficiency in Dutch (for school visits in the Netherlands) is preferred.
  • You are expected to work from our office in Utrecht at least two days per week.

What we offer

  • A fun, challenging position with plenty of room for personal initiative.
  • An excellent salary.
  • A training budget that allows you to further develop your knowledge and skills.
  • Flexible working hours and the option to work remotely on 2 to 3 days of the week.
  • Monthly pizza sessions in which knowledge and personal stories are shared.
  • A vibrant workplace next to Utrecht CS.
  • Fun company outings with friendly colleagues from all over the world.

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Acquisition by external recruiters is certainly not appreciated!