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Budapest: Product Owner

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Budapest
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Budapest

We are looking for a passionate and seasoned Product Owner to join our Mission.

Who are we?

We are one of the Engineering Enablement Missions. We focus on providing tooling and internal services to improve the developer efficiency, which means we partner with over 40 other Engineering teams distributed around the globe during all stages of their development lifecycle so that they can make the best use of cloud-native tools.

We run on AWS and provide a deployment platform running on hundreds of Kubernetes nodes, hosting thousands of containerized applications. On our telemetry platform, we collect and index in Elasticsearch hundreds of thousands of events per second and terabytes of data per day.

What will you do?

In this role you will be working as a Product Owner for an experienced distributed team (located in Gothenburg, Sweden, and Budapest, Hungary), helping us build a platform for Meltwater engineers to make the journey of code to production easier. By ensuring the best tools, services and solutions are provided for engineers, you will help shape the future of Meltwater’s developer experience.


After the pandemic has ended, it would be positive if you have the ability to travel in order to meet your colleagues. At the moment we are all remote first, and we are evaluating how to learn from the positives of this in a post-Corona world.

Skills & Requirements


  • Drive the delivery of customer-specific solutions, coordinating multiple teams to deliver new and scalable product features that address new opportunities for Meltwater Engineering teams.
  • Work closely with internal customers and the rest of the organization to define the vision and strategy for your product.
  • Partner with an engineering manager, the development team and internal engineering teams to prioritize, plan, design, and deliver software that delights your customers.
  • Help the team realize the value of their work and appreciate how their deliverables impact the business.
  • Confidently represent your product both internally and externally. Acting as a key evangelist and product expert for our global organization.
  • Define, track, and interpret key metrics and drive activities that support the continued growth and health of the product.


  • You have at least 4+ years of experience managing and developing software products as a PM/PO in an Agile product development environment.

  • You have experience working in a B2B SaaS or Platform business environment.

  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; ability to effectively communicate at varying levels of technical detail, conduct customer discoveries, present roadmaps etc., with all levels and types of internal stakeholders in one-on-one and group situations.

  • You have excellent leadership and relationship-building skills.

  • You have experience developing the vision, strategies, roadmaps that align with the organization’s goals through Objectives and Key Results(OKR)’s.

  • You have experience working with Platform teams (Good to have)

What you can expect from us

  • Work in an international and open-minded team of engineers, product owners, and enterprise sales professionals.
  • Challenging tasks to solve in collaboration with other international teams.
  • Opportunities to travel to other Meltwater Engineering offices and partners in Latin America, Europe, and the U.S.
  • Community: periodic hackathons, self-organized tech guilds and more.
  • Personal branding support: preparing talks and blog posts, visiting industry conferences.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.


Excited by this challenge? Please provide the following information:

  • Résumé (CV), including your contact details
  • Project portfolio including links to apps/websites you’ve worked on - if applicable

We are looking forward to your application and to getting to know you.

Meltwater truly believes that people with different backgrounds and perspectives will make our environment better and raise the quality of our products. We’re actively working with diversity and inclusion and encourage everybody to join us in our journey!

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Fresh fruits & free drinks

  • Internal hackathons

  • Personal Branding Support

  • Ergonomic desks and chairs

  • Great hardware

  • Opportunities to travel in Europe and the U.S.

  • Open Source Contributions

  • Conferences and Tech Talks

About the company

Meltwater builds digital intelligence and marketing solutions for a global client base. All of our solutions are fully web-based, offered as a service, and based on a modern technology stack. This is your opportunity to be part of a small agile team within a big multinational organization!

Read on our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater. We are more than 1200 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. To learn even more about who we are and what we do, visit our company profiles on Xing, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

Krithikaraj rajamanickam | Contact Person

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