Product Owner - Aviation sector

Software & Analysis
Professional, Freelancer

Cegeka’s Aviation division plays an active role in supplying IT platforms & services for air traffic management in Europe. The 2022 horizon creates a massive opportunity for you as a Product Owner, defining and building a Digital Platform to facilitate air traffic management. The Digital Platform will accelerate delivery and hosting of software applications, offering technical enablers, common services and development tooling (such as security, data services, release automation, Quality Assurance etc.).

  • You map customers’ needs and are an experienced analyst who delivers at a higher level all prioritized scope/ required solutions towards the Architects and Analysist Team. This also includes internal Software Factory needs.
  • You are on a daily base in close cooperation with the customer and customer partners to define and prioritize the Product Backlog.
  • You can easily set priorities on different business levels and are able to setup an incremental delivery approach. Defining and cocreating high level Release content is an important part of your job.
  • You can translate the vision and roadmap into requirements and ensure the solution meets customer expectations and relevant quality standards.
  • You prepare and host a two-monthly Program Increment Planning which includes all internal and external stakeholders.
  • You’ll be working closely together with the analyst team, but also with (enterprise) architects, product management, engagement manager and engineering teams to make sure the platform aligns with the business strategy; is of high quality; meets the time-to-market expectations; and exceeds customer’s expectations.
  • You provide backlog management, Integration Planning of upcoming sprints for multiple teams and direct the analyst team towards a comprehensive sprint planning.
  • Having an affinity for technical solutions and platforms is key.
  • You document and maintain the scope and are responsible for the product backlog.
  • Logically structure the requirements in story maps.

What you need to succeed:

  • You have a proven track record as a hands-on product owner in international & Agile environment, translating the company’s vision, platform’s roadmap, needs and wishes.
  • You have extensive experience in writing User stories, use cases and product backlog management.
  • You are skilled in creating and overviewing acceptance criteria including non-functional requirements.
  • You have a product- and developer-centric mindset.
  • Experience in projects in aviation is a plus.
  • You have a strong Agile mindset and propagate agility among all different stakeholders.
  • You are a strong communicator at multiple levels, speaking and writing fluently in English, Dutch is not a must.
  • Customer is based region Brussels (Zaventem), you are willing to travel towards the customer at least on a weekly base. Furthermore, you can work from home or a Cegeka location.

What are we offering:

  • You will join a Top Employer.
  • You will become part of a strong and solid growth company and work on a wide range of projects by using state-of-the-art applications & technology.
  • You end up in a growth division where the market potential is enormous.
  • Intensive teamwork in an open and dynamic atmosphere where fresh new ideas and initiatives can be started.
  • Tailor-made guidance, where you indicate where your interests lie and we look together how we can help you develop further.
  • Knowledge sharing is central. We offer many initiatives for this: innovation centers, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training.
  • You will work in a very interesting industry, namely the Aviation sector.
  • In addition to the gross salary, a premium (electrical) company car with fuel card / charge card or mobility budget, luncheon vouchers, interesting group and hospitalization insurance, mobile phone subscription, flat-rate expenses allowance and a powerful laptop, we offer flexible working hours and a nice work / life balance.Create your own compensation package thanks to our Flex Reward Plan.
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Aspire to more: our promise to you!

At Cegeka you get all the opportunities you need to develop further as a professional. Together we discover what you really want to do for our clients and colleagues. We would like to invite you to grow with us. In an unprecedented variety of challenging and meaningful IT projects. Make your mark on projects with interesting customers where we can make the difference. Aspire to more!


We are always working together here. Intensively, with lots of fun and commitment. It is a culture driven by family values: full of trust, people-oriented, open, loyal and respectful. We offer a lot of freedom and responsibility. We want you to be part of the next phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

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