Product Owner - Audio (all genders) - in Berlin

MBition, Mercedes–Benz is bringing the automotive industry into the future! How?
We are working on a software-defined architecture, that allows us to create state-of-the-art customer functions that span one or more domain controllers with significant processing power. One of these high-performance domain controllers is used for automated driving functions (e.g. automated driving on highways).

We do this in Berlin and Sindelfingen as a 100% subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz AG, which has been perfecting the art of moving people, products and services from A to B for more than 120 years.
With an international team of 500 employees, we want to integrate people who appreciate quality, creativity and teamwork just as much as we do. Together we create passionate technology on exciting topics like: automated and autonomous driving, infotainment systems or mobile APPs. And we need YOU to help us shape the future!

About the role

In the Audio Team we build the abstraction layer between the audio hardware and the applications. Our goal is to build modern C++ audio APIs that are easy for application developers to integrate, while hiding away complexity imposed by strong real-time requirements, complex audio routing, policy management and prioritization.

  • setup and coordinate projects visible for the end customer.

  • maintain the team backlog

  • define and communicate the needs of the team

  • define and prioritize user stories in co-operation with the stakeholders

  • track burn down of bugs and tickets

  • approve technical documents and reports

  • ensure time and quality expectations

  • structured communication to the development team and all other stakeholders


Your Profile


  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Communication Technology or a comparable qualification


  • Product Owner experience of building audio software

  • Understanding of QA and test processes

  • Understanding of agile and classic development processes and tools

  • Understanding of challenges and constraints within automotive domain and processes (e.g. Automotive Spice, ASIL, data protection) or another industry

  • Orientation and communication within larger organisations

  • At least one complete project life cycle (including operations) 

Nice to have

  • Experience with PulseAudio / ALSA or similar audio frameworks

  • Experience with audio signal processing algorithms

  • Experience with Embedded Linux / Yocto

  • Experience with in-vehicle infotainment systems

  • Understanding of C/C++ and/or Python programming languages

Personal skills

  • Good understanding of end customer needs

  • High degree of flexibility, willingness to travel

  • Well developed communication and team work skills, even through tough situations 

Language skills

  • Proficient in English, German is a plus!


What we offer

  • A chance to work on a new generation of Infotainment Systems, which will power millions of cars

  • An international, interdisciplinary innovation lab, which is part of the Daimler AG

  • Great company values that we are passionate about and live by every day at work. Have a look for yourself at and scroll down to "The MBition Experience"

  • Agile working methods and open feedback culture

  • A brand new modern and fully accessible office facing the Spree

  • Flexible working hours

  • Transportation and health benefits, discounts on cars, free coffee, fruits and more



We look forward to receiving your complete application, including CV (in English or German) and relevant references with the following information:

  •  Job title and reference number

  •  Salary expectations

  •  Earliest start date

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