Product Owner - Digital Assistant

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Product Owner - Digital Assistant

Posted 25 October 2023
Salary €75000 - €95000 per annum + phone, bonus, healthcare, 30 days holiday
LocationFrankfurt am Main
Job type Permanent
Discipline Connected Car Systems
Contact NameDanielle White

Job description

Position Title: Product Owner - Digital Assistant

Duration: Permanent

Location: Raunheim, Germany

We are currently seeking an experienced Product Owner - Digital Assistant to join our clients team in Raunheim, Germany. As the successful candidate, you will take end-to-end ownership of the Clients' digital assistant product for global markets outside of China. This includes managing multiple suppliers and sub-suppliers to ensure the delivery of premium connected infotainment solutions for the next generation of Client lifestyle vehicles.


  • Contribute to the development and delivery of premium connected infotainment solutions for next generation of the Client lifestyle vehicles.
  • Take end to end ownership of the Clients' digital assistant product (conversational interfaces and proactive assistance) for the global markets outside of China and ensure delivery with suppliers.
  • Manage and steer multiple suppliers and sub-suppliers
  • Review, create and maintain product, system and design.
  • Collaborate with the Client and supplier UX/UI teams to deliver a premium user and customer experience.
  • Define attributes for your domains and the overall infotainment system.
  • Support the definition of validation activities, review validation results and drive issue resolution internally and with suppliers.
  • Challenge the technical content and product definition under the aspects of performance and competitiveness.
  • Identify gaps, propose improvement opportunities and drive their implementation.
  • Ensure that launch quality is robust over lifetime and fulfilling customer expectations.
  • Ensure compliance with market specific requirements and regulations (e.g. Europe, North America).
  • Perform benchmark activities, analyse market and technology trends and present conclusions to the leadership.


  • Degree in electrical engineering, telecommunications, computer science, information technology or a related course of studies.
  • 5-10 years of working experience in the infotainment field, preferably at an automotive OEM or Tier 1
  • Experience as feature/product owner in the infotainment domain
  • Technical expertise within multiple of the following infotainment domains: Speech Signal Processing, Voice- / Speech Recognition, Natural Language Understanding, Dialog Manager, Text Input, Virtual Assistants (e.g. Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri)
  • Understanding of the overall infotainment domain, bringing a holistic view and awareness of the role of individual components and functionalities in the overall system context
  • Android Automotive knowledge is desirable.
  • Experienced working with and managing external supplier(s)
  • Launch exposure and having seen through at least one complete development lifecycle from concept to series production for an infotainment system or sub-domain.
  • Awareness of market specific requirements for a global infotainment product rollout (e.g. Europe, North America, Asia Pacific).
  • Having completed at least one complete development lifecycle from concept to series production.
  • High integrity and trust in all activities and communication.
  • Enthusiasm and passion: self-motivated, solution driven and customer focused.
  • Pro-active and self-organised.
  • Excellent communicator with an open and structured mind-set.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally to visit suppliers/partners and other Client facilities globally.
  • Fluent in English
  • Driving license