Pionista, Istanaut, Rocketwoman: you name it. And you’ll be it! As a vital member of our IT crew you do really good code, great APIs and highest quality in services. 10 times faster, always excellent. Get aboard to digitize the real estate industry.
Working at ista is all about rethinking the use of energy and resources. For today. For tomorrow and the day after tomorrow. We provide smart solutions for a sustainable future, make complex data more transparent and have the courage to flip the switch to change. In our company with its family-like corporate culture and strong values, our 5700 colleagues in 22 countries make switching to smart devices and digital services in the real estate sector easy. As one of the market leaders, we offer the benefits and reliability of a large corporation combined with the open-minded atmosphere of a modern tech company.
At ista, your ideas can make a real difference. Apply now and join us at our international head office in Essen or in our office in Berlin as:

Product Owner / Manager Continuous Delivery (*)

As a product owner of the «We enable Squads»-Squad you are responsible for the cloud native DevOps enablement of around 40 software development teams at ista, for example by defining patterns and rules, giving guidelines, consulting teams, and provisioning the preferred CI/CD tools to the organization.
Your responsibilities

Professional leadership of the agile Squad «We enable Squads»
Driving the product vision, strategy and roadmap of the squad and DevOps at ista
Aligning with stakeholders such as development squads and chapters, IT Strategy & Architecture, IT security, Tribe Leads and the CIO to identify product requirements and priorities
Define and prioritize user stories and maintain the backlog for the developers in your squad
Together with your team, you set best practices and patterns for modern CI/CD and drive these out into the organization
You stay up to date with new trends on the market, select new technologies and integrate them into our modern CI/CD process
You manage the squad budget, ensuring cost-effectiveness and accurate cost-predictions
In your chapter «Cloud & Software Delivery» you work on the vision and strategy for our transformation from DevOps and Cloud and share impulses and best practices with your peers

Your background

Experience in a DevOps or similar management role, with a track record of delivering successful cloud-based products
Excellent communication skills and the ability to handle different squad and stakeholder requirements
Ability to lead and align teams on a common goal by making organization priorities and strategy
Experience with hyperscaler clouds (e.g. Azure) and the associated infrastructure and PaaS/CaaS product suite (e.g. networking, serverless functions, app services, managed Kubernetes, databases)
Experience with CI/CD tools and processes including containerization, CI pipelines and build systems
Be able to collaborate and willing to take on responsibility
Fluent in English, German is a plus
Interest in new technologies, demonstrating a strong learning mindset and «fail fast, fail often» mentality

Our offer

A modern workplace, either in our new offices at Berlin’s Rosenthaler Platz or in our headquarters in Essen
Look forward to an attractive salary including vacation pay, 30 days of vacation per year, flexible working hours as well as the opportunity to work remotely
Stay curious and develop yourself further: Standing still is not an option for us, which is why we support you in every aspect of your journey – take advantage of our innovative training program, for example with courses from the online universities Udacity and Coursera. Lots of learning opportunities are waiting for you!
Do the right thing with purpose and a future: Our services save CO₂ and protect the environment – we are working for a sustainable world of tomorrow!
Experience a working environment full of trust: We all pull together
Have fun in a motivated team: Whether self-organized as well as cross-team coding dojos and hackathons, international soccer cup or ice cream for everyone in the summer – we always come up with something new!

Our team

Diversity, flexibility, fun at work and a great team spirit make our team special
We work in a dynamic environment according to agile methods
You can expect an open culture with a lot of room for new ideas and impulses
We hold great importance to direct communication and fair cooperation

We look forward to receiving your application online. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
ista SE
Anja Schramke
Luxemburger Straße 1
45131 Essen
Tel. +49 (0)173 3745053

*This job ad is addressed to potential new colleagues whether they are female, male or diverse. At ista we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed to enhancing it further. We welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

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