Product Owner Embedded

  • Tech & Data
  • De Lier, Netherlands

Product Owner Embedded

Job description

Climate for growth

It is Priva's mission to create an optimal environment where people can work, grow and develop. We offer global solutions for horticulture and building automation.

Our ambition is to be known as the leading technology and service provider for sustainable urban deltas. We are proud that our solutions result in lower consumption of natural resources and contribute to several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

To fulfill our mission and ambition, we are looking for dedicated colleagues.

Your future ecosystem

Between Rotterdam and The Hague, you find the greenhouse capital of the world: “Het Westland”. A region that has a great contribution to The Netherlands as food exporter number 2 worldwide, right after the US.

In these 100 square kilometers Priva was founded in the fifties. An innovative second-generation owned family business. Today we are a market leading company in the Horticultural and Building Automation sector. We in-house build hardware and software solutions for our customers. Our ambition is to keep our leading position in our markets with reliable embedded platforms and innovative cloud solutions.

We are proud we emerged from The Netherlands but even prouder that we now operate via 16 international branch offices in over 100 countries worldwide.

Our product development department exists of more than 20 self-organizing multidisciplinary Scrum Teams. We have 4 embedded teams that closely cooperate with our hardware team and other software teams. For two of these embedded teams, we are searching for one Product Owner.

Job requirements

How you add value

Deliver valuable and high-quality embedded software by devising a clear vision on embedded integration platforms; Adapting to our customer needs and internal stakeholders; translating these insights into a roadmap and leading embedded software teams in developing reliable solutions.

We are known for our reliable and innovative hardware and embedded systems. Our systems run 24/7 uninterrupted for many years in the heart of greenhouses and buildings all over the world. Our systems integrate the (smart) devices and provide smart control which lead to the most optimal usage of resources. To achieve this, our Linux-based controllers, implement a variety of communication protocols, to interact with (smart) field devices, local tools and cloud-based services.

As our Product Owner of these two embedded teams, you add value by building a good understanding of our products and markets, by having a good understanding of embedded software and communication protocol technologies, and by providing the right prioritization and input to our teams. You will closely work with colleague Product Owners that will provide you with the right input to determine your roadmap and priorities. A part of your role you occasionally visit our customers to test your assumptions and your solutions.

To end, there is a possibility to take the role of Chapter Lead of the Product Owners where you can also add value by enhancing the level and quality of all Product Owners.

Who you are
We are looking for a decisive Product Owner with a strong background in embedded software development. Furthermore, we will read your resume to find:

  • At least a finished bachelor’s degree in a technical field;
  • Multiple years of experience in a hands-on role in Hardware or Embedded technologies;
  • At least 3 years experience in the role of Product Owner;
  • Good understanding of data communication protocols like Modbus, CAN-bus, BACnet, MQTT, or similar;
  • Experience in an innovative company with smart embedded solutions;
  • A technical thinker with excellent communicative skills who is fun to work with;
  • Fluent in English (Dutch is nice to have) and living in the Netherlands.


What you get

In numbers:

  • A gross salary based on your experience in the range of € 4.500,- and € 6.000,- based on 40 hours a week;
  • We find a healthy work-life balance important: working flexible hours combined with 30 vacation days a year and the option to buy more;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • Travel allowance of € 0,19/km with a daily maximum of 150 kilometers or fully reimbursed public transport costs;

For your own sustainability:

  • Join our collective health insurance;
  • Be secured with our pension plan;
  • Feel engaged and join our participation plan;
  • Keep on learning with your personal education possibilities and budget;
  • Be happy and fit by using our healthy cafeteria, our free on-premises fitness where you can participate in CrossFit, Pilates and Spinning classes or play table tennis or table football.


Does all of this make you smile? Feel free to apply below or contact us for further information. We are keen to tell you more about us, our vision and future.


A screening procedure can be part of our selection process.