Brains Consulting is recruiting:

Product Owner / Manager - Berlin, Germany

ON SITE/ Hybrid, Berlin/ Germany
Full time


Work Experience:
At least 5-6 years of relevant experience (Senior)


75k to 105k Euros - Gross – Negotiable


Job Description

Would you like to build applications that positively impact the health and fitness industry?

Our client is a High-Tech company that provides a service improving the everyday health and life of customers in Germany.

The role is a cornerstone in the product team, as the frontend is the main digital customer-interaction point to the vertically integrated product - from the physical machine to the customer mobile app:

The technology combines a physical fitness machine, modern apps and a cloud based backend with a host of data.

You will take complete, end-to-end ownership of all frontend projects across the entire stack. It is a fascinating role with a lot of room to learn and shape. You will grow into a team leadership role hiring and coach a team of A-Players.

For the product team we are looking for a Product Owner / Product Manager for the Software and Hardware stack at the office location in Berlin, Germany.


In this role you will:

- Manage the roadmap and backlog for the Apps developed with internal software team (a mix of remote and on-site engineers)
- Work with 3rd party providers to improve / change the fitness machine design – an external manufacturer and engineers.
- You'll partially manage these external projects.
- Coordinate the external suppliers, organize weekly meetings, manage the priorities and be involved in the specifications.
- Drive the future product developments with the development team


Must Have's:

- At least 5-6+ years of IT Product Management experience
- Experience with both web and mobile application development (as a PO)
- Background in Health / Fitness industry


The Ideal Candidate:

- Highly skilled in prioritizing stories, features based on business impact, KPIs and outcome. We do not want someone that is just in love with some fancy features but always has a clear KPI mindset. What drives conversion? How do we get more referrals? What are the top 3 paint points of customers and coaches? What is the next best feature to meet our mission?
- Very good understanding of product flows (UX flows, data flows) and a good understanding of technology and applications. Needs to have a feeling for technical complexity. Is this easy? Feasible? Difficult? What are dependencies? What are corner-cases to consider? Does not need to be able to write Software him/herself, but able to challenge developers.
- Productivity mindset. Striving to increase the efficiency and output of the team
- Good feeling for both technology and esthetics (but does not have to be UX expert and designer - will add such resources externally)


What we do currently:
- Technical stories (backend, tech debt, architecture, refactoring) are mostly managed by the dev team itself
- All feature based stories are done by the product manager. This involves defining the flow, Definitions of Done, Visual Mocks.
- Good communication skills to talk to developers, external suppliers, business, customers
- Interest in health, exercise - if you have some background in ergonomics or similar this would be a great plus!


Be prepared to answer at the following assessment Questions:

Do you have at least 5-6 years of Product Ownership / Management experience?
Have you worked on developing Health or Fitness applications? (as a PO with devs)
Have you developed mobile applications? (as a PO with devs)
Have you developed Hardware products? (as a PO with devs)
Are you based in Berlin (Germany) or would you like to relocate?
Are you excited about fitness / health in general?


Sourcing Locations:
- Berlin, Germany
- Open to interview candidates from around the world – if you're willing to relocate to Berlin in Germany.



- Be at the tip of innovation in the fitness and health market
- Be part of a team improving the customers quality of life
- High level of freedom and responsibility
- Personal growth and self-development
- Young, dynamic focused team
- Surrounded by health enthusiasts who live what they preach
- Regular (weekly) workouts (of course!)
- An attractive overall package

Tech-Stack – Just FYI so you know what do your future colleagues work with:

- Customer App: React Native (albeit only a frame, inside is the responsive Web-Version in React Web): Written both in TypeScript
- Coaching & Admin App: React Web in TypeScript
- Training App: Electron Container. Inside two Screens in React Web in TypeScript


• Hardware Machine: Node stack in Typescript within Electron. Custom TypeScript machine-driver (on top of an HTTP API) to manage sensors and motors of the physical machine
• Cloud:
o GraphQL API running as Lambda function in AWS (serverless)
o Cognito for Authentication, CloudWatch for Logs, CloudFormation for IaC, Things for IoT registration
o Databases: Currently PostgreSQL, Neptune and DocumentDb - but migrating all to PostgreSQL only now to simplify the backend)


So all in all: It’s a modern TypeScript-only environment



Full-time long-term engagement
Employment if you are based in Germany
Visa is not sponsored at this point (can be discussed though)


Please send your resume to

More info – please contact Adelina Tirziu – IT Recruitment Manager: 0040733733411

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