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Product Owner - Big Data 

Interested in helping cars start talking to each other to avoid collisions? Does the thought of building a big data platform to help customers developing autonomous vehicles excite you? Do you want to make the world a safer place? Then this Product Owner - Big Data role at ESCRYPT might be a good fit for you.



ESCRYPT is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions and services for the Internet of Things (IoT). After opening their Canadian headquarters in Waterloo three years ago, the team has now grown to 35 employees and they’re continuing to expand.

ESCRYPT believes that the security and privacy of every device is important. Their mission is to bring safety and peace of mind to an increasingly connected and data-driven world. As IoT continues to explode and connect even the smallest, formerly innocuous aspects of our world, ESCRYPT technology gives its customers the edge to keep data safe. 


Why is this big data platform critical? 


In the automotive ecosystem, there are large amounts of data being generated and captured – during development, measurements, simulations, ADAS, etc. This data is currently being underutilized and involves massive manual processing to even make use of it. In order to transform the way the automotive industry develops, ESCRYPT is building an automotive big data platform that enables customers to effectively store, manage, process, and analyze this data.

How will I make an impact? 

As a Product Owner at ESCRYPT, you will be working on solving tomorrow’s problems today.  By joining the team that is at the forefront of these exciting new technologies, you will be working with very talented people, you’ll be constantly challenged to push yourself, and improve your skills. 


With the team’s security expertise and automotive know-how alongside your expertise in building big data platforms, you will help deliver solutions that will be critical to the automotive big data industry.

How do I know if this is for me?


  • You are passionate about creating innovative enterprise-level platforms and making use of the vast amounts of data available to be explored.

  • You are used to working closely with scrum teams, as well as the larger product organization, to prioritize development efforts and meet the needs of products & customers on time.

  • You enjoy defining and aligning the product vision, roadmap, strategic goals, and ensuring all stakeholders are on board.

  • You actively participate in the sprint events, including planning, standup, backlog refinement, and reviews.

  • You will collaborate with the Technical Lead(s) and other stakeholders to write epics & features, and supply acceptance criteria detailed enough for the team to deliver successfully.

  • You will ensure a consistent message on features and delivery that goes out to customers & stakeholders


Do I have what it takes? (Requirements) 


  • 5+ years of experience in software development including any of the roles product owner, senior business analyst, development manager, or quality assurance manager.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to interact effectively with senior management, customers, and partners.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (bonus for German speaking).

  • Proven ability to manage multiple time sensitive projects.

  • Proactive in seeking requirements and reacting to market needs.

  • Ability to write clear and complete value based epics and features.

  • Experience with Agile Scrum processes and methodology.

  • Exposure to Big Data solutions.


Does this sound exciting to you?
Get in touch with Leigh!

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