Technical Product Owner

Job description

Join our team as a Technical Product Owner for Customs Integration to become an indispensable part of a great ongoing success story about a tech- and human-driven logistics company. 

Who we are

ViaEurope is an e-logistics provider that enables numerous global online retailers to deliver millions of products to Europe day by day. Although we have been in the business for 6 years already, the company still operates and grows with a start-up mindset. We move fast when opportunities arise and markets demand. State-of-the-art technology is at the very core of our strategy and is also behind our connected warehouses across Europe. We embrace complexity by transforming it into streamlined processes, a smart, user-friendly web platform – and a consistently growing business.

How we work

As Product Owners, we play a pivotal role in driving impactful change and solving problems at ViaEurope. We collaborate independently with stakeholders, our domain experts, and our in-house engineering team. By leveraging data and invaluable user feedback, we attain profound insights and wholeheartedly take ownership of every project. In our hybrid team, we craft roadmaps,  create and prioritize well-sized, concise and actionable tickets, ensure great UI/UX and assess the quality of implemented features before launch. Facilitating an intense and open collaboration with all participants, be it developers or prospective users, is key to our success. 

What we expect from you

The role of the Technical Product Manager for the integration of digital customs clearance across multiple EU countries is at the heart of one of the most crucial areas of the company. Careful and concise planning, along with a constant collaboration with our Customs Specialists and our dedicated developer team is paramount to turn regulatory and business needs into rock-solid implementations. Features can only be launched when they can match your quality standard, users are educated and documentation is written. Your art lies in efficiently distilling maximum value with minimal effort while enjoying the journey.


  • 3+ years of commercial Product Ownership

  • 2+ years of professional web application development, DevOps or similar

  • Proficiency in SQL, data analysis and APIs

  • Strong English communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Planning, specifying, tracking and reporting using a modern project management tool at full potential (We use Linear)

  • Manage roadmaps and concurrent projects, set realistic timeframes and take prompt actions when off-track, keep stakeholders up to date

  • Coordinate with other departments and third parties efficiently

  • User-oriented perspective, always

  • Great decision-making and problem-solving skills, pragmatism and strategic thinking, challenge approaches and inspire peers.

Nice to Have

  • Experiences in Ruby or Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL and GitHub

  • A decent background in logistics

  • Experiences in agile and lean software development frameworks

  • Dutch language

Work requirement
  • It is a full-time job
  • You could work from our office in Amsterdam or in Berlin. Your work includes traveling (possibly 1-2 travels per month, depending on your location).
  • We work Hybrid, with two days onsite per week and our office is in the eHub near Schiphol

About ViaEurope

We work in English and we believe that concise and effective written and verbal communication affects the quality of our work and defines a successful team. Also, one of ViaEurope's core values is to develop ourselves. ViaEurope boasts an education budget for conferences and online learning materials, so don't question yourself too much, we have your back!

About us

  • Start-up mindset that has a casual work environment and dress code
  • We believe that technology drives our business
  • Our team includes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and languages
  • We care for work-life balance and offer the flexibility to work from home and/or from our e-HUBs
  • Involvement: ability to participate in meetings, team building events, celebrations, and much more
  • Consistent transition toward sustainability and carbon neutrality
  • Self-empowerment: we believe in people and therefore give space for own initiatives and self-development

Interview process

Do you like the job? Do you feel you would be a great fit? We appreciate your interest and are looking forward to getting in touch with you. Of course, we are very fast with our recruiting process, just like the efficient logistics operations we deliver. 

This is next:

1. Get-to-know call with the recruiting team
2. Expertise and Skills an onsite meeting where we dive into your knowledge and work on a practical case, as well as meeting another team member. 

3. Team Connection: A meeting with two colleagues from the tech team to get an idea about future collaboration.