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Product Owner for MLOps (m/f/d)

Tech & Engineering
Munich + 2 more locations
Full Time
Permanent
Experienced Professionals
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Product Owner for MLOps (m/f/d)

When applying for this position, you will have the opportunity to indicate your preferred work location from the following: Munich, Berlin, Remote Germany


Grow with us – Start your career at IU International University!

Join our team in a full-time position in one of the IU offices (Munich, Berlin, …) or remote as Product Owner (PO) for ML Ops (m/f/d) in the AI & Data department.

Your tasks

  • Together with a team of engineers, you own building and maintaining CD/CI, production and retraining pipelines for major AI/LLM systems.

  • You act as the single point of contact for all stakeholders of your pipelines—both business and technical.

  • Informed by industry best practices and detailed knowledge of your stakeholders’ needs you develop a bespoke vision & roadmap for your pipelines.

  • You develop detailed requirements, set priorities for your team and align them with the relevant stakeholders.

  • You review your team’s work, collect feedback from the relevant stakeholders and derive the next steps.

  • If required, you perform quick analyses and tests, liaise with other teams and find support to overcome impediments and ensure progress.

Your Profile

  • You have at least a B.Sc.-level degree in either a technical subject or a business subject, such as computer science, business administration or similar. Master’s degree is a plus.

  • You have at least 3 years of experience in ML Ops, AI Ops, DevOps or similar, either hands-on or in a managing / product owning role.

  • You have solid knowledge and understanding of ML/AI, cloud computing platforms, container technologies such as Docker and orchestration tools such as Airflow. Knowledge of AWS services is a plus.

  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills in English and are comfortable communicating with colleagues at various levels, specializations and backgrounds.

  • You are able to quickly navigate a complex organizational setup with various stakeholders and teams, quickly establishing rapport within and across teams.

  • You are experienced in working with modern project management approaches such as Scrum, and comfortable moderating regular team meetings.

We offer

  • Design your ideal career and pathway: Explosive growth enables great opportunities. Tell us your dream career, and we will help you make it a reality.

  • Work from home, work from anywhere: We blur the lines between local and remote by embracing collaborative & video meeting technologies. Working from abroad for a while sounds good to you? No problem thanks to our WorkFlex benefit.

  • Flexible working times: It’s your call. We trust you will get things done.

  • It’s your choice: You can choose your equipment freely. Everybody has his/her own preferences concerning hardware.

  • Up level your education: Enjoy free up-skilling courses, language courses & discounted degree courses. There is always something new to learn!

  • Get a good rest: We push ourselves every day to go above and beyond. But we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation for all employees. Need some time off? How about a sabbatical?

  • Fruit baskets are yesterday, today we go for benefits that really count! Whether it’s a job bike, employee discounts, company pension plan or net wage optimization: we’re constantly working to get the most out of it for you.

Who are we? Germany’s largest university – and not just an excellent choice for studying, but also an outstanding Great Place to Work®! As an edutech company, we rely on state-of-the-art technology and data-driven approaches. That’s why AI-driven voice assistants and other GPT systems have long become part of our daily work routine, helping us to focus on exciting projects. Here at IU, over 4,000 employees are dedicated to making a difference. So start now and join the Gamechangers!

Become part of Data Science & AI team! We develop solutions to further increase our efficiency and productivity – through automation, a higher clock rate and better monitoring of our processes.

Sounds like the perfect job for you? Then apply now! Simple, fast and even without a cover letter. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Nilofer at nilofer.qayumi@iu.org.

Actions speak louder than words: We cherish our “Culture of Everyone” and would like to take this opportunity to emphasize that we do not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, sexual orientation or disability. We welcome you as you are and look forward to nurturing our diverse community at the IU!

Your personal contact
Your personal contact - Nilofer Qayumi

Nilofer Qayumi

Tech Recruiter

Our explosive growth pushes us to always reinvent ourselves. My daily tasks are very different from one year ago. IU is a unique opportunity for those who want to learn and grow at speed.
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Marco Kukulies
CTO
IU asked me in my interview what I wished to do—today I’m doing it. I have the freedom to work as I please, develop what I feel is needed, and I am fully supported with my career development plan.
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Anton Stangl
Software Developer
What we’ll do for you
Shape your career
Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we will help you make it a reality.
Reach your destination sustainably
Germanys 9 euro ticket is history, we got the DeutschlandTicket for 7 €. You prefer to travel by bike? Then a Jobrad (bike leasing)might be the right choice. We offer many environmentally conscious options to be mobile both professionally and privately.
Use your own technology
You can choose your equipment freely. Because everyone has their own preferences when it comes to hardware and IDE.
Work wherever you want...
Digitalization is part of our DNA. So decide for yourself which place sparks the most productivity in you. You love remote work? No problem! Would you like to work abroad for a while? Our WorkFlex Benefit makes it possible.
...and flexible in terms of time
It's your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.
Take your knowledge to a new level
Where if not with us? Enjoy free access to all our e-learning platforms. In addition, we will finance you a complete technology course of your choice<strong>.</strong>
Rest well
We make an effort every day, but we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation plus an extra day of vacation on your birthday. Do you need a longer break? How about a sabbatical?
Enjoy our brand of social
We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
World’s best colleagues
We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
The location
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Munich
Our beautiful Munich Campus is at Berg am Laim, and our Business & Mission Centre is at Schwantalerhöhe. There, we strategize, innovate, build, and manage the IU products & services that are transforming education forever.
About the team
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Tech & Engineering
We push the outside of the envelope, challenge what exists, and do what hasn’t been done before—building an unbreakable connection between people and education. That’s how we roll in Tech & Engineering at IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU).

Unrestricted access to learning is a life-changing concept. We build solutions for digital education that are accessible wherever we go. They’re mobile, always on, and everywhere. Advancing through AI, NLP, Big Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud platforms, and Software Development, we are leading the digital transformation of education in the era of Industry 4.0.
Our core values
#1

Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.
#2

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.
#3

Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.
#4

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.
#5

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.
#6

Focus on getting things done on time.

We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.
#7

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

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