Product Owner Motorsports

As Product Owner at our International Headquarters in Haarlem, you have a key role in the success of Racers, Timers, Race Control and the engagement with Fans. Our products are used on all levels in the motorsport market including prominent customers like Indycar, Nascar and MotoGP.
MYLAPS is developing game-changing new technology that will set the standard for future solutions for Timing, Safety and Engagement. Based on this technology we will build new product lines, including software products.
You will play a critical role in shaping and delivering these software products. Being a Product Owner at MYLAPS means never a dull moment, international exposure and a dynamic environment with colleagues who either have a passion for sports, technique or both.
Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Leading and inspiring your colleagues to a successful result
  • Translate portfolio strategy to product roadmaps
  • Using an agile structure (i.e. SCRUM) to ensure a transparent and well-driven flow
  • Guide a cross-functional agile product team with 4-6 developers and external suppliers
  • Work in close cooperation with the portfolio manager Motorized and our Product Management team
  • Ensuring up-to-date communication lines between all departments and stakeholders

Do you have:

  • Strong affinity and  experience in Motorports
  • Knowledge of being a racer is an absolute plus
  • A hands-on, self-starting mentality
  • A strong personality who is not afraid to use his influencing skills also in times of resistance
  • Multi-level communications skills
  • Strength to perform under pressure
  • The experience to be an added value when it comes to further maturing our products

And are you:

  • Willing and able to grasp the MYLAPS developments and products in a flash
  • Software, hardware, and product savvy
  • Pragmatic and result driven
  • The type of person where the glass is half full instead of half empty
  • Able to pro-actively monitor and adjust processes if needed
  • Able and willing to work in weekends (+/- 6x per year) and upon demand
  • Having a helicopter view

Does your package of knowledge and experience include:

  • 3+ years of working experience involved in software products
  • 1+ years’ experience in the role of Product Owner (in the software industry)
  • Higher vocational education or academic thinking and working level
  • Completed Scrum certification is a plus
  • The ability to work autonomously with a high level of responsibility
  • A good command of English both written and verbally
  • A knack for finding the best way to solve problems given the particular constraints
  • Ability to empathize with stakeholders and users
  • You already live in The Netherlands is a must 

Then you are the Product Owner who we are looking for! We offer you the best you can imagine:

  • Naturally a competitive set of labor conditions
  • An international environment with a Dutch flavor, where passion, quality and technical craftsmanship go hand in hand with the world of solutions for active and motorized sport

What is our offer you cannot resist:

  • International environment in an exceptional branch: sport events across the globe
  • A competitive salary
  • 27 vacation days per year
  • Pension plan
  • Contribution to health insurance
  • In-depth on-boarding program

Onboarding @ MYLAPS includes:
Our technical products, services, platforms, and business practices are diverse. To understand the full picture, you need in-depth training which will be provided by our technical and commercial specialists. A company-wide introduction program will be provided as well in the first month of your employment. Your success is our success and therefore we take good care of you!

About MYLAPS Sports Technology:
MYLAPS International Headquarters is based in Haarlem, The Netherlands. With offices in The Netherlands, The United States, Australia, Malaysia, Japan and China we support racers, athletes, and events in creating their ultimate sports experience. Every year we capture the performance of over 20 million people all over the world. We develop accurate, reliable, and easy-to-use technology to turn data into insights, progress, and fun. Founded in 1982, we have revolutionized the world of sports timing with groundbreaking innovations and set the standard ever since. Our products and platforms are used at professional events like the Olympics and INDYCAR to countless local events around the corner. MYLAPS is a carbon neutral company where we have the responsibility to contribute to a better world.