Product Owner – Internal Tools

In a time when the travel industry is drastically changing, we have the opportunity to help drive this change by maintaining and building the internal software landscape of trivago. Our Tech Solutions Engineering Team is focused on our internal talents, meeting their expectations and needs by using our top strengths to our advantage: our ability to adapt quickly and to focus on our teams.

As the Product Owner in our Tech Solutions Team youll be responsible for the backlog prioritisation and overall direction of trivagos internal software portfolio.  This high visibility role will have you working on diverse tasks with a direct business impact.

Curious to know more? Read on and apply!

What you’ll do:

  • Backlog management and prioritisation for a team of 6 engineers.
  • Deliver on business specifications for internal software products and integrations.
  • Requirements gathering for the team.
  • Be the main point of contact for our stakeholders and manage their expectations accordingly.
  • Create user stories, help designing test cases and acceptance criteria.
  • Cross-team collaboration with other departments of the company.

What you’ll definitely need:

  • 3-5 years experience as a Product Owner.
  • Experience working with Scrum and Agile methodologies.
  • Proven understanding of prioritisation techniques (such as cost of delay, Kano etc.).
  • Good command of methodologies for requirements engineering (such as user story mapping, Rapid Prototyping etc.).
  • Comfortable navigating in Jira and Confluence.
  • Structured approach to knowledge sharing and documentation.

What we’d love you to have:

  • A strong understanding of ERP systems will be highly regarded.
  • Good understanding of how APIs work.
  • Basic knowledge of SQL to create reports or insights.
  • A bachelors degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics or equivalent experience.

What you can expect from life at trivago:

Entrepreneurship: The freedom to take ownership of your work and drive initiatives independently. It’s the idea that counts, not the position. 
Growth: Support for your development, constant new opportunities, regular peer feedback, mentorship and training.
International workforce: Collaboration with international talents from 80+ nations bringing different perspectives, backgrounds and expertise together to ensure a truly global focus.
Flexibility: Self-determined working hours and the opportunity to split your time between home and our campus in Düsseldorf: 2 days on campus and 3 days at home per week. 
Relocation and integration: Support with relocation costs, work permit and visa questions, insurance and free language classes.
Equal opportunity: Commitment to creating an all-inclusive workplace, because we know representing the diversity of our users in our talent base enables us to create a more meaningful product. 

A note regarding COVID-19:

We understand that there is a lot of uncertainty around the future of the travel industry. If you want more insight into our current strategy and outlook, follow our LinkedIn company updates.

Our recruiting team will be on hand every step of the way, but if you have any questions or concerns before applying, feel free to reach out to us at

We look forward to your application!