Product Owner

“Next IT Services” LTD is a fast growing IT development company based in Sofia, Bulgaria. The company develops highly innovative IT solutions for international clients, being active in the field of Real Estate and Construction, including: building design, planning, production, construction and maintenance.

“Next IT Services” LTD is fully owned by the Austrian company “Die Werkbank IT” GmbH, part of "Drees & Sommer" Group: an international consulting company working in the building and real estate sector with head office in Germany. IT & BIM solutions developed in the cooperation are used on a global level by international companies such as Knauf, Sto, Saint-Gobain, Drees & Sommer, and many others since 1998.

The Product Owner will be part of a professional and self-organized team of experienced developers, designers and architects working on innovative software solutions for the Architecture industry.

Our regional office in Sofia is looking for You - the ideal candidate for the position!
Master your skills and join the team of Next IT Services!

Product Owner Responsibilities

  • Communicate with different stakeholders, including: clients, business managers, partners, architecture, development and design teams;
  • Define detailed customer specifications and requirements;
  • Transform the business needs into detailed software specifications;
  • Create product roadmap;
  • Manage and update the product backlog;
  • Prioritize backlog tasks based on the overall strategy and business objectives;
  • Integrate user-facing elements developed by Front-End Developers;
  • Report progress and status with business management and clients;
  • Inspecte and evaluate product progress through each iteration.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Product Owner and/or Project Management experience 2+ years;
  • Ability to communicate with developers and approve software design;
  • Ability to grasp different types of information and communicate it with different stakeholders;
  • Team player skills and qualities;
  • Sufficient experience in working with Software development teams;
  • Experience with Jira Software (Agile) is an important advantage;
  • Architecture skills and/or BIM experience, as well as education are considered as a huge plus;
  • Experience with Autodesk Revit and/or Graphisoft ArchiCAD is considered as a strong advantage;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and give accurate time estimates;
  • Very good English language skills;
  • German language skills are considered as an advantage;
  • Be able to work on your own initiative and be flexible and focused.

Our Offer

  • High range remuneration for a full-time employment position in a modern office space with friendly environment;
  • Innovative, interesting and challenging projects for international clients;
  • Possibility to join a multi-skilled international team with creative, management and development experience and to take part in the further team-building and growth;
  • Follow a clearly pre-defined career path for further growth in the company with planning of qualification and responsibilities according to the position and leadership level, as well as salary increasement;
  • Shared bonus salary payment based on the annual company revenue: 10% of EBIT shared amongst all team members;
  • Team activities: project presentations and team buildings.

Attractive additional benefits like:

  • Home Office option (up to 50% in standard situation, 100% in urgent situations);
  • Flexibility in working time;
  • Additional vacation days maximum up to 30 days per year;
  • Complete financing of a sports card and private insurance, as well as language or professional courses, seminars and workshops;
  • Daily refreshments free of charge;
  • Company presents on an annual basis.

If you are interested in the offer, please send your CV in English to, including a recent photo and portfolio list with brief description of the projects that you have participated in and your role in each of them. Applications will be treated in a timely and confidential manner. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.