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When you join HMS, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future. Are you ready to revolutionize and connect the world of Industry ?

We have an opportunity for a passionate and dynamic team player to fill the position of


R&D Product Owner

Full Time
Nivelles, Belgique
Young Professional
June 27, 2024

The Product Owner is accountable for maximizing the value of the product and the work of the Development Team. He/She is accountable for the management of the Product Backlog, throughout the collection and the prioritization of needs. He/She is the single point of contact regarding the Product Backlog for all persons external to the Development Team.

The Product Owner is working close to the Development Team in order to be available for day-to-day discussions. He/She reports to the Device Product Lead & Product Owner Manager.

  • You analyze the feature requests and prioritize them. 
  • You build a pragmatic understanding of market and customer problem into the R&D team. 
  • You collaborate with other Product Owners to build the Ewon solution in an efficient and consistent manner. 
  • You contribute to the on-going improvement of the product through a good collaboration with other departments (P&M, R&D, Supply, etc.). 
  • You refine the Epics and User Stories to support the roadmap. 
  • you ensure the sharing of the technical news (firmware/software releases, security updates) to the stakeholders.

Domain of development:

  • Integrated application development:
    • Industrial router (device)
    • Network and VPN access
    • Access rights management
    • Multi-device managemenT
    • Billing, Licensing and Consumption

Technologic environment is composed of:

  • java
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Rest (HTTP, Swagger, OpenAPI, Postman)
  • Angular/HTML
  • RobotFramework
  • Git/GitLab/GitLab pipeline

Methodology and tools:

  • Agile/Scrum/Kanban/SaFe
  • Test Driven Development/Behavior Driven Development
  • CI/CD
  • Jira/Confluence
  • You hold minimum a Bachelor's degree and have experience in the embedded development.
  • You have experience in IT Analysis (UML, data modelisation, wireframing UI) (optional).
  • You have experience in API development (optional).
  • You have experience in testing (BDD, TDD, Gherkin) (optional).
  • A position in a company that has been growing the last years and an agile environment
  • A long-term secure job and a permanent contract in the future market of industrial communication and industry 4.0
  • An attractive salary and fringe benefits (like share saving program, gym, pension funding, insurances), and a company car
  • Opportunities for continuous professional training and development relating to your skills and experience

The HMS Networks Group, which employs more than 1200 people in 18 countries, is and internationally leading provider in the field of industrial communication solutions.

HMS enables valuable data and insights, allowing our customers to increase productivity and sustainability.

Ewon is a product brand of HMS Industrial Networks, one of the leading independent manufacturers of products for industrial communication, including remote maintenance. HMS Industrial Networks enables valuable data and insights, allowing our customers to increase productivity and sustainability. Under the Ewon brand, HMS offers different IIoT solutions to remotely access and monitor industrial equipment and more specifically: 

  • Troubleshoot PLC's remotely,
  • Monitor industrial equipment at any time,
  • Collect machine data to feed IIoT Application.

We also like to say that we put Heart, Mind and Soul into our work. That's how we create our shared culture and it's a pretty good acronym for that too: Welcome to HMS!
Our Ewon head office is located near the lovely medieval town of Nivelles. Many of us commute by bike, train or car and you’ll be a short distance from Brussels center, about 30 km away. The city offers a unique mix of outdoors, cultural heritage, and much more. Plus, it’s just a happy place with positive people.


We’re looking for motivated and passionate individuals who love to build things and solve problems.

We love meeting cool and forward-thinking talents, so don’t hold back!

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