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Product Owner API Design (f/m/d) - Barcelona

Permanent employee, Full-time · Barcelona

About us
The highly successful InsurTech wefox was founded in Switzerland in November 2014. It successfully operates across Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. wefox is customer-centric and utilizes an ecosystem of key brokers and insurance companies to meet customer needs of trust and simplification. By combining the most advanced technology with traditional insurance consulting know-how, wefox has already managed to acquire more than 250,000 customers. We are now in phase two of our growth and need to continue to increase scale and improve scalability as we enter additional markets.

You will adapt and assimilate in our team easily if you can identify yourself with our company values:

  1. We make things possible
  2. We are team players
  3. We stay focused
  4. We communicate clearly
  5. We are always authentic
​​​Want to find out more? Ask us about these values in your interview!

Responsibilities
As we are now in phase two of our growth, we are excited to be launching a brand new venture within our group. This role represents the unique opportunity to join a new team tasked with launching a product from scratch, all while having the backing of a well-funded series B in place.

  • As one of our first hires, you will be crucial to the success of the newest venture of the wefox Group.

  • Be a true leader and taking ownership from day one: steer the team, launch a high-tech product, all while evangelizing our venture internally and externally to business and industry audiences.
  • Take an active role in shaping our strategy and presenting to key stakeholders and C-level management.
  • Develop customer relations, partnerships, as well as develop business-critical use cases.
  • Empathy and true understanding of the user based in order to deliver the best developer and user experiences possible. 
  • True passion and drive for being at the forefront of disrupting a traditional industry.
Qualifications & Skills
  • Act as a Product Owner.
  • At least 5+ years of work in a product function – either as a Product Owner or Product Manager – including experience on a large-scale platform build.
  • Proven understanding of REST design requirements, versed in JSON. 
  • Understanding of Node.js or Angular.js is a plus.
  • Have used Jira.
  • Working knowledge of web platforms, applications, information systems and digital marketing solutions as well as development languages and infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of digital customer experiences and transformation.
  • Proven ability to organize within a distributed team environment (must be able to spend at least one week a month in Berlin).
  • Fluent in English, sufficiency in Spanish and/or German a plus.
  • Experience in financial services or sector a plus.
  • Should have a positive, can-do attitude.
What we offer
At wefox we take pride in ourselves on having an environment that rewards teamwork and where everyone’s contributions are valued and encouraged. While you’ll receive a competitive salary and a full benefits package, you’ll also join a rapidly growing company that works together, learns together, and plays together.

Our Offer: 

  • A multi-disciplinary role with opportunity to manage your own path to success
  • Full responsibility for your role, we want you to be your own leader! 
  • Outstanding chances to develop your own ideas – and make them work
  • Your professional development is one of our priorities and we actively support building your skills and knowledge further
  • An open-minded and passionate team spirit devoted to innovation
  • You will work closely with Anna Vogel
  • We are an open company - check out our Techleaks and Glassdoor ratings

Perks and Benefits : 


Now, we’ve gotten to the fun part, the part where you get to brag about your company, those perks your friends are so jealous of!


Here are some of them:

  • Flexible working hours including some days remote option 
  • Health
  • 26 working days of vacation + 24 and 31 December  
  • Discounted gym membership (Gymforless)
  • 50% of your public transport costs paid by the company 
  • You can change a public holiday for a vacation day
  • A stack of the most modern technologies and working gadgets
  • Free coffee, fruit and snacks, because we need fuel!
  • Company merch and tees. There is no better way to get your company name out there than by arming your team with branded goodies! 
  • Several company benefits – grants for public transport tickets, training and coaching
  • Referral Program with great remuneration and updated policy.
  • Oh and did we mention our sunny terrace, foosball and a massive ping pong table?


If you love a less-formal work environment, flexible paid time off, a competitive compensation and benefits offering - and have an engaging attitude, get in touch, we want to meet you!

Your application

Thank you for considering a career at wefox. Please fill out the following form. In case you are experiencing problems with the document upload, mail your documents to jobs@wefox.com.

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  • Contact Information
  • Cover letter including your salary expectations & possible starting date
  • CV
  • Skills / knowledge / memberships
  • Letters of recommendation and certificates
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