Technical Application Owner - Data Services Airport+ Applications


EUROCONTROL is seeking to add a Technical Application Owner for Data Services Airport+ Applications to its team in Brussels.

The role:

  • Participate to the definition and follow-up of the product roadmap implementation and support the product lifecycle.
  • Ensure that the deliverables fulfil the business needs and are compliant with safety, security and quality standards and regulations.
  • Participate to the review, analysis and translation of the business requirements into technical specifications for internal and/or external development teams.
  • Monitor the product delivery progress; ensure compliance with development processes, identify risks, obstacles, solve product related problems, conduct trade-off analyses, review priorities, take decisions and coordinate with relevant teams.
  • Manage the delivery teams in an agile environment as well as external suppliers and their deliverables.
  • Contribute to or lead workshops, share expertise, participate to internal and external working groups, projects, fora, etc.
  • Monitor and ensure that the developments are done in accordance with the SW deployment standards of quality and security.
  • Carry out any other task in line with the main purpose of the job.

Requirements and qualifications:

  • University studies of at least 4 years or university studies of at least 3 years plus one-year relevant professional experience.
  • Internal candidates should check on the intranet to see what level of in-house experience is considered equivalent to educational qualifications where appropriate.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in a similar function.
  • Experience in:
    • Writing product roadmaps.
    • Writing functional and technical specifications (English).
    • Systems and applications architecture.
    • Managing delivery teams working closely with business.
    • Oversight and delivery of applications:
      • Cloud based platforms.
      • Complex products with high levels of multi-source data integration and processing.
      • Big data and analytics components.
    • Stakeholder management.
    • Negotiating and giving presentations.
  • Proficiency of Agile processes and principles.
  • Any of the following skills would be an asset:
    • Oversight and delivery of applications in air traffic or airport, or similar context.
    • Project management skills.
    • Development methodologies; lifecycle management.
    • Relational databases knowledge.
  • Analytical thinking: You apply a methodical approach to complex information. 
  • Communication: You are able to foster two-way communication.
  • Result focus: You ensure achievement of shared goals. 
  • Decision-making: You take decisions based on balanced arguments. 
  • Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment.
  • Professional conduct in line with the corporate behaviours of the Agency, i.e. result-driven, readiness to change, customer focus, integrity and team-player approach.
  • The working languages of the Agency are English and French. For this particular job, candidates must be proficient users of English at level C1.
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