Business Owner IT (REF675G)

  • Full-time
  • Location: Kosice
  • Company: Deutsche Telekom IT and Telecommunications Slovakia
  • Language: English
  • Job category: Non-technical positions

Company Description

Our brand Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions Slovakia entered the life of Košice region in 2006 under the name of T-Systems Slovakia and ever since has been inextricably linked with the region when became one of the founding members of Košice IT Valley. We have managed to grow from scratch to the second largest employer in the eastern part of the country with more than 3900 employees. Our goal is to proactively find new ways to improve and continuously transform into the type of company providing innovative information and communication technology services.

Job Description

Business owner IT (BO IT) is a key business and technical leader responsible for managing governance, compliance, and return on investment (ROI) for a Solution developed by an Agile Release Train (ART). The ultimate goal of the BO IT is to align business needs with the IT development and operation processes of large scale IT solutions.

Data mission

Within Telekom Deutschland we, the data canvas of Deutsche Telekom IT GmbH, are providing all services around data and analytics. These are based on more than ten Enterprise DWHs, our data lake, various ETL-platforms, a central ingest layer, a central data catalog, multiple analytics and report platforms and all the other ingredients you would expect in a large scale enterprise environment that has been grown over decades.

Coming from an on-prem environment, we started our journey towards a cloud based data mesh approach. Transforming and migrating our platforms into the cloud.

Want more? On this way we are adjusting our development and maintenance methodology along the new requirements resulting from the changes mentioned above.

Still not enough? Using this energy, we are adjusting our data products’ structure and the services we offer to our business.

If you have been waiting for a multidimensional challenge like this, the size of our Data environment will add another thrill!

Take part in our journey, take accountability for upto two ARTs as a business owner IT, and face the challenges together with up to 150 colleagues who will recognize you as the servant  leader they want to follow.


  • You will be the key manager who guides the ART to the appropriate outcomes.
  • Provide input to backlog refinement activities in order to align the business and IT needs.
  • Understand and help specify that business objectives are comprehended and agreed to by key stakeholders.
  • Prepare the communication of the business context, including Milestones and significant external dependencies.
  • Support key activities, including the presentation of vision, draft plan review, assigning business value to Program Increment (PI) objectives, and approving final plans

Management scope

  • People-management responsibilities                                                                                                        
  • Budget responsibilities  



Have the following experience:

  • More than 5 years of management experience in Data / Analytics environments and in leading large teams (>100 FTE).
  • More than 5 years of hand-on development / maintenance experience in Data / Analytics environments
  • Have more than 2 years of experience in cloud analytic solutions (google, aws)
  • More than 3 years of experience in agile environments, Full SAFe welcome
  • Transformation of existing DWHs and/or of Data Lake (technically, organizationally)
  • Transformation of large delivery units.
  • Operational excellence required.
  • Management skills ( budgets, KPIs, skills, etc.)
  • Communication & presentation skills on SVP-level
  • Servant Leadership
  • Agile Mindset
  • Telco experience welcome

Hold the following IT Technical Skills:

  • General IT Overview – Advanced
  • Software Develoment - Intermediate

Have the following Finance Skills:

  • Accounting - Basic

You should also have:

  • Ability to provide feedback clearly and in constructive manner  
  • Ability to identify the added value for customer
  • Target orientation          
  • Customer orientation    

Speak English at least at the B2 level. Speaking German is your advantage.



Additional Information


We believe in balance between work and personal life. An attractive and extensive work-life balance portfolio guarantees lasting motivation for employees and thus a better quality of life, promotes physical and mental well-being and contributes to a positive work environment. All this with the aim of providing more freedom in reconciling work, career growth, private life and individual lifestyle. Therefore we offer to our employees over 25 different benefits to improve their personal and professional life in these areas:

  • Financial benefits
  • Benefits with focus on learning and development
  • Benefits with focus on health and sport
  • Benefits with focus on family and work – life balance
  • Other benefits

For more information about our benefits click to Benefits


Final salary is negotiable.

We are offering base salary depending on seniority level and previous experience of candidate. In addition to base salary we provide variable part and other financial benefits. Base salary will not be lower than 2300 € /brutto.

Additional information

* Please be informed that our remote working possibility is only available within Slovakia due to European taxation regulation.

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