Tech Product Owner Incremental Innovation

  • A jornada completa
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Directorate: IAG Tech

Descripción de la empresa

IAG Tech is a community of IT and digital professionals from across the International Airlines Group (IAG). We drive the technology behind some of the biggest and most successful brands in global aviation, including British Airways, Aer Lingus, and Iberia.

Brought together in 2019, we are a unique community with a shared vision to deliver Technology Excellence and be recognised as industry leaders in the use of technology.

Our mission is to delight customers, enable employees, accelerate business performance, protect our business and increase shareholder value, through the innovative and agile use of technology and data.

We use product-centric delivery teams using agile methods to implement new capabilities at pace and maximise business outcomes. With a relentless focus on improving system performance and stability, we continually strive to find new and better ways to innovate and support the Group.

Our Values

At IAG Tech we share common values to help us create the right culture to underpin our thriving community:

Innovation | we value identifying new ways of using technology to solve business challenges

Empowerment | we value giving people the freedom to operate, that they take accountability, and collaborate with colleagues

Professionalism | we value having and developing the right knowledge and competency to be able to do our jobs to the best of our ability

Transparency | we value honesty and integrity and always share the reality in a manner the business understands

Agility | we value responsiveness, speed and flexibility in everything we do

We celebrate when we see great examples of our values in action and challenge each other when we see these values being ignored.

Descripción del empleo

Are you a highly skilled and technically adept individual with a passion for software development and a desire to shape innovative products? We are seeking a Product Owner with exceptional technical skills and software development experience to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be a key driver in translating technical capabilities into impactful product features, ensuring the successful delivery of cutting-edge software solutions.


  • Product Vision and Strategy
    • Develop a clear product development strategy by leveraging your deep understanding of software development and technical expertise.
    • Collaborate with Iberia to define product goals and align them with the company's overall objectives.
  • Requirements Gathering and Prioritization
    • Work closely with stakeholders, customers, and development teams to gather detailed technical requirements.
    • Use your technical knowledge to prioritize features and user stories, ensuring that they align with both Iberia’s needs and technical feasibility.
    • Apply your technical knowledge to prioritize features and user stories, ensuring alignment with our company's needs and technical feasibility.
    • Make data-driven decisions and adapt the product roadmap as necessary.
  • Technical Leadership
    • Provide technical leadership to development teams by offering guidance, resolving technical challenges, and making informed decisions.
    • Stay updated on the latest industry trends and emerging technologies, applying your knowledge to enhance product development.
  • User-Centric Approach
    • Advocate for the user experience and represent the voice of the customer in all product discussions
    • Collaborate with UX/UI designers to ensure that user needs are translated into intuitive and effective product designs.
  • Backlog Management
    • Create and maintain a well-defined product backlog with detailed user stories, technical specifications, and acceptance criteria.
    • Continuously groom the backlog to reflect changing priorities and evolving requirements.
  • Communication and Collaboration
    • Foster open and effective communication between cross-functional teams (Iberia), development, QA, and other relevant stakeholders.
    • Collaborate with developers to provide clarifications, address questions, and ensure a shared understanding of product goals.
  • Release Planning and Delivery
    • Participate in release planning, defining the scope and content of each release.
    • Monitor the progress of development activities, ensuring that features are delivered on time and meet quality standards.
  • Quality Assurance and Testing
    • Collaborate with QA teams to define test cases and ensure thorough testing of product features.
    • Ensure that software quality and performance standards are met throughout the development lifecycle.


Qualifications and experience:

  • Proven experience as a Product Owner or similar role in a software development environment (minimum 3-5 years’ experience in similar role). Experience in Innovation is a plus.
  • Strong technical background with hands-on experience in software development, programming languages, and technical architecture. Understanding of the latest tech trends is a plus.
  • Excellent understanding of Agile methodologies, including Scrum or Kanban. SAFe certification is a plus
  • Proficiency in translating complex functional and technical concepts into clear and concise user stories and requirements. Knowledge in cloud computing, networking and architecture is a plus.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to navigate complex technical challenges.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to navigate into work closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proactiveness, initiative taking and attention to detail are crucial qualities for this role.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English.

Experience in the airline industry an innovation sector is a plus.

Información adicional


The chance to enjoy a challenging career in an exciting, fast-moving environment in a dynamic industry, working in a multi-cultural environment with great offices in many locations. We aim to provide all our people with a work/life balance, as well as the many benefits offered by a global organisation, including health insurance, pension, and performance bonuses.

Diversity and Inclusion

IAG Tech is part of the IAG GBS organisation, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We recognise that we can only deliver the required business outcomes if we have a thriving community of technology professionals. Together we strive to become the very best at what we do.

We focus on making Tech a great place to work, with a community that we feel proud to belong to. To help make this a reality, our people strategy focuses on six key domains: Engagement, Talent Management, Reward and Recognition, Performance Management, Learning and Development and Culture.

We understand the importance of Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace to deliver this strategy – everyone should feel part of our team. We want to foster an inclusive workplace, celebrate individuality and embrace differences so that everyone in IAG Tech can achieve their goals and ambitions, regardless of their personal circumstances or background.

As a Group, IAG has an ambition that 40% of senior management roles are held by women by 2025. IAG Tech fully supports that ambition, and we are working to help make it a reality. With this in mind, we have set ourselves the challenging target of recruiting 50% female colleagues by 2030.

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