Product Owner - Mechatronics
Miscellaneous/ Python/ Ruby/ Functional
Software Development/Engineering
Permanent / Full Time
$140000 - $150000 package
Salary Period PerAnnum
Posted On 13/11/2023


JDP are stoked to be partnering with an organisation that's groundbreaking solutions are designed to provide unparalleled capabilities to those who protect and defend people all over the world.

What are they building? They are on a quest save lives through developing advanced optical systems used for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. 

Role Overview:

We are seeking a visionary Product Owner with expertise in Mechatronics. As the Product Owner, you will play a pivotal role in leading the development of our cutting-edge optical search systems, from concept to production. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineers, designers, and stakeholders, to drive the product's success.

  • Product Strategy: Develop and articulate a clear product vision and strategy, aligning it with the company's mission and goals.
  • Roadmap Planning: Create and maintain a product roadmap, prioritising features and enhancements based on customer feedback, market trends, and technical feasibility.
  • Requirements Gathering: Collaborate with engineering and design teams to define detailed product requirements, ensuring alignment with customer needs and project goals.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with multidisciplinary and leadership teams to ensure effective communication, coordination, and execution of the product development process.
  • Quality Assurance: Be thoroughly involved in the manufacturing and testing of the product.
  • Prototyping: Be at the centre of innovation, POC and rapid prototyping for products that customers are seeing for the very first time.
What do we need from you? First and foremost, good communication, a curiosity to learn and desire to be an integral part of a small yet high performing team (So a good attitude, i.e no big ego).
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechatronics, Aerospace, or Aeronautical Engineering or related field.
  • Proven experience in product management or product ownership/Leadership, preferably in a high-tech or defence technology environment.
  • Strong technical background in Embedded Systems
  • Strong technical background with Electronics, CAD and PCB.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and lead cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and methodologies.
  • Strategic thinker with a keen understanding of market dynamics and customer needs.
  • Security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required.
In short, this is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Engineer to take more product ownership or a project/product lead to pursue a new and challenging role. 
If you have the skills for this role, CLICK APPLY or even if you are just passively open to hearing about it get in touch with me on 0451441691 or

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