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Product Owner

Microbe&Lab is a preventative and diagnostics company that develops and commercializes innovative tests for consumer and professional use. Microbe&Lab has three business units: Diagnostics & Services, Suresy and Cornalab.EU. With the first BU we offer various laboratory and diagnostics services and with the other two (Coronalab.EU and Suresy)  we drive our ambition to become a European leader in at home testing.

Over the last year, Microbe&Lab has grown exponentially towards a strong team of over 100 professionals with complementary backgrounds. Our high-end tests are being developed, market and manufactured in our laboratories in Amsterdam. Get more insights on our organization, products and services via our website

We are now looking or a Product Owner who is ambitious and eager to learn, with a focus on the IT infrastructure, Generic IT applications, IT management at a scale-up / mid-size company (100 + employees). You will report to the CIO.

Do you see yourself working in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment? And do you feel energized in our mission to make the world healthier because ‘we see what you should know’, than join Microbe & Lab.

How will you make impact?

As a Product Owner at Microbe&Lab your main responsibilities are to coordinate the development process and to further develop the concept and functionalities of our products. Together with the CIO and IT Manager you translate the long-term product strategy to user stories and epics. You guard the vision of the product and make sure that what the team is working on, is relevant and useful.

What will you do?

In this position you will focus on:

  • Work closely with customers, partners, Business Development to gather requirements and map them into the product roadmap.
  • Identify ways to assist product management in product planning through requirements definition and analysis. Propose new product features and updates.
  • Elicit requirements using surveys, interviews, document analysis, site visits, use cases, scenarios, and competitive product analysis.
  • Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by the development team.
  • Contribute to crafting and maintaining a clear and effective product roadmap ; Define the MVPs per feature/functionality
  • In collaboration with the development team, write requirements specifications that are simple, clear, and meet customer expectations.
  • Lead the development team in the iterative delivery of new functionality and solutions to be tested and validated with actual end-users.
  • Work with our partners/UI/UX designers to ensure that new and existing features not only address the functional requirements but also guarantee the best user experience.
  • Work with other Product Owners to ensure the best fit of new and existing features in the current software architecture, and that chosen technologies match both current and future product needs.
  • Verify the correct fulfillment of all requirements. Identify requirements errors and defects, and write requirements defect identification and notification reports.

How will you get There?

An ideal candidate will possess:

  • A degree in information technology, computer science or a comparable technical study
  • At least 3 years of work experience in a software development company as a team leader or Product Owner/manager
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and particularly Scrum framework
  • you are eager to learn, a team player with a problem-solving mentality. You are creative, combining good analytical skills, a structured way of working with strong interpersonal skills
  • you have a drive for quality and robustness
  • you are fluently in English and Dutch, both verbally and in writing.


What we offer

  • An innovative, fast-paced working environment
  • New office at the IQuarters Campus (Rosalyn) in the midst of the health and life science hotspot in Amsterdam
  • Competitive salary with a 13th month.
  • Solid pension plan (ABP)
  • Flexible work hours with work-from-home options
  • Growth opportunities (personal development, internationalization)
  • Commuter benefit, laptop and phone

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    Microbe&Lab BV
    Rosalyn building / Floor 0B (Laboratory) -1B (Office)
    Paalbergweg 2-4
    1105 AG Amsterdam

    Microbe&Lab is ISO9001 certified.
    All our products are IVD compliant and CE marked.