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Daimler Trucks North America Product Owner – Connectivity Services, Remote Updates (L6) in Portland, Oregon

When you join Daimler, you become an agent of change within our global community of people working to create a cleaner, safer, and more efficient world for today and tomorrow. Through innovation at all levels, our teams ensure our world-changing brands continue to increase the quality of life and the business success of our customers, their customers, and the world around them. The Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) brand portfolio is second to none, and includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

We are the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market and the industry’s technology trendsetter. Empowered by purpose, DTNA employees drive a Technology Revolution through innovative products and a customer-centric culture. Our dedication to our customers and society does not end once our products hit the road. That’s because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. We immerse ourselves in our customer’s experience, and support the environmental responsibilities of our sites to ensure our products are the reliable, sustainable and the desired tools of the future.

Job Overview

The Digital Vehicle Solutions team at Daimler Trucks North America ( DTNA) delivers value to our customers through connected vehicle products and services. This role will need to have the ability to define and implement product deliverables for the Remote Updates product line including Parameters over the air (POTA) and Firmware over the air (FOTA). In a Product Owner role for a feature development team, this individual will be working closely with the Remote Updates Product Manager to support Agile Scrum team objectives and goals. This position collaborates with departments regarding their assigned product area (Service, Detroit, Mechatronics, PVE, IT, Sales & Marketing, etc.), ensuring organizational alignment and delivery


  • Work with the product manager and technical leads to determine scope and priorities for product development cycles that align with the strategic direction

  • Create appropriately detailed requirements for product features that are clearly understood by the development teams

  • Collaborate with SAFe team on all new feature development, including building, grooming and prioritize backlog,

  • Contributing to/reviewing/approving user stories, sprint support, and QA testing; including participating in Agile team ceremonies such as sprint reviews/demos

  • Troubleshoot and prioritize incoming issues from various teams to develop an appropriate solution. Record all issues in JIRA, collaborate with cross-functional teams on solution design and help drive to closure.

  • Partner with design and user experience colleagues to ensure an intuitive UX/UI that meets customer needs

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business or related field from an accredited university/college required and 1 year of relevant experience OR 6 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree required

  • An attached resume is required

  • Experience that meet strong customer needs and standards required

  • Experience in translating product epics and features into user stories and further breaking them down into technical requirements that are easily digestible by development teams

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

  • Understanding of embedded systems and vehicle network architecture in order to design efficient and scalable solutions

  • Experience in vehicle development or diagnostics required

  • Ability to work collaboratively but also autonomously when needed required

  • Must be able to work outside of traditional working hours in order to support global initiatives

  • Excellent written and verbal skills; ability to communicate across cultures and geographic regions

  • Expert proficiency in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word required

  • Ability to change direction and priorities in a fast paced environment required

Typical Minimum Experience Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • 2-4 years of related experience preferred

  • 1 year of digital connectivity or telematics knowledge, ideally in an OEM context preferred

  • Experience working with various databases & tools (SQL, Tableau, Alteryx, Power BI, or similar) preferred

  • Experience in data analytics such as proactive data monitoring, case management and device diagnostics preferred

  • Experience in working with SAFe/Agile processes, tools and teams preferred

  • Exposure to OTA updates (FOTA, SOTA) preferred

Work Location Opportunity:

This position is open to consideration at the following locations:

  • Portland (preferred)

  • Detroit

  • Fort Mill

  • Remote possible

Daimler Trucks North America is firmly committed to developing a work environment that supports empowerment and inclusion for our current and future employees. We recognize that our ability to adapt will enable us to compete for a broader range of talent. Additionally, our business and the people who work within it will be successful and profitable if we remain agile and flexible in our approach to work.

To continue to build a great place to work for all, we are committed to a culture that supports flexibility and encourages a positive working environment that achieves the needs of our business and employees.

  • @hybrid: Number of days at home and at the office will be determined through an ongoing conversation with your Manager. DTNA will ensure that your WFH set-up meets wi-fi / data minimum requirements and sets you up for success. Travel to the office is not reimbursed and employee must live close enough to attend regular in-person collaborative meeting with at least 24-hour notice.

  • @home: You work the majority of your time from home. DTNA will ensure that your WFH set-up meets Wi-Fi / data minimum requirements and sets you up for success. Travel will be fully reimbursed for travel to work location.

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application

  • Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.

Organization: Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Title: Product Owner – Connectivity Services, Remote Updates (L6)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Requisition ID: DAI0000FGC