Philips Lighting HUE Bridge Product Owner in Eindhoven, Netherlands

At Philips Hue, we lead the industry in connected lighting systems and services, leveraging the Internet of Things to take light beyond illumination. Our lights, the bridge and the smart controls have changed the way users control and experience light. The introduction of advanced IoT solutions, new lights and partnerships tend to introduce complex development in our Hue system, that is where you come in!

The Hue bridge is the heart of a Philips Hue system that connects your smart device to your Philips Hue lights. It also offers home automation and connects your system to the wider world via the Internet for seamless out-of-home control and other smart features.

As product owner of a Hue bridge software development team, you understand the vision of our bridge in the Hue system from the point of the customer, end user and business stakeholder. You work with project managers and technical leads to determine scope and priorities for development cycles. Your insights in this product allows you to prioritize the work for the team such that business value is maximized. You clearly define the acceptance criteria of the agile stories. You check in the sprint review and sprint demos that the work is delivered according these acceptance criteria. You develop scope documents, define epics and user stories to guide the software development team.

What we need

An agile product owner that:

  • Understands scaled agile and scrum product owner concepts and has experience in the product owner role for a software development team.

  • Can work with stakeholders in product development to ensure that the customer view is captured in minimal viable product definitions.

  • Acts as an ambassador for the product internally and externally and as the primary technical contact for queries related to the product.

  • Develops appropriately detailed specifications, epics and user stories for product features so that they are clearly understood by the development team. Captures and maintains these items in an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation.

  • Guides the development team in daily interactions and in the ART and scrum planning, reviews, demo’s and retrospectives.

What you offer

  • Unbridled enthusiasm for innovative technology and everything Internet of Things

  • At least 2 years of experience in agile product owner role for software development.

  • Eagerness to work in a multinational company, dealing with customers and colleagues from all over the globe.

  • The ability to communicate clearly: fluency in English, both verbal and written

What you might also offer


  • Experience with software development of IoT systems

What we offer

We offer you the opportunity to work for the #1 lighting organization in the world. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Excellent package (including personal benefits package)

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips Lighting results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance