Product owner

- Aachen, Germany

We are looking for someone who wants to work with dedicated people, modern products and customers all over the world. As one of the world’s leading companies for PKI and digital signing solutions, we’re expanding our business as well as our personnel numbers. With expansion comes opportunity – are you up for the challenge?

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What we are looking for

PrimeKey is looking for a highly qualified and motivated product owner to join our software development team in the Aachen office. You have at least 3 years of experience as a product owner.

We live and breathe RSA, X.509, open source and hardware security modules. It is desirable if you have experience and an interest in this area, however it is of higher importance for us is to find someone who is just bursting with talent, demonstrating a product and customer-oriented mindset and having proven knowledge and skills in agile ways of working. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Work in close collaboration with the product manager, scrum master, and development team

  • Act as interface between product management and development team

  • Manage requirements in close cooperation with the product managers

  • Ensure that backlog items are well defined and prioritized in regard to the product strategy

  • Prioritize the product backlog, prepare and plan development goals following agile product development process

  • Support development teams in scoping and estimating efforts of planned features

  • Coordinate dependencies with other product owners

  • Be the host of review meetings and present the results at the end of a sprint in cooperation with the development team


You have successfully completed a university degree or comparable education in computer science, or a comparable scientific subject.


You will be part of the team at the PrimeKey offices in Aachen, Germany.

A valid working permit is a requirement. 


We expect you to have the following skills and experience: 

  • 3+ years of experience working as a product owner
  • Good knowledge of agile practices and frameworks (scrum)
  • IT background
  • Interest in IT security
  • Fluent in English

Personal qualifications

We highly value the following personal qualifications and competencies:

  • Motivated and able to work independently, proactively and responsibly

  • Ability to take own initiative

  • Positive attitude and customer focused

  • Structured and organized

  • Has an agile mindset and appreciates an agile working environment

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Easy to co-operate with others and appreciates collaborative teamwork

  • Works well in a team environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Do you have questions?

For further information, please contact Lutz Stumpe.

What you want

We at PrimeKey are an open community of security geeks and we love meeting others who are eager to work with world-beating PKI security. If learning from leading security experts and lunch conversations about IoT security sound exciting to you, get in touch with us.

PrimeKey is one of the world’s leading companies for public key infrastructure (PKI) and digital signing solutions. As of June 2021, PrimeKey is a part of Keyfactor. 

Work in the forefront of security

For two decades, PrimeKey has been at the forefront of open source-based PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) and digital signing solutions. We work with some of the world’s most renowned organizations, but pride ourselves on bringing the same warmth and enthusiasm to any business, regardless of size.

With our products, we enable the creation and use of digital certificates and signatures, which are key elements for secure communication. We deliver the capability to implement enterprise grade PKI and signature systems ready to support solutions such as IoT, e-ID, ePassports, authentication, digital signatures, code signing, and validation; all solutions where digital certificates would be a main enabler. 

Join a friendly and creative company

Working at PrimeKey means excellent development opportunities, working with some of the best PKI specialists and developers in the world, joining a pleasant working environment, and interacting with highly skilled and engaged coworkers. 

Our core values are Excellence, Trust, and Openness, all aiming at always delivering high quality solutions to make the world of IT a secure place for sensitive information and communication. 

PrimeKey has offices in Stockholm, Sweden; San Mateo, USA; Aachen, Germany; Paris, France; and Melbourne, Australia. 

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Please note: We are only looking for direct applicants and are not interested in being contacted by recruitment companies. 

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