Waters Corporation

  • Product Owner

    System ID
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Software Engineering
    Job Locations
    Employment Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Job Location : Country (Full Name)
  • Overview

    Waters is developing solutions that make a meaningful impact on the world

    • Waters Helps Scientists in the Fight Against Cancer
    • Waters Helps Ensure The Quality & Safety of Food and Beverages
    • Waters Helps Drive Innovation in Chemical Materials
    • Waters Helps Scientists manufacture innovation for biodegradable plastics, safer cosmetics and latest consumer electronics
    • Waters Leads the way in helping scientists find ground-breaking treatments


    As a Product Owner you use your understanding of user needs to plan, prioritize and drive product development of our comprehensive laboratory informatics platform, designed for use in both regulated and non-regulated environments. This platform is used by our various next generation Mass Spectrometry and LC applications.


    What can we offer?

    The chance to make a difference

    • The software we develop is helping scientists all over the world to develop and produce novel solutions across the markets served by Waters. By providing easy to use workflows and investigative capabilities, we help scientists get better results, sooner. That can, for example, translate to new, life-enhancing drugs.

    Company benefits

    • Waters is a company providing good employee benefits, including a healthcare package. We have a flexible approach to work and maintain a friendly, productive working environment.


    The role involves:

    • Working with other departments to gather requirements and prioritize product related issues
    • Organizing, leading and documenting interactions with external customers
    • Ensuring that clear milestone goals and objectives are set and communicated
    • Providing all technical support to the teams in understanding the customer requirements
    • Collaborating with the PO Team to ensure dependencies are managed
    • Aligning product lifecycle with other Waters products and services
    • Acting as technical advisor and conduit between other departments
    • Act as a SME on your domain, share your knowledge with different roles and teams, mentor colleagues on their career path
    • Communicating internally, the benefit of software products through webcasts, demos, presentations, etc.
    • Travelling both domestically and internationally

    In this role you will be accountable for:

    • Defining the vision for applications, workflows and products
    • Ensuring that the vision addresses the needs of our customers
    • Articulating that vision within Waters
    • Breaking that vision down into an effective product backlog


    Relevant domain experience is essential for this role. Beyond that, we’re looking for good Product Owner qualities; Product Owner experience is required.

    Domain knowledge

    • Bachelor Degree in Life Science, Chemistry, Informatics or appropriate scientific field 
    • Knowledge of enterprise/deployed software and/or platforms.
    • Knowledge of cGxP regulations, regulated and non-regulated environments

    Nice to have:

    • Proven experience with relevant laboratory software and industry knowledge
    • Basic analytical chemistry knowledge
    • Knowledge of Waters instruments, systems and solutions

    Characteristics and qualities

    We’re looking for someone who:

    • Is proactive, confident and has integrity
    • Accepts accountability; can lead the product vision and backlog
    • Is committed to the product; is passionate about the product
    • Displays openness, rigor, and clarity of thought
    • Communicates well; communicates consistently to different groups
    • Collaborates well; can make product decisions in a team environment; can change their mind

    Product Owner experience - required:

    • Proven record of product delivery in a PO role
    • Knowledge of the software development process, especially Agile


    Company Description

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials and food sciences for 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.


    Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.


    Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.



    Waters Romania:

    Waters Romania located in Brasov is the largest site that is part of the Waters Informatics business. Our site is one of the fastest growing and most dedicated to creating revolutionary, impactful software and services that customers love! We are proud and passionate software engineers and we are working as one team with scientists around the world to solve unique problems in analytical technologies that are used to measure the chemical, physical and biological composition of materials in a range of industries- increasingly this is driven by machine learning, big data analytics and complex algorithms meaning we need the best computer scientists available. If you feel that application of software engineering should make a difference in the world we live in, you should get in touch with us today!


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