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Product Owner – Main Reusable stage

  • Paris - La Défense, Île-de-France
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Job description

This position is open to a 24 month internal mobility 

MaiaSpace is a European space tech company, designing, manufacturing and operating competitive and sustainable solutions for space mobility. We are driven by the belief that access to space is a major enabler for a better and more sustainable life on Earth, addressing the challenges faced by humanity: climate, resources, connectivity, and data. Our aim is to successfully design and test a cost-effective and reusable mini-launch vehicle by 2026.

Product Owner – Main Reusable stage

Under the management of Chief Product Owner, your responsibilities will include:​

-Lead the development roadmap for reusable first stage and low-cost upper stage:​

  • Define and document Key features, performance and functionalities for both products,​
  • Establish and update Quarterly objectives and roadmap (ie product backlog) in consistency with the overall product roadmap, clarifies any details regarding the objectives & solutions​
  • Maintain permanent interaction with internal customer (Chief Product Officer), future users (Mission & Ops, AIT team) and interfaced products (Avionics, Ground System, Upper Parts)​
  • Document the up-to-date product roadmap on a quarterly basis.​
  • Anticipate & ensure coordination with external contributors ​
  • Non Recurring Cost file update every quarter : bottom up and top down cost at completion​

-Perform Product Owner Agile duties with the development team:​

  • Validate development team macro tasks in relation with features and roadmap​
  • Hierarchise Team backlog to balance workload vs priorities​
  • Anticipate & ensure coordination with other team Product Owners (studies, interactions, …)​
  • Prepare Program Increment routines : vision, next Increment features, planning, macro tasks​
  • Participate to Agile routines in relation with your duties (daily, iteration planning & review, product owners syncing...)​

-Arbitrate and organise Product iteration review:​

  • Assess performances along product iterations: functional performance, MAIT production cost, ecological performance, development cost​
  • Manage an up-to-date "as designed" definition release of the product on a quarterly basis (e.g., validate changes with the dev team, elaborate documentation whenever needed)​
  • Specify acceptance tests high level objectives for the testing team​
  • Validate product iterations acceptance wrt product backlog​
  • Participate to the hiring process​

Job requirements

🛸 Background and Skills

  • Customer oriented, easy relationship and communication skills​
  • Swift decision making and leadership, even in uncertain situations​
  • 10+ years background in rocket engineering, with experience in project management​
  • Servant leader experience as manager, team leader, …​
  • Agile experience or practicing appreciated

🎬 Working at MaiaSpace

You will be joining a friendly multi-disciplinary team, comprised of multi-skilled people, following Agile and Scrum methodologies. This means that your role and responsibility may evolve over time with varied assignments and challenges depending on priorities and competences. Your work will be hands-on and in close contact with the final product. We are open-minded, transparent, pragmatic, result oriented and people centric. Teamwork is at the heart of how we work together and our co-workers share the same fundamental values: respect, humility, reactivity and autonomy with a passion for technical excellence. Our newly acquired office space at La Defense is located within the heart of Europe’s largest purpose built business and commercial district with easy access to public transport.

Written and spoken communication is in French and English.


  • Paris - La Défense, Île-de-France, France
Group Mobility


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