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Product Owner- Data Platform (m/f/d)

City:  Chandigarh
Job Function:  Product
Job Area:  Product & IT
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  May 27, 2023


HRS is reinventing the way businesses and governments work, stay and pay in today’s dynamic global marketplace. HRS’ advanced platform technology is extending its reach beyond hospitality to meetings, office space management, payment efficiency and crisis recovery. Beyond cost savings in the global post pandemic economy, HRS clients gain from an unrivaled focus on essential aspects including safety, security, and satisfaction. HRS is also recognized for its award-winning Green Stay Initiative, technology that helps corporate hotel programs achieve their NetZero targets. Founded in 1972, HRS works with 35 percent of the global Fortune 500, as well as the world’s leading hotel chains, regional hospitality groups and payment providers. More information is at



Data & Analytics Platform

The HRS Data & Analytics Platform is one of the key enablers of HRS GROUP’s tech- and data driven business travel solutions. State of the art services and solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain.

Around 50 Data Specialists (Analysts, Scientists and Engineers) work together in our Data Community to create analytics solutions that serve our corporate customers, hotel partners, internal stakeholders, and millions of business travelers worldwide.

HRS Data & Analytics leverage a rich data landscape (spend data, booking data, rate data, web analytics data, etc.) turning raw data into actionable insights to provide (semi-) automated decision support to customers and business stakeholders with advanced analytical solutions. We bring state-of-the-art algorithms in production, to enhance Search & Booking experience (with personalized recommendations) or optimize the corporate hotel portfolio to the objectives of customers and the needs of the travelers.



We are looking for a (Senior) Product Owner, Data Platform to join our Data & Analytics team and work from Chandigarh office. Also help us drive the evolution and implementation of our Data Platform, enabling all business areas to become autonomous and providing self-service tools for anyone's needs to generate value from data. As the Technical Product Manager for the Data Platform, you will work closely with Data Engineers, Data Analysts and Data Scientists to bring platform solutions that will enable HRS to democratize and decentralize data and its related practices at scale. 


  • You own our "data lake", a state-of-the-art data platform acting as the single-source of truth company-wide 
  • You own the product vision, strategy, and roadmap of our data platform. 
  • You work in close coordination with various stakeholders across all the company, understanding their requirements and forming an understanding of potential solutions 
  • By combining a strong understanding of data engineering and of various aspects of the business value chain, you collaborate with both parties to drive the team with a clear purpose and in the right direction. 
  • You own the backlog for the data platform and give clear indications for prioritization 
  • You create user stories for the team, and you steer the backlog refinement sessions 
  • You keep up to date with what latest technology developments and you can also make suggestions to the team on what can be done to improve the technical offering 
  • You think about agile beyond the frameworks, how you can help create a truly agile environment and how to have engineering and analytics teams fully empowered and autonomous in their jobs. 
  • You have worked in technical organizations and can make a case for buy versus build when necessary. 
  • You can help maintain and publish our documentation, write meaningful changelogs, blogposts, and keep our roadmap up to date. 


  • University degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or a related area 
  • A strong data engineering background with at least 3 years working as a Software Engineer, Data Engineer and/or Architect 
  • A deep interest in Product Management, ideally with at least 1 year experience working as a Technical Product Manager and/or Product Owner 
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to understand stakeholder requirements clearly and translate this to the tech counterparts with ease 
  • A great team player, a techy at heart with a passion for data, business travel and working with different people from different departments 
  • Business/Native fluency in English 
  • Knowledge of SQL, Python 
  • Ideally, experience working with AWS Services and big data frameworks/tools such as Apache Spark, Presto, dbt, etc. 
  • A solid understanding of how to build a modern and scalable big data system 


Access to a global network of a globally united and mutually responsible “Tribe of Intrapreneurs” that is passionately dedicated to renew the travel industry and while doing so reinvent the ways how businesses stay, work and pay.

Our entrepreneurial driven environment of full ownership and execution focus offers you the playground to contribute to a greater mission, while growing personally and professionally throughout this unique journey. You will continuously learn from a radical culture of retrospectives and continuous improvement and actively contribute to making business life better, smarter and more sustainable.


The attractive remuneration is in line with the market and, in addition to a fixed monthly salary, all necessary work equipment and mobility, will also include an annual or multi-year bonus.

Req ID:  16924

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