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Product Owner Route Optimization (m/f/d)

Join us as a Product Owner Route Optimization (m/f/d) to improve our next generation ridesharing service.

MOIA is an innovative mobility company that is changing people’s lives by re-imagining urban mobility. MOIA creates services that enable more people to move more freely and securely, ultimately making cities better places to live. We free up the movement of people and goods within cities while making mobility accessible to everyone. That means we:

  • Make city traffic clean, safe and silent
  • Create more time and space for people
  • Bring affordable and convenient mobility to everybody

Who is behind the Route Optimization Team?

We are a small cross-functional team of engineers and domain experts, passionately solving the problem of assigning trips to vehicles, constrained by vehicle capacity and time windows, maximizing the customer satisfaction while also minimizing the operational costs. 

We provide an optimization service which is capable of that as well as meeting operational needs derived from the requesting teams.

We live by the saying: “you build it, you run it”. We strive for calm nights and weekends without incidents by delivering software with the highest engineering quality. We prioritise collaboration and knowledge exchange within the team.

You can read a little more about us here.

What you will do

  • Build a world class optimization framework: Managing a fleet of hundreds of vehicles for a pooled ridesharing requires a highly scalable and effective optimization algorithm and framework. We strive for a world class set of algorithms specifically optimized for our complex use cases.
  • You will be responsible to develop a platform that selects the best vehicle, route and stop for the job. Using analytics, simulations and data science driven approaches like predictions engines does spice up the job.
  • Drive a culture of excellence: Product Owners are the senior members of our Product Management team and are the gatekeepers of our core values. You will manage unknowns and uncertainty in a way ride pooling is unseen and take responsibility for serving our customers in the most convenient and efficient way.
  • You inspire and coach your team.

What will help you to fulfill your roll

The right person will be comfortable in an “all hands on deck” environment, loves solving problems, is excited to work in high-performance teams, and can thrive in a startup culture.

  • Excellence: You have a profound understanding of routing algorithms and facilitating complex data. You bring along experience on building a scalable data processing platform. Real-world experience in data science and simulations is a plus.
  • Visionary: You think big, craft compelling visions for your ideas, and understand what makes your products commercially viable (or not).
  • Pragmatist: You get things done, make sound decisions and resolve issues effectively.
  • Strong communication skills: People enjoy working with you because you communicate well and evoke optimism, even when you’re communicating complex information. You inspire people by translating your in-depth subject expertise into clear and straightforward language.
  • Fluent communication in English.
  • Ability to work in an ever-changing environment, handle multiple priorities with tight deadlines.

What we offer you

We are a new company and a fast-growing team. We see things from a people's perspective, observing, learning and responding to their social needs. We are always curious to find better ways to do things and so we question everything. We are driven by the possibilities better urban mobility solutions can unlock. We work with different people, disciplines, and companies to make great things happen. MOIA offers a unique opportunity as it combines the best of the startup and corporate worlds. We are an innovative new business based in top locations such as Berlin and Hamburg but are also backed by a large corporate parent providing funding, resources, know-how, and commitment.

What we offer in detail

  • We believe good ideas count more than hierarchies
  • You’ll work together with enthusiastic engineers
  • Competitive salary including bonus and a mobility budget
  • Continuous learning days, job rotation, trainings & attendance of conferences
  • ProfiTicket (public transport)
  • Subsidisation of a fitness club membership or a decent bicycle
  • Fresh fruits & soft drinks
  • 30 days of holiday
  • Relocation support
  • Office dogs