Technical Product Owner - Core Services
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries with our innovative and sustainable app-only service. We do almost everything in-house, developing cutting-edge technologies and processes to ensure we continue to grow rapidly without missing a beat. If you’re a passionate, tech-savvy Product Owner, we’re offering you the opportunity to join one of the diverse teams at our Amsterdam HQ and make a real difference in our scale-up environment. 

🥜 In a nutshell

Join us as a Technical Product Owner in one of our platform product teams and shape the way we build software products here at Picnic! From developer tooling and CI/CD to networking and security, we’re continuously growing and expanding our expertise. Because we build most of our software in-house, you'll have full control over design, development, operation, and analytics. As a Technical Product Owner, you’ll set up the vision and roadmap for our platform products in the Foundation domain.

🎯 What you’ll do

  • Craft the core APIs, services, and data models that act as building blocks for across our supply chain and customer-facing teams
  • Work with both business teams and other product teams to enable and accelerate new use-cases
  • Unlock future initiatives through upfront API development, enabling future projects that require coordination between different systems
  • Contribute to and drive strategic initiatives, helping further internationalization of Picnic supply chain

⭐ About you

  • Masters degree in Analytics, Mathematics, Engineering, Information Technology or Computer Science
  • 2+ years of experience in a product-led organization
  • You are deeply passionate about shipping great API/SDK products
  • You have solid interpersonal and collaborative skills to interact with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Your experience as a software engineer is a plus
  • Your English skills are on point (no Dutch required)

Picnic's tech team has grown 50+% every year for the past five years. As a Product Manager, you’ll lead teams that continue to grow in number and complexity. We promise to offer you an exciting and challenging growth path, at the speed of Picnic!

If you're interested in finding more about our projects, teams, tech products and future plans, please feel free to get in touch with some of our colleagues: Jelmer Borst, Gijs van der Voort, Iliana Iankoulova & Maxim Oei!  

📖 Picnic Perks

Every expert was once a beginner! 

You’ll get plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow, including the Picnic Tech Academy, Lunch & Learn sessions, and tailored soft skills training. We also offer free professional weekly language courses.

Make a difference

You’ll work in an awesome startup environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact. 
Our fully electric vehicles and sustainable business model mean you’ll also be contributing to making the world a better place! 

Teamwork makes the dream work

With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!

You are what you eat

You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches and snacks (with plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and halal options). Coffee snob? Don’t worry, our amazing Picnic barista has you covered.

Stay healthy 

Mental health is important. As well as having the option to speak with Picnic colleagues who act as confidential advisors, our collaboration with OpenUp gives you easy access to professional psychologists, along with workshops and materials. 

There are plenty of sports communities and events to get involved with, from tennis to yoga to climbing! 

Attractive package

We offer competitive compensation and a pension plan that looks out for your future self as well as 25 vacation days per year, so you can recharge your batteries. 

Work-life balance

Where possible, we like to enable people to work in ways that suit their working styles, which is why we have a hybrid-working model. Our teams generally like to have at least one team day per week at the office (the tasty lunch and Barista-made coffee may be a factor), but besides that, it’s up to you and your team.

Benefits for ex-pats 

It can be daunting starting a new job AND moving to a new country. That’s why we offer lots of support for our many ex-pat colleagues, including: 

  • Relocation package: If you join Picnic from abroad, we’ll cover your trip to Amsterdam, sponsor your Visa, and offer you a month of accommodation while you settle in (as long as regulations allow)
  • In the Netherlands, we offer support with your first tax report as well as arranging the 30% ruling
  • From health insurance to living arrangements to pet passports, there are always colleagues who’ve faced the same challenges and are more than happy to help! 

Commitment to equal opportunities 

Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law. 

At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves.

Our recruitment process

Phone screening

Online test


Assessment day

Closing interview


Apply now!