Group Manager – Base SW at Software Platforms

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


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Job Number: 1982

Requisition Number: 146736BR

Position Title: Non Categorized Workforce_50522548

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Group Manager – Base SW @ Software Platforms

Position Description
Do you have passion for software and electronics and believe in the agile manifesto? Are you able to create a climate of cross functional collaboration where everyone is accountable and proud of the products and solutions? Are you a believer of servant leadership beyond our organizational boundaries? If yes - then we are hoping you to join our team!

Who are we?
To address our tremendous present and future challenges we are seeking a highly skilled engineering manager within Software Platforms whose mission is to deliver a complete SW platform including integration on HW for a developer of an application in Volvo AB, utilizing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery chains This position requires strong leadership skills, technical expertise, and the ability to collaborate across departments and with external partners.

About the position
We are looking for an engineering group manager for a team that is responsible for activities and deliveries supporting the development and maintenance of our on-board base SW platform. The group manager is the first line manager and the servant leader of two/three scrum teams. The group has competence in software platforms, software architecture, embedded software design, SW integration and toolchains around it.

Your role will be to both lead technology and people. So, on one hand to provide and retain skilled members to the scrum teams and coach the team members as well as the teams in the daily activities and secure necessary pre-requisites for a successful execution of our mission, and on the other hand take a technical ownership of the products delivered by the team, which implies participation in the complete chain from developing strategies to follow up maintenance of the delivered products, naturally with the support from the complete team. You will support in development of processes, methods, tools and standards related to software platform development. As a line manger you will participate in developing the working environment, recruit employees and consultants. You communicate regularly to the group on performance, strategies and operations and perform all other administrative activities belonging to group members.

The SW Platforms management team, which you will be a part of, consists of the Global Technology Manager and five more group manager colleagues as well as one agile Product manager, several architects and one Release Train Engineer. It’s a global department with groups in Gothenburg and Bangalore.

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Who are you?
This is a position for a person that has the ability to work under demanding conditions and to create a successful working climate. As a person, you have a broad software platform technical know-how combined with good communication skills and a strong belief and previous experience in working with agile methods. You have a strong ability to inspire, develop and motivate individuals and teams. You are goal oriented and can take own initiatives and drive certain actions on your own.

A positive mindset and “can do attitude” characterize your personal profile. You understand that being accountable means driving activities inside as well as outside your own organization. You enjoy balancing between strategic plans and short-term activities. You are comfortable in taking difficult decisions and standing up for the values of our company.

  • You are holding a University/Bachelor/Master degree.
  • You have a proven experience within EE system engineering
  • You are experienced in agile ways of working
  • You have managerial experience from line or project management

What can we offer?
We can offer you the opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. Our daily work is performed in an international environment giving the opportunity to interact with highly committed colleagues from different cultures. We trust the individual and act as a team, stay close to the product and provide opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Are we a good match? Curious and have questions? Please contact us! 
Atul Yadav, Acting Global Technology Manager, SW Platforms. Email-



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