Global Technology Manager - Models and Simulation

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


Job Number: 1985

Requisition Number: 147208BR

Position Title: Non Categorized Workforce_50522548

External Description:

You are passionate about Modelling and Simulation and want to join a worldwide company in this area? Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT) has started within our Vehicle Technology function a unit focusing Data & Simulation. We are integrating data and simulation-driven product development into the Group Digital journey to enhance our R&D efficiency, service offering, and sustainability​. We will also deliver R&D unique infrastructure to support our product development and ensure that reporting is done according to set rules and standards to be compliant with legislations.

Shaping tomorrow’s technology

At Vehicle Technology, we are passionate about shaping tomorrow’s technology to create excellent sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions to make the world a better place for future generations. We provide innovative, safe and driver friendly solutions, we develop top quality services and we make our customer operations more efficient by using excellent data insights. We support the Volvo Group engineering community with cutting edge tools and methods.

Role and Responsibilities

As the Global Technology Manager (GTM) of Models & Simulation, you will secure foundations for system simulation making it reliable and useful for R&D activities within GTT organization. We are looking for a leader to build up and manage our team of experts who will work in close contact with Product Owners to support service and product development.

One of the most important tasks is to develop a high performing department and secure best available competences in the area on short as well as long term. A key delivery will be to build and maintain roadmaps on modeling framework and interfaces enabling multi domain simulations. Your key responsibilities will be: 
  • Defining and implementing department structure, objectives, and operations
  • Secure cross domain framework for model and simulation management in GTT
  • Define and manage proper technical interface structure with different engineering domains  
  • Securing implementation and alignment of solutions towards Enterprise Architecture principals
  • Managing the inter-team operational aspects on a formal and ad-hoc basis, be available for clarification, quick decision making, escalations or reprioritization if needed. 
  • Empower the team to come up with ideas for backlog and product roadmap. 
  • Build and develop the team's health, happiness, motivation, and growth. 
  • Manage portfolio governance structure to ensure successful portfolio execution, including preparation for and facilitation of regularly progress reviews and decision meetings. 
In this role, you will report to Thomas Lezama - Vice President Data & Simulation in Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT) and be a member of the Data & Simulation management team.

How to succeed

In our team, we see each other as team-players with integrity and high level of accountability. We believe it is important that you share this mindset with us to enjoy this position. As you will work cross-functionally with many interactions both within and outside of Volvo Group, you should be capable of building good relations with your stakeholders. Therefore, excellent presentation and communication skills are needed as well as problem solving capability. As a manager, you have an ability to inspire and engage people toward a vision and boost engagement, inclusion and motivation when working with others.

Your qualifications should be:
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer science, Computer Engineering, Information systems and/or R&D related IT 
  • Extensive IT or Product Development experience 
  • Experience from R&D work, primarily in modeling and/or simulation 
  • Experience from driving change management in conjunction with implementation of new way of working supporting data driven development 
  • Experience from data privacy and risk management 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience from Line Management– leading leaders and global teams
We value your well being 

Volvo Group believes in diversity, equity, and inclusion and offers a safe environment to grow. Use your open mind and can-do attitude to help us steer our transportation solutions toward a more sustainable tomorrow.
We offer an ethical culture dedicated to caring about others and the world in which we live. We are committed to shaping the future landscape of efficient and sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions to leave it in better shape for the next generation.

Are you ready to join our growing department and develop together with us? Please send your application as soon as possible, we can’t wait to get to know you better.

If you have more questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Arpitha BG - Talent Advisor, GTT People & Culture -

About us :

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Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Trucks Technology are seeking talents to help design sustainable transportation solutions for the future. As part of our team, you’ll help us by engineering exciting next-gen technologies and contribute to projects that determine new, sustainable solutions. Bring your love of developing systems, working collaboratively, and your advanced skills to a place where you can make an impact. Join our design shift that leaves society in good shape for the next generation.



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