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Entrepreneurial Team Manager to future SW-centric Volvo Car
We imagine that our friends and family are transported in a personal, sustainable, and safe way. We visualize an environmentally friendly car that autonomously drives us to work or that it drives our children to school and that we can feel perfectly fine about it. What we build is a self-driving, fully electric, connected, and super safe Volvo Car. But the software architecture in our latest cars is complex. In fact, they are so complex that we cannot proceed with this platform to take the next level of an electric, autonomous, connected, and safe vehicle.
Therefore, we build a new platform. The idea is that it will have a software-centric architecture, a built-in core computer that will run every application in the car. This new centralized signal system aims to enable scalable software architecture and continuous deployment, over-the-air data updates, and real-time decision-making for autonomous drive.
About our R&D – Platform Software Services
Building this new software-centric platform is highly prioritized and we are facing a new stage. Our department was established to take lead in the coming challenges. Our ART is newly assigned by a team of Software Engineers with both a holistic understanding of SW architecture and a commitment to details and quality code. We are responsible for governing API and application architecture for the software in the Electric Control Units. We set deliverables, frameworks, patterns, and policies that are fundamental for other development teams to build with consensus. We also act as development support by working together with teams to succeed with development and integration.
We are looking for a Team Manager
To succeed with our mission, we will need a Team Manager with solid experience in committing code. A passion for embedded software systems and large-scale software development organizations is needed. Our department will have interfaces with most ARTs in our company. Therefore, we will need a leader with the ability to build trust. Our department will ramp-up, meaning that we would need a leader that can hire the right colleagues and organize the teams efficiently.
You are a servant leader with complete responsibility for the work environment, who continuously assist in aligning teams to long-term strategies. The team manager challenges the team to continuously improve by facilitating real-time data transparency such as visualizations of KPIs, Quality Metrics, Test coverage, etc. You will stay updated and drive improvements in tools, IT, flows, and ways of working. Most importantly you will safeguard long-term technical strategies in close collaborating with the product owners and system architects and will proactively work with competence development to assure the right skills within the team as well as recruiting and onboarding new members.
We believe you are a former embedded software engineer who is motivated by challenging tasks in a complex and innovative environment. Needless to say- technology and teamwork is your real passion. You enjoy learning from others, as well as, sharing your knowledge with your colleagues. You are fluent in English and can communicate effectively with all types of stakeholders. You are a social, analytical, and problem solver.
• M.Sc. in Electrical and/or Computer Science, Software Engineering
• At least 8 years of experience from working with embedded software development, committing code as well as and handling requirement within software projects
• Experience from working on embedded software in large-scale agile software companies
• Experience from relevant Managerial roles
• Experience within Automotive and from working in an international environment
Interest and application
We are curious if this might be the next thing for you. If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager, Henrik Svensson at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Daniel Grape at email@example.com. To apply, please register your profile at our career site and attach your application documents as soon as possible since recruitment is ongoing.
Please note that applications by e-mail will not be accepted due to GDPR.
Who are we?
Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them.
Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.
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