Product Owner - Digital Keys i Göteborg

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Want to drive digital change in automotive?

At Volvo Cars, we are making bold digital visions come true. We aim to lead in the automotive world by creating a digital ecosystem built around making our customers' lives less complicated. Now we are looking for curious, creative people who want to change the world through innovative thinking.


What´s in it for you?

We are looking for a passionate Product Owner that can lead product development teams to deliver wireless key products and exceptional business value. You and your teams will have full end-to-end responsibility for digital key and vehicle approach functionality, based on standardized requirements, wireless communications, and mobile phone OEM’s digital wallets. 

We use modern tools and agile methods to continuously create business value. We ensure high quality and adaptability in our development and delivery. Of course, we have a lot of fun together while doing it.

The purpose of the role

As product owner, you will maximize value by owning and deciding upon priorities in the digital key team’s backlog from a business perspective to streamline the execution, while maintaining the technical integrity of the features/components for the team. You are the voice of the Digital key product area; you have a business perspective and some technical know-how.


What you’ll do

You will be articulating and consistently emphasizing the short- and long-term vision of the products to your teams and relevant stakeholders as well as ensure increased stability for our products by close collaboration with the operations teams.

You will also be owning, prioritizing and refining the features in the backlog, including defects, continuous improvements and enablers; as well as participating in the development of acceptance criteria, and drafting them when feasible. Involving the team in backlog refinement to achieve minimum handover and maximum joint understanding; as well as understanding the scope of the upcoming enablers, collaborating with the team and technical architects to assist with decision-making, and sequencing of the key technological infrastructures.


We believe it’s important you are available to the teams and answering their questions as well as participating in sprint planning, demo and retrospective (as requested by the team).
You will actively coordinate content dependencies with other Product Owners.

It is also important that you are continuously developing your own skills and help the team and other Product Owners develop theirs. Participating as a member of the extended Product Management team, review, and contribute to the program-level vision, roadmap, and content presentations.

You and Your Skills

Digital key is a fast growing, high focus area where a lot of new functions and services will be developed for Volvo Cars’ upcoming platforms. You are experienced in driving product strategy and have both technical Product leadership and business strategy competence. 

You have experience from facilitating collaboration between teams and management with agile development methodologies. You are excellent at communication, presenting and relationship building with teams and global stakeholders.

To succeed, we believe that your background and skills include:

•    Leading and driving product strategy as a tech lead, engineering manager, product owner, product manager, project manager, or equivalent for a minimum of 5 years.
•    Strong understanding and practical experience of agile development methodologies for product development teams.
•    Experience with using various tools for managing and visualizing the progress and value of a product team.
•    High integrity and a bias for action will make you successful in this role.


How to learn more and apply?

For questions about the position please contact hiring manager: Anders Gustavsson at For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact senior technical recruiter: Henrik Jansson at We want your application at the latest June 6th, 2021. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.


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.


Location: Sweden, Gothenburg. Product Creation, Research & Development, Connected Experience
Job requisition ID: 51494

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