Vehicle SW Platform Release Manager

Vehicle SW Platform Release Manager


Who are we?
Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

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. We’re moving towards becoming more of a software developing company and where our products give the driver’s a car-experience that improves every day. Highlights of the areas in focus are Connectivity, Electrification and Autonomous drive. We look for curious, creative people who want to change the world through innovative thinking and continuous learning. 

About our R&D – Release Office and SW Release
Release office is a unit within Research & Development. Our purpose is that we optimize consumer value over time by delivering successful releases. We do this by providing cross functional collaboration arenas and orchestrate value flow. Providing clear and transparent status regarding releases. Delivering compliant and quality assured releases and continuously developing our people and operations. 

SW release department have the same purpose with focus on our complete vehicle SW platform releases. 

Would you like to be part of Volvo Cars journey?
You are a person that have deep knowledge of SW development lifecycle and long experience from release management and program management. You are curious and eager to learn the complexity of developing and releasing SW products such as a vehicle. You want to the part of Volvo Cars journey and help out to reach the goal of becoming SW driven company. You are motivated by quality assured deliveries. 

What’s in it for you?
You will be responsible for the release management of our releases to end customer, meaning factory, aftermarket, and customer vehicle. This includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the R&D enterprise which includes various portfolios. You will work very closely with our release arenas and the release managers within the portfolios.
This position also collaborates heavily with stakeholders and will be required to ensure needs and wants are understood, this requires strong communication and interpersonal skills. Where necessary you’ll be part of setting up processes and tools for achieving successful release management for the releases at complete level.  

Do you fit the profile?
We are looking for somebody with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, and 8-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. You have 5-10 years of previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred) and formal training in project management practices is preferred.

You also have advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle and a demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion. You demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills. Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must

Personal qualities
* Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
* Judgement – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
* Demonstrates strong meeting facilitation skills.
* Demonstrates good interpersonal and relationship skills.
* Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments; Shows emotional maturity.
* Demonstrates the ability to consistently maintain a positive attitude.

* Experience within automotive and from working in an international environment.
* Agile frameworks and development such as SAFe.

How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position, drop an email to Hiring Manager, Ulrika Lord at For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Dalila Kendic at We want your application by May 23rd at the latest.

Please note that applications via email will not be accepted due to GDPR.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Monica Willeborg
+46 31 333 60 50
Monica Willeborg
+46 729889406
Monica Willeborg
+46 729889419
Caroline Gasc
+46 729889406
Pontus Adolfsson
+46 729889422
Caroline Hallgren
+46 729889406
Elin Jurjaks
+46 729889408
Elin Jurjaks
+46 729889422
Pontus Adolfsson
+46 729889428
Karin Örtegren


  • Arbetsplats: Volvo Car Corporation
  • 1 plats
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  • Publicerat: 14 juni 2021
  • Ansök senast: 4 juli 2021


Volvo Torslanda


Dept. 62320/HA1N
Göteborg, 40531

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