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Release Train Engineer

We're creating our own future. So are you.

At Volvo Cars, we have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer experience, and we’re developing new technologies to lead in safety, autonomous driving and electrification. If you want to grow together with talented people who are creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you.



What do we offer?


While Volvo is pushing the boundaries on several fronts – autonomous driving, vehicle electrification, cutting-edge vehicle engineering design, and more – some of the most exciting action is happening in the Consumer and Enterprise Digital area.

We are uniquely positioned with our talent within CED to shape what’s next in the automotive Industry. We are taking consumer-facing technology around the driving experience to places most players are only dreaming about – and changing how people think about transportation as a result. 

We’re fully committed to giving Volvo customers an entire week of quality time back per year already by 2025 through digital innovations that simplify their lives. 

Within the enterprise, digital technology will provide vast opportunities to change the way we develop, produce and market cars. We are delivering leading enterprise products to power the digital future for Volvo Cars.


What’s in it for you?


Within Enterprise Digital a new Operating Model will be implemented enabling ED to increase flexibility, productivity and create a home for our experts. The model is centered around persistent teams focusing on business outcomes within product areas. People will belong to a chapter focusing on competence, career development and methods, and tools. We believe that this is the best way forward to empower our teams and delivery resources with an embraced agile mindset and culture. We are now looking for a passionate Release Train Engineer that can help teams deliver outstanding business value by solving our user’s problems.



What you’ll do


Act as a servant leader and coach for the Agile Release Train (ART) by driving and organizing the ART events and supporting the teams in delivering value to customers.

You will be coaching the teams and people in the agile release train in all aspects of agile ways of working and mind-sets. Managing and optimizing the flow of value through the agile release train. Encouraging Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps to improve quality and speed of delivery.


You will be communicating the annual rolling calendar for iterations and program increments (PI). Organizing, driving and facilitating the cluster-wide ceremonies (incl PI planning, demos, and sync meetings). Aggregating team PI objectives into program PI objectives and publish these for visibility and transparency. Facilitating the measurement of results and working to ensure transparency of our progress across the product area.


You and your skills


To be successful in this role you need to have Release Train experience. You should have the ability to drive and create commitment. It is important that you have integrity and a change management mindset.


You will need to have experience with helping to manage and reduce risks and dependencies. Removing, escalating and tracking impediments. You have Helped teams see and understand the full product picture. Working with product management, Product Owners and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment.

You will be working to increase clarity about the purpose of the program, encouraging continuous improvement, encouraging collaboration across roles and domains. You will also need to have experience facilitating/driving continuous improvement via retrospectives (Inspect & Adapt workshops).


We think you share our passion for cars and development in the auto industry. 


How to learn more and apply


For questions about the position please contact Elisabeth Prissberg at elisabeth.prissberg@volvocars.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Ellinor Magnusson at ellinor.magnusson@volvocars.com. We want your application at the latest December 13th, 2019. 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.

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  27370

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