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Solution Manager - Software & Electronics Platform

If you are ready to take on a key leading role in enabling our vision of the Software Defined Vehicle, then the role as Solution Manager for the Product Stream Software and Electronics Platform within Research and Development is the perfect challenge for you! We are looking for a committed and collaborative colleague, as we are on an exciting journey transforming the vehicle and our business through the Software Platform technology we are providing. On this journey, you as Solution Manager will play a crucial role when providing business insight, leading the Technology Roadmap evolution, setting Solution Backlog priorities, and thereby enabling maximized value to add from release trains and teams.

What you will do
On a daily basis, you will work with stakeholders, customers, and other Solution Trains to understand needs, split Epics to define and prioritize Capabilities and Solution Enablers and you own the Solution backlog. You are responsible for keeping the Solutions product and tooling cost within agreed targets. You will develop and communicate the Solution purpose and roadmap as well as delegating and prioritizing work within the product stream. It is important that you understand and support portfolio artefacts like budgets, strategic themes, and business cases as you assess metrics, including evaluation of business value achieved versus plan. The Pre- and Post-PI Planning is yours to lead and to define the inputs, milestones, and high-level objectives together with Solution Train Engineer. You will participate in the Solution Demo to approve the Solution Increment. 


Leadership at Volvo Cars
As a leader at Volvo Cars, we are purpose driven and our company purpose “Freedom to move in a sustainable and safe way” is our guiding star. You will help create an open and trusting environment where we build on people’s strengths. We inspire each other to teamwork, and we recognize achievements. Volvo Cars Leaders make sure that we develop both teams and us, as well as the business. We expect you to lead through purpose, mission, and trust to empower individuals and teams.

Who are you?
Your good leadership skills are noticed as well as your strong business acumen. We believe that you are recognized by having a core belief that together we are strong, which you approach by having a very positive attitude, the ability to act quickly as well as taking decisions in a fast-moving environment. With effective communication skills, it comes naturally for you to coach and encourage leaders and team. You often find yourself engaged in strategic discussions and you have previous experience from agile environments. You are self-motivated, not afraid to challenge, and you have an excellent ability to take initiatives, plan and execute.
Required qualifications
We believe that you will be successful in the position if you have a broad experience in developing & integrating embedded software and mechatronic systems in an automotive context with in-house engineering. Previous knowledge in system safety and cyber security is a major advantage. The solution has a very high degree of cross functionality in the product dimension impacting all product streams in R&D, Digital core, manufacturing, and customer care. Previous multi domain//function experience is an advantage. The technology domain is also in a rapid transformation, technology curiosity and ability to judge new technologies are important to find long-term cost-effective solutions. Taking decisions based on facts and experience comes natural to you and you have an ability to shape the future of the technology ahead of us. Master of Science or equivalent work life experience.


How to learn more and apply

For questions about the position please contact Hiring Manager Ulf Alvebratt at For questions about the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Catharina Skog at Note that selections will be running continuously. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted. #LI-CS1

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  63765

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