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Team Manager for Cloud Foundation ($)

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?
You will be part of the product area Platform, located in the unit Digital Core and be responsible for employees and consultants in the cluster Cloud foundation. Cloud foundation focus area is to build and operate the container services used by VCC. Our main container platform is the home grown open source and Kubernetes based Bakery platform. The cluster is also managing Openshift based services.  

We are now searching for a Team Manager with leadership skills supporting the continued transformation of the platform product area. To succeed in this role, we believe you need to be a servant leader that have a passion for leading and developing others, enjoy empowering people and that have embraced an agile mindset and culture. We also believe you have a strong desire and experience from work within or close to the Software development and operations processes.


What you’ll do:
As a Team Manager in the Cloud foundation cluster you will be responsible for:
• Inspiring and empowering others; developing people and teams through coaching, mentoring, and feedback
• Removing impediments that may hinder teams’ performance 
• Creating a working environment in which uncertainty can be handled
• Energizing people; create an environment where people are motivated and happy
• Competence development for your team members; create an environment where people are challenged, invited to learn, and stay motivated.
• People plan to match our product roadmap short, mid and long term.
• When needed recruit and onboard new experts.
You are expected to support, challenge, and develop the organization and culture with focus on the members of your team. You will also be responsible for staffing our product teams so that they can meet current and future demands and foster a strong engineering culture in our product area.


Who you are:
We’re looking for you who have previous experience in leading people as a Team Manager, Agile mindset and behavior with experience and a good understanding of Agile Frameworks (e.g. Kanban, Scrum, Design Thinking, SAFe) to apply Agile ways of working.  You possess previous or present Software development experience with DevOps mindset.  We see you have experience working with Kubernetes.


As a person, we see that you have good communication, facilitation, and presentation skills, as well as you know how to guide, and organize people and activities into an efficient workflow.  In addition, you have experience in developing others by using coaching, mentoring, feedback, and stretch assignments supporting Volvo Cars learning culture.  You are good at problem-solving and decision-making.


Position is located in Gothenburg.


We offer our employees excellent benefits such as:
• Plenty of leave to let you take time off for what's most important in life.
• At Volvo Car Group, all new parents with one year’s active permanent service now receive 24 weeks of parental leave, paid at 80 percent of their base pay. The policy is for everyone – whether you’re a designer or a plant operator, whether you work in Sweden, China, or the USA. Read more here: 
• Collective Agreement and ITP pensions.
• An annual allowance to spend on your health and wellbeing.


How to learn more and apply 
Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter no later than February 7th, 2023. Please note that due to GDPR, we can’t accept applications via email. 
For questions about the position, please contact Product Area Lead Platform, Jakob Arvidsson, 
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter Abigail Glez: 


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:  61406

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