Software Program Manager – Be a part of DeLaval´s continuing success
Do you want to work in an innovative, global high-tech company where you can contribute to a more sustainable world? DeLaval is growing and is now looking for a Software Program Manager to join their Project Management Office.
DeLaval is the world’s largest developer, manufacturer, and provider of dairy farming solutions. They offer you a workplace like no other, where state of the art technology go hand in hand with animal welfare.
As Software Program Manager you will play a crucial role in aligning different stakeholder priorities and making sure that software development proceeds as planned. Software will be your primary focus, but it is necessary to see the bigger picture and comprehend the interface to hardware/mechanics in the development of the future DeLaval products.
Some of your Key Responsibilities for the position will be:
- Planning and monitoring of the software program according to agile principles
- Communication of release contents to stakeholders, mainly product owners and project managers
- Make sure the software development is aligned with system and product delivery projects with software dependencies.
- Support to the project managers
- Drive and continuously improve the process and way of working within the software program including the cooperation with Product owners.
- Visualize and facilitate the incremental release planning in Jira
- Facilitate increment planning together with scrum team and product owners in “big room planning”
You will be a member of the Software Program Team which supports the agile software development teams within Product Development. Your primary contacts will be Product Owners, Line managers, Test managers, Project Managers and Test Leads. You will work with 16 different development and test teams, in total 70 members. The teams are mainly based in Sweden and Poland, but you will also interact with colleagues in USA and China with a great possibility to make a positive impact on both people and products.
As an employee of DeLaval you will get the opportunity to work in a beautiful but also practical environment, since the development labs and DeLaval´s own farm Hamra is adjacent to each other in Tumba south of Stockholm.
Is this you?
To be successful in this position we believe you have a technical university degree and several years of working experience leading Software Development. In addition, you have good knowledge and understanding of the development processes in a large R&D organization. We also think you have solid experience from agile methodologies and experience using of Jira and/or similar Project Management tools.
Fluent in English, both in speech and writing is mandatory.
In this recruitment, your personal attributes will be of great importance. We are looking for a person who has strong leadership skills as well as very good strategic capability. It is very important you are a good communicator with ability to communicate with both business and strategic stakeholders as well as with technical development teams. You are also a team player who work well in a multinational set up.
At DeLaval we believe diversity in our teams makes us develop better products as well as having the best working environment.
Our vision is to make sustainable food production possible. As a company built on Innovation, we constantly work to find ways of helping our customers, dairy farmers, do more with less by providing world-leading milking equipment and solutions. Today, DeLaval has approximately 4,500 passionate professionals operating in more than 100 markets around the world. DeLaval is part of the Tetra Laval Group. See more at corporate.delaval.com.