Do you have a background in Software Development and Technical Project Management? Do you enjoy working in a Lean Agile way with product development?
Join Westermo in Västerås as a Release Manager & Agile Backlog Owner!
Westermo might be best known for our robust and reliable industrial data communications solutions for demanding applications in the transport, water, and energy markets all over the world. The routers and switches are powered with our own Linux based, leading-edge industrial network operating system - WeOS. And our Software development teams continuously develop and improves the WeOS product.
The Software development is done in a Lean and Agile way, on cadence with increments and sprints. The work is organized in a program that including all the SW teams. Since we are growing the SW Program Management team that manage the program backlog and releases are looking for one more member to work as a Release Manager and Agile Backlog Owner.
Are you our new Release Manager and Agile Backlog Owner?
In this role, you will be supporting the SW teams to work and deliver on the right things, according to the demands and priorities. You will be working together with your colleagues in the same role within the SW Program Management team. In collaboration with our Product Managers, domain experts, Product Project Managers and of course in close collaboration with our excellent SW teams and architects.
As Backlog Owner, you manage the priority of the team backlog to streamline the execution.
You will handle the work backlog for some of the SW teams and coordinating the priorities within the program. A key part of the role is to collaborate, coordinate to determining and accepting the definition of done. In the Release Manager role, you will manage the release activities, including communication about the development status and quality.
In essence, the goal is to help and support the development teams to prioritize and to facilitate the ongoing development. Removing obstacles and coaching the teams to let us be as effective and efficient as possible.
So, who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with a background in SW development, working in a Lean and Agile way. You might have been a technical project manager, product-, or backlog owner before. You like to see the bigger picture, are good at facilitating and coaching teams. You are structured and innovative; both in terms of solving problems and trying out new ideas and ways of working.
The role is a great opportunity for anyone who want to work in a very open and friendly environment with highly skilled colleagues. “Sharing is caring” is a mantra within Westermo, both internally but also as an active member in the Open-Source Community. If you are a team player, you’ll like it here!
- Academic Degree in Computer Science or similar
- Communicative, with a coaching approach
- Knowledge in Computer Network Technologies
- Skills in C programming
- Knowledge in Linux development
In return, we offer: You will be working at the forefront of technology in a friendly, open culture where we you get the opportunity to learn from skilled colleagues every day. A mature and caring leadership in a flat organization. Through our collective bargain agreement, you will be covered in terms of insurance, pension, and other benefits. We like to have fun together and we regularly enjoy sports and other social activities as a team. We believe that magic happens when people meet. We are a learning organization, and we truly love to try new things, think outside the box and be innovative together!
- Location: Kopparlunden, Västerås
- Job type: Full time
- Employment contract: Permanent
- Last day to apply is Januari 9th 2023
Don’t miss out on this opportunity – apply today. For further information please contact:
Recruiting Manager Peter Eriksson; email@example.com or Elin Sandell, Recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to a rapidly growing international company, thriving at the forefront of leading edge technology. Westermo develops and manufactures advanced devices for industrial data communication, used in mission-critical installations and harsh industrial environments. The very robust and secure communication networks built with our products provide a high value for our customers.
We are focused on leveraging growth opportunities in our market and are devoted to delivering the world's best industrial networks. This is achieved through a very dynamic work environment where teamwork and loyalty are valued. Strong and honest relationships with colleagues, customers, and suppliers are important to us. We have an open culture where we share knowledge, learn from one another and explore new ideas, allowing us to constantly improve.
Westermo is a leading provider of Industrial Data Communications equipment to the global market. Sales are conducted through our own offices in key markets in Europe, North America, Australia, and Asia, as well as through distributors and OEM customers worldwide. Development and manufacturing take place in Sweden, Ireland, Germany, and Switzerland. Westermo was founded in 1975 and today has over 380 employees with a turnover of around 830 MSEK. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Beijer Electronics Group AB, listed on the Nasdaq OMX Nordic stock exchange.