Program Configuration Manager

Posted 8 months ago by Mathew Edwards
Gothenburg, Göteborgs Stad, Västra Götaland County, 411 10, Sweden
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Job Description

What is in it for you?
Software Configuration Center (SCC) is a group within SW Release department, we
currently consist of ten PCM’s (program configuration managers). We are responsible
for the release of a quality assured software baseline for the complete electrical system
in our vehicles, both during the development phase as well as projects directed towards
customer vehicles in running production and aftermarket. We own the software release
process. We face challenges with shorter time plans, more frequent software deliveries
and integration, new types of software as applications, software patches/partial updates
and software download over the air.

What you’ll do
As Program Configuration Manager you will be responsible for planning, administration
and coordination of software deliveries from all our design areas within R&D. You will be
part of all steps in the software release chain from pre-delivery activities, to software
approval and distribution at the Configuration Release Board meeting (CRB).
You will work closely together with a cross-functional team of other PCMs, integration
leaders and integration test engineers, among other roles. Moreover, you will plan and
coordinate integration testing of base tech software in boxcars, together with the team.
You will also have an interface towards all the delivering areas cross the complete
electrical system, which will provide you with a broad network across R&D. Also, the
creation, release and distribution of documented software configurations to our test
objects and production vehicles are part of your work.
In addition, we are stakeholders in the development of modern Configuration
Management tools, supporting the complete chain for integration and release of SW
within Volvo Cars.

You and your skills
Required qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or computer science/computer engineering
Experience of software configuration management
Experience of software development
Fluent in English, written and spoken
Meritorious qualifications
KDP system knowledge
PIE R&D knowledge
SW development and/or handling within upstream and/or downstream
Understanding of branch design, labelling and tracking issues
Experience of software and system design
Experience from electrical automotive development and vehicle programs as a software
responsible or a lead engineer are an advantage.
Fluency in Swedish is a merit.

Personal qualities
As a person, you enjoy building relationships and networking while being very service
minded. We furthermore believe that you have a high level of engagement and a
positive attitude. Being resolute and carry a high drive for results are additional qualities
that characterize you. Moreover, paying attention to details is a key quality to have.