Volvo Group

As Chapter Lead Python you are a technically skilled domain expert with the additional responsibility as line manager. You will contribute to common ways of working across the Software Engineering Chapter through methods and best practices according to standards, technologies, and trends. Your main responsibility will be to lead and manage a team of Python engineers at your location. 

You will work closely with stakeholders across the Volvo Group to be in line with changing business needs. You will create the right environment for your team members to develop competencies and skills, coach people, fostering an outside-in view and leveraging the network across the group.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead, develop and attract a team of talented Python engineers, supporting their personal growth and challenges on assignments
  • Develop and execute the competence strategy for Python engineers within your team, meeting with chapter members to discuss and drive excellence in areas such as best practices, frameworks and tools 
  • Manage capacity planning, ensuring short and long-term competence and capacity of the Python software engineers 
  • Secure external input and best practice sharing in the community
  • Secure agile ways of working
  • Be involved in day-to-day working in delivery or product teams or contributing to an assignment 
  • Balance your time between line manager and team member

You will be part of the Software Engineering Leadership Team and report to one of the Chapter Area Leads.

  • Collaborative environment in Swedish organizational culture  
  • Remote work opportunities, employment contract and flexible working hours  
  • Work life balance: we make sure you enjoy quality time away from work  
  • Career & Development: partnership with professionals, identified career paths including global opportunities  
  • Unlimited access to learning including Azure academy, Pluralsight and many more  
  • Health & safety: we offer private healthcare (available also onsite!)  
  • Volvo League: We run team games in various sports

You are a passionate, professional and progressive leader with eyes on the horizon and feet on the ground. You enjoy building and motivating high performing teams and actively participating in strategy and execution. You create commitment around a shared vision and objectives and act as a role model for leaders and individual engineers as we develop the Python domain and community. 

You need to have several years of experience as a practitioner (SW Engineer) and be a technical expert in the Python domain. Demonstrated leadership qualities to coach people or a few years´ experience of leading people, preferably in the Python Domain is also crucial. Working with agile methodologies comes naturally to you. 

Other skills:

  • Knowledge of software design and software architecture would be an asset, as well being familiar with topics such as automated deployment processes (CI/CD) and Microservices 
  • Experience with API, user authentication/authorization and integrations 
  • Unit testing, TDD 
  • Experience with Cloud programming and Docker containers 
  • Relevant University degree or similar
  • Excellent proficiency in English is a requirement 

Volvo Group

Volvo Group


The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

Group Digital & IT has the ambition to enable value creation at scale for the Volvo Group. Digital solutions are becoming more and more key in the industries, where we are operating. The solutions and emerging technologies, provided by Group Digital & IT, enable our customers and their customers to do more with less, better for others and best for the future.

We are 3,600 employees located in more than 30 countries, present at all major Volvo Group locations, and we are working in a completely global organization.

In Group Digital & IT we strive for something bigger, we are truly customer centric, and we collaborate with inclusion, together cross the Volvo Group. We learn to stay ahead, we are curious and eager to acquire new and deeper knowledge, both as individuals and as teams.