Manager – Software development for Surface Drilling applications

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Manager – Software development for Surface Drilling applications

Job description
As the manager for the Surface drilling application group, your mission will be to ensure that our products in this technology area positions us as the technology leading supplier on the world market. In this role you will lead a highly skilled team of software developers. We are fully agile with daily stand up meetings. You are going to have an extensive cooperation with other engineering and marketing teams in the company as well as external partners and consultancies. You will work with various competences, scales of projects and platforms. You will have great responsibility and play a crucial role in bringing the Epiroc’s innovative software solutions to the market. You like to lead software teams and develop individuals and competences to reach the goals. 

As the manager for the Surface drilling application group you will focus on:

- Build strong agile teams that develops great products
- Build products on the existing software platforms available
- Build collaborations with external partners to leverage the R&D capacity
- Ensure that employees are sufficiently trained and motivated to fulfil the mission, as well as respect and live up to Epiroc’s values
- Work and secure the Agile transformation and process development
- Drive innovation and the digital transformation in your technology area

You will be part in the Automation management team.

Education, Knowledge and Experience
You have a university degree in computer science or equivalent, combined with five or more years of people management experience and proven leadership skills. To be successful in this position you will need to demonstrate a good understanding of customer needs and market requirements. Experience from construction or mining related industry is considered an advantage as well as experience from agile development. You have a solid understanding and experience from C++ and embedded development. You also have strong English skills both verbally and in writing, as English is essential to communicate with both internal and external contacts.

You like to work with people, both with stakeholders and with the team members. It is required that you are able to negotiate, present and market the ideas from your teams and the software platforms used in a convincing, self-confident yet humble way. You are a result-oriented leader with a positive attitude and the ability to develop your team. You see what needs to be done and have a strong sense of ownership, taking responsibility and leading your team until a successful conclusion has been reached. You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a passion for continuous improvement and quality. 

Epiroc sees different personalities, ethnic origin, gender, age, skills and experience as an asset. We see that the differences make the birth of new ideas and improvements, and this leads to innovation and sustained, long-term results.

Benefits of working at Epiroc
As Epiroc is a global corporation, it allows us to offer great developing possibilities both here in Sweden and around the globe. We offer a range of different educations through our new education center and also an important flexibility in the work place. As expected, we are affiliated to a collective bargaining agreement which offers good incurrence and pension terms, health care benefits and reinforced parental benefits when on parental leave.

Does this sound interesting and do you feel that you could be our new colleague? Log in to the recruitment system "My Network" on Varbi. If you are new to the system, you need to start by making a profile. Don’t forget to attach your CV and a short letter about your-self, describing why you are applying for this role. Please note that we do not accept applications via email.

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Send your application as soon as possible, but no later than August 20th.

In this recruitment, we cooperate with Oak Consulting. For more information about the process, please contact: Helena Fiedler, 070-5919033,
For more information about the role, please contact recruiting manager: Jörgen Appelgren, VP Automation and Technology products, 019-6707326.

Company presentation
Rocktec Automation, is the global software and electronic hardware design center for Epiroc. We are developing software solutions for all of our mining and construction products, everything from basic machine control to fully autonomous system remotely controlled from anywhere in the world. Epiroc with more than 200 software developers, qualify as one of Örebro’s largest automation and digitization companies. Except from our main development hub in Örebro we have offices on the major automation markets around the globe. The company was founded in Stockholm, Sweden, and has passionate people supporting and collaborating with customers in more than 150 countries.

How to apply
Contact:Helena Fiedler
+46705919033 +46705919033

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