N-4 Manager of Markets Software Engineering

  • Katowice
  • Vattenfall
Company Description Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 21 000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernized our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We now want to make fossil-free living possible within one generation. To be able to reach this ambitious goal we are looking for talented individuals who, in addition to their passion for their own role, also have strong team spirit and want to contribute to supporting a meaningful corporate mission. Job Description Markets Software Engineering (YIPCM) unit is established as a result of Vattenfall IT 7.0 “LevelUp” and in principle will concentrate software development deliveries towards Markets BA within Asset IT. Newly created team will be reporting within Asset Software Engineering (YIPC) domain. Employees and consultants in the team are going to be moved from Customer IT (YIA) where this responsibility previously resided. Team Manager will be responsible for two types of deliveries towards markets: (1) end-2-end delivery of assigned software solutions (from requirements management to maintenance) and (2) building up required competence base to collaborate within agile teams currently being present in structures of BA Markets. A newly recruited leader will be playing a role of entry point for all software engineering requests coming from Markets BA towards Vattenfall IT. On top of that responsible person will focus on: skills development of the assigned squads and performance management managing and optimizing the balance between project demands and available resources to achieve financial targets ensure quality and timely delivery This job is an opportunity to play a role in shaping core Vattenfall Trading function and contribute directly to Vattenfall EBIT. As a manager you will have high level of autonomy and responsibility assigned. You can work with great people in rapidly evolving technological field. You can make significant impact to Vattenfall’s digitalization journey. You will constantly develop your skills on the job and by taking part in dedicated leadership trainings. This position has an international scope (employees are located in Poland, consultants might be located in other Vattenfall countries) therefore traveling is required on the position. We are now looking for a N4 Manager of Markets Software Engineering (YIPCM) for managing a newly introduced unit within structures of Software Engineering department (YIPC) in Asset IT What will you do? Your tasks and responsibilities: Manage and motivate assigned employees and consultants working from Poland within various agile teams within BA Markets (mainly software engineers, scrum masters) Ensure the team has right people, skills and capacity fitting the current and planned deliveries aligned with your peer managers in BA Markets Balance capacity and delivery needs through a combination of offering, assignments management, hiring, consultant sourcing, onboarding and personal development Effectively staff squads and assign products and projects in most efficient way Collaborate with your peers within Asset Software Engineering and Asset IT to reach the department goals Be responsible for the designs of new potential products Actively promote agile transformation and strive for more efficient agile way-of-working by being Agile Coach for the assigned teams and working closely with Product Owners Develop technology stack used for the delivery in responsible way, enabling growth of individuals and ensuring development and maintainability in a long-term Effectively collaborate with business stakeholders to design, align, commit and deliver highest quality software engineering services and products Ensure right leadership for waterfall and agile software delivery projects Oversee software design, delivery and support phases to ensure high quality of services Personnel development and recruitment in accordance with the HR process Preparation of personnel resource planning (FTE and FTC) Monitoring of workload and motivation of the team members Coordination of the competence assignments to projects Managing financial aspects of the team (OH, Projects and SLAs assigned). Business plan vs forecasting and actuals are reported do N-3 level. Location Katowice or Gliwice Qualifications Who are you? You are an experienced manager with an ability to lead and motivate employees and other stakeholders in times of change or you are an ambitious challenger ready for the next step in your carrier. Apply and take the challenge! Are a strong communicator in English (German or Swedish will be an advantage) Are delivery- and quality- oriented. Display a positive outlook and high level of integrity. Have excellent communication and collaboration skills. Encourage cooperation and trust towards stakeholders. Work independently and with own initiative. Live up to the Vattenfall Experience Principles and Behaviors: Active, Open, Positive, Safety. Have a passion to motivate, energize and drive performance from your team. As our Manager of Markets Software Engineering you: Hold academic degree in engineering or business administration. Have minimum of 4 years’ experience in managing team or project / agile team with proven successful track record. Have significant experience in Agile methods and principles, as an Agile coach, Scrum master or similar. Have strong management and communication skills; you are a problem solver, and your collaboration skills ensure effective collaboration with business leaders/stakeholders. Demonstrate ability to work independently, to take initiative and to follow-through Have perfect command of the English language is needed to be successful in this job (Swedish or German language will be an advantage) Are a practitioner in software engineering, minimum 5 years’ experience (know tools and technics to build software products based on cloud and on premise environments) Have the skill to efficiently split big goals to smaller operational tasks and then compile results into “bigger picture” Are result oriented with a strong drive to reach targets by organizing own and teams’ work Have hands on personality with proven experience in requirements management and corresponding methodologies Additional Information Our offer Good remuneration, a challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development. More Information We welcome your application in English, no later than June 17th 2024 . Selection and interviews are held after last application date. We do not accept applications through email. We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website. For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager Michal Malucha via . For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact recruiter Ewa Krajewska at ewa.krajewska@vattenfall.com. At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation. The security of Vattenfall and its employees is essential. For that reason, a pre-employment screening will be part of your recruitment process. The screening is based on the role you will fulfill within Vattenfall. The screening will be performed by a third party, Validata. We look forward to receiving your application!