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Kongsberg Automotive provides world-class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of approx. EUR 1.1 billion and approximately 11.500 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and has more than 25 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

Software Manager


Mullsjo, SE, 565 28

Country/Region:  SE

About the position

Would you like to work in an empowered, enthusiastic and challenging atmosphere surrounded by highly skilled co-workers? Does the opportunity to lead a team working with embedded software, software test and quality excite you? Then this position is for you!


As a Software Manager for Kongsberg you are responsible for leading a team consisting of 15-20 people in the development and validation of embedded software in assigned projects.

In your role you will be supporting the definition of the product architecture, leading the process improvement initiatives, ensuring the communication and coordination with the cross-functional team and reporting the status to senior management.


In this position you will:

  • Lead and mentor the software group in all aspects
  • Represent the Software and Software Test group in the multi-functional project team
  • Lead the estimation, planning and execution of software- and software validation activities on assigned projects
  • Enhance development in capabilities with regards to Functional Safety ISO 26262, Automotive-SPICE and cyber security to comply with current and future customer requirements
  • Responsible for the environment, tools and deliverables
  • Define tasks and allocate work elements for software team.  Track progress and ensure project team is on schedule, meeting milestones and performance/quality objectives


In order for you to fully enjoy this job we are looking for you who have solid leadership skills and ideas on how to support your team to perform the best they can. You are a strong team player with modern leadership abilities and thinking with a minimum two years’ experience of managing a team.

Furthermore, you have a relevant academic degree in the field of software engineering or electrical engineering with relevant software experience.

Experience in agile software development is a plus.

You are fluent in Swedish and English and experience from automotive is an advantage.

As a person you are creative, innovative and a good decision maker.

It is important that you are customer oriented with excellent communication skills.

Application / Contact

Does this sound like your next challenge?  We look forward to hearing from you!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Application Id:  1567
Posting date::  Sep 7, 2021