Scania IT

Configuration/Release Manager at Scania IT

den 21 december 2016
den 15 januari 2017

Scania is currently undergoing an exciting transformation from a pure truck manufacturer to offering complete, sustainable transport solutions. IT is a crucial part of this transformation and Scania IT has started a stimulating and challenging journey of change that will contribute to the development of Scania's business. Our team is a key player when Scania takes the next step into Industry 4.0 and IIoT. If you are process oriented, analytical and have a background from software development this could be the right challenge for you. As our Configuration Manager/Release Manager you will join the MES (Manufacturing Execution System) team within Scania IT. The MES team's main responsibility is to supply MES application support to Scania's production, as well as being responsible for developing and maintaining functions according to business needs. The group, which currently consists of around 18 people: maintenance managers, test managers, testers, developers, business analysts and software architects, supports Scania's production operations in Sweden, Europe and Brazil. We are a team that is highly skilled and committed, with considerable job satisfaction and excellent opportunities for personal development. We are constantly striving to improve both systems and work processes.

Your responsibilities
As Configuration Manager within the MES team at Scania IT you will be part of an organisation that works on both implementation projects and maintenance of our MES application based on the APRISO platform, and you will ensure a more secure and efficient development of the software. You will also be responsible for packaging components that are delivered from different development teams around the world into official baselines.
Furthermore you will be responsible to improve the Configuration Management process including Release Management. In this role you will be the hub of the network, bringing together releases, environments, developer teams and technical interfaces. You will also handle interfaces in roll-out activities to other countries.
Your profile
We expect you to have a relevant university degree, supplemented with 2-3 years’ experience as Configuration Manager/Release manager. Background as tester or developer is beneficial. Experience working with modern CM-tools and experience from working in an agile environment is mandatory.
Knowledge from working with JIRA is a merit.
As a person you are organised, skilled at coordination, planning and follow-up and bold about making your own decisions. To be successful in this role you will also need to have good communication skills and feel comfortable working closely with several parties within the business. You are a team player, but are also capable of working independently. You have a drive for continuous improvement. Lastly, you need to be proficient in written and spoken Swedish and English.
In addition to career and development opportunities, we can also offer Scania employees other benefits, such as a company car, performance bonuses, a pension, flexible working hours, lunch at reduced prices and much more. If you live in Stockholm, we offer a direct bus service between Stockholm and Södertälje, the Scania Job Express.
Additional information
If you would like to find out more about the position, please contact Mats Heldt (Group Manager),
+46 (0)8 553 534 38 or Ann-Louise Rova (Scania Recruitment Centre), +46 (0)8 553 715 16.
Your application should include a CV, cover letter and copies of any certificates.
We handle applications ongoing.
If you have any problems, you can send your application to
Please indicate “Job ID 20163310-Configuration Manager” in the subject line. Include a CV and cover letter.
We also need your full name, personal ID number, address, e-mail address and telephone number to ensure your application is complete.