Software Development Team Leader

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Date: 27 Nov 2023

Location: Haessleholm, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:429169 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Software Development Team Leader in Hässleholm we’re looking for?



Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your people management expertise in a new cutting-edge field and work alongside passionate, motivated, and dedicated teammates.

You'll lead team in a set of programs or projects, with focus on delivering Signalling solutions for our global products as well as for our market adaptations, ensuring quality and performance. You will staff the team and follow-up program/project strategy definition and task execution, delivering as per QCD (quality, cost, and delivery) commitments. You will lead continuous team improvement, plan trainings, coach team members, nurture skill growth and capitalization.

You will work closely together with other Project Managers, Program Managers, Line Managers and specialists within SW design, Safety and Quality.

If you’re looking for a new challenge and see yourself as a self-motivated, curious individual who believes your team members are your most important assets, then we would like to get to know you! We have a great location and a team of people with various backgrounds. There is a great energy and an extraordinary team spirit in place, waiting for you to join them: If you’d like be part of a company that is focusing on smart, green, and safe mobility and be part of this amazing team, we encourage you to apply.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Lead software development teams and individuals
  • Resource management, planning activities, status follow up and financials
  • Define project scope, goals and priorities together with involved stakeholders
  • Continuous development and improvement of project activities, ways of working


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Engineering background
  • Hands-on experience leading individuals and complex software projects from start to end
  • Railway knowledge and experience with safety critical related systems are beneficial
  • Professional knowledge of C, C++ and agile software development is preferred
  • Experience with Git, Gerrit and GitHub is valuable
  • Good at building relations and finding common views during challenging situations
  • Ability to identify and mitigate risks
  • Excellent communication skills in English and preferable in Swedish


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with new security standards for rail signalling
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our hybrid environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension).


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!



As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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