Backlog Manager (m/f)

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Date: 30-Apr-2022

Location: Vasteras, O, Sweden

Company: Alstom

Req ID:212044 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.


We are currently looking to recruit a Backlog Manager for our Train Control & Communication Platform development team located in Västerås, Sweden.

The Train Control & Communication Platform organizationteam is part of Alstom internal development and supplier organisation for control  and communication system products for railway vehicle control. The organiszation is global with sites in Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, France and India. The team in Västerås is responsible for computers legacy control and communication products as well as new, input and output products, and human machine interface products. We are now investing in new products with increased performance, cyber security protection and increased functionality.

As Backlog Manager you shall mange program planning in backlogs. You will coordinate high level planning, stakeholders, and resources. You will also support and execute product release backlogs as well as sprint backlogs. You will support program managers and other backlog managers with agile methodology. 



  • Plan and execution of Backlogs in our agile way of working.
  • Develop and maintain agile process documentation related to program planning and release planning.
  • Participate in pre-studies, issue resolution and user support for the products in scope.
  • Responsible for QTC (Quality Time Cost) of the programs and product releases. 
  • Ensure all risks are properly addressed and mitigated.



  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or similar.
  • Previous working experience in planning agile product development process.  
  • Certified in Agile or Scrum Master is appreciated. 
  • Experience in development of embedded software and hardware.
  • Proven experience with Linux for embedded systems. 
  • It would be highly appreciated if you have knowledge and or experience of industrial or railway safety standards (IEC61508/EN50128/EN60567/EN50129).
  • Knowledge about cyber security standards is a plus.
  • Desired competencies: planning, communication, team leadership, teamwork, problem solving, initiative.
  • Fluent in English and Swedish.


We offer a possibility for you to grow within the area of embedded systems development as well as offering tasks that will challenge you to develop yourself. All our managers are dedicated to support your personal development and ensuring that both yours and the department goals can be reached.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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