Digital Product Owner - API platforms

Do you want to be the key enabler towards making Volvo Group a truly API driven organization? Do you want to choose both the technical and leadership career path? This is your opportunity !

Join us on our transformation journey to the digital future

At Group Digital & IT, we have a clear ambition to enable value creation at scale for the Volvo Group. With a new product centric operating model and digital technologies, we will produce digital offerings that are profitable, scalable, and differentiated. With Group Digital & IT, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals, who learn continuously and embrace change to stay ahead. We have a very important role to play in reaching the Volvo Group ambitions for 2030.

This will be us - your new colleagues within Foundational Products

Foundational Products is part of Technology, a new function within Volvo Group Digital & IT with a big stake in the Group’s digital transformation. Technology will modernize Volvo’s core digital backbone making it a platform for digital products. Foundational Products & Chapters are responsible for API & Integration, DevSecOps, Cloud and Development Platforms. Our Foundational IT products are used by digital product teams and enable them and their products to outperform Volvo’s competitors. Our digital talents develop capabilities and digital technologies to improve business performance and create value for the Group with speed and at scale.

We actively collaborate with other parts of the organization, both within Volvo Group Digital & IT and with the rest of the Volvo Group. We foster an environment where ideas, thoughts and opinions can be shared. We are team players with clear common ambitions, and we win together.

This is how you can make an impact

As a Product Owner in the API area, you will be a key enabler to the Volvo Group Digitalization Transformation by developing and leading a global team of high performing digital talents focused on API platforms.

You will set the vision and strategy for some API platforms while ensuring scalability, performance, security, and reliability. You will drive engagement and enablement through close alignment with teams and key stakeholders and act as an ambassador for API in the Volvo Group.

Your mission is to:

  • Clarify team purpose, strategy and business priorities.
  • Manage the team backlog and order and ensure that the backlog is visible, transparent, and understood.
  • Secure that the product is developed and maintained in compliance within given architecture, security guidelines, and product strategy until decommissioning.
  • Manage dependencies and collaborate with other teams and business partners​, as needed.
  • Secure that SLAs are established and fulfilled for any solutions managed by the team
  • Contribute on product roadmap and capacity planning.
  • Responsible for team and culture development.

In summary we are looking for you who has:

  • Solid background as a leader within the area of Integrations
  • Experience from working with API management solutions like IBM API Connect, Mulesoft, Google Apigee, etc.
  • Experience from a global organization
  • Strong communication skills
  • Stakeholder management experience

Who are you?

We are looking for you who is a natural leader that displays energy and passion for modern Integration and platforms. You ideally have solid experience from leading people in the Integration domain. You have the technical knowledge to describe and define the possibilities and benefits of API first architecture. You have a university degree in a relevant field as a backbone to your knowledge.

You always put the consumer in focus and are curious to understand the needs of the business to be able to provide the best fit for each business area. Working in a global context is something that comes naturally to you.

The right candidate will be able to think and act strategically but also to operate and implement change tactically when required, dealing effectively with ambiguity and managing changing priorities. You should be passionate about driving strategic & technological transformation in a business focused, fact-based, and collaborative way to achieve real impact. This role requires solid communication skills and a passion for leading, inspiring and developing people.

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

Group Digital & IT has the ambition to enable value creation at scale for the Volvo Group. Digital solutions are becoming more and more key in the industries, where we are operating. The solutions and emerging technologies, provided by Group Digital & IT, enable our customers and their customers to do more with less, better for others and best for the future.

We are 3,600 employees located in more than 30 countries, present at all major Volvo Group locations, and we are working in a completely global organization.

In Group Digital & IT we strive for something bigger, we are truly customer centric, and we collaborate with inclusion, together cross the Volvo Group. We learn to stay ahead, we are curious and eager to acquire new and deeper knowledge, both as individuals and as teams.

We want to get to know you

Application Process


The journey begins! An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile by login in to your account. The hiring team will review your application together with the hiring manager. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with information about the following steps.


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