Chapter Lead Data Engineers Poland

At Volvo Group, we put exceptional focus on data.
We are going through massive digital transformation, and we are developing new services which enable and support modern, zero emission transport solutions.
This requires excellent capabilities to collect, process and create value out of data.
You can be one of key people in it, it is happening now!

This will be us - your new colleagues within Data Engineers chapter
You will be part of Data function within Digital & IT. Our goal is to unlock the power of data for the full Volvo Group to become a truly data-driven company! With data, the core component of our transformation journey, we will make the Volvo Group 2030 vision happen. We will take care of all the aspects of Data, how it is quality assured, documented, prepared, and analyzed with advanced tools, including Machine Learning. We developed Unified Data Platform on Ms Azure and it is in the center of our digital transformation.
In our data chapters we are focusing on building our skills and developing our people in the data related skills needed to excel in transforming data into value for our business. We will be supporting our employees in becoming highly skilled experts in data that can support all of Volvo Group to become a data driven company.

This is how you could make an impact
As Chapter Lead you will be the line manager for our data engineers in Poland and will directly coach and develop your team members in their growth journey. You will be involved in hands-on work focusing on data onboarding and processing to enable advanced analytics and machine learning with best practice tools and methods. You will be a part of the Data Engineers Chapter management team and report to the Head of Chapter Data Engineers. These will be your responsibilities:
  • You will be the line manager for your chapter members, with all the traditional responsibilities such as hiring, motivating, developing people, setting salaries, etc.
  • Identify current and future competence development needs and grow your team.
  • Hold frequent meetings with chapter members (weekly or bi-weekly) to understand the edge of their technical advancement.
  • Build Data Engineering community of experts and enable knowledge sharing across domains.
  • Work as a practitioner in your area of expertise.
  • Develop the working methods for data engineering.
  • Secure "external" input and best practice sharing in the community.

Who are you?
We believe you want to take your career to the next level, working with amazing people around the world. To be successful in this position we believe you have a university degree or equivalent, and several years of experience as a data engineering practitioner, as well as experience of leadership in line organizations or projects.
To succeed in this role, it is beneficial if you are experienced and understand technologies for the field like databases, data lakes and data pipelines. You have knowledge in leading technologies and frameworks, for example Spark/Databricks, CD/CI, DataOps, MLOps as well as more traditional ETL approaches and tools. You are experienced in the data engineering domain development as a practitioner that keeps up to date with the latest development.

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.

In addition to this, you are a passionate believer in continuous learning. You should feel energized by working both independently and interdependently, have proven skills in cross-functional collaboration and thrive in managing, foster, and enable both the perform and the transform angles of the job.

Are we a good match?

In the Volvo Group, we have defined leadership as a set of observable behaviors that leaders exercise to achieve alignment towards our vision 2030, to better execute our strategy and for the Group to continuously renew itself in order to “Perform and Transform”. To reach our vision and deliver on our strong commitments, we need to pair “the will” with “the skill”. That is why our leadership principles are behavioral based. The principles Lead with Passion, Perform with Purpose and Transform with Vision are our values in action, and they will strengthen our culture.

In your role as Line Manager, we expect you to develop your area of responsibility by having the ability to define the right priorities based on a customer centric mindset. We encourage the ability to drive business forward and act upon opportunities and ideas and transform them into value (financial, cultural, or social) for others. We create an environment where of continuously improvements and learning maximize the outcome of our work.

To achieve our goals, we collaborate within and across teams. We create a sense of unity and trust by nurturing open dialogues and collective work. We build a work environment where diversity in expertise, opinion and culture is valued.Are you curious and have some questions? Call us!

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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