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Digital Lead, Developer Services - Digital Enablement

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Digital Lead, Developer Services - Digital Enablement

Hi there, we are currently looking for a Digital Lead to join our Digital Enablement team.  

If you are reading this, you probably already know that Polestar is an electric performance car brand. We work hard to create a unique experience for the customer, owner and driver. The thrill of driving the car, the digital experience of buying, owning and controlling a Polestar require us to push the limits of technology and software development. Sustainability has been there from the beginning and we have set a moonshot goal for climate-neutral cars in 2030. There is an ocean of opportunities in this for talented IT professionals who wants to dive in and make a difference.  

About Developer Services – Digital Enablement Area 

The purpose of Developer Services is to create a fantastic developer experience where developers feel they are our VIP personas. Developer Services is the foundation of all digital development with capabilities like the AWS based cloud platform and the surrounding ecosystem of tools – from backlog tools to own developed test tools. We also have very strong connections to teams working with architecture, ways of working and portfolio planning. As a digital lead you will be a servant leader for the teams in the areaenabling a collaborative culture of co-creating capabilities needed to make Polestar deliver great digital products 

To thrive in this role you probably have an engineering background and now working in tech leadership 

About the role 

The Digital Lead is a visionary leader who, together with the teams and stakeholders, creates a strong roadmap. The digital lead acts as a servant leader for the teams, enabling planning and delivery of great value for our users. They work closely with their team to ensure business value and user feedback is translated into new capabilities when necessary. As a lead for global shared capabilities a lot of focus will be on robustness and availability of our services – having an always on mindset. Through their understanding of the market/industry, customer needs and their tech savviness, Digital Leads ask the right questions and thereby steer their team in the right direction. They are also relationship builders, working alongside external and internal stakeholders to support their team in developing their digital products/services/platforms. 

What you will do 

  • Setting the vision for the team, and communicates this effectively to the team members as well as stakeholders outside the team and Digital Product Area 
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to ensure the overarching Digital vision and solutions align with the team's strategy and requirements 
  • Classic product mgmt. activities like stakeholder dialogues and backlog prioritization 
  • By prioritizing stakeholder needs making sure that the team capacity is used in best possible way for Polestar 
  • Responsible for following up on team-level KPIs and OKRs, and if needed steer the team's direction to meet set KPIs/OKRs 
  • Work the Digital Product Manager and Digital Leads with budget, people development needs, and business cases for new investments  

Who you are 

  • Experience as a technical product owner / product manager, with demonstrable skills of leading teams towards a product vision in an agile setting 
  • Experience from working with shared services / platform products with high degree of self-service for users 
  • Tech savvy with ambitions to establish great developer relations 
  • Strong collaborator
  • Experience of working with cloud, git / source code mgmt, backlog tools, CI/CD, DevOps, agile development
  • Excellent listener and strong communication skills  

Personal qualities 

  • Passion to challenge the status quo, find new solutions and drive out of the box ideas – loves and embraces change 
  • Believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency, safety, and trust 
  • Not afraid to “roll up the sleeves” and seeks to go outside the comfort zone to learn – pushes teams to do the same 
  • Empowers others to fail, learn, and grow 
  • Experimental mindset to drive innovation 
  • Great listener who is keen to gather and use input from the team 

Polestar - the guiding star 

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalyzing the change to sustainable mobility. We are a global team of highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We challenge conventions and we challenge ourselves for the purpose of innovation. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence. 

At Polestar, the sky is the limit. 


Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled. 

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