General Electric Section Manager Software Engineering in Uppsala, Sweden

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

We are looking for a candidate for a one year temporary assignment as Section Manager for the Software Engineering section, which reports into the BioProcess Software Department within BioProcess R&D. The BioProcess Software department consists of approximately 60 persons divided into 4 sections, and is responsible for Software development in the BioProcess downstream systems. Examples of SW that we develop are UNICORN and Biacore SW.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a section manager you will be accountable for securing deliverables from the section into the projects, fulfilling the section/department goals and securing competencies of the section.

You will work to continuously develop both technical platforms and processes in order to secure delivery and quality of the products in an efficient way as well as continuously stimulate, develop and grow the employees in your team.


  • To continuously monitor and work to improve the productivity of the section and the ability to deliver on time and budget.

  • To actively monitor quality of the work done by the section personnel and work to secure that project quality objectives are met.

  • Within given responsibilities make budget, forecasts and actively monitor spending.

  • Within assigned technology area supply resources, tools and process framework to the projects.

  • Review project work when requested by processes, project manager or whenever needed by other reasons.

  • To continuously enhance the working practices within the domain of responsibility, including training of personnel, recruitments, new tools, new external collaborations and networking.

  • In collaboration with project manager appoint activity leaders in projects.

  • Authority to approve design input-, verification and design output documents.

  • Within assigned domain of expertise, decide in technical concept and embodiment issues in projects, within framework given by project.

  • To maximize overall productivity and quality for all projects by allocating resources from the section to projects in the most optimal way based on overall priorities.

  • Decide on tools and development methodology within the assigned domain of expertise and in alignment with company development processes.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact recruiting manager HÃ¥kan Axelsson,

Last day to apply is 31 of March.


  • MSc or similar education in the Software area and/or equivalent experience

  • Strong experience in relevant product development

  • Proven leadership and people skills from e.g. line management or project management

  • Strong cooperation skills

  • Genuine interest in developing people and technical solutions

  • Strong communication skills

  • Fluent in Swedish and English, both verbally and in writing

Desired Characteristics:

  • Line management experience is highly desired

  • Knowledge & experience from SW development

  • Knowledge & experience of product development models such as PRD

  • Business awareness

Locations: Sweden; Uppsala