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Product owner and business developer for ICE data center facility

Do you want to be the product manager and be responsible for business development, services and operations at the research datacenter where we develop sustainable AI and data platform systems? Do you want to see green and reliable AI applied in society and industry? Are you enthusiastic and like to turn an idea into an experiment and understanding and like to work closely with international partners and customers? Then you can be the person we are looking for!

About us
Our ICE Data center unit is growing and we continue to expand our team in Luleå. Therefore, we are now looking for you who are a product manager and business developer or equivalent with a great interest in IT/Data systems, data processing, company relations and project management in international projects and who are ready for your next development step.

About the role
Our operations in Luleå have Europe's leading and largest laboratory for tests and experiments for data centers, AI and related systems. Here, we work together with our partners and customers from both industry, agencies and academia to develop sustainable and energy-efficient data center systems for cloud services, telecom, satellite data, IT infrastructure for AI and industry. ICE test & demo data center consists of 1000s of servers in a number of modules with Openstack, Kubernetes and HDFS clusters.

Most are Linux based and the hardware consists of Dell servers, Open Compute servers and several GPU servers. Part of the facility is used for facility research and two modules for software research and experiments. As a product owner, you have responsibility for development direction and focus for both services, development and operational assignments in the research data center. As a business developer in software systems and data centers for AI, you will primarily work with creating new business, projects and business relationships in an international context, software platforms and services for companies and authorities in data processing and AI systems and development of new ideas for distributed software systems.

General contact and collaboration with subcontractors for procurement and integration / installation in the data center is included. Management and follow-up, together with a product board, of services, hardware change and software development for central delivery functions is included and also management of customer support internally and to customers.

As a product owner in our team, you get the opportunity to work in a growing and leading institute with great development opportunities. You will be an important team player in a committed team with high competence and which values ​​working in close cooperation, both within the team and with our partners and customers.

ICE Datacenter will in future be developed towards a facility with high availability and security. As a product manager and business developer, you become central in this development. The position is a permanent full-time employment. The workplace is in Luleå.

Your most important tasks are mainly to:

  • Develop the RISE ICE Datacenter offering by working with business and concept development
  • Work with international contacts to develop RISE ICE data platform services and projects.
  • Select and develop tools and processes for product management of all software and equipment in the data center.
  • Plan, lead and support improvement and development work for software and hardware in data center systems.
  • Together with other staff, design the technical solutions and plan procurement, purchasing and installation.
  • Compile and report on the status of customers, business and use to management and other staff.
  • Customer support management both technical and administrative.
  • Environmental and work environment knowledge for day-to-day operations

Who are you?
As a product manager and business developer with us, we believe that you are a passionate and solution-oriented person who likes to take on new opportunities. As the role involves contact with customers, international partners and other stakeholders, we believe that you thrive in social contexts and like to transform ideas into practical use and understanding. Through your understanding and flexible way of working, you come to your right in an environment that is dynamic. You have a master's degree in engineering or equivalent, preferably with a focus on AI, software and/or IT systems. It is an advantage if you have a few years' work experience in mainly service, product or software development and project management. We are also open to newly graduated engineers who have worked with other things before graduation with the right educational background, high goals and great passion. As our partners are both in and outside Sweden, we see that you have a good ability to express yourself in speech and writing in both Swedish and English.

Are we right for each other?
At RISE, we like different and we are convinced that diversity contributes to an innovative environment where we together challenge boundaries and develop new knowledge for the future. With us, passionate problem solvers meet to solve some of the world's most important, and perhaps fun, problems. We can not promise you an easy job, but what we can promise you is a bunch of committed colleagues and some really exciting societal and industrial challenges to tackle. You will work in a dynamic environment that gives you development opportunities both professionally and personally. With us, you get the opportunity to make a real difference. Welcome to the research institute and innovation partner for the entire of Swedish.

Welcome with your application!
Welcome to contact Tor Björn Minde, unit manager, 070–6242959. The last day to apply is 31th of May, 2022. Interviews will take place on an ongoing basis during the application period.

Lazaros Tsantaridis, Sveriges Ingenjörer (SACO), 010-228 41 22 and Daniel Gäwerth, Unionen, 010-516 68 15.

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Permanent position

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Project - Project Manager

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Tor Björn Minde

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