Operations Manager IT & Software Development

Aug 22
Sandviken, Stockholm
Job category:
IT & Software Development
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Do you want to join an industry leader within cybersecurity and drive important, cutting-edge projects within the field?

To stay ahead of the game, Sandvik IT are right now transforming the Cybersecurity organization from a small department to a state-of-the-art resilience center – an enabler for our global, tech-savvy business. We’re now looking for an Operations Manager to join us in strengthening our IT & Software Development function – are you a flexible networker with a collaborative mindset and a curiosity for innovation and improvements? Then we have the perfect opening for you!

What’s in it for you?
We’re proud of the industry leading position we hold when it comes to cybersecurity, but we’re even more thrilled to offer you a feedback-friendly arena, where people support each other and learn together. You get a lot of freedom to shape your own work and it’s truly developing – both for your own career path and for the balance between work and family life. Simply put, a great place to work!

About the job

Your main responsibilities are to manage and allocate resources for the Firewall team, F5 team and Zscaler team, and you take care of strategy and implementation, ensuring stable operations for all applications using F5. Other duties include:

  • Developing and anchoring technical roadmaps
  • Managing the lifecycle of the product and services
  • Validating the quality and design of solutions suggested by our suppliers and partners

To find appropriate technology, solve technical issues and optimize output of our solution designs, you map business requirements into technology solutions through interaction with the business, IT solution stakeholders, vendors and industry experts. You ensure that the designed solutions are successfully implemented by supporting project teams to confirm system evolution and delivery as maintainable finished solutions. Your mission includes reviewing the current technology architecture landscape and seeking new ways to leverage, improve and/or extend corporate technology investments, and you research new and emerging technologies for practical application to business problems and strategic initiatives. You also take part in driving our architectural standards and you bring your technical knowledge as you contribute to various cybersecurity projects.

In this position, you’re based in either Gasverket (Stockholm) or Sandviken, however this position allows for some flexible working scheduling. As your colleagues and our partners are spread across different locations, some trips are included.

What we need from you!

As much as we truly value your customer-centric, can-do attitude, you obviously need previous experience in the field, and to thrive in this role we see that you have:

  • Several years of work experience as a solution architect, most likely within
  • cybersecurity, and proven technical aptitude in F5
  • Understanding of network security and ITIL processes
  • Good understanding of technical products and components, and an ability to
  • evaluate, future proof and apply them for service effect
  • An ability to lead and co-ordinate technical development and maintenance of
  • products or services

You have a good understanding of LTM, APM and ASM as well as BigIQ is a plus. Experience from an international, complex organization with multiple stakeholders and suppliers, lots of requirements and shifting needs is also useful. You easily connect with people and build trusting relations, and you’re skilled in explaining technical information in ways that make sense for everyone. Naturally, this means that you communicate fluently in English, while knowledge of Swedish is an advantage.

More about Sandvik

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group, rapidly developing into new, digital offerings, with roots in steel innovations and a future vision to set the industry standard. For us, it is clear that diversity of experience, perspective and background forms a solid foundation for achieving great results. Learn more about our business by visiting or website, LinkedIn or Facebook.

How to apply

Please send us your application no later than August 22, 2022. Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at home.sandvik/career (Job ID: R0043641).

Contact us

Do you want more information about this position? Please contact:

Pontus Haglund, recruiting manager, +46 (0)73 546 08 50

Union contacts – Sweden

Malena Rackner, Unionen, +46 (0)26 262 748
Fredrik Andersson, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 262 718
Peter Olsson-Andrée, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 261 984

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.

Recruitment Specialist

Jessica Hill Holm

Sandvik is a global high-tech engineering group offering solutions that enhance productivity, profitability and sustainability for the manufacturing, mining and infrastructure industries. We are at the forefront of digitalization and focus on optimizing our customers’ processes. Our world-leading offering includes equipment, tools, services and digital solutions for machining, mining, rock excavation and rock processing as well as advanced materials. In 2021 the Group had approximately 44,000 employees and revenues of about 99 billion SEK in about 150 countries.

Deadline: Aug 22
Job-ID: R0043641

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