Software Delivery Engineer

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Software Delivery Engineer

Are you enthusiastic about software delivery and processes? Do you want to contribute to software product development and deliver results in a timely and quality manner?

Full-time · Helmond / Remote


Where: The Automotive Campus in Helmond (part of Brainport: the heart of Europe's innovation)or remote from the comfort of your own home office or in one of our hubs
Domain: Software
Experience: at least 3+ years of experience in a similar role.
Degree: at least a Bachelor's degree in software engineering

Working at Lightyear is a unique experience. You get the opportunity to work for a company with a pure and meaningful mission. A mission that will make a positive and lasting impact on future generations.

What will you do as an Software Delivery Engineer?

As a Software Delivery Engineer you will ensure timely delivery of committed quarterly objectives with epics and enabler epics on the Competence backlog. You make sure the Competence impediments are solved or brought to the daily Central Team walk-in meeting and are followed up. In this role you provide insights and transparency on delivery maturity, predictability, progress and secure quality of the value delivered.

As a Software Delivery Engineer you will have the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Create transparency and alignment on Competence status by setting-up, coordinating and facilitating Competence-related ceremonies

  • Keep the roadmap of the Competence up-to-date and drive execution
  • Looking at overall delivery and delivery processes of the Competence and in reaching milestones and company goals
  • Optimize flow by tracking, reporting and measuring performance of the Competence
  • Ensure delivery excellence by keeping the Competence stable and shielding it from distracting external interferences
  • Responsible to follow-up on escalations and taking away impediments of the Competence
  • Defining the required people-competences within the Competence
  • Continuous flow of information by sharing lessons learned and operational feedback
  • Foster communities of practice (chapters) and the use of engineering- and built-in quality practices

What do we expect from a Software Delivery Engineer?

In order to succeed in the dynamic world of Lightyear; pro-activity, professionalism, communication and adaptability are crucial. We are looking for someone with an ambitious attitude who learns from the past but who is especially open to transforming new developments or ideas into the ‘tried and tested’ of the future! You thrive on working team based, but working independently shouldn’t be an issue. You are flexible and can work under pressure. Furthermore, we are looking for someone with:

  • At least a Bachelor's degree in software engineering;
  • At least 3+ years of experience in a similar role;
  • Experience in release management is considered a plus;
  • Background experience in working/aligning with multi-disciplined departments throughout the value chain (from research to engineering/product development and/or to manufacturing).
  • Knowledge of Jira
  • You have a track record with regards to strong coordination skills
  • You have the natural ability to connect with others and communicate throughout the whole organization;
  • Proficient in English;
  • A 100% match between our core values and your values as a person;
  • Mission driven and eager to deliver the change.

What can you expect from Lightyear?
In addition to a challenging role we also offer:

  • A high degree of freedom and independence in your role
  • A role within a multidisciplinary team consisting of highly motivated, inquisitive, and talented people with a broad diversity of experience
  • A role at one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the Netherlands with tremendous potential
  • 40 vacation days per year
  • An interesting and balanced pension through Zwitserleven that is in line with the mission of Lightyear
  • The ability to participate via shares and to be involved in the growth and success of Lightyear
  • In addition to a dynamic working environment, there is time for relaxation during our already epic Friday afternoon drinks

About Lightyear

Lightyear is an innovative and progressive scale-up with one mission: clean mobility for everyone, everywhere.

Lightyear originates from the legacy as a multiple world championship of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge® Cruiser Class. Officially established in 2016 by 5 visionaries with the dream to make this groundbreaking technology accessible to everyone, everywhere. In order to accelerate the transition towards a truly sustainable solution for mobility, we believe that it is necessary to completely rethink automotive design by starting from scratch, not limited by industry conventions.

At Lightyear, we all strive for the same goal. We have a team with diverse skill sets and backgrounds; all working tirelessly towards clean mobility for everyone, everywhere. We’re proud of our culture and live up to our core values: think independently, be bold, deliver the change, put people first, and take responsibility. Our shared vision is what unites and drives us.

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