Head of R&D, Digital Services (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  26606
Job Location(s): 

Copenhagen, DK Mestre, IT Hamburg, DE Helsinki, FI

Job Description

Danfoss Climate Solutions is looking for an experienced Head of R&D for our Digital Services organization. Digital Services is a newly formed organization and sponsored growth initiative with direct reporting to Climate Solutions Leadership. Your main task is proactively driving our IoT transformation whilst leading our global R&D footprint.   

 

What is Danfoss Digital Services? 

The world is changing fast towards DIGITAL, and this is creating new opportunities across industries, technologies, and geographies for Danfoss. Danfoss’ future products will be connected, and new business models will appear.  

The Digital Service organization in Danfoss will accelerate our existing service business and bring new services to life. Today we successfully deliver SaaS solutions that decarbonize buildings, prevent food loss in the cold chain, reduce energy consumption and much more across the globe. 

Our purpose is to build and innovate easy-to-use digital solutions that create a better world. For this purpose, we are looking for a software executive with a passion and belief in the opportunity digital services conveys, with a customer and solution focused mindset and pleasure in applying new technology and helping customers.  

For more information about Danfoss Digital Services, please check Announcing Danfoss Digital Services - YouTube

Job Responsibilities

You will lead a global, world-class team to design, build and support our fast growing Digital Service business. You will be responsible for 
 

  • Building a technology roadmap for all IoT related service products including cloud connectivity and Internet of Things (IoT) across Danfoss applications and systems 
  • Driving the build-up of new services and eco-systems, including M&A and partnerships 
  • Development of strategies and system architectures for connected products, software platforms and services across Danfoss 
  • Leading the implementation and maturation of agile processes and tools in Digital Services   
  • Further developing the global R&D footprint within Digital Services, Software and Connectivity 
  • Developing your teams with focus on global culture, frequent and flexible interaction with customer/key stakeholders and continuous quality improvements 
  • Managing a world-class team of diverse software talent across 8 global locations 

Background & Skills

 

Who are you? 

You will have the following background: 

  • Master or similar education complemented with relevant leadership education 
  • At least 10 years of experience in leading development organizations / product engineering 
  • Consolidated experience in SaaS products, electronic controls with solid insights into IoT / cloud / software applications with a strong eco-system architecture thinking 
  • Practical experience with customer value-driven design, development and testing of software, solutions and systems 
  • Proven experience with software development maturity models, implementing and using application life cycle management, and with agile development methods 
  • You have experience in leading and developing teams in multiple locations and cross functional product development 
  • You have experience with outsourcing and offshoring of development activities and a strong network into external technology, development and service partners 

The Head of R&D – Digital Services is a position for candidates who want to “Engineer tomorrow and build a better future”, pioneering industrial IoT in our large installed customer base with enterprise scale and speed. This is a chance to create a real impact on climate emissions and food-safety and loss. 

Please apply at your earliest convenience. We do not have an application deadline but accept applications as long as the job is posted. The position will be closed down once we have found the right candidate. Due to summer vacation, you will probably hear from us in the beginning of August. 

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.