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Your leadership will make a difference.
At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in our people. If you want to be part of leading and inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, then we have the job for you.
Infotainment systems is one of the fastest growing areas within Automotive today. Competition is no longer limited to traditional automotive competitors, as innovative and fast-moving companies like Google and Apple are also starting to get involved in the area. The Connected Experience unit within R&D includes Connectivity and Car Cloud Platform, Infotainment Platform, Applications and Data & Diagnostics. Our vision and strategy is to maximize the attractiveness of owning and using a Volvo, make all cars connected and provide a continuously enhanced experience for both new and existing cars.
Our teams work in an agile manner organized according to SAFe to be able to quickly adjust to changing requirements. To strengthen and accelerate the transformation, we are now looking for an experienced and passionate software developer who understands modern app architecture patterns but also has a good eye for UX and design.
What you’ll do
As an UX Tech Lead, you will play a key part in defining leading-edge design solutions without compromising the technical quality or usability. Therefore, it is of great importance that you have a broad technical understanding of general platforms (e.g. Android, Unreal, iOS) and frameworks (e.g. Android UI framework, Qt, Unity) for UX implementation. You will have a holistic view of the complete HMI system (graphics, sound, speech, etc) and will be the main contact point between technical and design organizations at Volvo Cars. You will be part of a bigger tech lead arena where you drive investigations and architectural decisions. You will lead by example in the software development phase as well as driving principles and guidelines that will enable reusable, scalable and maintainable UX applications. Good presentation and communication skills are important to efficiently drive change and secure good user experience and quality in our products.
Who you are
You would carry a M.Sc in Software Engineering or equivalent experience through years of practice, along with at least 10 years of software development in various projects. You would bring good knowledge of scalable HMI architecture and component layout as well as good practices within component usage, such as understanding material and visual design, resource structuring, animations and transitions.
You would also bring experience in Android application development and are familiar with modern app architectural patterns (MVP, MVVM, layered architecture, refactoring). You have good knowledge of how to test in different development phases (e.g. automatic test automation) as well as how to work with data-driven development both on methods and analytics.
You have good understanding of the non-functional aspects such as security, reliability, performance, maintainability, scalability, and usability as well as the ability to work with both short-term and long-term solutions at the same time. You should have an interest and good feeling for new technologies that enable interaction, visualization, personalization and dispositions. You have a holistic view of the complete HMI system (graphics, sound, speech, etc). You would bring experience and good understanding of how to work together with design organization as well as good understanding of interaction principles and design language.
Furthermore, it is meritorious if you are familiar with working in a Linux environment and with Continuous Integration, as well as having a driver’s license.
As a person you strive for development and challenges through your pro-active attitude, you are self-motivated, with a strong delivery orientation. We are a global company and therefore you have to be fluent in English and can communicate effectively with all types of stakeholders. You are analytical and a problem-solver - aware of that there are multiple solutions for a problem. Last but not least, you enjoy learning from others, as well as, sharing your knowledge with your colleagues.
How to learn more and apply
We are curious what you think about the future. Would you like to know more about our R&D and the role?
To apply, please register your profile at our career site and attach your application documents as soon as possible since recruitment is ongoing.
If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact
Please note that due to GDPR regulations, applications by e-mail can not be accepted.
Last day to formally apply will be June 7th, 2021.
Who are we?
Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them.
Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.
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