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Security Architect i Göteborg

The best place to work in the Global Automotive Industry. Join us on this exciting journey into the future, we want to hear from you!

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Let's create the future together.

Do you want to influence the future of the automotive industry? At Volvo Car Retail Solutions, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable, and convenient mobility. Let's create the future together. 


What's in it for you?
It is our mission that our solutions have the security, technology, and architecture prerequisites to meet our business challenges in the short and long term.


What you’ll do:
As Security Architect you are responsible for designing, building, testing, and implementing security systems at VCRS. You are expected to have a thorough understanding of complex IT systems and stay up to date with the latest security standards, systems, and authentication protocols, as well as best practice security products. You will also work together with our Infrastructure Architect, Solution Architects, and other teams to set/implement the security roadmap.  In your role as IT Security Architect, we expect that you will be the driving force in changing VCRS’s mindset around IT-Security. You will drive the IT-Security area and oversee that the level of maturity around IT-Security and Data Privacy continually increases.


To do this we expect that you will engage in and drive areas such as: 
• Work with overall IT-security strategy together with Volvo Cars, including setting and owning objectives, producing roadmaps, setting overall prioritization, and providing qualified input regarding technology-related investments
• Perform risk assessment – analyzing and mitigating prioritized risks.
• Perform/oversee security reviews for specific solutions and infrastructure
• Establishing processes/practices related to IT-Security.
• Track/Monitor security/privacy related trends for the organization to act upon
• Inspire and cultivate a culture of security awareness


Who you are:
We’re looking for you who have deep knowledge in technical as well as theoretical, in IT security, IT architecture, and practices within Security, for example, ISO-27001, OWASP10, SANS25, etc.; technical in security controls and technologies; OpenID Connect and OAuth 2; and infrastructure components such as networks, firewalls, DNS and storage.  Furthermore, you have good experience in IT risks, cyber security, and computer operating software; asset identification/evaluation and risk assessment; access control: authentication/authorization solutions; implementing multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity management or related technologies; Microservices, Identity Server and Cloud Architecture (Microsoft Azure); and got that experience from IT Security area in large organizations.  


We see that you have an advanced understanding of security protocols, cryptography, security, and agile software development processes and practices.  Last but not least you are fluent in English and Swedish.  We are looking for a person that enjoys solving problems, preferably together with others. You interact with various stakeholders within and outside the organization. Therefore, it is crucial that you have great communication skills. You are able to prioritize since we are working with many different tasks and products. You adapt quickly to new ways of working with a can-do, jump-right-in attitude and inspire your surroundings to follow. 


We offer our employees excellent benefits such as:
• Plenty of leave to let you take time off for what's most important in life.
• At Volvo Car Group, all new parents with one year’s active permanent service now receive 24 weeks of parental leave, paid at 80 percent of their base pay. The policy is for everyone – whether you’re a designer or a plant operator, whether you work in Sweden, China, or the USA. Read more here: 
• Collective Agreement and ITP pensions.
• An annual allowance to spend on your health and wellbeing.
• A private health insurance.


How to learn more and apply?
Does this sound like your next goal? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter no later than June 24th, 2022. Please note that due to GDPR, we can’t accept applications via email. 

For questions about the position, please contact Chief Technology Officer,  Håkan Stenvaller, at  

For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Abigail Glez: 


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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