System Architect - System Design & Integration i Göteborg

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Want to develop the next-generation platform for self-driving cars?

At Volvo Cars, we are making bold digital visions come true. We aim to lead in the automotive world by creating a digital ecosystem built around making our customers' lives less complicated. Now we are looking for curious, creative people who want to change the world through innovative thinking.



About us: R&D – System Design & Integration


Our department consists of around 200 persons that are responsible for the Active Safety platform and enabling Driver Assistance and Collision Avoidance functions. We are also responsible for making Autonomous Drive become a reality for the customer in the near future. To make this happen we are working closely with different stakeholders, function responsible, software developers and sensor team responsible for state-of-the-art LiDARs, ultrasonic sensors as well as cameras and radars. 


What you will do

As a System Architect, you will be part of developing next-generation premium Volvo Cars. You will be in the center of the development and make sure that all sensors are communicating as expected for the functional needs in our cars. You are a leader that will create clarity and guidance. You will define the tools and processes that is needed to optimize the development in our organisation. You will make sure that all requirements are balanced in the best way, together with concerned stakeholders. You will be part of defining roadmaps, capabilities and features in the backlog. Together with the sensor team, SW architects and SW developers you will be part of securing a robust technical system solution. This includes working with optimizing the core compute, defining signal interfaces, breaking down functional requirements, implementing functional safety and cyber security standards and handling legal demands. This is a broad area that gives you a great opportunity to build a solid and holistic vehicle view, and develop skills in concept development and requirement writing, planning and coordination.


What you bring in


You have a solid system design background and a large passion for processes, quality, clarity, system, software, and cars.  You will bring in your skills and knowledge in requirement handling, including function safety standards and cyber security. Communicating and connecting to stakeholders comes naturally for you, and you can easily balance expectations and needs for our product. You are self-motivated and can easily work together with your colleagues, and dare to make decisions when needed. You will bring in your skills in how to work in an agile way in the best way and how to bring in clarity and a structured way of working to achieve our goals in the best way. 


Do you fit the profile?

The qualifications that you bring in are:

•    MSc/BSc within electronics, mechatronics, software or similar. 
•    More then 6 years of experience from system design work.
•    Experience from working with functional safety and has knowledge in Cyber security
•    Experience from different tools and protocols e.g. Ethernet, TCP/IP, CAN.
•    Experience in Python, Simulink or C/C++.
•    Driver`s license (B-level), valid in EU is meritorious. 
•    Good communication skills in English (speech and writing).


How to learn more and apply?


Does this sound like your next challenge?

Please apply for this position through our portal no later than 4th of November 2022, but selections will be running continuously.

Enclose CV and cover letter written in English, and note that due to GDPR we cannot accept applications through e-mail.


If you have additional questions regarding this opportunity you are welcome to contact hiring manager Maria Björler at

If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact

We look forward to receiving your application. 


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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