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Want to drive digital change in automotive?
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.
What we offer
Volvo Cars is on an ambitious journey to redefine the customer experience in automotive through digital technology. Electrification, Autonomous Drive and Shared Mobility are enablers for our purpose - freedom to move in a personal, sustainable and safe way.
Software engineering is an increasingly important area in the automotive industry. Volvo Cars is bringing more of the software development in-house to better handle continuous integration and the complex interactions between different functions. Connectivity is an enabler for most vehicle functions but also introduces cloud-based services that needs to be managed through innovative and robust designs.
The unit Connected Experience within Volvo Cars R&D is responsible for providing the best and most secure connected experience in the automotive industry. We have been connecting our cars for more than two decades, and by now connectivity is one of the most important enablers for doing business in the automotive industry.
Cloud technologies is therefore of paramount importance. We are responsible for developing and maintaining a car cloud platform as well as car-related functions running on the platform. As well to drive the technology roadmap for cloud-based services on a global market at scale. We have architects and teams specializing in different technology areas in the end-2-end connectivity chain, and we are now looking for a Cloud Solution Architect with the capability of having a holistic view and continuously drive our evolution.
What you'll do
You will be a part of a network of technical specialists and architects across Volvo Cars. In collaboration, you will propose and develop our technology plan for cloud-based services on a global market at scale. You will drive architectural design patterns, modelling system architecture and design, methods and processes for end-2-end cloud services perspective, with support of respective domain teams. You will facilitate risk management reviews and mitigation strategies together with Product Managers and cloud community, and drive implementation of cloud management processes and methods for Connected Experience. As well, be part of development and implementation of cloud-based services.
You will be involved in technology scouting and strategic R&D work within the cloud domain, well aligned with the regulatory framework development on a global market. Cross-sector solution collaborations, emerging technologies initiatives and research projects, might also be part of your day-to-day work, as well representing Volvo Cars in relevant committees and conferences to facilitate our technology plan.
Strengthening the awareness and culture of delivering cloud-based services on a global market at scale is key to our success, and you will be responsible to develop the organization’s knowledge by training, mentoring and coaching related to this field. You will also evaluate and recommend suppliers and tools in the area.
Do you fit the profile?
For you to fully enjoy this opportunity, we believe that you have a background in software or information technology with at least a Master’s Degree or equivalent.
You have a long professional experience in cloud-based services and an excellent knowledge in and hands-on experience of software development and software architecture (embedded and cloud). You have a proven ability to analyze and make recommendations for technical design, to collaborate with a diverse set of stakeholders and to drive continuous improvements.
Some experiences of value.
* Full stack development
* Any one of the public cloud infrastructures (preferably AWS or Azure/Google Cloud/Aliyun)
* Foresight view on technology roadmap and regulatory framework on global market
* Modern development practices such as Containers, Container orchestration, Everything as Code, GitOps, etc.
* A passion for open solutions based on open source.
* Agile teams development and the governance from a solution level(preferably in SAFe methodology)
* Architectural frameworks, design tools, collaboration tools, and product management tools.
* Public-key Infrastructure
* CI/CD tools, Observability tools
* Handling non-functional requirements such as performance, scaling, securing the solution.
* Transport protocols such as HTTP, MQTT, AMQP, JMS.
* Car connectivity solutions such as Digital Keys, Smart Charging, Plug & Charge, etc..
How to learn more and apply
Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application as soon as possible, at the latest 2022-11-15. Incoming applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. We do not accept any applications via email.
For questions about the position please contact hiring manager Per Österström at or recruiter Neha Mehta at
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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