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Technical Leader System Safety i Göteborg

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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 has an ambitious growth plan for connected functionality and autonomous drive. An important part of our efforts is to secure System Safety for our products. System safety is a subset of product safety concerning the usage of SW and Electronics technology in a safe manner to prevent unreasonable risk for injuries. Safety related functionality in our products is growing driven by the increased use of SW and Electronic control in mechatronic systems, and System Safety is therefore a crucial enabler Autonomous and Electric Drive.

System Safety is expanding from Functional Safety (FuSa), incorporating safety in case of malfunction, to also include Safety Of the Intended Functionality (SOTIF), which focuses on safety without malfunctions.
For the company, there is a need for research, benchmarking, workflow optimization initiatives and method development for R&D to ensure safe usage of the technology and state-of-the-art practices in the vehicle content development.


What you’ll do
As System Safety Technical Leader, you will be part of the System Safety Competence Center (SSCC) in the Enabling Agile Release Train (eART) Software and Dependability at Solution Support within Software and Electronics Platform (SWEP). 

The eART also includes competence areas Software Engineering Process/Methods/Tools, Software Quality and product Cybersecurity. As System safety Technical Leader you have a determinant role in facilitating common integrated framework in nominal software, safety and security together with the other Technical Specialists in the other areas of expertise within the eART.  You shall give a major contribution in creating and maintaining the long-term strategy, roadmap, and technical insight for the System Safety area, formulate and initiate method/process/tools development to ensure Volvo Cars adherence to state-of-the-art, method/process efficiency and effectiveness, within System Safety.


You and your skills
You are a genuine coach providing guidance and education within System Safety, share knowledge from relevant areas even outside the automotive industry through participating in conferences, expert panels, and other similar activities. You are expected to be a mentor for other system safety experts and doctoral graduate students, give guest lecturers in universities, research institutes and consortiums to maintain a sustainable collaboration with the academical and industrial world. You are thereby expected to have proven capability and willingness to teach/coach/mentor and document/present technical knowledge within system safety. 


You are a true ambassador of Volvo Cars Safety Culture, on both engineering and management level and represent Volvo Cars at internal and external technical meetings and in working/research/standardization groups. Excellent collaboration and communication skills are crucial. You have a well proven complete vehicle experience, a comprehensive network within authorities, industry, research institutes and universities. 
You have experience from initiating, leading, and participating in research projects and standardization work, both internally and together with external industrial and academic partners, and capability to lead a network of highly skilled individuals. You have a Ph.D. within relevant area (safety engineering of SW, computer engineering or electronics). 

How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager Sara Caprioli, at  For questions about the recruitment process, please contact Catharina Skog at We want your application no later than 20th November, but selection will be running continuously. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.



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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