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Core Computer System Architect for tools, infrastructure, and software operations 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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Software that makes a difference 

At Volvo Cars, we're bringing big and bold digital visions to life. By building and expanding our digital ecosystem, we're making it easier for people to live simpler, safer, and more sustainable lives. We want to welcome more curious and creative engineers who want to change the world - one line of high-quality code at a time. Our transformation isn't for everyone, but if you're excited about solving the technological challenges facing the auto industry, then this role could be for you.  


This is us.

Volvo Cars have an aspiration to expand its in-house software development. At the department of Core System Software, we are part of this aspiration. Our teams are building the next generation high-performance in-vehicle compute cluster, designed to host different vehicle applications, stretching from basic vehicle state machines to advance active safety and unsupervised autonomous drive functionalities. This compute cluster will be launched in our coming generation of pure electric and self-driving Volvo models. Our task is to create a safe, reliable and secure software that serve as a platform for our stakeholders and partners to deploy and innovate their applications on.

The department Core System Software consists of three Agile Release Trains (ART). One of them, ART Core Platform System, are responsible for systemization, overall quality measurement and release of the Core Compute Platform Software. We are also responsible to provide our department with tools, infrastructure, and software operations.
We are looking for a senior technical leader to join our ART Core Platform System management team as System Architect for our tools, infrastructure, and software operations.


What you´ll do?

As a System Architect, you will work alongside our Product Manager to transform our vision into a high-level architectural design, with focus on rig development, rig orchestration, continuous integration, test framework and system level tests. Your goal is to ensure that our software flow meets world-class standards and provides the best possible developer experience for our 400+ software engineers.


As the System Architect, you will be responsible for:
•    Leading the evolvement of our high-level architecture designs for tools, infrastructure, and software operations.
•    Collaborating with the Product Manager to define technical direction and support with creation of the ART-level anatomy.
•    Managing the backlog for a team of architects specialized in tools, infrastructure, and software operations.
•    Communicating and aligning architecture principles with stakeholders across the organization.
•    Ensuring that the architectural high-level design is compliant with Volvo Cars' overall software flow.
•    Monitoring industry trends and sharing insights on how to leverage on new standards to improve our solutions.


What you’ll bring

As a leader-of-leaders in this role, we expect you to have previous experience in relevant technical fields and proven leadership skills in a software organization.

As a person, you are structured and have experience working with multiple stakeholders. You can make significant progress even when faced with uncertainty. You set aspiring goals and maintain high standards.


To be considered for this role, you should meet most of the following requirements:
•    Demonstrated experience in setting up and providing continuous integration, delivery, and deployment toolchains.
•    Several years of experience in software architecture-related roles (IT, Cloud, or Embedded).
•    Experience working with cloud solutions, such as Azure.
•    A comprehensive understanding of the full software lifecycle.
•    Experience in tool governance and evaluation.
•    Proficiency in Python programming.
•    Familiarity with C/C++ toolchains and development tools; experience in programming with C/C++
•    Several years of experience using a variety of tools such as Jenkins, Zuul, Git/Gerrit, Python, Bash, Docker, Azure, Grafana, Elasticsearch, and configuration management.


You probably have a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or comparable experience. Fluency in spoken and written English is required. 

Want to know more? We hope so

We’re excited to receive and review your application. If you want more information about the role and its responsibilities or simply learn a bit more about the team, please reach out to the hiring manager at or the recruiter at




Volvo Cars - Driving change together

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. At Volvo Cars, your career is designed around your skills and aspirations so you can reach your full potential.

For the right person, an inspiring, and creative workplace awaits. Did you know that every Volvo Cars employee worldwide has the right to our Family Bond, our new all-gender, paid parental leave policy? You’ll also enjoy a culture and benefits package that’s made us one of the world’s most awarded and progressive employers.

By 2025, we aim to sell 1.2 million cars annually, 50% of which will be electric vehicles and sold directly to customers through digital channels. Join us on the journey of a lifetime as we create the driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

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