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Engineer Tech Lead

We’re creating our own future 

At Volvo Cars, we are making bold digital visions come true. We aim to be the leader in the automotive world by creating a digital ecosystem built around making our customers' lives less complicated. What we all have in common at Volvo Cars is our passion for protecting lives, our endless curiosity, and our dedication to create a new future for the automotive industry. Our human centric focus is what separates us from all other car companies.


What you do

As a Technical Leader in the Scrum team you work with the following.

You lead the technical development in the team, guiding the team in the technical decisions. Together with the Product Owner and the Business Analyst you will ensure that knowledge about the solution in the scrum team is understood.

You work together with the Solution Architect to enable development of future business functionality. You translate the architectural strategy to the team, to ensure right decision making

You take part in concept studies, pre-studies, including problem/opportunity analysis.

You collaborate with TechLeads from other teams to inspire and get inspired, and to identify possibilities for cooperation and synergies.

You facilitate workshops with stakeholders to understand the technical requirements.

You present the technical solutions and result of technical analysis to the team and other stakeholders around the team.

Support the development team, coordinating and lead the developers.
You are the Go-To-person for developers in technical issues.



Who are you?

You have in-depth knowledge of IT Applications and Platforms to guide the team on a technical level and ensure that the solution delivered by the Scrum team complies with the agreed architecture and development guidelines

You have an attitude saying that problems are there to be solved; There are no problems, only solutions!

You regard yourself being a Tech savvy

    • Strong understanding of multiple programming languages - at least 2 of these must be Python, Java, Go, or JavaScript/TypeScript
    • You understand technical contexts
    • Must have at least 6+ years of experience as a back-end software engineer, designing and building highly available, scalable, cloud native, globally distributed services.
    • You have experience in architecture - understanding networks, api:s, cloud solutions and security. In other words – seeing the big picture
    • You are curious and eager to learn about new technology
    • You have experience working with different architectures and platforms (especially Azure Cloud and its related technology)
    • It is a merit if you also have insight in the SAP SuccessFactors, but also mainframe platform, or at least you are curious to learn.
    • It’s a bonus if you’ve experience in developing distributed event driven applications using brokers such as Apache Kafka or Azure Eventhub.

Ideally, you have worked as a developer during your career. We believe this is important to understand the challenges a developer has, and to be able to communicate with all team members and stakeholders.

We also expect you to be a good communicator with good presentation skills.

You have an education background with at least a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.

We expect you have had the chance to get a good experience from different roles within software development. Ideally, you have around 10 years in the IT business, and you have worked with solutions on multiple platforms.



On a personal level
You are a true collaborator, with facilitation skills to ensure involvement and engage both stakeholders and team members to create ownership and gain results. With effective communication and proficient ability in solving conflicts you develop trust among stakeholders.

By showing integrity and empathy, you’re being considerate of all parties’ interests, and objectives. And of course, you are self-motivated and have a strong action-oriented mindset.

In short:  You are a role model for the Volvo Cars we culture.

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.

Bengaluru, IN

Job requisition ID:  61780

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