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Platform Engineer - Data Infrastructure

Let's create the future together.

At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


What we offer

As a Data Platform Engineer in Data Platforms you will design, develop, and maintain robust end-to-end platform capabilities that enable data and analytics teams across the organization to deliver value from data, whilst building a culture of collaboration and data excellence. 


We are mandated to define and build a data platform based on modern technology to host our company-wide data mesh for the rapidly growing data community at Volvo Cars.

Main responsibilities


As a Data Platform Engineer you will be responsible for DevOps of business critical data platform capabilities in collaboration with the team, product managers and the data engineering community. 


By contributing with expertise and teamwork you will be instrumental in our mission to transform the data ecosystem to empower our company with trusted data.


We are in an early phase of our transformation journey so you will have a key role in contributing to our technical direction and forming a great team culture.  


Do you fit the profile?


As a Data Platform Engineer, you will be an empowered member in one of our committed teams that develops our Data & Analytics platform in collaboration with other teams.  In this role, team contributors thrive best. You want to contribute to team commitments and are committed to learning and development. We envisage that you embrace agile working principles and enjoy solving problems. You should also have experience in software engineering, modern data stacks, cloud infrastructure and be fluent in spoken and written English.


Other key competencies for the position include:

  • Experience in Python and in at least one other programing language (C, C++, Java, Javascript, Go …)
  • Experience with infrastructure as code and development frameworks
  • Experience in building self-service platform and tools from scratch
  • Practical experience with Data Engineering and the accompanying DevOps & DataOps workflows.
  • Experience with designing and delivering data platforms with built-in lineage, federation, governance, compliance, security, and privacy.
  • Experience with containerisation technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes


Who you are and what you believe in

  • Embraces We Culture
    • You are customer focused and have a solution-oriented mindset
    • You excel in collaboration, both with internal and external stakeholders, and are passionate about building a work environment based on trust
  • Curious
    • You are passionate about software development and you have an interest in staying up to date with new technologies
    • You are self-propelled and have an innovative and creative mind
  • Agile Mindset
    • You have a strong belief in agile ways of working
    • You are flexible, open to new ideas and have a strong focus on continuous improvement
  • Communication
    • You are an avid communicator, and are fluent in both spoken and written English
    • You can build compelling and interesting presentations supporting your ideas
    • You manage stakeholder expectations at various levels with ease
    • You navigate confidently in a multi-cultural environment


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, KA, IN, 562122

Job requisition ID:  70436

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