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Sr Software Engineer

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
This role is within our Global Online Digital team, which is using digital technologies to reinvent the experience of becoming a Volvo customer. There is no reason the experience of buying a car should be painful and difficult – it should be as enjoyable and exciting as actually having a new car. That is our mission.  

We create the end-to-end experience for online sales/subscriptions of cars, global campaigns as well as frameworks for other parts of Volvo cars. Your responsibilities will include rapid development of prototypes/concepts, and regular product development within Quality Engineering department.

You should have start-up experience where you have quickly developed prototypes and catalyzed product development in a fast paced, fluid environment.  You are a hands-on test automation developer who loves Quality Engineering. You are experienced with agile development and a champion of software development best practices


Main responsibilities


Your role will focus on the development of the platform core and common platform services. You'll solve problems related to complex cloud-infrastructure automation, multi-region networking, authentication/authorization, logging/metrics collection at scale. To provide tooling and frameworks for engineering teams for transaction tracing, performance analysis, business monitoring and alerting.


Observability is key to building a quality product, helping the business move fast and resolving issues as soon as possible. The team is responsible for designing, building and running a comprehensive observability stack for a diverse range of products and architectures. In addition, this team leads the charge on defining good observability practices company wide and making it easier to build a better product.


•            Lead/contribute to engineering efforts from design to implementation, solving complex technical challenges around monitoring distributed systems at scale.

•            Drive the roadmap for the Observability platforms in conjunction with cross-functional partners. Bring together multiple perspectives and be the key connector in this important and highly visible role

•            Build, lead and mentor an Observability team; create an environment of teamwork, trust, and mutual success

•            Participate in deep technical design discussions within your team, across partner teams, and ensure that we're building the right systems

•            Drive adoption of best practices in monitoring, alerting, and performance.

•            Work closely with development teams to implement monitoring & observability instrumentation within their platforms.

•            Participate in an 24/7 oncall rotation for Monitoring & Observability services.

•            Containerization & Container Orchestration (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes)

•            Cloud Infrastructure Automation (Azure strongly preferred)



Do you fit the profile?


  • Bachelors in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience delivering Observability at scale is required.
  • Distributed Systems Development (e.g. asynchronous communication patterns, consensus algorithms, distributed transactions)
  • Services Programming (e.g. Go-lang, Java, Kotlin, Scala, Clojure, Python, Ruby)
  • Experience working with Linux systems
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting systems
  • Experience designing and building reliable systems at scale
  • Experience with distributed tracing systems. Jaegar / Open Zipkin
  • Experience in Python/JS and/or Golang
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Tool (e.g. Terraform, CDK, Pulumi, CloudFormation)
  • Nice to have: CDK, CloudFormation, EKS, Istio, Envoy, Helm, Kubernetes Operator development, Go-lang, Prometheus (with Cortex), Kafka/Kinesis




Who you are and what you believe in

  • Embraces We Culture
    • You have experience of working closely with the product teams and translating product requirements into detailed test plans and use cases.
    • You are an expert in implementing and executing use cases.
  • 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:  70076

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