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Engineering manager

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’s in it for you?

This role is within our Digital team, which is using a number digital technologies to provide best tools and solutions so that Volvo Cars can provide proactive and effortless customer care for Volvo users.  We want to provide our global customers with a leading and effortless customer care experience and be there when they need us, across the channels our consumers prefer. That’s our mission.

You will be responsible for developing global products, that can be rolled out to different markets. We are using Salesforce Service Cloud as a foundation for customer care products. In the future, we plan to build products possibly using other platforms and development tools. Your responsibilities will include translating business requirements to technical solutions, utilizing capabilities of the Salesforce platform but not limited to it. You will be working closely with a team of engineers and product owners on regular product development.

The team is primarily located in Gothenburg, Stockholm Sweden, and we also have teams in the San Francisco US and in Shanghai China. Many of the people you will be working with have experience from start-ups and global tech companies such as Spotify, Google, Ericsson, Microsoft, Tradera, Klarna, EA Games etc.


You And Your Skills

We are looking for an experienced software engineering manager, who have previously built and led software engineering teams. We are looking for someone who has worked on both Salesforce platform and other technology stacks. While you have a deep understanding of Salesforce platform, you also have experience in agile engineering practices.

You will likely spend some time on technical design of software in a team and the rest of your time as the manager of a development team, responsible for hiring, compensation, and employee career development.

You probably have a degree in Computer Science/Engineering, or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience. You have a passion for transforming and developing digital products, architecture and best practices, love to interact with development teams to understand their needs and product missions, and with servant leadership and a strong technical foundation you strive to create a fast and fun developer experience. Strong people management, collaboration and communication skills are essential in this role.

Together with the other digital leaders within Global Online Experience, you will

  • Grow and reshape teams with highly talented engineers.
  • Mentor and coach individual engineers and teams as well as removing obstacles in their way to deliver software at scale and speed.
  • Drive and nurture collaboration, diversity, and engagement.
  • Lead and develop technology strategy in your domain and together with the product manager make sure the architecture and strategy enable the product vision. Overall responsible for quality of technical design and development.
  • Advocate and advance a modern software development, operation, and engineering practices and apply them on the Salesforce platform


How To Learn More And Apply

Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below, no later than November 5th. If you have any questions regarding the position or recruitment process you are welcome to contact Sachin Surana at sachin.surana@volvocars.com or Sr tech Recruiter Simon Almqvist at simon.almqvist@volvocars.com. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted due to GDPR.


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.


Job requisition ID:  54852

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