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GraphQL Expert 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?


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 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.  

The primary role on the team is to design, develop and steward a federated graph. You will actively contribute to build a service offering for both internal users, as well as our partners. In addition to working with the GraphQL API, you will be involved in advocating, evolving, and improving our organizations understanding of GraphQL and the value in federation. We are a small group of graph champions, so you’ll be among friends.


What you'll do
•    Develop our best practices around GraphQL and Federation.
•    Support teams to ensure that they have what they need in order to own their own sub-graph.
•    Design best-practises around security, performance and governance (stewardship) for our federated graph.
•    Help ensure stable operation globally and develop a consistent experience regardless of consumer location.


You and your skills:
A versatile, talented engineer who is eager to get into the nuts and bolts of how we expose our data and information in a coherent and consistent way, across teams and organizations.
•    Several years’ experience with using and designing GraphQL APIs and schemas.
•    Experience with Apollo Federation and/or GraphQL Schema stitching
•    Several years’ experience developing distributed, scalable applications.
•    Strong coding experience in Typescript and one of the following languages of C#, Go, JavaScript.
•    Experience with micro-service architecture.
•    Experience from working with globally scaled applications and services.
We think you share our passion for technology and software quality and have the desire to work closely with developers, business analysts, agile leads, and test automation engineers in a high collaborative environment to create maximized value from engineering efforts.
As a person we think you are inspiring, motivating and moving the development process forward in a positive and driven way. 
How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position please contact hiring manager Stephan Lonntorp, stephan.lonntorp@volvocars.com or senior recruiter Hannes Westerlund, hannes.westerlund@volvocars.com
. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted due to GDPR. We are looking forward to your application!


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.


Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  54533

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