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Base SW Developer - Vehicle Propulsion

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 We Offer
The Electric Propulsion Software department at Volvo Cars is proud of being one of the most successful players in SW development for Electric Vehicles. We enable the transition to electric propulsion of our vehicles and contribute to Volvo Cars vision to give our customers freedom to move in a personal, sustainable and safe way.

We are currently moving to in-house development of all our key software components of the Vehicle Propulsion system. The new ART Electric Propulsion Software Platform will deliver the base SW for all control units within Vehicle Propulsion. This includes Electric Drive inverters, traction battery control units and the onboard chargers.  

Are you excited by the complexity of traction batteries or electric drive inverters and want to be part of an evolving team? Then the role as Base SW Developer for Vehicle Propulsion is the place for you to prosper! You will be part of the BSW and Integration team that has full responsibility for deliveries of SW packages for the Battery Control system, for test vehicles and car projects. 
What You’ll Do
Your main focus is to set up a Base SW for a specific target under the Autosar standard. You perform BSW development and configuration for system management, memory management and communication module. You will be responsible for requirement analysis, integration of BSW and SWC as well as issue management with related investigations and technical documentation.
You will contribute to SW implementation and have a close collaboration with System designers, SW architects and SW developers. Together you will clarify questions regarding specifications, work processes, system design and quality assurance activities.
Competence is Important
•    Master’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, applied mathematics or similar 
•    Programming skills in C, embedded C and Python
•    AUTOSAR BSW Knowledge
•    General solid knowledge of Software Engineering


•    Experience in Embedded SW development
•    Work experience in the automotive industry
•    Experience with ISO26262

Personality is Key
You share our commitment to developing world-class products with high precision! You are known for building trust and showing courage, which gives you a solid foundation to be able to coordinate with several teams among other advantages. You are also strongly self-driven, curious, and comfortable independently planning, managing and monitoring your work towards set goals.

We believe in people and that everyone possesses unique strengths! What is yours? 
How to Apply and Connect    
Do not wait with your application! We will start the recruitment process immediately. We welcome your application by October 2, 2022 at the latest, we will be on vacation and have limited possibility to answer our email, update can be expected en of August. Please note that due to GDPR, we do not accept applications over email.
For questions regarding the position please contact Hiring Manager Emil Sahlberg, via email For information regarding the recruitment process please contact Senior Recruiter 


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:  59869

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