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IT Application Architect - focus CAD

Software development that makes a difference

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.


The preparation for our digital future is done in many different parts. One success factor that we need is a platform that enables the team to faster deliver their compound digital services that complement and enhance our vehicles, enable new business models, and increase the pace of innovation throughout the enterprise. The development is done in a human-centric mindset using Agile/DevOps practices at Design and Virtual Hardware Cluster.  


What’s in it for you? 
You will work in a cross-functional team with end-to-end responsibility for the operation, development, methods/processes, support, and education within the PDM area with a focus on the Product Development area. The product is a mix of personnel from Digital, and several Business domains such as R&D, Sourcing partners, and Vendors. The team location is in Torslanda, Gothenburg, Sweden. 
The product is a part of the Design & Virtual Hardware cluster. We deliver capabilities for Research & Development, Manufacturing Engineering, and Design, enabling hardware engineering and UX development, with responsibility for approx. 180 applications mainly within the CAx/PDM area. 
Take the chance to apply for this unique position and be part of the automotive experience evolution! 


What you’ll do 
- Work in an agile/scrum Team based in Gothenburg 
- Work closely together with business and transform their needs into technical solutions 
- Support our business to gain speed, flow & efficiency, retaining high quality 
- Secure a digital landscape that enables growth, scalability, and efficiency 
- Work with the Volvo Cars CAD/PLM teams to sustain, configure and customize VCC CAD/PLM environment to meet business requirements 
- Provide quick, quality secured resolution for production code issues 
- Provide effort estimate for deliverables required to resolve the issues 
- Setup and maintain VCC CAD/PLM applications and their infrastructure to satisfy business needs, at the same time reducing the technical depth 
- Monitor CAD/PLM applications’ health and provide recommendations for improvements to deployment and infrastructure 
- Work collaboratively with end users of VCC CAD/PLM applications to understand their challenges, issues, and requirements 
- Develop and deploy automation solutions to reduce redundant effort and errors 
- Develop and deploy integrations for the VCC CAD/PLM platform to other enterprise systems at the company 
- Research, plan, and implement minor and major upgrades (e.g., code updates and new software releases) to the VCC CAD/PLM platform with internal team members and partners 
- Contribute to the development of automated test scenarios 
- Challenge disruptive and uncertain environment 
- Work with continuous improvements, combining research & innovation 

Who you are: 
We are looking for you who have experience as an Architect and working with Dassault Systèmes products (installation, setup, and maintenance), focusing on CATIA V5. You have good knowledge of license management, SAFe framework, and of scripting languages: VBScript, JavaScript, PowerShell, and Python.  We see you have experience in planning activities, working in agile teams, and integrating management in an engineering and supplier collaboration environment. Last but not least, you have experience working in agile teams


As a person, you are business and performance-driven, proactive, with good communication and co-operation skills and enjoy working in a team but also have the capacity to work independently with a focus on expected deliveries 
It’s meritorious if you possess knowledge of managing other CAD and PLM systems, object-oriented languages (C# and C++), Dassault Systèmes CAA API and Automation API, and REST API.  In addition, you may have some experience with software infrastructure including Windows/Linux OS, MS SQL, Oracle, Apache TomEE, IIS, cloud infrastructure (e.g., AWS and Azure), and automotive product development and industries with an emphasis on hardware product development and manufacturing 
We offer our employees excellent benefits such as:
• Plenty of leave to let you take time off for what's most important in life.
• At Volvo Car Group, all new parents with one year’s active permanent service now receive 24 weeks of parental leave, paid at 80 percent of their base pay. The policy is for everyone – whether you’re a designer or a plant operator, whether you work in Sweden, China, or the USA. Read more here: 
• Collective Agreement and ITP pensions.
• An annual allowance to spend on your health and wellbeing.
How to learn more and apply?
Does this sound like your next goal? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter no later than October 12th, 2022. Please note that due to GDPR, we can’t accept applications via email. 
For questions about the position, please contact Jan Johansson, Chapter Manager, Product Management Product Creation,  
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter Abigail Glez at:   


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:  54868

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