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Engineering Manager - Architecture & Software Hub

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.


What’s in it for you?
This role is within our Architecture & Software Hub team. Our team is driving, not only where our future digital architecture is headed, but also how we as a company engage with external developers, how we continue to evolve as a software company by embracing new technology, and basically reinventing Volvo Cars from within.


What you’ll do

  • Lead and grow a team of hardworking engineers through hiring, mentoring, inspiring, and feedback
  • Ensure through streamlined execution and experimentation that our solutions meet the needs of our customers quickly and accurately
  • Advocate and advance modern, agile software development and help develop and foster good engineering practices
  • Help ensure the solutions are scalable, sustainable, architecturally sound, and technical debt is both incurred consciously and repaid in a reasonable time
  • Be an active member of the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders across the organization


Who you are

  • A person that loves leading, developing, inspire and growing an engineering team, and have previous experience doing so; you have been an engineering manager before this and know what it takes to build a phenomenal team
  • Someone that possesses a deep understanding of how to translate product and business goals into sound technical solutions, and can mentor your team in this
  • Very knowledgeable and passionate about modern software development that builds products our customers love
  • Before starting a technical leadership career, you have had extensive experience working hands-on as a Software Engineer in an agile environment
  • Someone that fully embrace a growth mindset, and can encourage others to do the same
  • A compassionate person who understands that every individual and situation has their specific needs, and can adapt your leadership style and interactions accordingly
  • Someone who likes to have fun at work, and takes great care in making sure everyone always feels welcome and included!


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
  • A private health insurance



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:  55741

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