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Function Developer for Safety at Electric Drive

It's not about technology. It's about life.

At Volvo Cars, we’re on a mission to make people’s lives less complicated. We never start with technology and try to squeeze people in around it – we always design our cars around people, and we innovate to provide safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


About us

The Electric Drive Software department at Volvo Cars is proud of being one of the most successful players within SW development for Electric Vehicles. You will belong the Safety teams who has the responsibility for the development of the Safety Function for inverter and Electric Machines. Our vision is to deliver a robust and smart solution for the Safety functions needed. The agile team consist of dedicated and senior experienced people with a high focus on collaboration and communication within the group and it is good cohesion between the group members.


About you

You should be passionate about development of complex mechatronic systems within vehicle electrification, electronics, and embedded systems. You are devoted to driving engineering challenges all the way from business case and concept stage to mass production. You have senior background within SW functionality and development for Electric Vehicles. You need to be a natural initiator that commits to deliver the Team´s deliverables with high precision on quality. You are a team player that contributes and bring out the best from your fellow team members and work actively to increase your work network.


What you will do

You will work with model-based development using Simulink but also debug and make low level programming with C++. Together with your team members, you are responsible for developing and testing Safety Software Components. You will be of part SFMEA in cross-functional evaluation teams. You will work according to best practices of SW development.

You will be part of the System Safety team as a Safety Function Developer. The System Safety team´s responsibilities are:

  • Be part of whole V-process to secure that Safety functions on Inverter component level are robust and don´t violent legal requirements.
  • To have a holistic view over the Electric drive lines Safety functions
  • Perform function and calibration activities in various environments
  • Support with technical discussions external and internal.


You and your skills

  • Master of Science or Bachelor of Science within Electrical, Electronics, Controls Theory, Signals & Systems or Mechatronics
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant job experience from Embedded SW C++, integration of micro controllers and model bases SW development and solid experience in MATLAB, Simulink and MIL/ SIL
  • Function Safety development and documentation from automotive project with ASIL D integrity.
  • Debugging/testing embedded software systems and automation
  • SCRUM/agile development
  • Advanced level in the English language and be comfortable and skilled in explaining or understanding complexed solutions.
  • Driver´s license


What we offer

We truly believe in people and that everyone possesses unique strengths. We offer the possibility to grow and develop within an area that offer a very exciting future and you will have long term development opportunities in a continuously growing field, where you have a direct influence on customer satisfaction.


How to learn more and apply

We are curious what you think about Electric Drive future. If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager: Matilda Tsambasopoulos, Manager Electric Drive SW Architecture at matilda.tsambasopoulos@volvocars.comFor questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Kristin Lövgren at, Kristin.lovgren@volvocars.comPlease keep in mind that interviews will be held continuously, so you are welcome with your application no later than 2022-01-06. We kindly ask you to apply via this link as we do not handle applications via mail.


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:  54901

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