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SW Engineering Manager

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 Global Online Digital team, which is using digital technologies to reinvent the experience of becoming a Volvo customer.

There’s 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.  

You will be responsible for developing software for consumer facing and internal products across more than 100 countries accessed by millions of people. We create the end-to-end experience for online sales/subscriptions of cars, global campaigns as well as frameworks for other parts of Volvo cars. Your responsibilities will include rapid development of prototypes/concepts, and regular product development.


You should have start-up mind set where you have quickly developed prototypes and catalysed product development in a fast paced, fluid environment. 

You have or have recently had hands-on development experience. You are experienced with agile development and a champion of software development best practices.

The team is primarily located in Gothenburg, Stockholm Sweden, and we also have teams in the San Francisco US and in Shanghai China.

Many of the people you will be working with have experience from start-ups and global tech companies such as Spotify, Google, Ericsson, Microsoft, Tradera, Klarna, EA Games etc.

 

You And Your Skills

We are looking for an experienced software engineering manager, who have previously built and led software engineering teams.

You will likely spend some time on hands on development or technical design of software in a team and the rest of your time as the manager of a development team, responsible for hiring, compensation, and employee career development.

You probably have a degree in Computer Science/Engineering, or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience. You have a passion for transforming and developing digital products, architecture and best practices, love to interact with development teams to understand their needs and product missions, and with servant leadership and a strong technical foundation you strive to create a fast and fun developer experience. Strong people management, collaboration and communication skills are essential in this role.

 

Together with the other digital leaders within Commercial Digital, you will

  • Grow and reshape teams with highly talented engineers.
  • Mentor and coach individual engineers and teams as well as removing obstacles in their way to deliver software at scale and speed.
  • Lead and develop technology strategy in your domain and together with the product manager make sure the architecture and strategy enables the product vision.
  • Drive and nurture collaboration, diversity and engagement.
  • Advocate and advance a modern software development, operation and engineering practices.
  • Always find ways to learn and continuously improve our products and practices.
  • Individually contribute to developing our solutions. Examples of Technologies/languages used C#, Typescript, JavaScript, React with solutions running in Azure and AWS

 

Union representatives

Unionen Kent Bergebring +46729774214 kent.bergebring@volvocars.com

Ledarna Peter Storm +46708209036 peter.storm@volvocars.com

AKPV Fredric Lundkvist +46733330425 fredric.lundkvist@volvocars.com

 

How To Learn More And Apply

Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below, no later than 4th of October 2021. If you have any questions regarding the position or recruitment process you are welcome to contact Robert.Smith@volvocars.com or Sr tech recruiter simon.almqvist@volvocars.com. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted due to GDPR.

 

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.

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Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  50411

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