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Security Specialist - IT Security & Information Security

Let's create the future together.

At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility.



What do we offer?

While Volvo is pushing the boundaries on several fronts – autonomous driving, vehicle electrification, cutting-edge vehicle engineering design, and more – some of the most exciting action is happening in the Consumer and Enterprise Digital area.

We are uniquely positioned with our talent within CED to shape what’s next in automotive. We are taking consumer-facing technology around the driving experience to places most players are only dreaming about – and changing how people think about transportation as a result. 

We’re fully committed to giving Volvo customers an entire week of quality time back per year already by 2025 through digital innovations that simplify their lives. 

Within the enterprise, digital technology will provide vast opportunities to change the way we develop, produce and market cars. We are delivering leading enterprise products to power the digital future for Volvo Cars.


What’s in it for you?

Work with a growing team that is passionate about security. Our role in security is to enable Volvo Cars digital journey and to ensure that we have adequate protection of our most valuable information assets midst the changing threat landscape. This is an opportunity to be working to ensure that Volvo Cars Enterprise IT, OT 4.0 and IoT environments are built, operated and monitored according to security best practices and that relevant and specific risks are reduced to a level acceptable by the organization.


You and your skills

We are seeking a subject matter expert in one or more of the following areas, Business Security Liason (ensure security & privacy by design towards internal stakeholders), Governance & Audit, Cloud Security, Awareness & Training and Access Control/Access Management. A university degree in a relevant area such as IT or Computer Science is ideal and 5-10 years of working experience in your specialist area.


We see that you have strong experience and knowledge in Information and IT Security. Knowledge of concepts, principles, structures, and standards used to design, implement, monitor, and secure, operating systems, equipment, networks, applications, and those controls used to enforce various levels of confidentiality, integrity, and availability in relevant environments.


Knowledge of infrastructure components, both the physical and virtual, existing threats, and mitigating and developing plans to deal with those threats.


Capable of identifying critical information and the execution of selected measures that eliminate or reduce adversary exploitation of it; requirements of specific architecture to running and managing that infrastructure; definition of controls over hardware, media, and the operators with access privileges as well as the auditing and monitoring are the mechanisms, tools, and facilities.


Comfortable with MS Azure and AWS cloud setups, architecture and security best practices.


Do you fit the profile? 

Preferably you have had leadership experience and you are fluent in English, both oral and written. The position requires that you have good collaboration and relational skills; comfortable working with and leading other skilled professionals towards common goals and to meet a lot of people in your daily work. We see that you are comfortable in supporting and training the organization, individuals as well as different teams, in security-related issues.


You are also self-directed, organized and results-oriented with a structured approach and analytical mind-set. Comfortable in leading and/or participating in IT-related assessments and writing reports, from an IT perspective as well as from a business perspective.


How to learn more and apply

For questions about the position please contact the hiring manager, Niclas Jalvinger, CISO at For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Ellinor Magnusson at


To apply, please register your profile and attach your application documents via the link as soon as possible but no later than 2019-10-21. Please note that applications via email will not be approved. 


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, O, SE

Job requisition ID:  26949

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