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Software Architect for infrastructure of software integration, delivery, and testing

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. We’re moving towards becoming more of a software developing company and where our products give the driver’s a car-experience that improves every day. Highlights of the areas in focus are Infotainment, Autonomous drive, and a core system optimized for electric cars. We look for curious, creative people who want to change the world through innovative thinking.

About our Engineering - Core System Application Integration 

The heart of our new platform at Volvo Cars is the core system, it consists of state-of-the-art Nvidia cores, together with adjacent nodes. Developers all around Volvo cars are delivering into the core system. You will work with the integration of all core system application deliveries. At this integration step the deliveries are built together and tested on real hardware in HIL (Hardware In the Loop) environments. You will work in these areas within this integration step: design of HIL setups, plan for current and future rig capacity, software builds and delivery and scope of testing. You will have the opportunity to work with optimizing the flow and improve utilization in all these areas both for current and future platforms.


Would you like to be part of Volvo Car Corporation, Core System Application Integration?

You are passionate about working with people in a multicultural context with people from various parts of the world. Collaboration and networking come natural to you working with software- and electronics- architecture. You are communicative and can use suitable value argumentation in dialogue with both product managers and stakeholders and when empowering the test and integration developers. Configuration management should be a key interest as we have multiple complex systems with a high degree of variability. You seek to continuously improve the efficiency of our systems and collaboration with our stakeholders.


What you’ll do


You will be part of the implementation of both maintaining, defining new functionality in our Continuous Integration flow and our test environments. As our architect you will be a part of defining a common technical and architectural vision and roadmap for the solutions in terms of complete software and electronics integration including frameworks. You will be our representative in various forums where you present our group's vision and discuss tomorrow's functionality together with other architects. The group is also responsible for the correct requirements driven from an integration perspective into the DevOps (tool chain). We have accountability for continuous integration and test planning up until release candidate. As our architect you will be a part of defining a common technical and architectural vision and roadmap for the solutions in terms of complete software and electronics integration including frameworks. You follow multiple technical discussions withing the organization to adopt our vision and bring in new innovations and make sure they create business value.


What you will bring

Required qualifications / skills: 
•    M.Sc in Electrical and Software Engineering or similar relevant experience
•    At least several years of experience from working with configuration management from an embedded software system perspective including software test and integration
•    Continues Integration from large scale software product development including hands on experience
•    Knowledge and experience in how to create and drive roadmaps, vision and steps to get there 
•    Software coding experience
•    Verification of software and software integration from scale software product development including hands on experience
Personal qualities:
•    Effective communication and collaboration skills
•    Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization 
•    Ability to make sense of complex high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
•    Ability to create new and better ways for the organization to be successful
•    Value driven
•    Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others
•    Actively seeking new ways to grow using both formal and informal development channels
•    Experience within automotive and from working in an international environment     
•    Agile frameworks and development such as SAFe.
•    Driver’s license (B-level) 


Want to know more? We hope so


We’d love to receive and review your application. If you want more information about the role and its responsibilities or simply learn a bit more about the team, please reach out to the hiring manager at or the recruiter at . We want your application at the latest 2024-04-30 Please note that applications via email will not be accepted. Interviews will be held continuously!


Volvo Cars - Driving change together


Volvo Cars’ success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with around 43,000 employees across the globe. At Volvo Cars, your career is designed around your skills and aspirations, allowing you to reach your fullest potential.


By 2025, we aim to sell 1.2 million cars annually, with 50 per cent being electric cars and sold directly to customers mainly through digital channels. Join us on this exciting journey as we pioneer the driving and electrification technologies of the future.


Gothenburg, SE, 40531

Job requisition ID:  68995

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