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Principal Cloud Engineer - Digital Platforms - Stockholm, Gothenburg or Lund

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. Want to join us?


About the team

The Cloud Foundation cluster is part of the Digital organization at Volvo Cars and tasked with providing a modern, cloud native platform on which to host the company’s internal and external applications. We are now looking for a Senior Cloud Engineer to join our team in Stockholm, Gothenburg or Malmö.


You and your skills
We are looking for an experienced Senior Cloud Platform Engineer with a proven track record of developing and operating global scale production infrastructure. You should be well versed in the Cloud Native ecosystem and have professionally worked in DevOps teams before. Automation is at your core and you are heavily invested in CI/CD & GitOps. We expect you to have solid knowledge of modern cloud technologies and their associated methodologies and tools.
•    In-depth knowledge and experience of operating Kubernetes clusters on the public cloud.
•    You have excellent knowledge and experience with cloud technologies (at least one of AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Alibaba Cloud).
•    Several years of experience in software engineering using languages such as Python and Golang.
•    A good working knowledge of terraform and its use in implementing infrastructure as code.
•    Strong collaboration and communication skills are important.
•    Previous experience with the technologies we employ today is considered highly beneficial.


Technologies we work with today
Containers and orchestration: Kubernetes, Docker
Cloud: AWS, Aliyun, Azure
Service Mesh and Networking: Istio, Calico
Data-systems: Cassandra, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, Kafka, MQTT
Deployment: Helm, Jenkins, ArgoCD, Spinnaker, Harbor, GitLab, GitHub, Azure DevOps
Languages: Terraform, Bash, Python, JavaScript, Golang
Observability: Grafana, Prometheus, ELK, Splunk, Jaeger, Sentry
Security: Vault, Falco, Trivy
Methodologies: SAFe, Kanban, Scrum, Lean


What you’ll do
You will work in close cooperation with the company’s software developers around the globe to deliver and run key applications on the cloud. As a Cloud Engineer you will work to ensure the availability, scalability and reliability of our systems using a high level of automation. You will be part of a technical team dedicated to enabling the move to cloud native technologies in an enterprise environment using and developing state of the art solutions. You will help to onboard new teams to the cloud, sharing knowledge and best practices.


How to learn more and apply

For questions about the position please contact Hiring Manager alexandra.kindgren@volvocars.com or recruiting team Henrik.jansson.3@volvocars.com/rinor.alihajdaraj@volvocars.com. This job advert is being advertised during the summertime and interviews will be held in August. Last application date 15th of august 2021. We are looking forward to your application!




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.

Stockholm, SE

Job requisition ID:  49923

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