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Senior Data Engineer

We're leading. Will you?

At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in our people. If you want to be part of leading and inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, then we have the job for you.



Let's create change together 
Nothing beats being part of positive change. We're on a truly exciting journey, working together in a fast-paced global environment to break new ground in almost every aspect of our operations. Right now, we have an exciting job opening for you in Digital Core and the Data Platform product area. 
The current organization “Data Operations & Transformation” is newly formed and as such you will have a unique opportunity to join the journey from the start and be a part of our transformation journey.


What you'll do 
We are migrating our existing data warehouse solution to our new Data Management Platform, to further enhance our capabilities to support Volvo Cars to become a data driven company. Due to this we are strengthening our team with one of our strategic roles, Senior Data Engineer. 


As a Senior Data Engineer you will lay down the foundation of a database/s and its architecture. You assess a wide range of requirements and apply relevant database techniques to create a robust architecture. You will also be supporting product teams during the implementation process. After periodic intervals, you also carry out testing to identify any bugs or performance issues. 


As a Senior Data Engineer you are also tasked with maintaining the database/s and ensuring that it works smoothly without causing any disruption. When a database stop working, it brings a halt to the associated IT infrastructure. Your expertise is especially needed to manage large-scale processing systems where performance and scalability issues need continuous maintenance. 

Furthermore, your expertise will be needed to support the data science team by constructing dataset procedures that can help with data mining, modeling, and production. In this way, your participation is crucial in enhancing the quality of data.

You and your skills
We expect that you have bachelor or master’s degree in Information and/or Data management. To meet expectations and to be successful in this role, you have minimum of 5 years from working as a Data Engineer or similar.


We also believe that following skills are crucial for the role:


You cannot manage a relational database management system without mastering SQL.


Data Warehousing
Ability to aggregate unstructured data, collected from multiple sources. It is then compared and assessed to improve the efficiency of business operations.


Data Architecture
Knowledge and experience in building complex database systems for businesses. You are required to work close with different stakeholders to understand current data in motion, data at rest, datasets, and the relationship between data-dependent processes and applications.

Knowledge In Snowflake, the cloud computing-based data warehousing solution.

Knowledge in the data warehouse automation tool called WhereScape.

Who we´re looking for
We believe that you are passionate about technology. 
You are engaged and eager to drive change within Data Platform using your strong technical skills.
You enjoy working with others and are a true collaborator. 
Your language skills in English are excellent, both written and spoken.
Experience of Agile processes (Scrum, SaFe or similar) are in your favor.

Contact & Application
Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter.
For questions about the position please contact recruiting manager Mona Ericson, email: 
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Tech Recruiter, Noopur Thatte @ Please note that we will not take applications via email.


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:  58703

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