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Senior DevOps Engineer

Be a part of the electric future of Volvo Cars

We’re an experienced company and we’ve set ourselves some firm goals. By 2030, we want to be a fully electric mobility company with global growth. To make sure we deliver on our big plans, we’ll need to expand our current manufacturing footprint. That’s why we’ve decided to open a new state-of-the-art electric-only car factory – and this time we’re expanding in Kosice, Slovakia. 
The new plant will only use climate-neutral energy and be designed to be a leader in sustainable and efficient premium electric car production. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of building something completely new, setting a new standard for Volvo manufacturing. Jump in and join the ride!


What's in it for you?
At the DevOps Engineering Services department, we are responsible for the design and delivery of technical solutions for DevOps Engineering Services. You will be part of the Observability team that mainly works with Elastic Stack, Grafana & Backstage.  We promote modern DevOps ways of working and are responsible for supporting shared DevOps toolchains at an enterprise scale.

You will be a member of an agile team capturing and completing work using backlog items and tasks on a sprint basis. The expected outcome from the assignment is increased adoption and active daily users of the solutions we evolve and support. Since we are working according to DevOps the assignment consists of both development and operational work including on-call once every 6th week. There will be an emphasis on DevOps automated monitoring and event management, an area where there is a lot of room for innovation and opportunities to make a significant difference for many users.


What you’ll do:
• Hands-on work on observability tools, like ElasticSearch/OpenSearch, InfluxDB, and Azure Cloud.
• Close collaboration with the Product Owner of our Observability team.
• Participate in agile ceremonies such as Daily Stand-Up, Sprint Planning, PI Planning, and retrospectives. 
• Contribute to discussions with stakeholders in Microsoft Teams channels. 
• Demo prototypes and MVP-style solutions, low-fi mockups, etc.           


Who you are: 
We are looking for you who have experience as a DevOps Engineer and at least five years of recent programming experience with Python or GoLang, GIT (version control), Kubernetes, Azure Cloud, and Elastic Search.  You possess experience with agile planning and estimation using Scrum. In addition, you have had some exposure to OpenSearch and some experience with being on-call and automated monitoring and incident management.  Last but not least, you are proficient in English (written and spoken). 


As a person, is natural for you to be diplomatic, persuasive, motivated, outcome-oriented, Resilient, strategic, and possess some enterprise thinking.

The position is located in Gothenburg, Sweden.


We offer our employees great benefits such as:
• Plenty of leave to let you take time off for what's most important in life.
• At Volvo Car Group, all new parents with one year’s active permanent service now receive 24 weeks of parental leave, paid at 80 percent of their base pay. 
• Collective Agreement and ITP pensions.
• An annual allowance to spend on your health and wellbeing.


How to learn more and apply?
Does this sound like your next step? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter no later than March 30th, 2023. Please note that due to GDPR, we can’t accept applications via email.
For questions about the position, please contact Hiring Manager Klara Magnusson at 
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter Abigail Glez at:


Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable, and smart future. 
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China, and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly expanding our skills and abilities to create positive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavor and create safe, sustainable, and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will influence and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.




Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  64454

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