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Senior Electrical Design System Engineer

We're creating our own future. We aim high. So do you.

At Volvo Cars, we have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer experience, and we’re developing new technologies to lead in safety, autonomous driving and electrification. If you want to grow together with talented people who are creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you.


About us
Volvo Cars commitment in electrification and autonomous drive take us on a new journey into the development of Electrical Design. At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class engineers 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. Volvo Cars has transformed to the Agile Way of Working applying the Scaled Agile Framework. We have taken team work to the next level.


What do we do?
 The Electrical Design team play a central role within the complete ART ‘EI Electrical Infrastructure’. The Electrical Design (ED) scrum teams within the group include Infotainment; Active & Passive Safety; Propulsion (High Voltage and Low Voltage); Comfort and Chassis. We are responsible for the design and development of the complete vehicles electrical 'nervous' system leading to world class wiring harness designs. We are involved in Conceptual development including high level designs leading to the next generation of galvanic electrical structures. We integrate all electrical interfaces; balancing numerous requirements including Electrical performance, EMC, communication demands, Complexity and mechanical integration demands. 


Your key tasks
As a Senior Electrical Design System Engineer you will together with your colleagues be responsible for developing electrical design solutions for both new and existing platforms. This means that you will define solutions based on the electrical architecture mechanisms in a fully distributed electrical system. You will participate in the overall system design process to help manage, resolve and balance conflicting requirements.  You will work with other electrical engineers & designers to lead and coordinate solutions across platforms and will work in close collaboration with the test group to ensure that requirements are testable and work as intended.


Main responsibilities
-    Initiate, lead and drive your part of the Electrical distribution system needs to fulfil requirements
-    Perform investigations on subsystem and architecture level to reach reliability, cost and performance in the electrical system
-    Be part of team efforts to develop solutions cross platforms 

You and your skills 
Required qualifications:

-    MSc / BSc in Electrical & Electronic engineering or Mechatronics.

-    Minimum 5 years’ experience in HW electrical system design.

-    Fluent in English, written and spoken.


Preferred qualifications:

-    Power distribution system development;

-    Creating/Drafting system designs/schematics (Saber/Capital Design);

-    Grounding system development;

-    Vehicle electrical architecture development;

-    FMEA; System safety; EMC & ELP

Who you are? 
You are a person with a positive and open attitude, a team player with the ability assess different technical solutions. You are structured, costumer focused, self-driven and results oriented.  We believe that you have strong communication and documentation skills. 


How to learn more and apply
If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager, Maurice Smith, maurice.smith@volvocars.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior recruiter Catharina Skog at catharina.skog@volvocars.com. Please apply no later than April 18th, 2021 but note that selections will be running continuously. Please note, due to GDPR application through E-mail is not accepted.


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:  48728

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