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Senior Java Software Engineer

Gothenburg, SE

We're creating our own future.

At Volvo Cars, we are making bold digital visions come true. We aim to be the leader in the automotive world by creating a digital ecosystem built around making our customers' lives less complicated. What we all have in common at Volvo Cars is our passion for protecting lives, our endless curiosity, and our dedication to create a new future for the automotive industry. Our human centric focus is what separates us from other car companies. Would you like to influence and craft the technical strategy that helps Volvo Cars to grow and reach our goal of being an electric car company by 2030? Excellent, then we would like you to join us in the role as Senior Java Backend Engineer


About the team

Would you like to influence and craft the technical strategy that helps Volvo Cars to grow and reach our goal of being an electric car company by 2030?

Excellent, then we would like you to join us in the role as Senior Java Backend Engineer!

Car Service Cluster, a segment of our Commercial Digital area, aims to offer our customers a customized, effortless, and cost-effective experience as part of owning a Volvo. We support the rest of our organization in using this knowledge to serve the customers in the best possible way. We’re looking for you who can help us craft a world class digital ecosystem that spans across multiple product teams and clusters. We have only just begun this journey, and you’ll be joining us at a time where you can really make a great impact and help us set the tone for the next chapter in the story of our company.


What you’ll bring

We think you are an experienced backend engineer who’s worked on several products in the past. You possess senior expertise in Java and have experience from developing and handling micro service based solutions in production environments. You have a solid understanding of modern software engineering practices and the ability to weigh different options against each other and make informed decisions regarding the most suitable technical solutions to cater for our needs. To be successful in this role you must be a strong team player with the ability to inspire, drive and create commitment amongst your peers and colleagues. Last but not least, we expect you be passionate about learning and keep building on top of your current skill set while supporting others doing the same.


What your days with us might look like

You’ll be part of a devoted team developing and maintaining both new and existing solutions within our area, focusing on building backend services. The team will be building Java Spring Boot applications as backend for web-based user interfaces, for performing data processing, providing data service platform functionality, integrating with external systems, etc.


In your role you will among other things get to:


  • Contribute towards the backend development, testing, maintenance and integration of applications / systems
  • Participate and drive ideation and brainstorming sessions to devise creative and disruptive digital solutions
  • Leverage upon modern frameworks and tools to build, deploy, monitor and maintain our solutions
  • Occasionally play multiple roles (e.g. individual contributor, lead, teacher, mentor, solution designer)
  • Collaborate with representatives from supported business area(s)
  • Communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Evaluate options and the performance tradeoffs / benefits in collaboration with others
  • Promote quality in our deliveries


In our tool box Following are some of the tools and technologies we use

  • Java, Spring Boot and Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • REST and GraphQL APIs
  • MQ integrations
  • SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Kafka for event streaming
  • ArgoCD and Github actions for CI/CD
  • Suitable cloud native services
  • Snowflake for data warehouse services
  • Elastic for observability


Location: Gothenburg (Hybrid)



Want to know more? We hope so

We welcome you to apply in english by th 30th May the latest. Please apply through the provided link. Applications submitted via email will not be retained or taken into consideration. Once you receive a confirmation email from the system, your application will be acknowledged. 


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 – Driving change together Volvo Cars’ continued 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 over 40,000 employees across the globe. At Volvo Cars, your career is designed around your skills and aspirations so that you can reach your full potential. For the right person, an inspiring, and creative workplace awaits. Did you know that every Volvo Cars employee worldwide has the right to our Family Bond, our new all-gender, paid parental leave policy? You’ll also

enjoy a culture and benefits package that’s made us one of the world’s most awarded and progressive employers.


We offer our employees excellent benefits such as:

  • Collective Agreement and ITP pensions
  • Annual allowance to spend on your health and wellbeing
  • Access to digital health care for you and your family
  • Good conditions for a satisfactory work-life balance

Gothenburg, SE, 40531

Job requisition ID:  70247

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