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Senior Software engineer in Test

Software development that makes a difference
At Volvo Cars, we are making bold digital visions come true. We aim to lead in the automotive world by creating a digital ecosystem built around making our customers' lives less complicated. Now we are looking for curious, creative people who want to change the world through innovative thinking.

What’s in it for you?
This role is within our Global Online Digital team, which is using digital technologies to reinvent the experience of becoming a Volvo customer. There is no reason the experience of buying a car should be painful and difficult – it should be as enjoyable and exciting as actually having a new car. That is our mission.  We create the end-to-end experience for online sales/subscriptions of cars, global campaigns as well as frameworks for other parts of Volvo cars. Your responsibilities will include rapid development of prototypes/concepts, and regular product development within Quality Engineering department.


You should have a start-up experience where you have quickly developed prototypes and catalyzed product development in a fast-paced, fluid environment.  You are a hands-on test automation developer who loves Quality Engineering. You are experienced with agile development and a champion of software development best practices.


What you'll do

Develop the QA & automation practices and strategies for our software development teams
Write tools and libraries which can be used by other QA/devOps engineers 
In collaboration with the agile teams set the guidelines and requirements on the test practices in the development process

Building a path for successful cooperation between testers of different levels

Controlling and managing difficulties that arise in different projects during testing related activities


You and your skills:
•    Strong coding experience on at least two language from (Javascript, typescript, java, python, C#, Go, Scala)
•    Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (Javascript preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform).
•    Strong exposure with test frameworks Webdriverio, Cypress, Protractor, TestNG
•    Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases.
•    Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions.

•    Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly.
•    Coding experience with automation framework, tools, and services for web. Experience in API testing.
•    Understanding of QA methodologies, life cycle, and processes.
•    Shows creativity and initiative to improve product coverage and effectiveness.
•    Knowledge of perl,  bash or other scripting languages a plus.
•    Good knowledge of build pipelines (you have yourself written different kinds of build pipelines)
•    Elastic search (KQL), Kibana, AWS, Azure experience is a plus


We think you share our passion for technology and software quality and have the desire to work closely with developers, business analysts, Agile leads, and other quality analysts in a high collaborative environment to create and prioritize Test plans.
As a person we think you are inspiring, motivating and moving the testing process forward in a positive and driven way. If you understand Continuous Delivery, experience from QA Lead or any other leadership skills we see them as desirable.


Volvo Cars sponsor VISA and we have a very good relocation package.



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 pushing our own skills and abilities to drive 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 challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.


How To Learn More And Apply

For questions about the position please contact hiring manager Anand.Kannan@volvocars.com or senior Recruiter michael.gottfridsson@volvocars.com. We want your application at the latest 20th of August 2021. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted due to GDPR. We are looking forward to your application!

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  52519

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