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Software Architect

Want to drive digital change in automotive?

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.

 

We are looking for a very experienced Solution or Software Architect to be part in driving our journey from a highly outsources development to in-house. We are also widening our scope in terms of technologies from .NET only to a mixed technology setup with both .NET and Open Source Technologies such as Java/Python. The work is situated in our new offices close to Gothenburg City in Gamlestaden but with tight cooperation with our offices in Mountain View, California and Shanghai, China.

 

What you will be responsible for:

The overall development practices within the area of Consumer Commercial Digital Products, together with the senior DevOps engineer and lead architect will decide on the technology standards to be used. You will set the high-level software architecture requirements and secure alignment within the area.

 

What you will bring to the role:

You will design and build applications for web platform Hands-on development and delivery experience with a broad mix of languages and technologies including C#. You have the passion for software engineering and craftsman-like coding prowess. You would bring your experience with architectural design whilst leading and inspiring software development and infrastructure teams, leading by example. You will be leading development on large, custom-built object-oriented applications with great object oriented skills, including strong design patterns knowledge and enterprise integration. Throughout your career, you will bring your evolving experience working with agile, lean and/or continuous delivery approaches and practices, such as continuous integration, TDD, BDD, Infrastructure as Code etc. You will need to be able to communicate technical vision at a high and low level with the ability to influence on a commercial and technical level. A focus on championing software quality, cross-functional requirements and engendering technical vision and ability to ensure appropriate technology choices by understanding the business vision.

You would bring an expert level of hands-on coding support for your team. You would bring knowledge and experience of software best practices, like Test-Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD). You would prefer to have hands-on experience working closely with Product Owner to realize product vision. You would also being experience designing innovative, evolutionary architectures as well as experience building, supporting and mentoring effective delivery teams.

 

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 endeavour 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.

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  10262

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