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Solution Architect - Manufacturing strategy operations

Can you engineer a brither tomorrow?

It’s crystal clear: the actions we take in the next few years will significantly impact our future. At Volvo Cars, we embrace change. We’re committed to transforming the automotive industry and leading in electrification. For this, we’re seeking out more creative minds to shape that future. Don’t miss this opportunity to create your tomorrow.


Global Manufacturing Digital (GMD) is looking for Solution Architect to strengthen our capabilities towards our global manufacturing footprint.


What you'll do

You will be a part of a team who will support various clusters and drive the architecture within GMD together with other solution architects and enterprise architects. 
Together with you team you will be responsible for defining and high-level design of target solutions and contribute in exploration of solution alternatives.


In addition you will: 

  • Ensure realization of solutions in accordance with operational requirements.
  • Create a stable solution architecture with an “always on” target vision 
  • Ensure that technical solutions are supporting the target roadmap
  • Be a subject matter expert in specific sub domains/areas.


What you'll bring:

To be successful we hope you will have experienece with the following:

  • Extensive experience from developing target architectures in manufacturing/ automotive IT environments.
  • Experience from complex global environments.
  • Significant experience from developing & managing solutions and software (COTS & In-house developed)
  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing processes, manufacturing execution systems (MES). 
  • Whilts its not a must, its a bonus if you have experience in the automotive industry


In addition we expect you to have knowledge and some experience with the following tools and technologies:

  • Java container technology such as Kubernetes and docker 
  • Micro service architecture
  • Knowledge within network, network security and information security
  • Experience with integration technologies (MQ, Kafka, API’s, …)


Who are you:

We value that you have the following qualities:

  • Motivated person that can work in a distributed team (offshore/onshore)
  • A true team player that believes in collaboration
  • Somebody who can take the lead and be the driver in larger projects
  • You are flexible, open to new ideas and always looking for ways to improve.
  • Good communication skills in the English language both verbally and written.


Whilst we are looking for a senior candidate, we are open to considering you who are more junior and do not have all the experience listed, but and looking to take the next step in your career.  


The position is based in either Gothenburg, Sweden or Ghent, Belgium. 


Volvo Cars - Driving change together​

Volvo Cars’ 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 around 43,000 employees across the globe. At Volvo Cars, your career is designed around your skills and aspirations, allowing you to reach your fullest potential.​  

By 2025, we aim to sell 1.2 million cars annually, with 50 per cent being electric cars and sold directly to customers mainly through digital channels. Join us on this exciting journey as we pioneer the driving and electrification technologies of the future.​

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Gothenburg, SE, 40531

Job requisition ID:  70276

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