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System Architect -Legal & Governance

It's not about cars. It's about people.

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.


In our Corporate Worklife area, we support our Corporate Functions with digital deliveries. We are searching for a Cluster System Architect to our Legal & Governance product cluster. 
Legal & Governance manages the application portfolio for the stakeholders within Group Legal & Corporate Governance office. The business units include Legal, Intellectual Property, Compliance & Ethics and the Corporate Development & Governance Office.
The System Architect will have an integral part in the solution design and delivery, working closely with the Product Manager, Product Owners and the extended Solution Architect community.
Main responsibilities
The Cluster System Architect has the responsibility to ensure alignment of technical design, and implementation, of the application portfolio to align with the agreed architecture and development guidelines at Volvo Cars, including harmonizing the technical solutions across the products. The role will deliver automation to increase business value and initiate continues improvements and ensure that application management adheres to the ITIL core processes at Volvo Cars, focusing on enabling efficient operations. The role includes creating and owning the relevant technical documentation, and to be the go-to person for all technical related items and collaborate with other product teams connecting to the product cluster.
Background of the candidate could be roles like Service Manager, Application Manager or other relevant Tech Lead experience, and have experience of the following:
·       IT Service Management: ITIL Core processer (Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management, Configuration Management, Service Level Management)
·       Operative System (Unix/Linux), Relational databases, Amazon Web Services (AWS) practitioner, Network (TCP/IP, Campus network), IT Security (IAM, Firewall, VPN, Security Incidents) and Test.
·       Understanding and manage the COTS & SaaS applications and how they relate to the User Community and technical set-up
·       Will be required to work individually to build processes, but also in collaboration with other team members. Accountability is key.
·       Ability to create and develop a professional network with solution architects, peers, stakeholders and other key contacts internally and externally. Being willing and curios towards developing a T-shaped profile by expanding knowledge into at least one other specializations.
·       Experience and interest to work with IT security
·       Volvo Car experience and an understanding of applying and following Agile working method, and agile practices is key
·       Interested in solving issues, big and small.
·       Providing specific deep technical competence
·       Continuously validating the requirements and deliverables within the product(s) or service(s) where the engineer is working.
·       Participating in developing work methods, processes, procedures and other applicable to enable sensible consistency across teams.
·       Actively participating in experimentation and innovation to bring accelerating value and understanding to myself, the team, the chapter and in communities of practice.
·       Providing input for the design and construction of test cases and scenarios and help validate executed test results. Provide deep technical insight to the team members in the scrum team while they are building and testing
·       Together with the PO and BA in a scrum team the Tech Lead will ensure that knowledge about the solution and setup developed in the scrum team are understood and documented if the team should be disbanded for any reason. Documentation and visualization skills with significant ability to communicate complex aspects within area of specialization.
·       Acting as a partner with peers in a distributed environment with a multi-vendor and multi-cultural setting.
·       Being curious and open-minded.
·       Continuous aiming to develop skillsets by networking internally and externally.
·       Understanding and showing an interest in the user needs and user journey for the product teams outcomes.
·       Fluency in English.
·       Ability to work with ambiguity and continuously converge towards wanted solutions.
·       Critical thinking and problem-solving skills with ability to evaluate and solve complex problems from different perspectives.
·       Capacity to identify, mitigate and decide on solutions when facing obstacles in your assignment.
 How to learn more and apply 

For questions about the position please contact hiring manager Charlotte Braun, . For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Jasleen Chhabda, want your application at the latest April 09 ,2023. Please note that due to GDPR applications via email is not  accepted. Please note this Job is onsite in Gothenburg.



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:  64414

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