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System Architect for AD/ADAS functions

Do you want to create the future with us? 
The future belongs to those who are empowered by a great idea and with ability to carry it out.   
At Volvo Cars we are redefining the automotive experience and are innovating to make people’s lives less complicated.

Freedom to move in a safe, personal and sustainable way! This is our purpose.  

What do we offer?  
Volvo Cars is on an ambitious journey to re-define the experience related to car usage and ownership. Combining technologies and innovative services, we are committed to offer the most personal, safe and sustainable solutions in mobility.

At our department of Autonomous Drive and Active Safety Functions we design, integrate and verify the complete vehicle solution for autonomous cars and active safety functions. We collaborate with some of the most innovative industry partners to reach our future visions of safety, convenience and mobility.

As a member of the System Architect team you will have a great impact and create enablers for the design of leading, safe, customer valued and purposeful advanced functions in AD and ADAS.


What you´ll do?
Our current System Architect team consists of a number of highly skilled system engineers with deep technical knowledge combined with a strategic mindset, as well as proven leadershipskills. As a System Architect you will provide technical trade-offs concerning systems, functions, modules, components, interfaces and capability areas. You will be facing interesting problems that will make you work closely with teams and specialists in our unit for Safe Vehicle Automation.


Do you fit the profile?
You have documented experience of system design within the domain advanced driver-assistance functions (ADAS) and, meritoroíus, functions for autonomous drive (AD). You will develop and define system architecture for our ADAS and AD functionality and creating technical solutions involving sensors, high performance compute platforms and actuators.
To succeed in the role, we believe that you need to have experience from software architecture design in complex systems and that you probably have experience of C++ development within the domain. 

Your daily work will be dependent on knowledge of functional safety according to ISO26262. Previous experience of performing hazard analysis and function realization including creating functional and technical safety concepts is useful in the role. 

Meritorious is if you have experience in designing fault-tolerant systems with high availability, interpretation of legal requirements and communcation with legal authorities

You probably have a M.Sc. degree or comparable experience. Fluency in spoken and written English, as well as a driver’s license (B) with adequate driving experience, is required. 
Who are you?
We are looking for a person that is self-driven and proactive with high ability to achieve results, even under tough circumstances. You need to be curious, you need to takes initiatives, collaborate, communicate, clarify, give recommendations and be willing to take decisions. You care about people and you have a passion to share knowledge and learnings with others


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.


How to learn more and apply


Feel free to apply for this position through this portal no later than February 24, 2023. Please note that selections will be running continuously. 


For questions about the position please contact Team Manager Anders Eriksson at

For questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Danny Axiotis at  


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Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  64213

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