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System Design Engineer - Software Download

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.



System Design Engineer - Software Download


What we offer

You will become a member of an agile development team with great team spirit, the Software Download (SWDL) team.

The team is responsible for designing and verifying SWDL technologies, the base technology used by ECU’s to download software in our factories, at workshops and at end-customers.

With your contributions to the area, you will be an important player in the SWDL field.
In this position, you will build and maintain a wide personal network with designers within almost all system areas of the vehicle, as well as manufacturing and customer service departments.

As a part of our team, you get access to long-term development opportunities in a dynamic and continuously growing field, where you have a strong direct influence on customer satisfaction.
The SWDL team is part of the agile release train Enabling Base Technology, which forms the fundament for all electronic control units in the entire electrical system.

 What you’ll do

You will use your deep knowledge to create and enhance the SWDL technologies in the vehicle and surrounding systems.
Your main responsibilities together with the team includes
• Develop system design for the SWDL technologies used for electronic control units (ECU).
• Develop test scripts for automated test environment.
• Working with and spread knowledge to our implementation teams, suppliers, verification teams, manufacturing engineering, aftermarket and IT department.

You and your skills

We believe that you have M.Sc or B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent. You have knowledge of distributed electrical systems and electrical architecture and experience from SW, HW or system development. You are fluent in English, both in written and oral form.
Following skills are meritorious:
Experience in SWDL / bootloader development, diagnostics and communication. Programming languages such as C/C++ and Python as well as the tools; Vector tool CANalyzer and CANoe.

On a personal level

You have passion as software engineer to expand your technical insights and to build and maintain a network that includes people from many areas in the company.

You are curious and want to contribute to develop our base technologies.


How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position, drop an email or call recruiting team manager Stefan Andreasson, at or +46 723 716344.
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact senior recruiter Maria Westermark,,
We want your application at the latest august 23th 2019. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.



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, O, SE

Job requisition ID:  24807

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