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System Engineer @ The heart of electrification

We're creating our own future. So are you.

At Volvo Cars, we have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer experience, and we’re developing new technologies to lead in safety, autonomous driving and electrification. If you want to grow together with talented people who are creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you.


Plan | Organize | Drive

The Electric Drive Controls are building an innovated and robust SW platform for the next generation of electric vehicles. Our mission is to create a reliable, fast and secure electric drive system to enable the next generation of state-of-the-art electric vehicles. If you want to be a part of leading & inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience, then this is the job for you to prosper.


What you will do

As a System Engineer you will lead the early phase program development within the Electric Drive organization. You will take on the responsibility to drive the technology used internally and externally by capturing relevant technology and business for program introductions. You will manage technology roadmaps and lead strategic discussions.

You are expected to have a tech-business vision and to continuously drive to strengthen our products. You will work in collaboration with system architects and development teams in defining the systems, functions, modules/interfaces, validate technology assumptions, and evaluate alternatives within the solution context. 

You will Initiate and lead incoming programs to the Electric Drive Controls ART. You will be aligning the way of working within the team to support the deliveries towards the ART in the PI planning and aligning processes and the way of working between the development teams.


You & your skills

  • To be successful in this role a complete system understanding of Electric Propulsion is needed such as specific knowledge about Electric machines, inverters and SW Deployment.
  • You have an ability to work independently and plan, drive and follow up your work towards objectives with significant communication, and collaborative skill.
  • 10+ years of experience in System Engineering & Design in Automotive.
  • We believe that the right candidate has a M.Sc. degree in SW engineering, Mechatronic or have an equivalent competence and elevated with relevant work experience. 
  • You need to master oral, written, visual communication and presentation in English.
  • A Driver license B or European equivalent is a must.


How to learn more and apply

We are curious what you think about Electric Drive future. If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager: Matilda Tsambasopoulos, Manager Electric Drive SW Architecture at matilda.tsambasopoulos@volvocars.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Kristin Lövgren at, Kristin.lovgren@volvocars.comPlease keep in mind that interviews will be held continuously, so you are welcome with your application no later than 2022-01-06. We kindly ask you to apply via this link as we do not handle applications via mail.


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:  54376

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