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Technical Lead - Salesforce

Let's create the future together.

At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


Everything we do starts with 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.

What’s in it for you?
Within the Volvo Cars Commercial Digital team, we work in customer-centric product teams to make Volvo Cars business fully digital. We build products and systems for Volvo Cars customers and partners, including Retail & Care Platform, volvocars.com, the Volvo On Call app, Care by Volvo, online sales, customer data, Volvo ID, the Volvo Cars Developer Portal and APIs for building new innovative services.


The team is located in Gothenburg, Stockholm and Lund, Sweden, and we also have teams in the US and in China. Many of the people you will be working with have experience from start-ups and global tech companies such as Spotify, Google, Ericsson, Microsoft, Tradera, Klarna, and King.


You and Your Skills
We are looking for an experienced tech lead for the Salesforce platform, who has a deep understanding of native Salesforce features and functionality. You have experience in designing and developing custom business applications on the Salesforce platform and been part of entire Software development lifecycle – assessing the architecture environment and requirements and designing sound, scalable, and high-performing solutions on the Salesforce Platform. You have a keen interest and understanding of data management on the Salesforce platform, right from designing a data model adhering to Salesforce best practices to designing and maintaining a good security model. You have experience in continuous integration and continuous delivery practices for the Salesforce platform. You also have experience on integration of the Salesforce platform with different systems and products in the Enterprise.


You have a degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience. Collaboration and communication skills are essential when working in a diverse and international setting. It is also important that you are continuously developing your own skills and guide and coach developers on the team.

What You’ll Do
You’ll work closely with the different product teams and help the product teams with technical design and architecture, especially when it comes to development of new features. In addition, you will also be part of programs and projects and responsible for the architecture and design of the project deliverable. You will work very closely with the platform team and support them with proactive maintenance of the Salesforce platform.

To summarize:

  • Be part of a product team and work with engineers and product owners to further develop and maintain the product
  • Take a technical leadership role, guiding and helping the team to solve relatively complex technical problems and technical design/architecture for new features
  • Overall responsible for quality of deliverables from the engineering team working on the product
  • Ensure that the products meet all the requirements of quality including code and design quality
  • Maintaining architectural and technical documentation for the product
  • Participating in the Architecture Review Board (Design Authority) as and when needed
  • Helping product owner and team to determine functional and non-functional requirements, translating them to design and implementation on the Salesforce platform
  • Proactively manage technical debt on the platform


How To Learn More And Apply

Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below. If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process you are welcome to contact recruiter keerthi.veeraraghavan@volvocars.com. Closing date for the applications is 10th of February 2022. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted due to GDPR.



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:  53688

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