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Product Owner - System Design & Integration, Autonomous Driving

Develop next generation platform for self-driving cars
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 and aim for Zero Collision. Now we are looking for curious, creative people who want to change the world through innovative thinking.


About our R&D – System Design & Integration
Our department consist of around 200 people responsible for Active Safety, enabling driver assistance and collision avoidance functions. 
We are also responsible for making Autonomous Driving a reality. To make this happen we are working closely with different stakeholders including software developers and sensor teams responsible for state-of-the-art LiDARs, ultrasonic sensors, cameras and radars. Our team is now looking for a Product Owner for System Design and Integration.
We are looking for a natural leader skilled in encouraging people and clearing out expectations, obstacles, and interfaces. You are a structured self-motivated leader as well as a team player with strong experience in agile development. This is a broad area with a lot of interfaces and it’s important that you can see both the big picture and to be able to understand the technical details. 
You have a solid background in product development and have a passion for system design, software, and cars. You also have experience working with system safety and cyber security.


Your key tasks
You will be responsible for creating and prioritizing the backlog while defining the roadmap for our system to enable autonomous drive and active safety functions. With your help you will have a team of 35, divided in smaller team. You will also work closely with other Product Owners and various stakeholders to define a clear vision and strategy. 
Your leadership will help the team to understand their purpose and you will work closely to design relevant work packages and deliveries. You will stimulate and motivate the teams to solve complex problems with an analytical, systematic approach. In your area you need to be able to work in a structured way, adopt to new tools and have clear communications while balancing expectations and needs in future platforms. You will be responsible for securing all the safety and security levels that are needed.


Do you fit the profile?
We are looking for a leader who is a true team player. You are curious and eager to create technical clarity for your agile teams – you inspire and empower them to contribute with their extensive experience and innovativeness. You also have an uncanny ability to think holistically, cut through the “noise” and translate complex business/technical scenarios into a prioritized product backlog.  


You have:
•    MSc/BSc within electronics, mechatronics, software or similar. 
•    More than 8 years of experience from SW and system design work.
•    Experience from Software architecture design in complex embedded systems.
•    Solid coding experience in C/C++ and Python.
•    Knowledge of different safety standards (SOTIF, ISO26262) along with cybersecurity awareness and experience
•    Worked with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery/Deployment.
•    Leadership experience from Agile way of working.
•    Knowledge in ADAS and AD feature development.
•    Good communication skills in English (speech and writing).
•    Driver`s license (B-level)


It’s meritorious to have: 
•    Certified Agile or SAFE Product Owner certification.
•    Machine learning, neural network and computer vision.
•    Managing the 7 Software “-ilities”.


How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position please contact Maria Björler at maria.bjorler@volvocars.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Abhay Krishna Das at abhay.krishna.das@volvocars.com. We want your application at the latest November 14, 2021. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.


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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:  54854

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