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Senior Software Engineer

Software development that makes a difference

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.


What We Can Offer

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. Volvo Cars is on an ambitious journey to redefine the customer experience in automotive through digital technology.


Our vision is simple – creating the freedom to move in a personal, sustainable and safe way – and the goals we’ve set up to support it are bold and ambitious. We’re building an organization full of creative, diverse and talented people working to build new, exciting digital products and services supporting those goals.


We have cross-functional product teams in Sunnyvale, Shanghai, Stockholm and Gothenburg who create digital consumer experiences spanning the Volvo Cars portfolio of brands. We’re looking for team members to join our organization who think about technology problems and opportunities in exciting and different ways – creative and enthusiastic thinkers who want to change the world with us here at Volvo.


What You Can Bring:

Experience designing and building production-level web applications

Knowledge of backend development, including data models, backend services, complex business logic Expertise in and experience developing consumer-facing products

Experience creating and using REST APIs

Experience with AWS

Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies and associated tools


Key Competencies/Abilities:

Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering,

Electrical Engineering, Computer Information, or related fields

Minimum 5+ years’ work experience as a software engineer

Strong analytical thinking and creative problem-solving skills

Strong ability in debugging complex issues

Extensive coding experience with Java, Spring Boot and backend frameworks

Deep knowledge of microservice architecture, Docker container, Kubernetes, and Kafka message queue

Extensive experience with the observability stack, such as Elastic search, Kabana, Grafana, and Jaeger

Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies and associated tools (Jira)


Other Qualifications:

A passion for cars and developments in the auto industry

Experience with Azure, GCP or other cloud providers

Experience in JavaScript, ES6, functional programming




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.


In the spirit of a human-centric environment, we strongly believe in the well-being of our employees as well as their families. There are generous health and wellness programs that begin day-one with the company as well as a wide variety of other benefit programs including a comprehensive 401(k), potential for retention & company bonuses, and an opportunity to be a brand ambassador through our car incentive programs! Furthermore, in an effort to build the workday around our employees, we also offer remote flexibility working options.

Most importantly, 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.

Remote, TX, US

Job requisition ID:  62627

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