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Data Engineering Manager

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.


Volvo Summary:

Volvo’s mission is to be the world’s most progressive and desired premium car company and to make people’s lives less complicated. Here at Volvo we are looking for individuals that want to be a part of this progressive change as well as be talented, committed and fun spirited when joining our globally diversified workforce. Employees at Volvo Car Inc. are the key component to our current and future success. We still continue to follow the initial core values instilled by our founders Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson (Gothenburg, Sweden Circa 1927). Everything we do here at Volvo starts with people in mind. We are looking for employees who are analytical, interpersonal, technical and teamwork driven to join the Volvo family and by providing our employees with a foundation for success we can help develop the latest and greatest innovations to the car manufacturing market.


Within the Data Management & Insights department, you will find outstanding opportunities to develop your skills and grow as a professional. In close collaboration with colleagues in other business units, you and your team create digital innovations that support the company's overall business development and daily operations. And ultimately – you will contribute to a superior experience for the people who buy and drive a Volvo.


Job Summary:        

As the Data Engineering Manager in our Data Management & Insights department, you will be an integral contributor to the digital transformation of Volvo Cars USA, a leading disruptor in the automotive industry.  You will manage our data lake and our integrations landscape and lead a team of engineers to deliver data to our organization and applications.  You will also collaborate closely with solution architects and stakeholders across the business, as your team is critical to multiple high visibility initiatives.


This opportunity is located out of our new headquarters in Mahwah, NJ!


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Owning the roadmap and financials.
  • Managing a team of engineers to support the data lake and to design/configure interfaces to integrate internal and third party systems using Mulesoft, Heroku, and other enterprise and legacy technologies.
  • Managing the data integration development lifecycle, from technical specifications, development, testing, and implementation.
  • Working with stakeholders to define data, integration, and API scope and specifications through detailed assessments and discovery.
  • Ensuring agile development best practices are being followed to develop reliable, scalable, and high performance solutions, including strong process documentation and change/version management.  Using scrum or Kanban boards to visualize and manage the team’s deliverables.
  • Executing on the architecture designs provided by our solution architects.
  • Collaborating with Solution Architects and Product Managers to reach a shared technical direction within the Vision, Strategy and Roadmap.
  • Defining operations support model and running incident/problem support processes.


Key Competencies/Abilities:

  • Demonstrated track record of ownership and leadership in data management
  • Familiarity with emerging data technologies such as cloud, big data, and AI/ML trends that enable data-centric solutions (Azure cloud and Snowflake experience preferred)
  • Experience in integration using next generation integration with MuleSoft’s iPaaS platform and API-First approach and Heroku preferred or other similar technologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as you will be collaborating with multiple stakeholders and groups
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Experience with agile for IT implementations and familiarity with Microsoft DevOps (or a similar tool for agile project management)
  • Comfortable adapting to changing business situations and priorities
  • Process-oriented, great follow-through skills, and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with integrating with Salesforce is a plus
  • Familiarity with ITIL framework preferred
  • A minimum of 7 years of professional experience; 1-3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field preferred


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.

Mahwah, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  47613

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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