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Backend Engineer (Java)

We’re creating our own future 

At Volvo Cars, we are making bold digital visions come true. We aim to be the leader in the automotive world by creating a digital ecosystem built around making our customers' lives less complicated. What we all have in common at Volvo Cars is our passion for protecting lives, our endless curiosity, and our dedication to create a new future for the automotive industry. Our human centric focus is what separates us from all other car companies.


What's in it for you?
Would you like to influence and craft the technical strategy that supports Volvo Cars to grow and reach our goal of being an electric car company by 2030? Then we would like you to join our Cluster as a Backend Engineer with experience in Java!

The Fulfillment & Fleet Cluster is a part of the Global Online Experience (GOX) area and our mission is to ensure we provide a transparent and trusted experience for our customers that have bought or leased a vehicle with us.
We're looking for someone that will contribute to craft a high-quality data ecosystem that spans across multiple product teams and clusters. We have only just begun this journey in earnest, and you'll be joining us at a time where you can really have a great impact and support us set the tone for the next chapter in our company's history! 


What you'll do

•    Innovate our customer experience with a focus on building backend services primarily using REST APIs
•    We use mainly Java and SpringBoot to set up services. We also use ELK and Grafana for our dashboards
•    We deploy our applications in Kubernetes and Azure, using tools like GitHub Actions, ArgoCD, Jaeger, and Prometheus 
among others. We use Kafka as our event streaming platform.
•    You will work together with quality engineers as a part of a cross-functional team. Your main focus will be to service and enrich our customer's experience from order creation to delivery and long-term ownership.


You and your skills
We think you are an experienced backend engineer who's worked on several products in the past. You have knowledge of Java and you feel comfortable working in a platform with a Docker/Kubernetes/Cloud setup. You should also have a solid understanding of microservices. Frontend know-how is a bonus.

To be effective in this role you need to take charge as well as be a collaborator. You should have the ability to drive and create commitment. It is important that you have integrity and a change management mindset.

We offer our employees great benefits such as:
•    Plenty of leave to let you take time off for what's most important in life
•    At Volvo Car Group, all new parents with one year's  permanent service now receive 24 weeks of parental leave, paid at 80 percent of their base pay. The policy is for everyone - whether you're a designer or a plant operator, whether you work in Sweden, China, or the USA. Read more here:
•    Collective Agreement and ITP pensions
•    An annual allowance to spend on your health and wellbeing
•    Hybrid in-office/work from home policy

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.

Stockholm, SE

Job requisition ID:  61355

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