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Senior Software Engineer SRE

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 you'll be doing:
Your role will focus on the development of the platform core and common platform services. You’ll solve problems related to complex cloud-infrastructure automation, multi-region networking, authentication/authorization, logging/metrics collection at scale. To provide tooling and frameworks for engineering teams for transaction tracing, performance analysis, business monitoring and alerting.
Observability is key to building a quality product, helping the business move fast and resolving issues as soon as possible. The team is responsible for designing, building and running a comprehensive observability stack for a diverse range of products and architectures. In addition, this team leads the charge on defining good observability practices company wide and making it easier to build a better product.
You will be leading/contributing to engineering efforts from design to implementation, solving complex technical challenges around monitoring distributed systems at scale. Drive adoption of best practices in monitoring, alerting, and performance. You will work closely with development teams to implement monitoring & observability instrumentation within their platforms. Participate in an 24/7 oncall rotation for Monitoring & Observability services. Containerization & Container Orchestration (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes). Cloud Infrastructure Automation (Azure strongly preferred).
You and Your Skills
We are looking for someone with experience in distributed tracing systems: Jaegar / Open Zipkin, Python/JS and/or Golang. Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills. Experience with tools such as e.g. Terraform, CDK, Pulumi, CloudFormation. Nice to have: CDK, CloudFormation, EKS, Istio, Envoy, Helm, Kubernetes Operator development, Go-lang, Prometheus (with Cortex), Kafka/Kinesis. 
•    Bachelors in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience.
•    Distributed Systems Development (e.g. asynchronous communication patterns, consensus algorithms, distributed transactions).
•    Services Programming (e.g. Go-lang, Java, Kotlin, Scala, Clojure, Python, Ruby).
•    Experience working with Linux systems.
•    Experience with monitoring and alerting systems.
•    Experience designing and building reliable systems at scale.



Stockholm or Gothenburg.


Contact & Application

Please apply via the link provided by the 29th of May, 2022. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Rinor Alihajdaraj, rinor.alihajdaraj@volvocars.com. For questions about the role and responsibilities, please reach out to Robert Smith, robert.smith@volvocars.com.


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:  59251

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