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Senior Embedded Software Engineer, Android OS

We are people who want to make a difference

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?



Job Summary

VC Tech’s R&D Engineering team has broad scope to experiment within new business areas as well as uncovering the unknown. Innovation within Volvo follows a bottom-up approach, giving individuals a high degree of freedom in what they work on and how. We are seeking a Technical Program Manager to structure and support the R&D Engineering team’s efforts across many projects.


This role will start remote due to the current COVID-19 restrictions and is expected to be onsite in Sunnyvale, CA once the restrictions are lifted.


  • Contributing ideas to product development initiatives
  • Planning and managing product development stages
  • Conduct resource/capacity planning for the development team
  • Collaborating with system engineers and software architects
  • Reporting product development progress to senior managers
  • Ensuring that products are delivered on time and within budget
  • Overseeing product deployment and integration
  • Resolving blockers impacting the development teams
  • Evaluating product performance metrics and facilitating adjustments
  • Documenting processes and ensuring compliance with industry standards
  • Keeping up with advancements in product technologies


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • 5+ years of experience in technical program management, preferably in a related industry.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to work on and track multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Advanced knowledge of the full life-cycle of product development.
  • Experience in product development planning and providing leadership.
  • Ability to collaborate with IT engineers and report to senior managers.
  • Extensive experience in software product engineering, deployment, and integration.
  • Ability to evaluate product performance metrics, as well as diagnose and resolve issues.
  • Ability to keep up with advancements in the field of technical product development.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.


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.


Sunnyvale, CA, US

Job requisition ID:  51062

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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