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Software Architect

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?


Your Leadership Will Make a Difference.
At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in our people. If you want to be part of our exciting mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, by leading and inspiring your team to success – then we have a job for you.


What do we offer?
At Complete Software and Electronics we are integrating and testing the complete electrical system for new platforms and programs. We design rigs and are working with base technology integration, core system application integration, software and electronic domain integration all the way to a complete oftware and electronics delivery striving to maximize the test-value. We work with test strategies, enable continuous integration and operate the complete baseline.


The mission in our team of architects is to:

  • Bring integration driven development and test into product creation to continuously demonstrate that we deliver the best electrical system in the automotive world.
  • Secure a stable and robust electrical system for our new electrical platforms.
  • We are now looking for a senior integration and test architect.
  • As an Architect you will define a common technical and architectural vision and roadmap for the complete SW and electronics integration in China and connected frameworks with global team together. You will drive these architectural aspects in fora and meetings. You paint a compelling picture of the roadmap and framework that motivate others to action. You follow these in the organization to adopt and bring in new innovations and make sure they create business value.


Who are you and what do you need to know?

You have a passion and hands-on experience of embedded software systems and large-scale software development organizations. You seek to continuously improve the efficiency and drive the transformation to a digitalized way of working by moving from manual to data driven methods. You share your technical experience to coach, support and collaborate with others that motivates others to act, grow and to take accountability for the complete system solution. You take a systematic approach to visualization and handling of architectural technical debt. Always keeping the goal in mind that our software- and electronics- architecture and processes should enable our business. You are communicative and can use suitable value argumentation in dialogue with both product managers, stakeholders and when empowering the test and integration developers. You can effectively build formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization. You have ability to make sense of complex high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems. You also have ability to create new and better ways for the organization to be successful.


Why do you fit the profile?

  • Extensive experience from software architecture or technical leadership.
  • Extensive experience from working with embedded software (software development eg Phyton, C++, Java, CAPL, C#) in large scaled software developing organization.
  • Extensive experience from working with test and integration preferably in large scaled software developing organization.
  • M.Sc in Electrical and Software Engineering or similar relevant experience.



  • Configuration Management from large scale software product development.
  • Knowledge and experience from integrating service-based architecture.
  • Implementation of CI pipelines for SW development.
  • Agile frameworks and development such as SAFe.


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.

VCCN-Shanghai Jiading (APHQ), CN

Job requisition ID:  59716

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