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Speech Senior Android Developer

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?


What you will do?

  • As an Android speech app Developer, you will be part of a scrum team together with product owners, system software engineers and UX designers. You will be responsible for speech application development base on Android Automotive OS (called “AAOS”), and you will work closely with partners during development and leverage the partner SDK/API capabilities to deliver the top-class speech assistant user experience for China market.
  • Focus on speech APPs and services implementation on AAOS, especially on Infotainment Head Unit.
  • Keep following the iteration of AAOS, to be specialist of AAOS in China market and realize integration of speech assistant to AAOS based platform SW.
  • Keep following the market and technology trend in speech and AI domain, apply modern speech app architecture and development pattern for in-car speech app development.
  • Be part of technology innovation and coordinate software system architecture. Contribute ideas and hands on implementation of quick prototypes.
  • Be the 1st gate of trouble shooter of the AAOS product.


Why do you fit the profile?

  • You are experienced with agile development and a champion of software development best practices.
  • Served as an Android speech app developer, design and implement Android speech APP and services on standard Android. Working experience in OEMs or tier1 on Android based infotainment system is preferred. Knowledge or experience about APP and service developing on other platforms (e.g. Linux, iOS) is a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of Android framework, speech software architecture and popular design patterns. Strong understanding of multiple languages programming - at least 2 of these must be Java, Kotlin, C/C++, Python, JavaScript and etc.
  • Knowledge and experience of back-end development, including data models, persistence layers, back-end services (REST APIs), app frameworks, caching and messaging services, as well as using 3rd party APIs will be a plus.
  • Solid knowledge and working experience of Speech Assistant and related principles, certain algorithm basis, experience and corresponding knowledge of traditional machine learning, deep learning, intensive learning, information retrieval, and be familiar with popular framework such as TensorFlow to work on for research and prove of concept.
  • Experience as a Speech App developer, NLP algorithm designer or developer, design and implement Speech engines or corresponding solutions, experience of in-car solution is a plus.
  • Bachelors’ Degree or above in Computer Science or Software Engineering, and minimum 3 years’ experience developing on Android.


On a personal level

We are looking for a self-driven and highly motivated individual, who can work in international environment and build strong relationships with various internal and external stakeholders.


Clear communication and transparency come naturally to you, as well as team work and strong collaboration. You are a strong motivator with result-oriented approach, focusing on quality and efficiency. Your interest for new technology drives you further to make a difference and develop yourself and others aligned with the future vehicle development and transforming automotive industry.


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:  66876

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