Security Software Engineer

Software Engineer, Security – Autonomous Driving
Aligned with its mission of driving prosperity through transport solutions, Volvo Group has recently created a new business area, Volvo Autonomous Solutions (VAS for short), to accelerate the development, commercialization and sales of autonomous transport solutions. This will enable the Volvo Group to meet a growing demand and to offer the best possible solutions to customers in such segments as mining, ports and transport between logistics centers, as a complement to today’s products and services.
Autonomous transport solutions, based on self-driving and connectivity technologies are well-suited for applications where there is a need to move large volumes of goods and material on pre-defined routes, in repetitive flows. In such situations, autonomous transport solutions can create value for customers by contributing to improved flexibility, delivery precision and productivity. The aim of this new business unit is to ensure a leading position in this new and competitive transportation arena.
Our VAS office in California is in Mountain View.

Position Overview
VAS Security Team is focusing on various aspects of the autonomous vehicle security including the embedded ECUs and their lifecycle, as well as the communication to the back offices.

You are expected to be fluent in software development processes and methodologies and have keen interest in computer security. We are designing and developing novel and unique solutions on multiple levels from embedded to cloud and welcome candidates from various backgrounds. Let us know where your interests lie: in low-level embedded software, secure communication protocols, cloud applications, DevOps, cryptography.

You position level will depend on your experience.

  • To commit to and deliver secure, high quality software products in a timely fashion
  • To adhere to software engineering best practices
  • To contribute to a healthy company culture and team spirit
  • To effectively convey ideas, and solutions to peers and upper management

Required Qualifications:
  • BS in CS, EE or equivalent experience, MS preferred
  • 3-5 years of related engineering experience
  • Experience building applications for Linux/Unix and/or Real-Time Kernels
  • Strong coding skills in Python and/or C/C++
  • Solid understanding of networking protocols and building blocks: IP, DNS, HTTPS
  • Familiarity with Git or equivalent version control systems
What Will Make Your Resume Stand Out:
  • Good understanding of software/hardware interfaces in the automotive context
  • Experience in developing concurrent and multi-threaded software, distributed systems, real-time systems, and redundant fail-safe products
  • Experience or familiarity with ARM, TrustZone, Secure Boot, AutoSAR stack
  • Hands-on experience with Docker, K8s, Nomad, Terraform, Vault
  • Contributions to opensource projects
Personal Attributes:
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Curiosity for new technologies and willingness to learn new skills
  • Being a strong team player

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

Volvo Autonomous Solutions constitute a new business area as of January 1, 2020, entering new and exciting territories for Volvo Group. We accelerate the development, commercialization and sales of autonomous transport solutions, focusing on defined segments for the on- and off-road space. The combination of strong tech expertise and skilled customer solutions creates innovative transport offers never seen before. We are constantly pushing our own skills and ability to drive change in a traditional industry to meet a growing customer demand. We are now looking for innovative, committed individuals to join us in our endeavor to create customer solutions that enhance safety, flexibility and productivity.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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