IT Architect, Infrastructure Portfolio

Volvo Group Digital & IT

Volvo Group Digital & IT governs the overall Process and IT efficiency within the Group. The function drives the usage of common processes, common IT systems and IT infrastructures.

Infrastructure & Onsite Services (IOS)
Infrastructure & Onsite Services is in charge of all Volvo Group IT infrastructure services. As the majority of these services are delivered by a partner, the mission is focused at governing and controlling this partner, as well as managing the remaining IT infrastructure delivery teams in Volvo.

Architecture Office
The mission of Architecture Office is to Develop and Govern the implementation architecture for Infrastructure Services, ensuring the delivery and usage of the IOS Infrastructure Portfolio. By that, Architecture Office contributes to Volvo Group competitiveness by delivering standardized and fit for purpose infrastructure services, maintaining a balance between time to market, cost and quality.

We are now looking for an IT Architect Infrastructure Portfolio for Engineering Services
In this role you will be reporting to the Head IT Architect of Volvo Group IT/ Infrastructure & Onsite Services

Role mission & context
Work with modern technologies and industrialized services in public cloud as well as In our traditional IT landscape. Driving the implementation and standardization agenda done in close relationship with our partner(s) and in alignment with the overall Volvo Group target architecture and long term strategy.

You will work closely with other IOS teams, our main partner’s as well as other Volvo Group Digital & IT units.

The Engineering Services segment architect has responsibility for creating and maintaining the Target Architecture map and ensuring its use across all Volvo Group Truck Divisions, Business Areas and Group Functions.
This role does not include driving implementation projects or specific solution designs.

Key responsibilities
  • Own and facilitate the management of the segment architectures.
  • Identify and escalate missing infrastructure technical capabilities which are relevant for the segment.
  • Produce and maintain the long-term segment architecture strategy and roadmaps, in collaboration with other Volvo Group stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the other architecture functions and in particular act as an escalation point for Infrastructure portfolio in the context of the segments.
  • Communicate and synchronize meetings with the different stakeholders involved in the segment.
  • Support overall IT strategy of the segment with the relevant infrastructure services architecture
  • The maintenance of the inventory of the current IT infrastructure services used
  • The maintenance of the requirement register was established, including the communication and synchronization meetings with the different stakeholders.

General skills required
  • A strong personality and communicator, good at solving problems and thinking creatively.
  • Strong English written and oral communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies
  • Ability to meet the agreed targets, deadlines and goals without direct, day-to-day supervision
  • Ability to work in an international team with colleagues that have diverse cultural backgrounds

Core skills:
  • Experience with building architecture/solution roadmaps
  • Experience designing, integrating and managing enterprise-level infrastructure solutions for Application Hosting
  • Good understanding of network & security technologies and concepts
  • Good understanding of End User technologies (Workplace, UCC) and concepts
  • Ability to provide technical system solutions, determine overall design direction and provide recommendations for complex technical issues
  • Experience planning and developing support processes and adhering to best practices
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies
  • Architecture Modeling and Documentation using UML and ArchiMate standards
Advanced skills:
  • Cloud Solution Architecture
  • HPC and Data Analytics Infrastructure Solutions
  • List your Architecture Certification(s) (TOGAF, IASA, etc.) and platform Certifications (RedHat, Microsoft, IBM, etc.)
We can offer
You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. You will be a key player in the Volvo IOS organization. You will work in close collaboration with various stakeholders inside as well as outside the Volvo Group.

At Volvo Group, we are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strengths inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality.


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Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.


Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Digital & IT is the hub for digital development within the Volvo Group. Imagine working with cutting-edge technology in a global team, represented in more than 30 countries. We are dedicated to leading the way for tomorrow's transport solutions, guided by a strong customer mindset and high curiosity, both as individuals and as a team. Here you will thrive in your career in an environment where your voice is heard and your ideas are important.

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