Lead Embedded Software Engineer

The world is changing. How about you?
Up for a new challenge?
Do you want to work in a rapidly changing environment and play a key role in the development of Volvo Buses future vehicles - then you could possibly love to join our team!
This is us, your new colleagues
Platform Development is a function within GBT, Global Bus Technology, at Volvo Buses which is responsible for platform development, architecture, project management and test.
As a Lead ESW Engineer you will be a part of the Electrical, Software and Architecture department with its mission to develop, test and verify the electrical system through concept phases up to serial production and maintenance while optimizing demands on quality, deliveries, cost and features all over the world.
Together with the team you will be responsible for the control units with in-house developed SW. We have an exciting future ahead of us and we have the possibility to influence where we are going
Sounds pretty awesome right?
Role description
You will play an important role in the development of new functionality of our in-house developed ECU’s. We are a small team so there is a great opportunity in getting responsibility and to influence. The role requires frequent communication with colleagues regarding specifications, functionality and diagnostics. Depending on the current project portfolio and project phases, the focus for your work will vary but your main responsibility within the role is to:
  • Develop functional descriptions and requirements for new software functions
  • Participate in discussions with internal and external suppliers
  • Contribute to integration and testing of functionality in complete buses
  • Analyze quality problems. Find the root cause and propose corrections where needed
The Electrical, Software and Architecture department is a global department which requires cooperation and traveling between our sites in Sweden, Poland, Mexico and Brazil as well as to test facilities and customers worldwide.
Who are you?
We want you who like to investigate and solve problems together. For us, it is a natural and important part to continuously improve - therefore you are expected to take an active part in our improvement work.
But most of all you have an inclusive mindset. You have a strong customer focus, you communicate fluently in English and you love to be part of a team where we take own initiatives and take pride in your own and the team’s deliveries.
If you have some of the stuff listed below as well, that would be great, but it is not the most important part:
  • Master or Bachelor of Science in mechanical, electronics, data or similar
  • Good human skills. You will need to work within cross functional teams and be able to lead a team
  • Supportive
  • Understanding electrical function specifications
  • Experience from SW-development in the automotive industry
  • ISO26262 knowledge
  • Organized programming skills. Ok, this is actually a must. We follow MISRA C
  • Other languages than English, like Swedish, Chinese, C++, Python, French, Gradle, QML etc
  • We have great possibilities for you to learn whatever you feel you need to learn to perform at the top
Are we the perfect match?
If you love challenges, and you love to solve them; then we really look forward to have you in our team!
We especially encourage female applicants
Curious, and have some questions? Call me!
Dennis Havama, Group Manager In-house Embedded Control Systems, tel. +46 31 322 75 04

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Buses is driven by a purpose to ensure that millions of people reach their travel destination every day. Reliably, safely and with respect for the environment. We want to make a difference, being pioneers of sustainable transport solutions of the future. We want to be there for our customers providing uptime and reliability, all over the world every day. Volvo Buses is leading the biggest technology shift in public transport in decades with our electro-mobility offer. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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