Experienced OBD Software Application Engineer

Volvo Group’s mission is to drive prosperity through transport solutions. Our customers bring goods to every corner of the world and people to their workplaces or families. But with increasing transportation comes the need to minimize the environmental impact through high-tech innovations.
This is us, your new colleagues:

The Exhaust aftertreatment system (EATS) department is responsible for the global platform development of exhaust aftertreatment systems for Volvo Group’s different product around the world.
We develop hardware as well as the features and functionalities. We are accountable for the lifecycle management of our products, from advanced engineering, through product development into the maintenance phase.
Our group, EATS control (Exhaust AfterTreatment System), are responsible for all the software functions in the aftertreatment system. With new concepts, new CO2-demands and emission legislation, our group develops new innovative emission control solutions, as well as monitors, virtual sensors and diagnostics. With our understanding of the real-life performance of the EATS system in our customers operation, we will design the best solutions for robust and effective functionalities.
Work description:
As an OBD software application engineer you will be part of many aspects of development and implementation of embedded software functions. You and the team will understand the legal and customer requirements, and will design robust software solutions. The work involves the entire chain; from early concept development to maintaining our functionality in our production fleet. A working day can be both software development in front of the computer, as well as driving a truck, testing your developed functionality! Working with OBD you will also deal with statistics, DTC (Diagnostic Trouble Codes), understanding adequate statistical separation.
We trust the individual and act as a team, we always have the customer in focus and we want to deliver high quality products. Together with us you will get very interesting opportunities for professional and personal growth. We believe that teamwork and collaboration are the foundation for great products and an attractive workplace, therefore we apply lean and agile principles in our daily work. We work in teams of 5-7 colleagues with complementary skills committed to a common purpose. Every team plan their work in 3 week sprints and deliver solutions together as a team. We mostly use the graphical programing tool, Simulink/Targetlink, but knowledge in m-scripting, and C programming is useful to understand and improve our software architecture and testing framework.
Responsibilities and tasks will be:
  • Break down of requirements from certification and other stakeholders. Analyse and design robust control strategies to meet OBD regulation and accurate fault detection
  • Analyse, design, implement and verify EATS OBD control strategies in software using Targetlink
  • Document functionality; write Monitor Descriptions and Repair and Maintenance Information
  • Participate in system engineering work supporting the EATS product, together with Quality and Customer Satisfaction, Calibration- and Aftermarket Engineers
  • Inspect and adapt regarding procedures and processes, e.g. for automated and manual verification tests or for software function development
  • Participation in networks, joining certification engineers and specialists to cascade information from OBD related activities in the company affecting team
  • Share the OBD disciplined knowledge within the team, and interact organizationally upon need
Who are you?
To be successful in this position you need to be a team player and a problem solver. You are communicative, have very good technical skills and are curious about learning new things. As a person we believe that you have a solution and result oriented attitude, but also with the ability to act with authority and set directions.
Required skills and qualifications:
To be able to take on this challenge successfully we believe that you will possess the following skills and competencies:
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechatronics, Applied
  • physics or comparable
  • Experience from controls strategy design, OBD and model-based software development
  • in embedded systems
  • As a part of a global organization it is important to be fluent in English, both spoken and written
What can we offer you?
We can offer you an exciting and global working environment which will give you valuable experience that will contribute to your future development within the Volvo Group. You will influence the development of our future products.
Our CEO Martin Lundstedt often says that “going to work should be fun for real”. We think that too! Therefore we organize hack days every 10 weeks where everyone can spend time on their own project for competence development, innovate new things or improve our development environment. We also have social activities to get to know each other.
Your manager will be supporting you in your personal development. There are a lot of career opportunities in different areas within Volvo, both internationally and in Sweden. We will prepare you for your next step when you are ready.
Are we a perfect match?
Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. When joining us you will be a part of the biggest technology shift in the transport industry in decades, with our innovative products we make our customers win. We want you to be in the front seat. Do you want to join us on our future journey?
Are you curious and have some questions? Call US!
Come join us for a cup of coffee and we will gladly give you more information about the position and how we can help each other on our future journey!
Jenny Bylerius, Acting Group Manager Control EATS, +46 31 3236334

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, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Application Process


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