Senior Technical Specialist - Volvo Group Connected Solutions

Volvo Group Connected Solutions is a global organization that leads the development of Volvo’s connected services and solutions of tomorrow. We work at the forefront of connectivity by collecting and analyzing data from over 900 000 Volvo assets. The organization is set-up to deliver competitive offerings, shorten time to market and provide an arena for new service innovations together with customers, partners and the Volvo Group.
As you can imagine, keeping track of 800 000 connected assets rolling around the world is indeed a challenge. Now ponder, that vehicles in a few years will be autonomous – and you’ve got the challenge of your life. Our Technology team manages the development and maintenance of our global connectivity platform – and your experience is needed.

We are looking for a Senior Technical Specialist with a keen eye for messaging challenges to join one of our DevOpsTeams with responsibility for services like JBoss AMQ and Active MQ.
Being based in Lindholmen Science Park you will work with us in the heart of a vibrant area that lives and breathes new technology like IoT, autonomous driving, electromobility and digitalization. Here the development is massive, new buildings and companies are popping up almost daily!
Welcome to the heart of connectivity!
The Technology function within Volvo Group Connected Solutions is accountable for the development, delivery and operation of the complete off-board connected solutions platform(s) including shared framework and common solutions/services. Within Technology, the Foundation Services section delivers and maintains platform services such as Messaging, Metrics, Observability, flexible ways of continuous delivery for our DevOps teams.
As Senior Technical Specialist in the Foundation Services area you are responsible for deploy, design, optimization, operation and monitoring of our components and services so that our customer solutions fulfill agreed SLAs.
Important elements of the position are understanding operations and development in a both a cloud based environment and in a classic on-premises environment. Equally important is the understanding of Telematics and communication over mobile networks.
We expect you to have the ability to troubleshoot in a complex operational environment involving multiple partners or suppliers, and to have the attitude “we are ready only when the customer is satisfied”.
Key responsibilities:
  • Operations and development of messaging components both in cloud based and on-premises environments
  • Understanding of Telematics and communication over mobile networks
  • Troubleshooting in a complex operational environment involving multiple internal teams but also partners or suppliers
  • Part of the Messaging on-call team with responsibility to answer calls and give support 24/7 during one calendar week according to schedule
As a person you are structured, target oriented and eager to deliver on time, cost and quality. You have a positive mindset and a business-oriented attitude, and understand the challenges of application development, quality assurance, deployment, operation and maintenance.
You have to have the ability to establish and maintain good relations and also have the ability to work in a global, multi-cultural organization. You are proactive and have a strong drive to continuously challenge and improve your knowledge. You are a good communicator and take on the responsibilities. You are also proficient in both spoken and written English.
  • Good UNIX or Linux (preferably RHEL) knowledge
  • Managing an Application Server (preferably JBoss or Tomcat)
  • Troubleshooting web applications, web servers and Linux systems
  • Understanding data communication (e.g. Firewall, Loadbalancers, Telecom, Radius etc.)
  • Script programming (bash, Ruby, perl)
  • Good understanding of messaging system like JBoss AMQ, WMQ
  • Cloud environment
  • Logging (Splunk, Elk)
  • Monitoring application (Nagios)
  • Big Data
  • Service Discovery (ZooKeeper)
  • Configuration Management (Puppet)
  • Micro service Architecture
  • NoSQL Database (MongoDB, PostGresSQL)
This is your opportunity to work with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides a big opportunity to develop both professionally and personally. At Volvo Group Connected Solutions we are actively working to establish work groups that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in diversity in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality. You will be located in Gothenburg Sweden.
Helena Antbäck, Line Manager Messaging and Observability
+46 739 027166

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.

Connected Solutions is a global organization that develops and delivers the Volvo Group’s connected solutions. Connected Solutions provide an arena for new service innovation together with customers, partners and all the Business Areas within the Volvo Group. By supporting our customers to improve their business we enable new business opportunities for the Volvo Group. Our way of working shortens time to market for connected services and solutions. We work close to our customers and understand their challenges. We deliver high quality with speed, through our capability to explore, implement and scale up.

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