Software Architect - Volvo Group Connected Solutions

Software Architect – 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.
Consumer Services is the function within Connected Solutions that is responsible for the end user services, from idea to development and operation. We work in tight collaboration with the Volvo Group Business Areas and customers. We drive and manage the performance of the services and the business areas portfolios over the life cycle. Together with our stakeholders we create value through fantastic user experience and business enhancing services and products.
We are a team on a journey, creating great results through awesome people, strong relationships and a high performance culture. We aim high; having a passion for people and making our customers succeed. We want to set a new standard for user experience, speed to market and customer value. We will do this through modern leadership, people in focus and a true passion to really make a difference. We who work in this team have a lot of fun, are great collaborators and we all consider ourselves as leaders of our work and owners of our results.

You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides a great opportunity to develop both professionally and personally. Together with your colleagues you deliver cutting edge solutions, with the latest technologies on the market, driving customer success.
If you want to join a team who likes to solve complex technical problems and be part of a journey into taking care of realizing end-user needs - take the opportunity and join now!
Welcome to the heart of connectivity!
Key Responsibilities
The Tracking & Status service team consists of 4 sub teams and deliver positioning services and vehicle health services. The main responsibility of the role is to bridge business problems and technical solutions. Finding the best solution for a business problem will be the core working process. In practice this means analysis, create design and enhance existing services for the future. The mentality of the role shall be to drive the design of micro services in the Tracking & Status service team, learn our development platform and collaborate with many teams. Features of the role are:
  • Through a holistic solution view, design services
  • Describe structures, characteristics and other aspects of the design for development teams
  • Drive reviews of architecture concepts and solutions
  • Responsible to lead sub team architects and developers in correct direction by supporting them in the development design
  • Responsible to work with improvements, by participation in the development, of the architectural principles, processes and standards
  • Perform presentation of solutions to stakeholders
  • Act as a mentor for project members/colleagues
  • Collaborate with enterprise architect group
Competence Profile & Qualifications
As a person we believe you are structured, innovative and have a strong technical focus in combination with a customer oriented attitude. You enjoy teamwork, contribute with team spirit and you like taking responsibility.
  • A university degree in Computer science or similar
  • Experience from software engineering and agile development
  • Experience of fleet management systems and the Transport/Logistics domain area
  • You have several year’s documented experience from assignments in designing and developing systems in close cooperation with customers
  • Have a Java development background
  • Ability to inspire, develop and motivate individuals and teams
  • Strong interest in process improvements and ability to create structure
  • Have capacity to execute against set targets and a “can do” attitude
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with your internal and external partners
  • Fluent in English and Swedish - both written and spoken
Location & Timeline
The position is based at Lindholmen in Gothenburg, Sweden. The final date for sending your application is August 12th. The selection process will start after the summer holidays.
For more information please contact
Ted Wennerström +46 765536615 or Annika Haverstedt, HR Business Partner, +46 760001869

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 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. 

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