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Solution Engineer

Solution Engineer – Volvo Group IT
Do you like communication and enjoy working together with others? Do you also you find it easy to understand what a customer needs and interpret that into a technical solution? If yes, this role might be your next adventure!
Role description
What are the responsibilities of a Solution Engineer? Well, let’s try to dig into that!
We perceive, that in the role Solution Engineer You work in close co-operation with Stakeholders and translate the business needs into requirements for the IT solution. The requirements might need support from the development team of our IT-solutions or be hands-on configuration changes in the setup of the IT-solutions. You will be part of the team that performs these configurations and implement the changes in the factory. Our delivery team operates in a global environment, where we together with the Volvo’s factories make sure, that our production critical IT-solutions important for manufacturing, works according to expectations.
We are in a transformation towards a more agile, product focused way of working, where the goal is to work with a DevOps mindset and shorten time to market for our Applications.
Are Your ready for a challenge and to be part of our Vision and DevOps journey?
Your main focus will be to:
  • Understand customer needs, in close cooperation with them.
  • Become an expert of our IT-applications and the way they operate in the factories.
  • Support roll-out and upgrade activities for the solutions in a global environment.
  • Support our factories with IT-specific knowledge.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a Solution Engineer, who has a passion for understanding the needs of the customer and getting the details right. Teamwork is a great part of our daily work – therefore You should be a team player and appreciate an open environment for discussions and dialogue. As person you are analytical, structured and communicative.
You should have an agile mindset and feel a strong commitment in delivering with high quality.
Required knowledge/experience:
  • University degree in Computer Science, Development or similar
  • Experience from working with Agile, DevOps or similar methodologies.
  • Experience from automotive industry is an advantage.
  • Experience from working with Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES).
  • Knowledge in IT Test activities is an advantage.
  • SQL knowledge is an advantage.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Valid work-permit for Sweden if not a citizen, please include this information when applying

Travel Required:
Occasional
Location: This role is for the office in Skövde, Sweden.
For further information, please contact:
Hiring manager - Minna Hammar, Delivery Manager Manufacturing & Logistics - Produce Implementation, phone +46 500 52 30 55
HR Business partner: Nina Johansson, +46 31 322 82 48
Union representatives
Akademikerna – Christian Blåberg, phone +46 500 52 32 56
Unionen – Oskar Feretti, phone +46 31 308 77 33

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 
www.volvogroup.com/career. 

Volvo Group IT manages the Group’s overall IT strategies and plans and has the end-to-end responsibility for all development, delivery, support of IT solution and services for the Volvo Group.

We are more than 6000 people based in 36 countries working in a completely global organization. We are a 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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