System Design Engineer - Electric Propulsion Management System

Do you want to be at the forefront of developing electric vehicles and sustainable transportation? Do you want to use your embedded software engineering skills to develop real tangible solutions that will change the way we live and work? If so, apply today.

The position
The role of the System Design Engineer is to work with system changes and new features to our electric driveline. You are responsible for defining requirements and working with the electric propulsion management system to develop solutions for meeting those requirements. For many software developers, this represents an exciting next step in their career.

Who are we and what do we do
Electro Propulsion is a department within Volvo Group Trucks Technology, which is responsible for developing the electric driveline. The driveline and its components are supplied to all of the Volvo Group’s brands and used in trucks, buses, construction equipment, marine and industrial applications. We are a global team who are all passionate about technology and changing the world.

Who we are looking for
We are looking for someone with a Master of Science in Electronics, Software engineering, Mechatronics or similar. Ideally you have 6-8 years’ experience working with embedded software design and development or embedded system design. It is an advantage to have documented experience working in an agile development environment and from working with functional safety in automotive products and applications. Extended experience with propulsion systems in battery electric vehicles and experience from traction voltage systems/components is also valued.

As a person, you should be a good communicator, be effective at planning and prioritizing tasks, solid technical leadership, be results oriented and willing to challenge the current norms, and be fluent in both written and verbal English.

You can take decisions, engage and inspire, have confidence in your abilities to influence outcomes, are structured and creative, and passionate about networking across functions to achieve shared objectives.

What we can offer
We are offering you an exciting opportunity to work with completely new technology and help develop full-electric propulsion systems for a range of different vehicles and machinery. The Volvo Group has high ambitions when it comes to sustainability and CO2 emissions. By playing such an important role in the company’s electromobility development, you will be a key contributor to achieving those targets.

As a large, global company, we can also offer multiple career paths for further growth and development. This can either be more senior roles within the same technical area, expansion into new technical areas or switching to management roles.

For more information contact Lisa Svalmark, +46 761356015.

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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. 

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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