Software engineer (IBMi Development / DBA)

We are now looking for a Software engineer (IBMi Development / DBA):
  • As a member of the Mainframe Platforms & Tools, you now have a chance to support the IBM i community at Volvo.
  • You will have the ability to work in cross-functional teams. You actively collaborate with various stakeholders and navigate with ease in a multi-cultural environment
  • You get an opportunity to be part of driving IBM i development future
  • You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides opportunities to develop professionally and personally

Core Responsibilities
  • Work as IBM i DBA, database engineer to support applications
  • Work on support tickets/incidents created by application teams for technical support
  • Provide tools support to application teams
  • Provide training and coaching to application teams
  • Create and share best practices and propose improvements to application teams, direct or at Practitioner Community meetings
  • Testing and Support during software upgrades
  • Research about new tools and methodologies for future with the feasibility of implementation in Volvo, Group IT
  • Ensure compliance with relevant IT Services processes, methods and tools, and business processes

Technical Requirements
Mandatory Skills
  • Db2 for i, XML, JSON
  • IBM iACS
  • IBM i, RPG, CL
  • IBM RDi
  • IBM i ALM tool
  • Excellent problem-solving skills is required.

Good to Have Skills
  • MQ, APIs, services
  • Service Now (SNow)
  • Architecture and knowledge about North Star (Volvo Group target architecture)
  • Knowledge of using Scrum / Agile methodology

Required Competence
  • Overall 10+ years of hands-on experience as application developer in IBM i skillsets
  • Ability to provide estimations and adhere to delivery timelines
  • Organized approach for driving activities and tasks associated
  • Ability to work under challenging, demanding and changing conditions
  • Need to be innovative, self-driven, have strong technical focus & interest in combination with customer-oriented attitude
  • Ability to technically guide and support team members within area of responsibility
  • Need to have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Need to have excellent presentation skills
  • Contribute to a positive team spirit and take responsibility for results
  • Ability to cross-skill and up-skill based on delivery need
  • Suggest ideas and actively contribute to relevant organizational activities
  • Flexible to work in IBM i/support as well as development project activities
*Flexible to travel as per business needs

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. 

Group Digital & IT has the ambition to enable value creation at scale for the Volvo Group. Digital solutions are becoming more and more key in the industries, where we are operating. The solutions and emerging technologies, provided by Group Digital & IT, enable our customers and their customers to do more with less, better for others and best for the future.

We are 3,600 employees located in more than 30 countries, present at all major Volvo Group locations, and we are working in a completely global organization.

In Group Digital & IT we strive for something bigger, we are truly customer centric, and we collaborate with inclusion, together cross the Volvo Group. We learn to stay ahead, we are curious and eager to acquire new and deeper knowledge, both as individuals and as teams.

We want to get to know you

Application Process


The journey begins! An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile by login in to your account. The hiring team will review your application together with the hiring manager. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with information about the following steps.