Lead Engineer - Electrical Engineering Systems Architect

Would you like to work in an empowered, enthusiastic, and challenging atmosphere surrounded by highly skilled co-workers? Are you interested in new technologies such as e-mobility, automation, and connectivity? Does the opportunity to drive the development of our future Mack and Volvo Trucks excite you? Then this position may be the right one for you.

The Systems Engineering team is in the heart of the electromobility and digital transformation within the automotive industry. We develop new systems, architectures, and concepts with focus on electrical and connectivity systems for our conventional, electric, and autonomous vehicles.

We are currently looking for a passionate Electrical Engineering System Architect to define and maintain functionality roadmaps for current and future generations of North America vehicle engineering and connectivity platform solutions.

Who We Are
Our team, Vehicle Engineering at Volvo Group North America is responsible for developing and implementing platform/design solutions for the Volvo and Mack Trucks. The Systems Engineering group develops design concepts for various electrical systems by networking with local and global stakeholders.

We are dynamic, we believe teamwork and collaboration is the foundation for great products and an attractive workplace. Therefore, we work in an agile SAFe inspired manner. Every team will plan their own work and deliver solutions together as a team.

What You Will be Doing
As a System Architect, you will contribute to all stages of product development, from early phase pre-studies to system concept design, architecture, and functions development. You will work with stakeholders from various technology teams and product owners to identify design concepts that will best meet our customer’s needs.

You will lead and coordinate and define system design concept development of cross functional system design activities and communicate with stakeholders and developers. You will own and develop vehicle functionality roadmaps for different programs. As a system architect you must understand the high-level functionality of an application or product from both a technical and conceptual viewpoint. Qualifications include years of relevant experience and well-developed skills in system analysis, system development and product management.

Who You Are
To be successful in this position you need to be a good communicator and a good team player. You also have the analytic mindset, love to understand how things work and dedicate yourself to proposing the best system solutions to fulfill customer needs. You are open-minded and thrive in a dynamic environment. You are also on the constant lookout to find ways to improve yourself and the products you are working on.

  • BSEE/BSME required; MSEE/MSME or PhD preferred and relevant experience
  • Commercial vehicle or automotive research and product development, or similar industry experience (e.g. consumer, telecom, etc.)
  • Detailed knowledge about Electronic Hardware / Software & Supporting Infrastructure Architecture Design & Overall Development
  • Knowledge of different automotive or related industry communication protocols (e.g. CAN, Ethernet, LIN), standards & tools
  • Knowledge of tools related to software development, diagnostics & production / aftermarket systems
  • Experienced in working in an environment of global / local organization with cross functional interaction
  • Well-versed in Agile way of working & SAFe as well as good understanding of project operations

Compensation & Benefits
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off including paid caregiver and parental leave policies
  • Competitive matching retirement savings plans
  • Working environment where your safety, health and wellbeing come first
  • Focus on professional and personal development through Volvo Group University
  • Programs that make today’s challenging reality of combining work and personal life easier
  • Want to learn more about these programs? Continue your exploratory journey with us here

Are you ready to join our team and shape the future of the transportation industry together with us?

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.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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