Experienced IT Architect - Product Lifecycle Mgt Aftermarket

Position Description

You will be part of an engaged and motivated team in an international and multicultural environment and within a department developing our future IT solutions in the Virtual products lifecycle management area.

Are you interested in digitalization, the latest technology and an organization that cares about its employees? Do you want to work with a bunch of incredibly driven, passionate, and skilled people? Great! Volvo Group is now searching for a senior IT Architect within the product lifecycle management aftermarket domain.

Solutions for service information is being implemented on the Windchill platform. The information flow includes authoring of service information based on CAD parts and aftermarket methods. The solution integrates with several internal system to create the complete view for the end user that takes care of our customers’ products.

The solutions are a key enabler to achieve engineering efficiency, virtual trust, and the digital twin capabilities across the Volvo Group.


Volvo is driving several exciting transformation projects and initiatives to digitalize our business processes and leverage the value of data and become a fully data-driven company.

Our existing IT solutions in this area will be based on Windchill but will also include technologies like Java, .NET, Angular, cloud and other commercial off the shelf (COTS) solutions where other architects will take lead. We find ourselves in a transformation with heavy investments to transform and modernize our overall IT architecture.

Role, mission & context

As an Architect, you will be part of an environment that embrace change and trust. You will be the be part of creating a good team spirit and a fun place to work that appeals others to join the team and by that the results will follow. You have proven experience in developing and implementing new modern architecture in a Product Lifecycle Management context and are driven to improve the day-to-day experience for our PLM tool users. In addition, you will help us in the agile transformation and modern SDLC software development practices, DevSecOps, and technical documentation (requirements, functional specifications, test plans, etc.).

  • You are used to communicate with different stakeholders in different levels in an organization since the delivery is touching the day-to-day operation on many levels.

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering, Computer science or similar, or proven competencies that connects to the Product Lifecyle Management domain is a merit.

  • You will drive the dialogue to define the needed improvements down to requirements and will also be part of the delivery of the solution in a x-functional Agile context.

  • You will be or become the IT architecture specialist in the agile team.

  • You can help us further develop our skills in integrating all architecture disciplines (Process, Data, Application, Integration, Technology, and Security) and advise on functional and technical approaches for all concerned systems within the application landscape.

  • You will work together with us to design and maintain architecture views, models, and target architectures according to defined standards and tools.

  • Fluent in English.

What if you don’t tick all the boxes? With the right mindset you may still be the perfect candidate for the position, so don’t hesitate to apply.

We can offer you:

  • An attractive working environment where you will get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in a global environment.

  • To work with exciting techniques and development practices in a complex technical environment.

  • To grow your competence both within IT as well as the automotive domain.

  • You will work in close collaboration with our customers/users, suppliers and development team.

  • You will be part of the Architecture team that is responsible for developing and maintaining the IT architecture.

Together we are delivering cutting edge solutions and services which drive profitability and growth. You will be part of an organization where continues improvements and fulfillment of business value is vital.

Location will be Gothenburg.

For further information please contact: 

Erik Björnwall, Delivery Manager Aftermarket Information Production, +46 7655-33022

Parmis Jamshidi, HR Business Partner

Union representatives for Swedish applicants:
Akademikerna – Therese Koggdal, +46 470 387855
Unionen – Jonas Ljungdahl, +46 31 3224985
Ledarna – Peter Svensson, +46 739 022687

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 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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