Senior Principal Safety Engineer for Volvo Autonomous Solutions

Ready to shape tomorrow`s society together with us?

Volvo Autonomous Solutions is a new entity within the Volvo Group with the mission to offer transport and material handling solutions never seen before. Together we will work on autonomous solutions that will defy conventions and take us to the future. With entirely new business models and advanced technology, we will meet and exceed expectations from customers and contributing to a society that we want to live in.

There is now an opportunity for you to be part in the development of autonomous transport solutions. We are now looking for a Senior Principal Safety Engineer that will be part of the Safety team in Volvo Autonomous Solutions (V.A.S).

This is how you could make an impact

Your mission will be to contribute as a Senior Principal Safety Engineer with good understanding in developing Safe products. You will be responsible to specify and review technical concepts and solutions and ensure that the safety requirements are fulfilled for our autonomous products. The product flora contains both road vehicles and machines.

You will also be responsible for defining format and structure for the setup of Safety cases for ongoing projects and support the organization to define and compile the evidence needed for the Safety Case.

With your vast experience you will support and guide your fellow safety engineers and contribute in defining and establishing a way of working with regards to safety. You collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders and connect cross-functional teams in the development of our operational strategies. This requires you to inspire trust and confidence in your way of working with colleagues and management.

Who are you?

We believe you are action oriented and have good ability to engage, lead and coach teams, as this job is all about collaborations and leading the way in your field. For us, leading the way means that you should be good listener, communicator and that it is easy for you to connect with and engage other people. We also believe key competencies for this role is to be innovative, pragmatic and creative with positive spirit and a make it happen-mindset.

You’re probably also open to work in a completely new context where we together are the motivators to make the future of automated transport solutions happen. As our business area is new you need to share our curiosity for new technology, tools and way of working and want to take it to the next level.

  • University degree in Electrical Engineering, Software, Mechatronics or equivalent
  • Several years of experience working with either machines or road vehicles within the Safety area
  • Good Knowledge of safety engineering processes (Hazard and Operability Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Failure Mode and Effect Analysis etc.)
  • Good Knowledge in development according to safety Standards such as ISO12100, ISO13849, ISO17757, ISO26262, SOTIF or equivalent
  • Documentation experience and good documentation skills
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
We are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent to differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, among others. We find that well balanced work teams increase group dynamics, creativity and new approaches to solutions.

What is like to work at Volvo Autonomous Solutions

We are unified by diversity, great ideas and inclusiveness. Our colleagues are the most important part of the story. Everyone matters and plays critical role in our journey. We have office locations in Sweden and in the US.

There is plenty of room to learn and grow from each other and our ongoing learning programs. We look for colleagues who lead with passion, perform with purpose and transform with vision.

You’ll work alongside talented group of colleagues who respect each other’s differences and seek to understand fresh perspectives. We are yet a small but passionate and effective team that is stronger than the sum of its parts and ready to tackle the big challenges we have ahead of us. We are on a journey together!

Are we a perfect match?

Even if you feel you do not tick all the boxes, but are intrigued, we would like to hear from you!
We can promise you great colleagues and some truly exciting opportunities. You will work in a global environment that provides you with developmental prospects both professionally and personally. We at Volvo Autonomous Solutions want you to prosper and be happy.
We will go through applications continuously and we are looking forward to receiving your application.

Are you curious and have some questions? Call me!

Come join me for a cup of coffee and I’ll will gladly give you more information, about the role, and how we can help each other on our future journey!
Alexsander Vasic, Global Technology Manager for Safety, +46 31 322 87 44


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 Autonomous Solutions constitute a new business area as of January 1, 2020, entering new and exciting territories for Volvo Group. We accelerate the development, commercialization and sales of autonomous transport solutions, focusing on defined segments for the on- and off-road space. The combination of strong tech expertise and skilled customer solutions creates innovative transport offers never seen before. We are constantly pushing our own skills and ability to drive change in a traditional industry to meet a growing customer demand. We are now looking for innovative, committed individuals to join us in our endeavor to create customer solutions that enhance safety, flexibility and productivity.

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