Digital Architect – Electrical & Software Engineering

Posted 3 weeks ago by Daniel Fransson
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Job Description

The car industry is changing rapidly. Electrification. Self-driving cars. Online experience. And the journey has just begun. Now we want you to be a part of it. We are looking for curious, creative people who want to change the world through innovative thinking.

Would you like to influence and craft the technical strategy that helps Volvo Cars to grow and reach our goal of being an electric car company by 2030? Excellent, then we would like you to join our Electrical & Software Engineering ART (Agile Release Train) as our Staff Engineer!

The Electrical & Software Engineering ART are in the heart of the company’s transition journey, covering areas such as Autonomous Drive (AD), Continuous integration (CI) and Software development tool chain (Software Factory).

We are looking for someone that will join us on this exciting journey and help us craft a technical architecture and strategy that spans across multiple products or ARTs and drive technical initiatives with our neighboring areas of Volvo Cars.

We have only just begun this journey and you will be joining us at a time where you can really have a significant impact and help us set the tone for the next chapter in our company’s history! This position is located out of our office in Gothenburg.

What you’ll do:
• Provide technical leadership across the Electrical & Software Engineering ART in initiatives that span into our neighboring departments (e.g. R&D) and strategic partnerships (e.g. Zenseact)
• Support work to architect, design, develop, and operate services and systems that form the core of the Volvo Cars data-driven transformation initiatives, and beyond
• Be a guide in your particular field and a go-to person for setting strategic directions within it
• Be a mentor and role model for senior engineers and leaders in the organization
• Encourage sound engineering practices while driving our technical strategy and roadmaps
• Be a doer and inspiring leader in the company-wide engineering community
• Demonstrate and champion an appetite for knowledge and never stop developing as an Engineer and leader
• Share your knowledge to help others grow by being visible and e.g. coordinate lunch-and-learns, publish your thoughts on external and internal blogs, represent Volvo Cars on external conferences and meetups, etc.

Who you are:
• Someone with extensive proven experience as a technical leader (formal or informal) for a large organization
• You see strong and transparent collaboration with people, communities and organizations as a key success factor
• You have been part of a large-scale transformation in a previous company, and know how to navigate that
• Someone that have solid previous experience in working hands-on as a Senior Software Engineer in an agile environment, and still love doing it (when time allows)
• A person that enjoys collaborating with all levels of engineering-, product- and UX leaders to build outstanding products
• You fully adopt a growth mindset and can encourage others to do the same
• You get a kick out of mentoring and supporting your fellow engineers and teams, so they can grow to their full potential
• You understand the importance of having enterprise solutions that is scalable, sustainable, architecturally sound; you care about quality and you know what it means to ship high quality code
• You can comfortably navigate ambiguity and when required have the ability to exercise good judgment and decision-making
• A compassionate person who understands that every individual and situation have their specific needs and can adapt your leadership style and interactions accordingly
• Someone who likes to have fun at work and take great care in making sure everyone always feels welcome and included