Volvo Group Application Developer in Göteborg, Sweden

Application Developer - Product Configuration area

Solution Delivery Unit DVP

Solution delivery Unit DVP is a global unit within Volvo providing IT solution supporting all Volvo Group product development globally. The mission of the unit is to ensure that the Volvo Group's IT solutions and IT projects within the area of product development are managed in an optimal way.

Solution Center CAD/VPDM & VM

The Solution Center CAD/VPDM & VM is a function, within Solution delivery Unit DVP. The Solution Center (SC) has the responsibility to deliver applications used in the Volvo Group for 3D development and virtual product data management and data analysis. The SC covers both unique (TD/BA) and shared (Global) solutions. The SC has full responsibility for runtime (cost, quality of service) and for the delivery of projects. The SC is supporting roadmap design and long term planning in its area. It is then responsible to drive deliveries according to the global solutions agenda.

We looking for an Application Developer in the Product Configuration area


We are about to start a new journey, shaping Volvo’s new way of working within the Product Configuration area which support a broad user base such as Designers, Geometry Architects, Sales representatives, Aftermarket and users within Volvo Group Truck Operations, with a specific focus on IT solutions supporting this area.

We are now looking for an Application Developer within C++ and JAVA with a passion for software design, strategic thinking and high level design. The Application Developer is accountable for taking the business needs to build and manage software application and adopted standards, definitions and specifications in to application lifecycle management.

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

  • The opportunity to grow by challenging assignments, competence development and coaching

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

  • Possibility to contribute in development of frameworks and ways of working

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

Wanted profile:

You need to have the ability to work under demanding, challenging and changing conditions. As person you are structured, innovative and have a strong technical focus in combination with a customer oriented attitude. You enjoy teamwork, contribute with team spirit and you like taking responsibility. You have the ability to inspire, develop and motivate individuals and teams.

Required competencies:

  • Knowledge about VOLVO’s product structure (KOLA), is a plus

  • Truck product knowledge and interest in this

  • Programming languages:

  • Mainly PHP but also some KornShell and dos

  • Development tools: Mainly C++ but also JAVA

  • Web technologies: HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery etc. (using Apache server)

  • System integration: MQ, Soap

  • Database experience: ORACLE

  • CAD (Pro/E and CATIA) knowledge and experience

  • Visualization (CREO View, Composer and DMU Navigator)

  • Experience in Agile way of working and having an Agile mind-set

  • Knowledge about test automation is a big+ A university degree in Computer science or similar

  • Fluent in English

  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with your internal and external stakeholders

  • You have documented experience from assignments in designing and developing applications

Main responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing solutions according to customer's requirements

  • Creating and assisting in development of software technical documentation

  • Participating in design discussions and solving complex business problems

  • Planning and time estimation of tasks

In return we offer

You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides a big opportunity to develop both professionally and personally. You will work in close collaboration with our customers/users, suppliers and development team. Together we are delivering cutting edge solutions and services which drive their profitability and growth.

You will be part of an organization where continues improvements and “speed of change” is vital and in an area where we expect to see many interesting opportunities with the possibility to develop the solutions in order to increase the efficiency for our stakeholders. We work closely together between the delivery teams within our Solution Center in a global environment.

Location will be in Gothenburg.

For more information please contact

Delivery Manager CVX (Configuration, Conversion, Visualization and Exchange) Carl-Johan Liljeqvist : +46 739 028713

HRBP Frank Pettersson SDU DVP Sweden +31 3227371

Union representatives for Swedish applicants

Akademikerna - Peter Månsson, +46 31 3220684

Unionen - Jonas Ljungdahl, +46 31 3224985

Ledarna - Roger Nordh, +46 31 3223088

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

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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