Volvo Group Software Architect - VGT Transport Solutions in Göteborg, Sweden

Connected Solutions - Volvo Group Telematics

Volvo Group Telematics (VGT) provides telematics services to the Volvo Group.

We enable & accelerate customer-oriented off-board telematics service development & delivery. Our solutions exist in Volvo Group products globally.

SD EMEA Transport Solutions

Transport Solutions within Solution Delivery & Operations EMEA (SDO EMEA) department is responsible for developing and maintaining our transport solutions for commercial vehicles. The main solution in the Transport Solutions group is Dynafleet/Optifleet. The responsibility of the Software Architect is to ensure that Transport Solutions follow our overall architectural guide lines and meet the quality attributes through the right system design.

Role mission & context

You will be part of the Transport Solutions product owner team and this group is accountable for the complete solution roadmap where you will take a significant part in creating the roadmap. In the future there might be added additional customer solutions into the release responsibility.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure a solid architecture even in heterogeneous IT systems

  • Drive reviews of architecture concepts and solutions

  • Responsible to have an holistic view, how the assignment interacts with the surrounding environment

  • Responsible to combine business needs with the technical solution

  • Responsible to lead developers in correct direction by supporting them in the development design

  • Responsible to work with improvements, by participation in the development, of the architectural principles, processes and standards

  • Performs presentation of solutions to stakeholders

  • Expected to act as a mentor for projects/colleagues

  • Be a driving force in our migration to the Group Telematics Platform

Wanted profile

The Software Architect of Transport Solutions Delivery needs to have the ability to work under demanding and changing conditions. As person you are a 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.

Required competencies

  • A university degree in Computer science or similar

  • Experience from software engineering and agile development

  • Experience of fleet management systems and the Transport/Logistics domain area

  • Ability to inspire, develop and motivate individuals and teams

  • Strong interest in process improvements and ability to create structure

  • Have capacity to execute against set targets and a “can do” attitude

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

  • You have several year’s documented experience from assignments in designing and developing systems in close cooperation with customers

  • Experience from telecom and vehicle industry

  • Experience from High Availability design

  • Fluent in English and Swedish - both written and spoken

In return we offer

You get an opportunity to work 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 both customers and the development teams to deliver cutting edge solutions and services which drive profitability and growth objectives based on Connected Services.

At Volvo Group Telematics we are actively working to establish work groups that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in diversity in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality.

For further information about the position, please contact:

Mats Hogander, Transport Solution Delivery Manager

031-322 1711 (0739-021711)

Trade union representatives:

Unionen, Matti Granhage +46 31 3224368

Ledarna, Anneli Mattsson +46 31 3229391

Akademikerna, Christer Jonsson +46 31 3222728

This position will be recruited in consultation with Resource & Mobility forum

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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