Volvo Group IT Architect in Skövde, Sweden

DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Imagine yourself working with some of the sharpest and most creative brains in the transport and infrastructure industry, developing cutting-edge technologies and sustainable transport solutions that will change the future of society.

Imagine yourself working in a company that really believes that people are its

driving force, fostering a culture of energy, passion and respect for the individual.

Imagine yourself working for the Volvo Group, a global leader in sustainable

transport solutions with about 100,000 employees, production in 19 countries and sales in about 190 countries.

A place where your voice is heard and your ideas matter.

TOGETHER WE MOVE THE WORLD

Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands of AB Volvo.

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 solutions and services for the Volvo Group.

Group IT Consulting provide professional services according to Group IT organizational demand built on a unique combination of IT skills and business domain knowledge.

Title

IT Architect

We are looking for an IT Architect with a passion for IT development and focus on business driven new development and enhancements of IT solutions.

Position

You will work in a delivery team where global complexity and innovation are part of your daily work. The role will combine architectural tasks with hands on software development. You will have a home base in the IT Consulting organization together with colleagues working in the same field as yourself, where you share knowledge and experiences.

Key Responsibilities

As IT Architect you will be involved different activities aiming to deliver business value in the form of implemented IT solutions.

Synchronize application development from at technical standpoint

Identify, suggest and implement changes that make the software product more efficient and/or reduce operation or maintenance cost together with the team

Support the consistency with global processes and application use

Continuously work to improve existing ways of working

Overall Requirements

  • Master of Computer Science or equivalent

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

  • Background in agile development

  • Experience from vehicle industry is an advantage but not mandatory

  • Excellent spoken and written English (additional languages are given merit)

  • Valid work-permit for Sweden if not citizen

Technical Profile

  • The .NET platform, mainly C# and ASP.NET MVC

  • SQL (including server-side) and JavaScript (jQuery)

  • Knowledge in Microsoft reporting services

  • Knowledge in DB construction

  • Knowledge in VS IDE, TFS (or similar), MS SQL, WMQ

Personal Profile

  • Strong background in software development

  • Customer oriented and with experience from creating design suggestions based on customer requirements

  • Competence in the entire chain of software development, including analysis, unit testing and continuous integration

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Technical leadership experience

  • Courage & Integrity

  • Perseverance

  • Self-development & learning on the fly

  • Strategic thinking

We can offer

You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally.

You will work in close collaboration with various stakeholders inside as well as outside Volvo Group IT, delivering cutting edge services in line with the Volvo Group Strategy.

At Volvo Group we are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strengths inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender, nationality etc.

Application screening will start immediately, we look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible.

Travel Required: Occasional

Location:

Skövde, Sweden

For further information, please contact:

Hiring Manager, Lotta Waxberg Prytz, Consultant Manager, IT Consulting, +46 72 862 3048

HR Business partner, Karin Hårdstedt, HR Business Partner, +46 31 3238633

Union representatives:

Akademikerna – Christian Blåberg, phone +46 500 52 32 56

Unionen – Annette Persson phone +46 500 78 80 02

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.

Auto req ID

72293BR

Entity

Group IT

State/Province

Västra Götaland

City/Town

Skövde

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

07-Aug-2017

Functional Area

Information Technology