Senior Software Developer C++ Job at Volvo Cars in Göteborg

Job Description

It’s not about technology. It’s about life.

At Volvo Cars, we’re on a mission to make people’s lives less complicated. We never start with technology and try to squeeze people in around it – we always design our cars around people, and we innovate to provide safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?

Who we are

We imagine that our friends, families, and children are transported in a personal, sustainable and safe way. What we build is a self-driving, fully electric, connected and safe Volvo Car. To make that happen, we are now building a new platform. The brain in this platform will be a Core Computer with the capacity to carry a vast majority of electric control units and applications in the car. This new centralized signal system aims to enable optimized software architecture and continuous deployment for further development, as well as over the air data updates and real-time decision-making for autonomous drive.

Your mission

You will be joining a team of six ambitious colleagues, that work closely across different departments. We are dedicated to building empowered teams and an agile environment where we learn every day, challenge each other and give continuous feedback. The team is responsible for functionality to optimize energy and power usage in the car, from early concept to industrialization and follow-up in the field. The team is cross-functional and responsible for system design, system safety, SW development and verification.

Who you are

You are an senior software developer and would be the most senior developer in the team. In previuos roles you have given guidance and could also support your juniors. You enjoy sharing your knowledge with your colleagues, but also learning from others. We believe you are a true software engineer who is motivated by challenging tasks in a complex and innovative environment. You are fluent in English and can communicate effectively with all types of stakeholders. You are analytical and a problem-solver – aware of that there are multiple solutions for a problem.

In this position, the majority of development is in C++14. Experience with C++ is required and experience with Python and working in a Linux environment is considered a plus. Professional experience or hobby project with C/C++, Python in a Linux environment is considered a plus. Your are a leader with 10+ years documented professional experience within this feild. You have a M.Sc or B.Sc degree in Software Development, Software Engineering or equivalent.


Volvo Cars HQ, Gothenburg, Sweden

Interest and application

For questions regarding the position, drop an email to recruiting team manager Ulrika Helldén, at ulrika.hellden@volvocars.com. For questions about the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Lena Patel at +46 70886 48 17. In the recruitment selection process sucessul applicationts will be required to conduct an assessment to prove your programming skills. Please apply at the latest 31st of January 2021, the selection will be running continuously. Please note that you must send in your application via the job link to be considered for this role.

Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them.

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

About Company

Company: Volvo Cars

Company Location:  Göteborg

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