Volvo Group System design engineer (Lead) in Göteborg, Sweden


The Volvo Group is committed to driving prosperity through transport solutions. Do you want to be part of it and actively contribute to our mission?

We are looking for engaged engineers with the skills, expertise and, more importantly, passion to develop technologies that will create value for our customers. One important area is the electrical and electronic architecture that is the fundament for developing vehicle functionality, such as autonomous drive and electromobility. Are you interested in the development and implementation of concepts for our future electrical and electronic architecture? Then you have here the possibility to take on exciting challenges in an organization committed to finding innovative solutions with state-of-the-art technologies.

The main focus of the group is the development of system-level technologies related to future versions of the electrical and electronic architecture. This means that we shall maintain a holistic perspective on the electronic architecture, rather than focusing on individual hardware or software components, and provide future product development projects with competitive solutions for the EE architecture. One aspect of this is to integrate different concepts into a common prototype that represents a future version of the EE system of a truck.

Job description

As a system design engineer you will be engaged in developing technologies and technology concepts for our future EE architecture. Your focus will be on system-level issues, such as network and bus topology, in-vehicle communication protocols at all levels, application software (or logical) architecture, impacts on functional safety and data security. You will, together with colleagues in a team, propose solutions and implement prototypes in order to demonstrate that they are viable. Exact work tasks will vary over time depending on current priorities.

To be successful in this position you need to have a broad understanding and experience of a variety of concepts for Electrical and Electronic systems. You should have good command of the issues in today’s EE architecture, as well as a good orientation and knowledge of new technologies and concepts that can address those issues. We also see that you have a genuine interest in exploring and learning new technologies, a desire to be in the forefront of technology and have a creative and innovative mindset with the ability to drive things to completion.

Profile and qualifications

  • MSc in Computer engineering, Electrical engineering or equivalent

  • At least 5 years of practical experience in embedded programming and system design of electrical and embedded systems

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English

We are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent to differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, among others. We find that well balanced work teams increase group dynamics, creativity and new approaches to solutions.

For further information, please contact

Daniel Karlsson, manager Architecture & Technology integration. Tel: +46 31 322 9949

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 Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support.

With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse 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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Västra Götaland



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