Functional System Architect at Electric Propulsion

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


Job Number: 1695

Requisition Number: 143633BR

Position Title: Non Categorized Workforce_50522548

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Electromobility is changing the automotive world. At Volvo Group, we are taking the knowledge from designing vehicles and automotive systems and creating new technology that will not only make our roads and cities less noisy and polluted, but also change the world of transportation forever. Volvo Group Trucks Technology is growing rapidly, and we are now looking for a Functional System Architect who is passionate about complex forefront technology, problem solving and the future of electromobility. 

Do you want to shape a sustainable future with us? Apply already today!  

We are your new colleagues   

We are the Electric Propulsion System Architecture team, a part of Volvo Group Trucks Technology’s Electromobility organization. Our responsibility is to create the Electromobility System Architecture for our new Zero Emission products.  

We work as a team to evolve system and software architecture, cybersecurity and functional safety via strategy, tactics, and operational support. Our team is expanding with a Functional System Architect, that can enable on time and high-quality system/software deliveries through a broad understanding of the electronic system functionalities and its interdependencies.  

Who are you?  

As a Functional System Architect, you will take advanced technology products from concept to a real system. You will take lead in cutting edge solutions that will support the zero-emission goal. To do this, you’ll do both physical and behavioral modelling of the systems, working with colleagues from many different parts of the Volvo Group.  

To be able to take on this challenge successfully, we believe that you will possess the following skills and competencies:  

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar.  
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in Software Engineering, Real Time Applications and Embedded Systems.  
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.  
  • Ability in mentorship and technical leadership. 

Meritorious competences:  

  • Programming: Pyhton, C 
  • Model-based development: TargetLink/ Simulink or System requirement tools 
  • Electric propulsion development 
  • C/D driver license 
  • SO/SAE 21434, ISO26262 

It is all about building the best and coolest vehicles ever!  

Of course, there are meetings and processes, but it mainly boils down to cooperation. You will have interesting discussions in the creative environment of CampX by Volvo Group is a strategic player accelerating technology and business innovation through partnerships. We work together with innovations, join the trucks for a test drive and check the functionality we designed.  

Be openminded, enjoy all the collective intelligence and bring your ideas to all the people around you. Together we can create miracles! 

Are we the perfect match for you?  

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

When joining us you will be a part of the biggest technological shift in the transport industry in decades, and with our innovative products we make our customers win.  
Are you curious and have some questions? Contact me!  

I will gladly give you more information about the position and how we can team up to electrify tomorrow!  

Henrik Olsson,  
Manager Electric Propulsion Control System Architecture: 

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.


The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success.

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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