Software Application Engineer - Infrastructure

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


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Job Number: 1783

Requisition Number: 144728BR

Position Title: Non Categorized Workforce_50522548

External Description:

Are you our new colleague in the Software Factory Infrastructure team?

We are looking for you who thinks the current way of working is always too inefficient! That if we just changed the build system or had a different unit test framework, everything would be so much better.

At GTT we believe working with Software is a creative process and it should be fast! The engineers at Volvo group should focus on the technical challenges of our products and not be limited by shortcomings in development tools or processes. Our mission is to provide the best development toolchain in the automotive business for over 500 Software Developers in the propulsion domain. And by this we can bring new products to the market quicker than our competition.

What you will do

The team you will be working with is a team with high autonomy and freedom to operate. You are encouraged to find improvements in all areas of SW development and to spend the time to make things right from the start. Some examples of things you could be working with; Our Matlab/Simulink developer environment, Software Build Systems, Unit Test Frameworks, Virtual ECUs, Automation scripts, CI/CD solutions, and many other things.

The team is working according to the Agile/SCRUM principles with recurring sprint planning’s and a product backlog. The team is an integral part of the larger Software Factory group, also including a Continuous Integration team and a Continuous Delivery team.

For this role we are specifically looking to add you who has a competence from model based design development.

Here are listed some of the activities done in the team that you will learn by working with us:

  • Advance our model based development environment to be world class in speed and efficiency
  • Build Software/Architectural Design and specifications for development environment
  • Maintain the Existing SW Development Toolchain & Integrate new tools in our SW Factory
  • Design Software including Architectural Design in C code
  • Creating or updating existing scripts in Python
  • Matlab and or Targetlink development
  • Verification of defined technical solutions


Who you are

We are looking for a team member who enjoys cooperating in a team and who has good communication and collaboration skills. A positive mindset and a “can-do- attitude” characterizes your personal profile. You are comfortable in navigating on your own in order to make difficult decisions in complex matters.

In order to succeed in this role we believe that you have the following qualifications:

  • A genuine interest in Software Development and Tools is key
  • Good communication skills in English, both spoken and written
  • Experience with development with Matlab & Targetlink or Embedded Coder is a requirement
  • Knowledge in programming Python and scripting in Bash or similar
  • The work requires skills in both teamwork and individual work, autonomy, and ability to work in a team is key.
  • Open-minded and pro-active, structured and a drive to take the lead is an advantage
  • Previous Experience in Automotive propulsion software development will be highly valued 

At Volvo Group Trucks Technology, we are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences, in knowledge, experience, age, gender, and nationality, etc. Customer Success, Trust, Passion, Change, and Performance are the values that guides us. 

The location for the position is Gothenburg, Sweden.  If you are based in another location, but your skills are a good fit, we strongly encourage you to apply anyway. Relocation support can be provided if needed. 

We are looking forward to your application!

Jim Fischer, Group Manager, Propulsion SW Factory: +46 76 5531697

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Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Trucks Technology are seeking talents to help design sustainable transportation solutions for the future. As part of our team, you’ll help us by engineering exciting next-gen technologies and contribute to projects that determine new, sustainable solutions. Bring your love of developing systems, working collaboratively, and your advanced skills to a place where you can make an impact. Join our design shift that leaves society in good shape for the next generation.



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