Android Architect, Customer Service development

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


Job Number: 1926

Requisition Number: 146574BR

Position Title: Non Categorized Workforce_50522548

External Description:

Are you ready to make electrifying connections? Help us to design sustainable transportation solutions for the future. As part of the Volvo Group Technology team, you’ll help us accelerate our journey by engineering exciting next-gen technologies with a global reach. Be part of our evolution as we strengthen our team. Bring your love of developing systems, working collaboratively, and your advanced skills to a place where you can make an impact.

Shaping tomorrow’s technology

At Vehicle Technology, we are passionate about shaping tomorrow’s technology to create excellent sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions to make the world a better place for future generations. We provide innovative, safe and driver friendly solutions, we develop top quality services and we make our customer operations more efficient by using excellent data insights. We support the Volvo Group engineering community with cutting edge tools and methods

Roles and Responsibilities

Our mission, is to identify and create and deliver new digital vehicle-related services, from an end-to-end perspective (meaning cross-functionally), by capitalizing on digitalization and the knowhow of the Volvo Group.
A directional target, is that we by 2027, have  established a “Service machinery” for vehicle-related services, leading 1/3 of all Service initiatives, and are recognized as the "applied service innovation center" within Group Trucks.
We are a fairly new organization, and we are looking to grow in the area of digital and connected customer service development, including an emphasis on the Android platform.

In this role, you will be a member of the Service Development team (“team MVP”), with the mission to

  • Defining the architectural direction and strategy for our Android services, including 3rd party applications and service development
  • Designing, developing, and maintaining Android applications (services), both on our Android Automotive platform as well as for Android for mobiles and tablets - for customers with trucks in their fleets
  • Create quick prototypes to demo ideas, or to validate options with/for our customers. 
  • Integrate third-party APIs and services to enhance app/service functionality. 
  • Stay updated with the latest Android trends, industry best practices, and architectural patterns, and use these insights by improving our roadmaps.
  • Be a valued member of team MVP by teamwork and actively sharing knowledge

You will be part of Vehicle Technology, and more specifically, the Services organization, and be part of the Services Development Team and report to the Group Manager of Service Development.

How to succeed

To succeed in this position, a solid technical foundation in Software development in general, and Android architecture in particular, is a good start, and a passion for collaboration will be the next building block.
You will work in a team of talented developers and work closely with many other stakeholders to create robust and scalable solutions. 
On top of this, you will probably bring your passion for at least one of the following topics: android and/or technology trends, applied innovation using a combination of open platforms (SDKs/SOA), service design, continuous improvement culture or app architecture and performance.
If you combine the above, with a Mindset of: “The overall flow of value is more important than my silo”, your success is very close to assured .

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.
Contacts: Hiring Manager: David Klippudde, Talent acquisition team: John Håkans
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. 

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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