Technical Lead with a passion for data management (Gothenburg, SE)


  • Full Time

Let's create the future together.

At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


What’s in it for you?

In the ART called IPDS, Insights and Product Development at R&D Digital, we are working with the product Data Visualization, a part of the Data Driven Transparency program, DDT, within Volvo Cars. This product enables Volvo Cars to become a data driven enterprise by providing and visualizing quality assured data for different use cases.


We are looking for a technical lead that will guide the development work and be responsible for the technical roadmap within the team. Of course, in close collaboration with the product owner, the scrum master, other developers, and the solution architects within the cluster. You have most likely experience of being a data engineer and maybe worked in a similar role before.


The Data Visualization team is a key enabler to provide insights to our company on how we are doing in all our car development projects. The vision is to enable transparency, collaborative decision-making, and problem-solving across the company.


You will work in an agile team existing of other data engineers, BI engineers, a product owner, a scrum master, and a business analyst; a total of 9 people – all with great skills and competencies waiting for a technical lead to join the team! The team takes pride in its high competence and business knowledge accompanied by a great team spirit and compassion.  


You will have great opportunities to affect the direction of your own role as well as the team as a whole. The position is located in Gothenburg, Sweden.


What you’ll do

You will work in a cross-functional T-shaped team and together with the team be responsible for the technical solutions in the specific applications. You will participate and contribute to the DevOps practices in the complete development process; from creating requirements to deploying code to production and together with the team, create high quality products and services that will deliver value to our customers.


What you’ll bring

We think you are excited about data management and creating data products. You are skilled in data modelling as well as designing, creating, developing, and maintaining digital capabilities needed to provide users throughout Volvo Cars with data and tools to create value and insights. You are also experienced within data visualizations using Power BI.


The environment/Competences wanted:

·         Python, Spark, SQL

·         Power BI

·         Snowflake

·         Azure, AWS, CI/CD pipelines

·         Docker, Kubernetes

·         DevOps

·         AI, Machine learning

·         Scrum, Safe, Agile


We work with the agile development method SAFe so an understanding or certification is meritorious. You are fluent in English; both written and spoken.


Who are you?

For this position, you need to have good communication skills, a curiousness and a personal eagerness to investigate, learn and drive for change to be able to accomplish results. You are enthusiastic and have a passion for continuous improvements in your daily work. A sense for good logic and a structured way of working will be important in this role. It is also crucial that you can work both individually and in teams, and that you thrive in a multicultural environment.


You have a positive attitude and are open to learning as well as sharing knowledge with your colleagues. You have an agile mindset and a genuine interest in helping Volvo Cars reaching its goals in the cloud- and data processing journey.

Want to know more? We hope so

Does this sound like your next step? Kindly apply for this position through our jobs portal, enclosing your CV in English by no later than 19th of March 2023. We will not accept applications via email. Please note that selections will be running continuously so don’t delay with your application.

For questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Håkan Sterner, Team Manager, at For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter Jonathan Allirol at 

Welcome with your application!


Volvo Cars – Driving change together

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. At Volvo Cars, your career is designed around your skills and aspirations so you can reach your full potential.


For the right person, an inspiring, and creative workplace awaits. Did you know that every Volvo Cars employee worldwide has the right to our Family Bond, our new all-gender, paid parental leave policy? You’ll also enjoy a culture and benefits package that’s made us one of the world’s most awarded and progressive employers.


By 2025, we aim to sell 1.2 million cars annually, 50% of which will be electric vehicles and sold directly to customers through digital channels. Join us on the journey of a lifetime as we create the driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.