Data Platform Engineer

Volvo Cars

Date listed

2 months ago

Glassdoor Rating

4/5 (155 reviews)

Keywords: docker kubernetes

Software that makes a difference

We're bringing big and bold digital visions to life. For this we want to welcome more curious and creative engineers that want to create change - one line of high-quality code at a time. Our transformation isn't for everyone, but if you're excited about solving the technological challenges facing the auto industry, then this role could be for you.

Data & Analytics Core - let’s introduce ourselves

The mission for D&A Core is to Transform the data ecosystem to empower our colleagues with trusted data, which supports the Volvo Data Vision of Powering innovation and every decision with trusted data. 

As a Data Platform Engineer in D&A Platforms you will design, develop, and maintain robust end-to-end platform capabilities that enable data and analytics teams across the organisation to deliver value from data, whilst building a culture of collaboration and data excellence.

We are mandated to define and build a data platform based on modern technology to host our company-wide data mesh for the rapidly growing data community at Volvo Cars.

What you’ll do

As a Data Platform Engineer you will be responsible for DevOps of business critical data platform capabilities and golden paths in collaboration with the team, product managers and the data engineering community.

By contributing with expertise and teamwork you will be instrumental on our mission to transform the data ecosystem to empower our colleagues with trusted data.

We are in an early phase of our transformation journey so you will have a key role in contributing to our technical direction and forming a great team culture.

What you’ll bring

As a Data Platform Engineer, you will be an empowered member in one of our committed teams that develops our Data & Analytics platform in collaboration with other teams. In this role, team contributors thrive best. You want to contribute to team commitments and are committed to learning and development. We envisage that you embrace agile working principles and enjoy solving problems. You should also have experience in software engineering, modern data stacks, cloud infrastructure and be fluent in spoken and written English.

Other key competencies for the position include:
- Experience with infrastructure as code and development frameworks
- Experience in building self-service platform and tools from scratch
- Practical experience with Data Engineering and the accompanying DevOps & DataOps workflows.
- Experience with designing and delivering data platforms with built-in lineage, federation, governance, compliance, security, and privacy.
- Experience with containerisation technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes

Sounds interesting? We hope so

We’d love to receive and review your application. We welcome you to apply in English as soon as possible, we will go through applications on a regular basis. Please apply through the provided link. Applications submitted via email will not be retained or taken into consideration. Once you receive a confirmation email from the system, your application will be acknowledged.

Location for this position can be in either Gothenburg or Stockholm.

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.

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. Continue your journey of a lifetime as we create the driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

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