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Software Engineer Front End

Volvo Car Corporation
🏢 Volvo Car Corporation 🇺🇸 Windham, CT, US 🕑 April 26

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Software development that makes a difference

At Volvo Cars, we are making bold digital visions come true. We aim to lead in the automotive world by creating a digital ecosystem built around making our customers' lives less complicated. Now we are looking for curious, creative people who want to change the world through innovative thinking.

 

Whats in it for you?
This role is within our Consumer Commercial Digital Products (CCDP) team, which is using digital technologies to reinvent the experience of becoming a Volvo customer. Theres no reason the experience of buying a car should be painful and difficult it should be as enjoyable and exciting as actually having a new car. That is our mission. This is a rapidly growing team, and we are looking for outstanding people who will be some of the earliest hires in their function, helping to establish it at Volvo Cars.

You will be responsible for developing front end (or full stack) software for consumer facing products and e-commerce solutions across more than 80 countries.  Your responsibilities will include rapid development of prototypes/concepts, and regular product development.

You should have start-up experience where you have quickly developed prototypes and catalysed product development in a fast paced, fluid environment.  You are a hands-on developer with front-end (or full-stack) experience.  You are experienced with agile development and a champion of software development best practices.
This position is located in Volvos new Stockholm Software Technology Centre or in Volvos Gamlestaden office in Gothenburg.

You and your skills
You are experienced as a front-end software engineer, designing and creating code, and served as a tech lead. Your knowledge of front end development, including responsive interface, single page applications and using modern JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular JS, or Bootstrap. We are using React.

 

You also have:

Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS along with authoring tools
Understanding of Service Oriented Architectures
Experience of SiteCore or CMS development important. 
Strong understanding of multiple languages, including 2+ of C#, Python, Java, Ruby, Scala, JavaScript
Experience developing code with AWS, Google App Engine, Azure, or other major cloud providers 
Ability to do technical interviewing, to assist with building a highly functioning team of software engineers. 

To succeed in this role you need to have at least a bachelors degree as well as a minimum of 3 years of work experience developing front-end software. You have gained strong software design skills and knowledge of design patterns. You should also have expertise in and experience in developing consumer-facing products as well as experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies and associated tools (Jira).

You share our passion for cars and developments in the auto industry. If you have experience in Full-stack development it is considered a big plus. Also if you have understanding of CMS systems, such as Drupal and SiteCore, and have understanding of Microsoft .NET and Azure technologies and experience of developing mobile applications is considered as preferred experience.

How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position please contact Senior Director Engineering, Mike Chow at mike.chow@volvocars.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Martin Karlsson at martin.karlsson.8@volvocars.com. We want your application at latest May 15th 2018. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.

 

Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.

Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, were expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and were on the lookout for new talent.

We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars journey into the future.

 

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