Senior Data Analyst in Automotive Usage, Vehicle E...

Location: Göteborg

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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 we offer

Volvo Cars and the rest of the automotive industry is facing a big and exciting challenge regarding the focus shift from conventional vehicles and private owning, to electrification, digitalization, automation and mobility-as-a-service. To meet a future, we must find a way to effectively analyse and evaluate our cars’ energy efficiency and the company’s sustainability. Volvo Cars has decided to be one of the leaders within the field of sustainability. To approach this, we need to develop methods and tools, and analyse data to make quick adjustments.

Are you willing to support development teams in understanding customers behaviour, car functional performance and alike? Are you used to analyse data and draw valid conclusions? Then the role as Data Analyst in our group Vehicle Energy Efficiency is the place for you to prosper! You will belong to the department of Sustainability Centre and be part of a highly focused strategic and competent agile scrum team, working strategically within the environmental domain, but also operationally in our car programs.

What you’ll do

You will analyze data of our vehicles in real life driving or in the test rig, and support our strategical team with development of methods and tools to evaluate and optimize vehicle energy efficiency. You will also be involved in analyzing data in our car programs to support with requirement setting. Part of your time will be spent on communicating our results within Sustainability Centre and other strategical teams internally.

You and Your Skills

We see that you have at least a Master of Science in Computer Science, Systems, Control and Mechatronics, Physics or similar. You are proficient in both programming and data analytics, comfortable using Python, Matlab, Java, C++, R, Julia, Scalaor similar.

You have excellent skills in analyzing, structuring, implementing, and storing large data sets. You are also used to work with data visualisation tools, Tableau, PowerBI, Alteryx or Google Looker. Prior documented working experience with data science and data analysis is considered beneficial.

You will also need knowledge of the physics and mechanics of a car preferably from working within the automotive industry and in particular from the vehicle propulsion domain. We also see an advantage if you have complete vehicle knowledge - a combination of practical and theoretical vehicle knowledge.

You are highly motivated, creative and curious, willing to embrace challenges and can operate in a frequently changing environment. You enjoy collaboration, but are able to take initiatives on your own, you see the overall picture and logical patterns, but are also able to go into a detailed analysis of things.

How to learn more and apply
Does this sound like your next challenge? Please register your profile and attach your application documents via the link below as soon as possible, but no later than 2021-04-07. Please note that due to GDPR applications via email will not be approved.

If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager Jonas Henningsson by email at If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter

Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them.

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

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