The automotive industry is really in the forefront of technological development. This is why we have chosen this industry to focus all 5 programmes starting September 2019.
WirelessCar is one of the leading innovators of connected vehicle services with the ambition to take the automotive industry into the digital society. The car of the future is shifting from being just a product to becoming a service customized to favour every user’s needs.
WirelessCar was founded in 1999 and have continuously built on its heritage and knowledge to become a highly recognized and award winning company. With a vision to bring the automotive industry beyond connectivity and into the digital society, their goals is to connect 100 million vehicles by 2025.
The mission is to lead the automotive industry into the digital society and help create safe, sustainable, efficient and enjoyable mobility solutions for everyone. The growing need to accelerate digitization and provide connected solutions to large global car makers such as Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover and Daimler requires WirelessCar as a company to expand fast. So why not take on a new challenge, grow with the organization and make a difference! You get to work with the latest technology in a highly interesting and fast-growing industry together with incredibly talented and passionate colleagues.
To apply for this program your ambition is to work as a backend developer with good knowledge in Java. It is a merit if you have experiences of working with cloud services and test-driven development, but not a requirement. You are open-minded, flexible and thrive under challenging and changing conditions. It is important that you are a curious, innovative, analytical problem solver that enjoy teamwork and have an inclusive approach to your work.
As a Junior Backend Java Developer, you use the latest technologies, like AWS and Microservices, to develop cutting edge solutions and services to customers. The purpose is to help them stay ahead and offer attractive and relevant services – now and in the future. Together with your team you are responsible for the entire lifecycle of a service – from requirements, development, test, deploy, maintenance to continuous improvements and new innovations.
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Volvo Cars are looking for their next brilliant talents and the New Minds Academy is the way to find them. This is a way to kickstart your career at one of Sweden’s most attractive companies. This year we offered two unique academies at Volvo Cars:
The candidates selected got offered an attractive employment contract with competitive salary during a 12-month academy as well as specialized training, coaching and support to give you the best possible start of their career. Scroll down to read more about the two departments and what master thesis topics they offered. The candidates selected for these two academies will start their thesis work in January 2019.
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Active Safety is all about technical solutions that help the driver avoid an accident or significantly reduce the consequences of an accident. Some of the most recent innovations from Volvo Car Corporation include Pedestrian Detection with full auto brake, City Safety, Driver Alert Control, Cross Traffic Alert and Road Sign Information.
“Volvo Car Corporation is the automotive industry´s leader in safety and our engineers are now developing next-generation technologies as another step toward our vision that nobody should suffer fatal or serious injuries in a new Volvo car by the year 2020” says Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President, R&D at Volvo Car Corporation.
New Minds Academy collaborates with different teams at Volvo Cars within the Active Safety & Autonomous Drive department:
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Power Supply and Energy Management, within Vehicle SW & Electronics, are responsible for the availability of power for all electrical consumers in the cars, power and usage mode management as well as the software and hardware for 12V and 48V power supply systems. They work with solutions from early concepts to industrialization and actively with field follow-up and feedback.
As a part of Volvo Cars all-electric future, Power Supply and Energy Management owns the delivery of 48V mild hybrid components. This includes electrical machines, li-ion technology and power electronics. In addition, the responsibility stretches to the components and solution for 12V lead acid batteries, starter motors, alternators, battery monitor sensors and control modules.
New Minds Academy collaborates with different teams at Volvo Cars within the Power Supply Energy Management department:
Volvo Group Connected Solutions is a global organization that leads the development of Volvo’s connected services and solutions of tomorrow. We work at the forefront of connectivity by collecting and analyzing data from over 800 000 Volvo assets (trucks, buses, construction equipment, engines) globally. The organization is set-up to deliver competitive offerings, shorten time to market and provide an arena for new service innovations together with customers, partners and the Volvo Group.
This year we have the privilege of presenting two different academy programs within Volvo Group Connected Solutions, for more information about the programs read below.
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As you can imagine, keeping track of 800 000 connected assets rolling around the world is indeed a challenge. Now ponder, that vehicles in a few years will be autonomous – and you’ve got the challenge of your life. Our Technology team manages the development and maintenance of our global connectivity platform – and your experience is needed.
We are passionate about what we are doing and believe in speed and transformation – the power of constantly reinventing ourselves. We innovate, adapt and reuse. We leverage on skills and competencies. We grow and care about people. We empower people and teams – we work together!
To fit in at Technology, you have to be a team player. Either you work close to your colleagues or collaborate with other department and communicates with people in different roles and positions. This is an opportunity to learn from senior colleagues and challenging real life projects to become a skilled developer.
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Consumer Services is the function within Volvo Group Connected Solutions that is responsible for the end user services, from idea to development and operation. We work in tight collaboration with the Volvo Group Business Areas and customers. We drive and manage the performance of the services and the business areas portfolios over the life cycle. Together with our stakeholders we create value through fantastic user experience and business enhancing services and products.
We are a team on a journey, creating great results through awesome people, strong relationships and a high performance culture. We aim high; having a passion for people and making our customers succeed. We want to set a new standard for user experience, speed to market and customer value. We will do this through modern leadership, people in focus and a true passion to really make a difference. We who work in this team have a lot of fun, are great collaborators and we all consider ourselves as leaders of our work and owners of our results.
For this academy we are looking for you who want to work as a fullstack/frontend developer. At Consumer Services, the end customer is the most important factor. You must, therefore love to create systems from the user’s perspective, but also like to work against deadlines and understand important of "time to market". They are looking for employees who dare to come up with their own ideas and who work efficiently and business-focused.
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