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Optimization Engineer - Hybrid & Engine Controls

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?

At Product & Quality, you will be a key contributor to the next generation outstanding luxury cars from Volvo. Together with other engineers around the world, you and your team will create innovative human-centric car technology that makes life less complicated and more enjoyable for people. Are you interested in design and connected car technology? Do you share our passion for people, the environment and our urge to create a superior driving experience? Product & Quality is the place for you to prosper.

Engine control group responsible for Start and Emission Control Petrol & Hybrid Engines need to strengthen our team. With us, you will get advanced engineering tasks that challenge you to continue your technical and personal development. You will be a part of an agile team since we are in a transition to agile working principals.


What you’ll do

As an Optimization Engineer, every day is different challenge! You have the ability to plan your work individually and the variety of different work tasks can be in car testing, engine rig testing, emission result evaluation, advance data analysis etc. You will also take part in excursion for climate testing. You will be part of a diverse team, with a high interest in technology development and working in a creative environment. Your daily work tasks will include:


  • Optimization of engine properties to meet emission and/or start requirements
  • Work with model-based approach and use simulation tools to develop calibration.
  • Contribute to technical improvements in the control software
  • Perform tests in engine test beds as well as in vehicle
  • Analyse and conclude test results


Do you fit the profile?

In order to succeed in this role, we want you to have a technical university degree or equivalent experience within the engine control area. You have driver’s licence B and have the possibility to travel during excursion period. It’s an advantage if you have experience from the software tools INCA, Matlab, Python or Simulink, as well as previous experience from modelling and/or simulations. It is also great if you have worked with agile working principals before.

On a personal level, we believe that you are structured with an analytical mindset and like to take initiatives. To be able to enjoy the position, it is important that you are curious, open-minded and a great teamplayer.


How to learn more and apply

Does this sound like your next challenge? Register your application as soon as possible, but no later than 4:th of March. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted. If you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager Ulf Nordgren at +46766210536 or For questions about the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter Sofia Fredriksson at


We look forward to your application!



Who are we?

The future belongs to those who are empowered by a great idea and have the ability to carry it out. At Volvo Car Group, our vision is clear: "To be the world's most progressive and desired luxury car brand" by simplifying people's lives. We have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer satisfaction and to make this happen, we need talented people onboard. People with passion, energy, business sense and the drive to innovate. People that want to create the next generation Volvo cars in a global, dynamic and respectful environment. We will support you to reach your full potential. Join us on this exciting journey into the future.


Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  22091

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