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System Design engineer Radar sensing platform - Radar & Ultrasonics

Be part of the change. Or Let’s create change together. 

Nothing beats being part of positive change.  We’re on a truly exciting journey, working together in a fast-paced global environment to break new ground in almost every aspect of our operations. Right now, we have an exciting job opening for you in Radar & Ultrasonics.

Develop the next generation platform for Self-driving cars 

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 and aim for Zero Collision. Now we are looking for curious, creative people who want to change the world through innovative thinking. 


About our R&D – Ultrasonic sensing platform 

Our department consists of around 200 people that are responsible for the Active safety platform and enabling driver assistance and collision avoidance functions. We are also responsible for making Autonomous Drive become a reality for the customer.  

To make this happen we are working closely with different stakeholders, function owners, software developers and other sensor teams, responsible for state-of-the-art LiDAR's as well as cameras and radars.  

Within our team we are working with Ultrasonic sensing platform that includes System design, high level SW architecture, SW Integration & verification and selecting our sensor suppliers. 


We are now looking for a System Design Engineer 

 You will be a member in a group of 30, divided in smaller teams. You have a solid system design background and a passion for system design, radar technology, software, and cars! We see that you are skilled in system safety standards and experienced with agile development. It is important that you are a structured and a self-motivated team player that will contribute and collaborate. You want to be a part of developing the next generation premium Volvo Cars and lead us into the future. 

This is a broad area which gives you a great opportunity to build a solid and holistic vehicle control view, and develop skills in concept development and requirement writing, planning and coordination.  


Your key tasks 

As a System Design Engineer, you will be in the centre of the development. You will solve complex problems with an analytical, systematic approach. In your work you need to be able to work in a structured way, adopt to new tools, have a clear communication, and has easy to connect to stakeholders. You need to have the ability to balance expectations and needs in coming platforms. It is a close collaboration between teams working with development of sensors, software, sensor fusion, applications, and verification. 


Do you fit the profile? 

You have strong leadership skills for delegating tasks or directing the work of others. Keen attention to details is important and you are highly organized – especially when planning out a complex system design and the many components involved. You have ability to communicate and work well with others to ensure functionality in their design and being able to meet strict deadlines. 


You have: 

  • MSc/BSc within electronics, mechatronics, software or similar.  

  • More than 5 years of experience from system design work. 

  • Experience from working with system safety and has knowledge about Cyber security 

  • Experience from different tools and protocols e.g., Ethernet, TCP/IP, CAN. 

  • Experience in Python, Simulink or C/C++. 

  • Driver`s license (B-level), valid in EU.  

  • Good communication skills in English (speech and writing). 

How to learn more and apply
Feel free to apply for this position through this portal no later than August 19, 2022. Please note that selections will be running continuously with a probable delay due to summer vacations. 


For questions about the position please contact Team Manager Joel Salmenius at 
For questions about the recruitment, please contact Recruiter Danny Axiotis at

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  58377

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