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Senior CAE or Software Engineer for in-house Complete Vehicle simulation tool

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?


Our challenge
Volvo Cars and the rest of the automotive industry are 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. Volvo Cars has decided to be one of the leaders within Energy Efficiency. To approach this, we need to develop our methods, IT solutions and virtual models. One key application in our process is our in-house complete vehicle simulation tool, VSim.

Are you used to work with simulation and virtual development and determined to drive for energy efficiency in our new cars? Then the role as Senior CAE or Software Engineer in our Vehicle Energy Efficiency team is the place for you to prosper! You will belong to the department Sustainability Centre and be part of a highly focused development team for our simulation platform Vsim, contributing to both strategic and operational questions concerning one of Volvo’s simulation platforms. 

VSim is a MATLAB/Simulink based application for energy flows in the complete vehicle, that is fully in-house developed. The scrum team developing VSim has the responsibility for the architecture, code base, interfaces and model integration. The team collaborates closely with other virtual environments and model developing groups all around Volvo. Do you want to be a part of building up this?

Our purpose is to build high confidence, usage friendly interfaces and make the VSim platform useful for as many users as possible.  This is the first priority for 1D simulation for e.g. support our strategical teams with development of methods to optimize vehicle energy efficiency and power. 


What you’ll do 
You will make important contributions to our VSim platform and to the agile team. Your role will be to conduct among other things; object-oriented programming, model development, verification and validation of models, designing graphical Interfaces, and analysis and implementation of control algorithms for new technology.  Maybe most important, you will be one of the drivers for a Sustainable future for Volvo Cars. If you want to work in a stimulating environment with the topics of the future, this is an opportunity for you!


You and Your Skills

We see that you have at least a Master of Science in Computer Science, Engineering Physics or similar. You are proficient in programming using Python, Java, C++ or similar. You have excellent skills in MATLAB and Simulink. You also have knowledge in SQL databases and Automotive systems.

You are highly motivated, creative and curious, with a strong analytical, scientific and strategic mind-set. You 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.


If you have prior working experience with data science and data analysis it is considered beneficial as well as basic knowledge in development of simulation environments or test methods.

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 2021-06-24. 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 jonas.hennningsson@volvocars.com. If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter Sandra.viklund@volvocars.com.


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.


Job requisition ID:  50009

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