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Machine Learning Engineer

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?


What We Can Offer

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. Volvo Cars is on an ambitious journey to redefine the customer experience in automotive through digital technology.


Our vision is simple – creating the freedom to move in a personal, sustainable and safe way – and the goals we’ve set up to support it are bold and ambitious. We’re building an organization full of creative, diverse and talented people working to build new, exciting digital products and services supporting those goals.


We have cross-functional product teams in Sunnyvale, Shanghai, Stockholm and Gothenburg who create digital consumer experiences spanning the Volvo Cars portfolio of brands. We’re looking for team members to join our organization who think about technology problems and opportunities in exciting and different ways – creative and enthusiastic thinkers who want to change the world with us here at Volvo.


Job Purpose

We are looking for Machine Learning Engineers who are passionate about creating the state-of-the-art technology and their applications in ADAS and AD systems.


The main responsibility of the role includes:

  • Research and develop state-of-the-art perception systems
  • Research and develop state-of-the-art multi-sensor systems (camera, ultrasonic, lidar, etc.)
  • Perform system optimization and stability analysis
  • Work closely with a team of engineers and researchers


What You Can Bring

  • M.S in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or a related field
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in machine learning/deep learning
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in computer vision or sensor fusion
  • Proficiency of deep learning frameworks such as Tensorflow, Pytorch, Caffee, etc.
  • Proficiency with perception libraries such as OpenCV, PCL, etc.
  • Strong Python and C++ programming skill


Other Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. with a research focus in machine learning/deep learning, computer vision, or sensor fusion
  • Hands-on experience on sequential data
  • Understanding of vehicle motion control
  • Deep knowledge and extensive experience in perception systems (5+ years)
  • Knowledge of CUDA/GPU programming
  • Industry research or production experience



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. 


In the spirit of a human-centric environment, we strongly believe in the well-being of our employees as well as their families. There are generous health and wellness programs that begin day-one with the company as well as a wide variety of other benefit programs including a comprehensive 401(k), potential for retention & company bonuses, and an opportunity to be a brand ambassador through our car incentive programs! Furthermore, in an effort to build the workday around our employees, we also offer remote flexibility working options.

Most importantly, 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.


Sunnyvale, CA, US

Job requisition ID:  54461

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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