Systems Engineer - Lighting Algorithm

Coventry, UK

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Systems Engineer - Lighting Algorithm

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. Due to unprecedented growth, we are now looking for a Lighting Algorithm Systems Engineer within the Interior & Exterior Electronics team. We work hard to create a unique experience for the customer, owner and driver which requires us to push the limits of technology and innovation. If you are an innovative, open-minded person who believes that electrification is the future of the automotive industry, we would like to hear from you.

About Polestar Core – Interior & Exterior Electronics inc. Lighting Software and Systems

The purpose of the Lighting Algorithm team is to work alongside our partners to develop world class Lighting features for our customers.

About The Role

Our mission is to deliver a class leading E/E platform, with an extensive feature set, offering Pure, Progressive, Performance, to provide a Customer Experience that exceeds their expectations. As Lighting Algorithm Systems Engineer, you will support the Principal Engineer to ensure the Lighting System delivers the customer expectations and will perform and support the other units within R&D to deliver this mission.

  • You will be responsible for the Lighting Algorithm System design for upcoming and future Lighting features.
  • You will be responsible for producing and maintaining engineering documentation as part of the Lighting Algorithm System development process e.g. System Architecture Diagram, Logical Architecture Diagram, System Requirements.
  • You will work alongside our partner OEMs and lead the Polestar Lighting Algorithm development within their Development Framework.
  • You will lead technical solutions with our partner OEMs for the design of the Lighting Algorithm Systems.
  • You will lead technical discussions with suppliers, internal cross-functional teams, and our partner OEMs in relation to the Lighting Algorithm System.
  • You will lead and co-ordinate design reviews, calibration, verification & validation, and certification activities throughout the development lifecycle of the Lighting Algorithm.

As the Polestar Core Group is expanding, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a cross functional team to define, design, develop and implement new Lighting Features / capabilities within the group. Your systems engineering skillset will be of great importance.

Mandatory skills

  • Demonstrable experience (4+ years) of delivering automotive electronics at a systems, component, or vehicle level within the Lighting Algorithm / Electronics domain.
  • Experience with Dynamic Lighting Feature design and development inc. delivery to customers.
  • Experience with automotive product development process(es).
  • Experience in requirements elicitation and management for owned and interfacing components and systems.
  • Practical experience with vehicle network architectures CAN, LIN (FlexRay and Ethernet also desirable).
  • Experience in leading the test and validation activities including benchmarking.
  • Practical experience using diagnostic software, measurement, and calibration tools.
  • Practical experience working in an Agile / Scrum framework to develop and deliver products.
  • Proactive and rigorous, with strong problem solving capability.

Desirable skills

  • Model Based Software Engineering development experience (MATLAB Simulink preferable).
  • Use of systems or modelling languages and tools (e.g. SysML, UML, Enterprise Architect, IBM Rhapsody).
  • Understanding of Functional Safety and safety analysis techniques.

Additional Skills

  • Experience with system/component delivery within an APQP, six sigma or similar framework.
  • Understanding of Cyber Security requirements and principles.

Who you are

You have a strong wish to create the future of electric vehicles – it’s probably fair to call you an EV nerd. You are enthusiastic, motivated, well-organized, and driven. You’re not afraid to try new approaches and unconventional methods, and you work well both individually and within diverse teams. You have a holistic view, including vision, business, and customers.

You have an Electrical, Electronic, Systems, Electro-mechanical, Automotive, or similar engineering degree. Other recognized engineering qualifications combined with relevant significant experience may be considered.

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication.

Personal fit will be of great importance in this recruitment, as we are actively working to build a team with diverse experience, gender, and background.

Polestar – the guiding star!

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. Passion and emotion drive us, electricity and innovation drive our cars. Our products are excellent, efficient, and entertaining. In Polestar’s future, there is no room for shortcuts, excuses, or compromises. We are all in, dedicated on our ambition. Guiding our industry forward through pure, progressive, performance.

At Polestar, the sky is the limit.

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