Innovation Lead with Android profile

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Innovation Lead with Android profile

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance and elevated user experience. Your experience and knowledge about automotive tech as well as the mindset and competence for digital transformation will be the foundation in our Connected Experience Innovation Team.

This position will be based at our office in Lindholmen, Gothenburg.

What you’ll do

Connected Experience Innovation Team, a part of the Polestar Software and Electronics Department, is a team with a mission to disrupt and drive what we mean with the concept software defined vehicle. The team consists of passionate people who continuously look for innovative ways of moving things forward, always striving towards the defined vision. You will work together with your team to define what Polestar means with software defined, describe the roadmap in getting there, and then when necessary also develop tangible artifacts to create an understanding within the organization and value to the customers. You will work true cross functional between teams and geography, where you need to be one of the people identifying the path and show where the end goal is. You will develop system apps for the Android infotainment system leveraging extensive vehicle data and APIs not available to third party developers.

Who you are

You have a curious mindset, you are communicative and collaborative. You love to try new approaches and outside the box methods, for example looking cross industries and current research for answers. You have a holistic view, mapping the path between vision, business and customer. You are a fast learner and see an opportunity in tough challenges. You are loyal to the vision and your team, and you want to disrupt the old and venture into the new.

To be successful in this role, we believe you have:

  • Relevant technical education and background
  • Experience in Android app development
  • AOSP

Desired skills, not a must:

  • AAOS development
  • Custom ROM
  • C++
  • Linux

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. Since Polestar’s in a scale up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.  

People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in.


Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. The process of reviewing the applications will begin on 18th of August 2022 and you will be subsequently contacted regardless the outcome.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...

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