Research Engineer - Vehicle Motion

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Research Engineer - Vehicle Motion

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. Your experience as a Research Engineer would be invaluable to us both in Function Development and Vehicle Dynamics.

If you are an innovative, open-minded person who believes that electrification is the future of the auto industry, we would like to hear from you.

What you will do

Vehicle Motion is a team within SW&E responsible for complete Chassis Software and Electronics development, therefore we have diverse engineers consisting of Function Developers, Embedded SW Developers, Electronics Engineers, SW Tuning and Calibration Engineers. In our team you will have the opportunity to wear multiple hats supporting various responsibilities.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Support in-house Vehicle Motion software & functions research and development
  • Support advance engineering study, prototype builds etc
  • Bringing new ideas to improve Vehicle Dynamics, Range, Efficiency and try them out in simulation environment, HIL bench, in-vehicle
  • Consider industrialization factors like cost, Functional Safety, CPU usage, Autosar etc.
  • In addition to research work, also support current running program

Who you are

We are looking for someone who is flexible, driven and has a problem-solving mindset supplemented by a hands-on attitude. You are a team player and appreciate learning and developing through performing your task and take great own responsibility for delivering results and contributing to the growth.

To be successful in this role we believe you have:

  • Demonstrable experience with complex function development within Vehicle Dynamics and Chassis Controls
  • Experience in Vehicle Dynamics/Chassis Controls
  • Experience with Servo, Stepper motor controls
  • Proficient with software tool chains like CarMaker, Matlab, Simulink, Visual C++, Canalyzer, Canape, Canoe etc
  • Proficient with real-time systems eg: Dspace, Vector etc
  • You master verbal and written communication in English on a professional level
  • Research experience in aforementioned fields is a plus.

Furthermore, you are enthusiastic, passionate, transparent, motivated and well-organized. You are a strong communicator and you're not afraid to try new approaches and out of the box methods.

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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