Basetech/Network Technologies Engineer

Coventry, UK

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Basetech/Network Technologies Engineer

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Polestar is on a blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. We are currently looking for a Basetech Engineer. Your broad automotive experience within one or more of the following areas would be invaluable to us both in concept work and when working with current designs for increased customer satisfaction:

  • Diagnostics
  • Software Download including OTA
  • Car Configuration
  • AutoSAR

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’ll do

The Basetech team is a part of the Polestar R&D organization. The team’s mission is to deliver Basetech and Vehicle Mode Management Technologies to Polestar vehicle products.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Successfully deliver Basetech for multiple programs, on time and to meet or exceed cost, design, and quality targets.
  • Support the to define the vision, goals, and expectations for the Basetech domain.
  • Support in defining methods, tools, and processes to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Support development future strategies and technology roadmaps including highlighting new basetech developments required to deliver new product content.
  • Support technical discussions with suppliers, internal teams and partner OEM(s) including support and monitoring of integration of existing electrical technologies into new vehicle programs.
  • Prepare status reports and feedback to the project & line management teams.
  • Act as the company ambassador for the Basetech team.

Who you are

You have a strong will to create the future of electric vehicles. You are enthusiastic, motivated, well-organized and driven. You’re not afraid to try new approaches and out of the box methods. You are eager to find solutions even if the path forward is not straight. You are talented and good with numbers and have no trouble finding facts and figures.

Required Experience:

  • At least 3+ years of previous relevant experience in electrical & software development within the Automotive industry.
  • Previous experience within the Basetech area.
  • Excellent communication and co-ordination skills.
  • Good understanding of Automotive Electrical system.
  • Electrical, Electronic Systems, Electro-mechanical, Automotive, or similar engineering degree. Other recognized engineering qualifications combined with relevant experience may be considered.

Desired Experience, but not a must:

  • Practical experience of vehicle electrical architectures based upon Ethernet, CAN, LIN and Flexray is highly desired.
  • Previous experience with Volvo, Lotus, Geely or CEVT projects.
  • Experience of the full product lifecycle, from concept through to vehicle launch.
  • Experience of Automotive product development systems (VPDS, FPDS, GPDS, NPDS etc) and release processes within the automotive sector.
  • Experience of delivering electrical systems in accordance with Safety & Security requirements.

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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