Function developer decision and control – Vehicle Automation

Are you looking for a challenge? Do you want to develop and implement core algorithms for intelligent decisions and control of automated vehicles? We are looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and be part of shaping tomorrow’s transport solutions.
At the forefront of Research and Development in the automotive industry, Volvo Group Trucks Technology offers you the opportunity to join our team in charge of algorithm and software development for Traffic Situation Management for Automated Vehicles. The team belongs to the Vehicle Automation department which has the responsibility to lead the development of Vehicle Automation and Active Safety systems for the full life-cycle enabling tomorrow’s trucks.

Your mission
The Traffic Situation Management team’s main responsibility is to take the product ownership over time for automated Traffic Situation Management including research, concept studies, industrialization and maintenance in the areas of:
  • Predicting future states for both the ego vehicle and the surrounding traffic
  • Deciding which action the ego vehicle should take
  • Creating the trajectory that executes the decision and controls the ego vehicle
  • Ensuring the safety of the planned action and trajectory
In this job you will make a difference by tackling the challenge of automated driving through innovative concepts, algorithms and quality software code to create ground-breaking solutions that shape the future of mobility.
To succeed in this job, we would like you to bring:
  • A Master’s degree in engineering, computer science, robotics, mathematics or similar technical field of study
  • Experience of motion planning and control e.g. trajectory optimization, planning under uncertainty, probabilistic robotics, optimal control, numerical optimization etc., preferably in the automotive domain
  • Knowledge of data structures, advanced algorithms and programming in C++ for robust, safety-critical and efficient code
  • Proven analytical and collaboration skills to effectively solve complex problem together with your colleagues
If the description above matches you and you would like to join our team on a journey to success, we are eager to receive your application letter and CV in English.
For further information you are welcome to contact:
Julia Nilsson, Manager Traffic Situation Management, Phone +46 739021344

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Application Process


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If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


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When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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