Senior Control System Engineer

Do you want to be a part of creating new and advanced solutions for future technology? Is your strength in vehicle dynamics, advanced control theory and safe critical maneuvers? Then you might be exactly the one we are looking for!
We at Volvo Group are constantly moving and changing to be one step ahead in this technology journey. Within Volvo Group Trucks Technology we are always adapting and pushing ourselves to be able to develop new breakthrough transport solutions. We strive to be more energy efficient, more sustainable and safer for society. Our organization is built by engaged people and teamwork. We are a truly global company and we believe in the advantage of diversity. Together we create a workplace that brings the best out of everyone and this is where you fit right in.
Within the Technology Stream Vehicle Motion and Energy Management, we develop system solutions and functionalities in the area of vehicle safety, dynamics, driver assistance and motion management. Now you have the possibility to join a stimulating and dynamic global work environment in an energetic professional team as a Senior Control System Engineer.
The Motion Control System needs to meet the future challenges with battery electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles, including vehicle automation. In the position as Senior Control System Engineer you will work in the Vehicle Motion Control team to research and develop novel control system combining motion and power management as well as evaluate algorithms in real driving situations. You will develop and implement control algorithms for coordination of motion and power management. As a part of the role you will be blending of motion actuators with special focus on BEV, FCV, hybrid. You will also algin with other teams regarding motion and power sensor & actuators in order to find the best solution and propose ideas for invention disclosure.
We believe that you have a strength in vehicle dynamics, advanced control theory and safe critical maneuvers. You should have knowledge of real-time optimization by quadratic programming (e.g. control allocation) for of over-actuated vehicle systems coordinating motion actuators. Knowledge in sensors & actuators for motion and real-time systems is also required for the role. A good understanding of software development and the related environment is important in this role. You have the ability to collect data, define problems, establish facts and draw conclusions.
We believe you are creative and have the mindset to constantly learn and improve to have the best solutions for our customers. You have a positive outlook and collaborative mindset. As a person, you are a team player with a positive mind-set and you know the various challenges of application development. A customer-oriented attitude is in your nature, you care about quality, allow yourself to be inspired, have a “can do” attitude and take pride in your work.
Being resilient is important, able to rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
Have the ability to effectively build formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization. You are eager to take ownership of own area and deliveries and thereby take accountability. Other requirements for the position are:
  • M.Sc. degree in Vehicle Dynamics, Control systems, Robotics or similar
  • Over 3 years of experience in advanced control systems
  • Experience from Agile development
  • Hands on experience with automotive systems especially vehicle motion control and dynamics
  • Experience as truck driver for development/testing
  • Knowledge in one or more of the following Matlab / Simulink, C, C++, Python
  • Good understanding of Application SW development and the related environment
  • Confidence with version control tools (specifically git)
  • Knowledge of Automotive CAN protocol
  • C or CE driver license
Is this you? We go through applicants continuously, so don't hesitate to apply now.
For more information please contact:
Nicolas Andersson, Acting manager Vehicle Function Dev. A, +46 31 3223841

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands - Volvo, Volvo Penta, UD Trucks, Terex Trucks, SDLG, Renault Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, Mack, Eicher, Dongfeng Trucks and Arquus.

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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