Research Engineer – Connected Vehicle Technologies

Would you like to shape the future of transportation by developing advanced connectivity features for future transport solution? If yes, then you are very welcome to apply for this position!

Who are we?
VOLVO Group Trucks Technology-Connectivity is leading the development of in-vehicle connectivity-based solution for the whole VOLVO Group. At Connectivity we are in the middle of the digital transformation, and we work with implementing of end-to-end functions for increased uptime, safety and efficiency. Current development within the area of connectivity is growing faster than ever. Given this, we need to complete our product development with research and advanced engineering activities to be a front-runner in addressing the future need of our customers. Right now we are in an expansive phase of the technology development and we are in need of technology experts who can help us to build up the future vehicle connectivity platform.

Would you like to shape the future of transportation by developing advanced connectivity features for future transport solutions? If yes, then welcome with your application!

About the role
As a Research Engineer, you will work in a team responsible for research, advanced engineering and product development of new solutions and technologies. It means you are more than happy to dive deep into research projects to help identify brilliant new ideas for the future of transport. These ideas will then be applied to our products to verify the solution, and with a successful result, we can continue the last mile in large-scale product development. You can look forward to an individual and inspiring position with many enthusiastic and professional colleagues. Every day, you will drive and participate in various development projects to improve existing and/or create new solutions – a challenging and varied task requiring problem-solving innovators who thrive in teamwork and developing technical solutions.

We’re looking for you…
…a social talent who believes teamwork makes the dream work and gladly infuses positive energy into the collaboration. You have a strong research focus, a service-minded attitude, and enjoy working on several projects simultaneously. In a working situation, you take responsibility, act with integrity, and have a result-oriented mindset. Communication and networking are in your DNA. So is your interest in software and electronics technologies.
  • Technical competencies:
  • Short- and long-range communication protocols
  • Embedded Software Development in C++ 14/17
  • Embedded Linux, Yocto
  • Presenting technical results
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written
  • M.Sc. in Electrical & Electronics, Software and/or Computer engineering
  • 2 years of experience in software development
  • Electrical & Electronics hardware configuration and setup (specifically RF systems)
  • Short Range Communication (802.11p)
  • Scripting languages like Python
  • Cyber Security, SSL/TLS
  • Map and Positioning (GNNS)
We are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent to differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, among others. We find that well balanced work teams increase group dynamics, creativity and new approaches to solutions. Help us in our effort to take connectivity to the next step and send us your application already today! We will review applications continuously.

So, you want to apply?
If our team spirit, fascinating technology development, and agile mindset light up your inner fire, we might be a great match! Feel free to contact us if you have further questions.

If you have any questions about the role or is interested in hearing more, please get in touch with:
Hossein Zakizadeh, Manager Connected Vehicle Technologies, hossein.zakizadeh@volvo.com

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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 and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

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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