Senior System Engineer - UX Operations, Design

With Volvo Cars in Gothenburg - SE

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Posted on May 18, 2020

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: Designer, System Administrator
Industry: Autonomous Driving, Information Technology, Software Development / Engineering
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Private


user-experience, user-interface, design

Job description

What’s in it for you?

Volvo Cars is on an ambitious journey to redefine what it means to own a vehicle during one of the most innovative times in the transport industry. Volvo Cars is looking to redefine all aspects of the car eco-system including ownership, autonomous driving, vehicle electrification, sustainability, and online shopping. User Experience as a discipline is a key part of Volvo Cars' strategy and a newly formed UX organization will help gather insights about our users and redefine and elevate the users' experience of Volvo's products and Services. The five main pillars in this organization are Vision, Guide, Mobile, VOC, and Car.

We are now seeking a Senior System Engineer at UX operations to join the Design UX Operations team.

What you’ll do

The Design UX Operations team has the task together with our design managers to drive the user experience in the Volvo Cars Vehicle Programs, both through supporting as project managers and prototyping. The team consists of 12 people which either work as Design project managers or prototypers.

In your role as senior developer, you will be responsible to develop high fidelity interaction software and hardware prototypes for verification purposes of Interaction concepts, together with a UX designer. This could either be in a test car, production car, or a rig. A typical task would be to develop software and hardware prototype solutions for user interface solutions for a concept car. The work includes contacts with other engineering departments within Volvo and suppliers.

As a Senior System Engineer, you are expected to manage your own area and have the ability to prioritize your deliveries. You are also expected to challenge and drive new technical solutions and to support the UX design organization with facts and technical information, especially around new technologies. 

You and your skills

To be successful in this role we see that you have working experience programming in C/C++, Python, and Linux environment. You have experience with design and solder simple electrical circuits as well as experience from User Interface development and frameworks such as QT, Android are meritorious. You have experience from software development and quality assurance of embedded systems and knowledge of AUTOSAR, FlexRay, LIN, and/or CAN protocols.

You have a B.Sc. Computer Engineering, Electrical or Mechatronics. We also see that you have good communication and leadership skills. You have the ability to present technical issues/solutions for top management and an ability to understand and communicate the design intention. You are fluent in English (written and spoken). 

How to learn more and apply

For questions about the position please contact Patric Andersson at For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Ellinor Magnusson at We want your application at the latest June 1st, 2020. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.

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