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Software Engineer - Embedded Software

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Software Engineer - Embedded Software

We are currently looking for Software Engineers to join our team 

If you are reading this, you probably already know that Polestar is an electric performance car brand. We work hard to create a unique experience for the customer, owner, and driver. The thrill of driving the car, the digital experience of buying, owning, and controlling a Polestar require us to push the limits of technology and software development. Sustainability has been there from the beginning, and we have set a moonshot goal for climate-neutral cars in 2030. There is an ocean of opportunities in this for talented IT professionals who want to dive in and make a difference. 


About the Digital Product Creation Area

Digital Product Creation area is part of the Digital Product Creation & Industrial Domain. Digital Product Creation delivers processes, methods, tools and information capabilities towards Design, Research & Development (R&D) and Manufacturing Engineering (ME).  

You will lead a team with responsibility for the SW development tools and infrastructure setup. The team focus is to enable speed of change, predictable, secure and high-quality Software development at scale for Polestar R&D engineers. 

You will enter the Digital organization during an expansive construction phase, where we will build up new teams and the digital landscape.  


About the role 

As a Software Engineer at Polestar, you will be a creator, transforming Polestar's digital vision into working solutions by building digital products/ platforms/ services. Thereby, the Software Engineers will directly influence the digital product/service/platform functionality and how users will interact with it. You also stay on top of the ever-changing technological landscape and invest significant energy in evolving your skills. You are not only up to date on industry trends regarding the Digital Product's technology stack but also know what the near future will bring.  


What you will do 

  • Build applications, often in close collaboration with designers, to optimize trade-offs between technical functionality and end-user experience 
  • Design and develop the business logic and back-end systems of the Digital product 
  • Ensure the code follows latest coding practices and industry standards 
  • Write both unit and integration tests, and develop automation tools for daily tasks 
  • Challenge ideas and opinions to avoid pitfalls and inefficient solutions 
  • Maintaining a close relation to Competence Group Leads and Architecture & Standards team (under Deputy CDO) to ensure latest guidelines and guardrails are followed when developing digital products/services/platforms 

Who you are 

  • Thorough understanding of Embedded Software Development for Automotive Industry 
  • Knowledge of Software toolchains Bitbucket, Azure DevOps etc. and the infrastructure behind 
  • Good knowledge of build pipelines (you have yourself written different kinds of build pipelines) 
  • Experience from working with MATLAB 
  • Preferred experienced as Multi-lingual full stack developer (C++, java, C#,  Javascript, ITK, python, .NET)  
  • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills  
  • Experience with PaaS and SaaS  
  • Coding experience with automation framework, tools, and services for web.  
  • Understanding of QA methodologies, life cycle, and processes.  
  • Have deep knowledge of Object-Oriented programming and engineering principles  
  • Have development experience with either native or web-to-native tooling and frameworks 
  • Have the ability to write effective unit and integration tests 
  • Past experience as a Developer on a cross-functional agile team preferred 
  • Sound problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly process and analyze information 
  • You are curious and take responsibility of your own technical development following industry trends and new way of working 
  • You understand the concepts Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery 
  • You have a passion for technology and software quality and have the desire to work closely with developers 


Personal Qualities

  • Great communicator, who is able to explain complex technical concepts and align organization on decisions 
  • Team player and collaborator with an innovative mindset 
  • Passionate about technology and excited about the impact of emerging technologies 
  • Wants to unleash inner self-starter and work in an environment that fosters entrepreneurship 
  • Believes in culture of complete transparency and trust  
  • Open to learning new ideas outside scope or knowledge skillset 


Polestar - the guiding star

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalyzing the change to sustainable mobility. We are a global team of highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We challenge conventions and we challenge ourselves for the purpose of innovation. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence.

At Polestar, the sky is the limit.

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

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