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Senior Systems Engineer - Audio

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.


The Role

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. Due to unprecedented growth, we are now looking for an Audio Systems Engineer to join our Polestar Experience group.

If you are an innovative, open-minded person who believes that electrification is the future of the automotive industry, we would like to hear from you.


Your contribution

Software and Electronics is a new global unit within R&D. Audio systems is part of the Polestar Experience group and this group covers multiple elements. Audio systems falls under the Infotainment and Connectivity team. Our mission is to deliver a class leading E/E platform, with an extensive feature set, offering Pure, Progressive, Performance, to provide a Customer Experience that exceeds their expectations.

Audio Systems:

  • Responsible for the overall delivery of Audio Systems from concept to production
  • Lead technical discussion with suppliers, internal cross-functional teams, and partner OEM
  • Support and management of our partner OEM and Tier 1 suppliers with new or modified designs, system calibration and validation.
  • Cross-function leadership and overall system integrator role between all Polestar departments.
  • Define and meet the package targets in conjunction with vehicle integration team and CAD team.
  • Responsible for all audio electronic components on the Electrical BoM. Ensure that parts are structured on the BoM and strive to achieve cost, weight, and timing across the system.
  • Key polestar audio systems include:
  • Base and Branded Audio offerings
  • Speakers
  • Microphones
  • AVAS
  • Support prototype builds, validation (component, system & vehicle) and launch
  • Issue management support, from problem identification through to introduction of final countermeasure using company issue management system
  • Provision of information, support, and training to Manufacturing and Service departments
  • Preparation of reports and feedback to the technical and project management teams


Who you are

You have a strong wish to create the future of electric vehicles – it’s probably fair to call you an EV nerd. You are enthusiastic, motivated, well-organized and driven. You’re not afraid to try new approaches and unconventional methods, and you work well both individually and with leading teams. You have a holistic view, including vision, business, and customers.

  • You will have five or more years experience in the ownership and delivery of audio systems at system or vehicle level.
  • Experience of the full product lifecycle from concept to launch
  • Experience of automotive product development systems and engineering and business release processes
  • Experience of leading the test and validation of audio systems including benchmarking
  • Practical experience with vehicle architectures, including A2B and CAN
  • Practical experience of diagnostic software tools, measurement, and calibration tools
  • Practical experience with PLM systems (Teamcenter) and CAD packages (CATIA - optional) and Vis Mockup (preferred)
  • Experience of delivering requirements in accordance with EMC requirements
  • Understanding of Functional Safety and safety analysis techniques
  • Understanding of Cyber Security requirements and principles
  • Excellent communication and co-ordination skills - at ease coordinating a team of engineers and suppliers
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, and methodical individual who is self-motivated, able to work well under own initiative and remain focused under pressure
  • Electrical, Electronic Systems, Electro-mechanical, Automotive, or similar honors engineering degree. Other recognized engineering qualifications combined with relevant significant experience may be considered
  • No visa or other restrictions for working in the UK or travelling in the European Union


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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