Electrical Solution Architect

Coventry, UK

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Electrical Solution Architect

We are Polestar. We are detail obsessed, performance focused and determined to make the most advanced and exciting electric cars the world has ever seen. We blaze our own trail, one without compromise. We don’t believe in shortcuts. We innovate constantly and we are relentless in our pursuit of the best. We’re expanding, and we need people who share our vision and want to be part of something different.

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Our Global team is developing exciting products for the future, that will be sourced and manufactured in China. We are offering an Electrical Solution Architect working on designing and applying new features to the current electrical platform, working cross functionally to define the functions and deploy these into the relevant components to meet the feature requirements. This role focuses on the definition, design and application of an exciting breadth of new features onto new vehicle concepts, interacting across engineering functions and attribute teams.

What you’ll do?

Polestars design and development teams are based in Sweden and UK. The EE Architectures will be developed in accordance with the various industry standards for security, safety and diagnostics. You will be part of the Electrical System Architecture team be responsible to lead the development of new features from ideas to mature designs by:

  • Work with different teams across the business to translate concept ideas into requirements and solutions across the whole vehicle, using model-based system engineering techniques.
  • Responsible for the definition of functional and system concepts, allocating requirements at both logical and physical levels.
  • Capable of steering technical decision-making meetings with all stakeholders to achieve balanced design trade-offs.
  • Responsible to define and maintain System Design and Architecture solutions and allocate requirements to hardware, software and mechatronic components.
  • Coordinate the realization of the solutions together with the involved stakeholders by defining and leading the activities required to transform the concept to a solution.

Who you are?

You have experience of working with Electrical Architecture. You are a team player, but at the same time used to taking the lead and drive your assignments to completion.  You are comfortable working on vehicle programs in an international environment.

  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional team members without direct authority.
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, and methodical individual who is self-motivated, able to work well under own initiative and remain focused under pressure.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of whole-vehicle systems with electrical system/component design & integration experience.
  • Expertise in system engineering and vehicle architecture principles at both logical and physical layer.
  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience
  • Very familiar with existing automotive electrical technologies as well as awareness of future vehicle technologies, with an ability to inform future vehicle designs.
  • Electrical, Electronic Systems, Electro-mechanical, Automotive, or similar honours 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
  • Travel as required


  • Experience or knowledge of relevant tools (e.g. PREEvision, Rational Rhapsody, MatLab, Simulink etc)
  • Demonstrable experience developing systems including the aspects of; software, communications, and hardware.
  • Demonstrable experience developing products in line with Functional Safety and Cybersecurity
  • Experience with network logging and analysis desirable (Vector CANalyser or similar)

Polestar - the guiding star

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalysing 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.

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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