ADAS Hardware Application Engineer

Gothenburg, Sweden

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ADAS Hardware Application Engineer

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. We constantly redefine the norm and challenge ourselves to shine. Passion and emotion drive us, electricity and innovation drive our cars. Our products are excellent, efficient and entertaining.

In Polestar’s future, there is no room for shortcuts, excuses or compromises. We are all in, dedicated on our ambition. Guiding our industry forward through pure, progressive performance. We are now looking for an ADAS Hardware Application Engineer to join our journey ahead.

This position is based at our HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden.

What you´ll do

ADAS Hardware Application Engineering is crucial to the success of any original equipment manufacturer (OEM). This ensures that the ADAS systems designed and provided to our customers are safe as well as meeting their demands. The want for ADAS functions is ever increasing. Meaning that more and more sensors need to be applied to the design of the vehicle to gain a competitive advantage.

You will be responsible for the application of the hardware, by promoting balanced technical, logical, and economical solutions based on the identified requirements. Managing suppliers, verifying hardware functional requirements and performing assessments in the projects. In this position as ADAS Hardware Application Engineer you will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Understanding and working to constraints such as commonality and carry-over systems.
  • Ownership of the ADAS hardware components, sourcing, releasing & mechanical/electrical integration.
  • Planning strategies for hardware application/integration, documenting in technical/logical plans, reporting on the status, revising based on inputs, and being rational in raising concerns or issues.
  • Documenting the decision-making process of alternative solutions, including technology, time, and cost. Including the final requirements, technical solution, and decision.
  • Propelling multidisciplinary development, by leading or supporting cross disciplinal reviews from requirement to realisation. For example, functionality, controls, interface design impact.
  • Managing suppliers and hardware verification activities, supporting the ADAS function development team.
  • Lead ADAS hardware engineering sign off.

Understanding, optimising, and regulating is key in this role. Helping others in the team to understand both system and component requirements, is essential to ensure that the chosen hardware fulfils the planned functionality in our products.

Who you are

In order to succeed at Polestar you will need to possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the ability to build effective working relationships across multiple disciplines is paramount. Attitude is everything at Polestar, we are always pushing boundaries and in order to achieve the unimaginable you must have a can-do approach and an open mind to endless possibilities.

To be successful in this role we believe you have:

  • University degree educated or equivalent in a technical area.
  • Able to demonstrate experience from working within automotive research and development; systems, testing, and computer aided design (CAD). Preferably within development work regarding ADAS including supplier management.
  • Experienced in developing test methods and sequences for system testing.
  • Knowledgeable within ADAS hardware application prerequisites, system requirements cascading & analysis methods, for example Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Functional Safety & Cyber Security
  • Able to demonstrate technical leadership, business acumen, system engineering methods, and project management methods.
  • Knowledgeable within automotive tools, i.e. vehicle Diagnostics

At Polestar, you will be leading a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication.

Personal fit will be of great importance in this recruitment, as we are actively working to build a team with diverse experience, gender and background.

People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. 

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.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...



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We have an exciting opportunity at Polestar, with deep understanding and commitment for premium products within a fast-paced organization!

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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