Vehicle Dynamics Driving Simulator Engineer

Volvo Car Corporation(Prd) - Göteborg - Publicerad: 2019-02-11 16:50:04

Want to innovate to make life simpler?

At Volvo Cars, we’re on a mission to make people’s lives less complicated. We never start with technology and try to squeeze people in around it – we always design our cars around people, and we innovate to provide safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?

The Vehicle Dynamics CAE Group is responsible for developing excellent driving characteristics for all Volvo cars. We perform concept development, verification and support industrialization for all vehicle programs. We carry out simulation and development of ride, handling and steering attributes on component, system and full vehicle level. The team makes use of multiple simulation disciplines including Multi-Body-Simulation (Adams/Car), Software-In-the-Loop and Real-Time subjective assessments in our dynamic driving simulator. We work closely with surrounding attribute teams as well as design teams creating a dynamic work environment with a clear impact on future Volvo cars.

What’s in it for you?

As Vehicle Dynamics Driving Simulator Engineer you will be a key member of our driving simulator team focusing on tools and methods for real-time simulation. You will be a part of our long term goal to maintain in the forefront of driving simulator usage by continuous improvement of hardware, software and methods. By this recruitment we want to strengthen our CAE capabilities in optimizing the chassis dynamics through the use of active control systems and how they are to be optimally tuned in combination with the design of the chassis. Hence, we are looking for you that have a sincere interest in and understanding of control systems and vehicle/mechanical dynamics.

What you’ll do
* Prepare testing and develop methods for driving simulator studies
* Facilitate driving simulator studies for multiple Volvo departments
* Develop software tools for chassis development in our driving simulator by scripting
* Carry out real-time simulation and optimization of chassis control systems
* Communicating vehicle project deliveries

Do you fit the profile?
* Master of Science or higher education. Preferably in Engineering Physics, Mechatronics Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
* Fluent in English, written and spoken

It is meritorious if you have CAE experience in the field of Vehicle Dynamics, experience with simulation software such as VI-CarRealTime, CarMaker, Adams/Car and Simulink. If you also have experience in programming, simulation of control systems and/or driving simulators and proficiency in scripting using C/C++, Python and/or Matlab, that would be to your advantage.


We are looking for a team member who is enthusiastic and progressive. You have good communication skills are a strong interest in cars and technology.

How to learn more and apply

If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager; Carl Sandberg by e-mail to

For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Kristin Lövgren,

We hope that our position has caught your interest and we are looking forward to your application!

Please register your application as soon as possible but no later than 25ft of March. 

Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.

Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.

We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automotive industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

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