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Senior Software Engineer - Decision & Control Team

Who is Zenuity? 

A joint venture owned 50/50 by Volvo Cars and Veoneer, we are creating software for autonomous driving vehicles. 

Watch these short videos to gain insight to our culture, work environment and inspiring work that we’ve showcased at Las Vegas CES 2019. 

-Click here to check out our Autonomous Valet Parking Demo at CES

-Click here to watch our short Zenuity movie



Our Decision & Control Team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer! The Decision & Control Team at Zenuity develops algorithms that use map data, perception/sensor information and motion planning commands to make autonomous driving decisions relating to traffic behavior, object avoidance and driving laws that allow the autonomous vehicle to safely function alongside other vehicles and objects, static and dynamic. As a Senior Software Engineer on the Decision & Control Team, you will help develop robust, high quality, safety-critical automotive software for production automotive programs. You will be responsible for supporting Algorithm Engineers and aid in implementation, integration, and testing of motion planning software algorithms in C++ in a Linux environment. You will use SCRUM/Agile processes and C++ code to develop software and collateral and have direct access to test vehicles to rapidly experience your results first-hand. You will work on a self-guided cross-functional Agile team and interface internally where you will help make decisions. You will also mentor the team on technical issues, tools, and processes as necessary. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Electrical/Computer Engineering
  • 10+ years of software experience is required
  • Strong C++ programming skills, knowledge of advanced topics in C++
  • Knowledge of Multi-threading/concurrent applications
  • Experience with design principles, debugging and working with Linux-based debuggers, and conducting code reviews. 
  • Experience creating and maintaining build environments/automation using tools like CMake/Make and strong experience with version control, preferably Git
  • Experience with requirements development, unit testing, and software integration. 

Nice-to-have skills: 

Beneficial skills and experience include a background with fully autonomous vehicles, and tools like Jira, Confluence, and static code checking tools. Past experience with AUTOSAR, ASPICE, and ISO26262 are highly beneficial. Additionally, experience with network communication protocols and good knowledge of Python, robotics and/or UAVs, and experience developing software for safety-critical applications is beneficial. The ideal candidate will also have experience with recent NVIDIA GPUs, and QNX. Automotive Industry experience. 

Benefits available as a Zenuitian:

  • Car Allowance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K
  • Competitive Health Care Plan
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Working From Home 
  • Agile Working Environment
  • No Dress Code 
  • & more!

With the skillset and mindset described you have the chance to make self driving cars a reality as an engineer at our site in Detroit.

We are really excited to welcome candidates with these skills so don't hesitate to take the chance of a lifetime!

Zenuity work proactively to create a culture of diversity and inclusion, where individual differences are appreciated and respected. To drive innovation we see diversity as an asset, which means we value and respect differences in gender, race, ethnicity, religion or other belief, disability, sexual orientation or age etc.

Interviews are held on a continuous basis, so we highly recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Join the Detroit team

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Detroit, Michigan, USA

27777 Inkster Road
48334 Detroit, Michigan, USA Directions recruitment@zenuity.com


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