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Algorithm 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





The Decision & Control Team is responsible for designing, simulating, and implementing automotive estimation and control algorithms.  In this role you will:

  • Design, implement, and test algorithms using model-based development and C++. Implement control algorithms in MATLAB/Simulink and C++, and test in real-time systems in vehicles and simulation environments.  
  • Design and perform vehicle tests to verify control system performance and robustness. 
  • Design and perform system calibration methods.  
  • Follow defined software development and documentation steps.  
  • Support regional customer discussions.  
  • Develop advanced algorithm for autonomous vehicle features for future model year products.  
  • Design and write state of art motion planning algorithm in C++ under Linux environment. 
  • Implement variety of optimization methods and state machine for autonomous decision and control feature algorithms.  
  • Team with sensor and perception engineers to design end to end algorithm system architecture.  
  • Work in a team environment, make significant contributions to the creation and implementation of active safety features for autonomous vehicles, advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). 
  • Conduct in-vehicle testing and system debugging on prototype vehicle platform. 
  • Use MATLAB/Simulink, C++ programming, Python, Linux. 


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science 
  • Strong background and prior experience with mission planning, route planning, motion and trajectory planning techniques (e.g. A*, D* and RRT/RRT*). 
  • Experience with optimization-based planning. 
  • Experience with robotics, UAV or other autonomous systems 
  • Strong C++ programming skills and comfort working in a Linux environment

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.



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335 E Middlefield Rd
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California, US or Munich, GER

95050 Santa Clara Directions View page

Detroit, Michigan, USA

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

Gothenburg, Munich or Detroit

Gothenburg Directions louise.bichler@zenuity.com 0731258066 View page

Gothenburg, Sweden

Lindholmspiren 2
417 56 Gothenburg, Sweden Directions recruitment@zenuity.com View page

Linköping, Sweden

Teknikringen 3C
583 30 Linköping, Sweden Directions recruitment@zenuity.com View page

Munich, Germany

Munich, Germany Directions recruitment@zenuity.com View page

Munich, Germany or Gothenberg, Sweden

80331 Munich Directions View page

Shanghai, China

Shenchang Road
Minhang Qu Directions View page

Making safe and intelligent mobility real.

At Zenuity, we lead the global movement of crafting tomorrow's mobility with the software platform of choice. Our mission is to “Make safe and intelligent mobility real, for everyone, everywhere”. This statement marks our conviction and dedication to bring autonomous driving out on the streets for real and is at the center of everything we do.  

We could not dream of achieving this without our great teams of very talented people. We are on this journey together and our agile way of working is reflected throughout our entire organization; it is part of our culture and how we work, develop and grow together. 


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