Engineer within Applied Research

Borås, Göteborg

Are you passionate about the area of data sensor fusion, signal processing, GNSS positioning, Kalman filters etc. with a will of making your competence make a difference for Sweden? Then this is the challenge for you!

We are now looking for an engineer within Applied Research for the focus area of Automated Transports. The location for the position is in Borås with the possibility to work half time in Gothenburg.

Mobility, digitalization, autonomous transports, active safety, sustainability and cutting-edge competition and cooperation on an international arena are examples of challenges that the industry and society are facing. RISE is actively working on solutions to these challenges by creating research, innovation and development projects together with partners throughout the globe. At RISE, you will work in a very stimulating environment with competent colleagues with a drive to make a difference. At RISE you will through your efforts contribute to social benefit. You will have large freedom to direct your own work and will get access to a large network both in Sweden and internationally. The position will entail travel from time to time since you, through your participation in projects, likely will visit partners around Sweden and in Europe.

About RISE Measurement Science and Technology

RISE Measurement Science and Technology is the national center for measurement science, and we are the National Metrology Institute (NMI) in Sweden, with competence and laboratory resources within several fields where we actively coordinate with academy, industry and authorities to strengthen the competitiveness of Sweden. We are also conducting research and development in targeted multi-disciplinary fields such as Life Science, 3D and Autonomous Transports.

Autonomous Transports is an area with focus on measurement challenges within automotive applications, involving areas like positioning, large-scale geometry measurements and applied signal processing. The projects consider the field of positioning and high precision services, in a high-tech customer environment with focus on emerging technologies such as autonomous driving, active safety etc.

About the role

You will work with applied research and participate in development projects with national as well as international partners, but also application of measurement systems and methods in an industrial perspective. In this role your main tasks will consist of participating in research and development projects within the area of Automated transports, developing methods and tools within measurement science applied in an industrial context.

Your profile

You have an academic exam within relevant area; MSc within experimental physics, Electronics, Mechatronics or similar as well as good comprehension for technical matters. Experience from relevant technical industry is a merit. You have the ability to translate high level product requirements into system and sub-system level specifications and experience in software programming (MatLab and C++).

Large focus will be put on your personal qualities where a strong personal drive to develop both yourself and your area is a requirement. To succeed in the role, you should be prone to communicate and cooperate with others equal to the ability to work on your own. Furthermore, you should be able to alternate between the holistic and detailed views and quickly grasp new or adjacent areas.

The position offers large possibilities to develop professionally and to be involved in the development of new services and methods both internally and externally.

You are proficient in both Swedish and English, verbal and written.

The position is for a permanent employment and you will be based in Borås with the possibility to work half time in Gothenburg.

Welcome with your application!

If you would like to know more, you’re welcome to contact Anna Larsson, T. +46 (0)10 516 59 55. Please send us your application as soon as possible, but no later than 2020-03-15. Selection and interviews will be held throughout the period, and the position also be appointed.

Engineer, Applied research, Experimental physics, Electronics, Mechatronics, Data sensor fusion, Signal processing, GNSS positioning, Kalman filters, RISE, Borås, Göteborg


RISE is the Swedish Research Institute and innovation partner. In international collaboration with industry, academia and the public sector, we ensure the competitiveness of the business community and contribute to a sustainable society. Our 2,800 employees support and promote all manner of innovative processes. RISE is an independent, state-owned research institute that offers unique expertise and about 100 testbeds and demonstration facilities, instrumental in future-proofing technologies, products and services. www.ri.se.