Arriver™ is a new software unit and brand, fully focused on developing perception, fusion and drive policy software for the next generation cars. It will deliver an open, scalable and flexible architecture solution running on Qualcomm® Snapdragon Ride™ System on a Chip (SoC) platform. Arriver™ has 800 people in five countries – China, Germany, Romania, Sweden, USA – and builds on more than a decade of experience in active safety software development. The company is wholly owned by Qualcomm.
In Sweden we are situated in Linkoping, Stockholm, Gothenburg and Lund with around 400 colleagues.
Group Manager at Arriver part of Qualcomm
Are you interested in making the world a safer place while working with both smart and friendly co-workers as well as cool and challenging technology?
We are primarily looking for you who sees opportunities rather than obstacles and would like to be part of creating a new office with a local touch, but at the same time well integrated in the rest of our organization. You probably have a manager background and are used to work in an organization distributed over several sites. As well it is great if you have a background in a Master of Science in machine learning, image- or signal processing, computer science or equivalent area.
Who we are?
Arriver is a new software company, fully acquired by Qualcomm since 1st April 2022, focused on developing vision perception and drive policy software for the next generation Advanced Driver Assist Systems and Autonomous Driving systems in vehicles. Although we as a company are new, we have a mix of experience from juniors to co-workers that have worked with vision perception for over a decade.
Arriver has 800 people in five countries – China, Germany, Romania, USA and Sweden. In Sweden we are situated in Linkoping, Stockholm and Gothenburg with around 400 colleagues. Since we are a global company, we consist of a diverse workforce with basically all communication being done in English.
We have started working on our next generation vision perception and driving policy stacks. We are also very proud of our recent deal where a big German multinational corporate manufacturer of luxury vehicles decided on implementing our software in their cars. We are also in the process with several other major OEMs and foresee a significant need of growth going forward. Therefore, we are looking for more co-workers that wants to join us in our vision to create a world where everyone arrives safe and sound at their destination.
I know – it may sound as a cliché, but it is still something that we really believe in and work for.
We work in cross functional agile teams consisting of 5-8 members. While each team member contributes with their own skills and experience, the team cooperates to perform the different steps in development. The teams are responsible for all steps in development – including system work, implementation, and verification. Our teams innovate at the frontiers of engineering using technologies such as machine learning, tracking and 3D reconstruction.
What you will do and who we think you are!
As a Group Manager you will recruit and build upon existing team of highly competent developers. You are responsible for the development of both technology and personnel. To accomplish this we think you are open minded and a flexible person that have a high interest in team development, and are continuously working towards reaching high performing teams. You also have an interest in networking with academia and other companies active within computer vision domain, to find new candidates for recruitment and initiating research collaborations.
You have from your previous experience gained a high understanding about cultural differences and are used to collaborate and bridge gap between teams on different sites with different cultural background. You have good communication skills and you understand the importance of clearly setting and explaining the context of the work to the teams, e.g. explain the why, rather than only the how and what.
You will contribute operatively to the development work within the leadership team, to reduce risks, remove obstacles to make way for timely deliveries to our customers. To be successful on this you have to understand how the development work of the teams contributes the customer success. You are also used to balancing between short-term needs and long-term strategic matters.
A workplace where you contribute to the development of cutting-edge technology that aims to enhance road safety. We have the possibility to work when we are at our best with flexible hours and take care of our well-being with generous health and fitness reimbursements. Since we are currently establishing our new site in Lund you will also have the possibility to influence the local company culture with social activities including ‘fika’ and After Work.
We work in teams both within our development and leadership. You will work closely together with your colleagues in a leadership team. The leadership team collaborates closely and takes responsibility as a team to ensure product deliveries according to customer expectations.
In case you apply in Lund join us in an exciting journey building a brand new Arriver site from scratch and put together great teams of colleagues – a great experience of development together with the supporting staff in Linköping.
What you’ll bring:
To succeed in this position, we think you have:
- Minimum Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent
- Experience as a Group Manager or equivalent
- Experience in leading others as well as building and developing teams
- Good English skills, spoken and written
The position requires background and experience within software product development and processes. Preferably you also have experience from algorithm development for computer vision.
Meriting experiences: machine learning, image processing, compute clusters, CI, agile principles and methods, the automotive industry and work with safety-critical systems.
What we offer?
- An important role in one of the most expansive technical fields; Autonomous driving
- An environment that enables your personal growth and innovative mindset
- A culture that embodies respect, openness and courage
- A workplace with a passion for delivering on customer promises and excellence in our way of working
- A global environment with colleagues and customers all around the world
Arriver appreciate the value that comes with diverse teams, and strive for a good balance between both gender and age as well as ethnicity and cultural diversity.
Location: Linköping or Lund
Last application date: 2022-07-31, continuous selection.
Employment condition: Permanent, full time
Starting date: According to agreement
Contact information: Linköping: Johan Moe, Director; phone: +46 731431567, firstname.lastname@example.org; Lund: Mats Fridén, Site Manager; phone: +46 702-24 26 97, email@example.com.
Union representative: We have collective agreements with Sveriges Ingenjörer and Unionen. Our labor unions representatives can be contacted at 0322 – 30 94 00.