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Perception Engineer - Autonomous Research

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About the job

Scania is a strong, global organisation that has accumulated know-how and skills within the world of transport over the last century. With our track-record and our determination, we can make a difference in the future of transport.

At Scania we have a strong culture of developing and launching innovations that actually work at scale, in order to drive real change.

At Autonomous Transport Solutions (ATS) Research, Scania R&D, we pursue top-quality research and development of future ATS concepts in agile and self-steered teams. Together with our fellow TRATON companies, leading technology suppliers and academic institutions we work with the ambition to detect and evaluate upcoming technologies. We strive to deliver customer value through research and practical experiments in an iterative process that aims to lead to concepts for industrialization.

Does this sound like an interesting technical area? Here you will be able to shape the forefront of self-driving technologies as a research/concept engineer and have an opportunity to influence, learn and grow together with us.

Your future job

At our team you will primarily work with the perception 3D pipeline. You will design, develop, evaluate, integrate and test algorithms for object tracking and free space estimation across multi-sensor modalities (such as cameras, lidar and radar). You will, together with your colleagues, enable environmental perception for autonomous driving in complex scenarios using techniques as point cloud data processing, filtering and estimation, computer vision and machine learning.

Examples of tasks:

  • Optimizing technical performance of the perception system
  • Concept development
  • Prototyping and testing of concepts in simulation as well as in real vehicles

You will work in a multi-cultural environment and we strive for tight collaboration with all the different teams within ATS research. We believe that cross-functional work and clear communication is the key to success.

Your profile

You are an analytical, result-oriented, self-driven team player that face new challenges with a positive, can-do attitude. You are not afraid to test ideas in reality and make them work. You are open and curious towards your teammates and you enjoy supporting and contributing to the development with your technical expertise and ideas.


  • Experience within C++ software development
  • PhD or MSc degree in physics, robotics, software engineering, computer science, electrical engineering or similar
  • You thrive when faced with complex challenges and can quickly adapt to new tasks
  • Interest in algorithms for perception and sensor fusion


  • Multithreaded programming (GPU/CPU)
  • ROS
  • Experience from point-cloud data processing, state estimation, machine learning or signal processing
  • Experience from embedded real-time algorithm development
  • Agile software developments methods
  • Heavy driver licence (C/D)

We offer

We promise you a challenging and exiting job with dedicated and skilled colleagues where we want you to succeed and develop!

Contact information

For more information you are welcome ti contact Magnus Granström, reccruting manager at +46 8 553 502 53 or


If you feel you have the skills and desire to take on this role, please apply by submitting CV, cover letter and relevant certificates no later than November 28. Screening and interviews will be done continuously so please send in your application as soon as possible. 

We are looking forward to read your application! 

Om företaget

Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions, including trucks and buses for heavy transport applications combined with an extensive product-related service offering. Scania offers vehicle financing, insurance and rental services to enable our customers to focus on their core business. Scania is also a leading provider of industrial and marine engines. In 2019, we delivered 91,700 trucks, 7,800 buses as well as 10,200 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 152 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 51,000 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centers in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON SE.

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