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Technical Manager, AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR SENSING

  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
  • Gothenburg
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
  • Gothenburg

Smart Eye is the global leader in Human Insight AI, technology that understands, supports and predicts human behavior in complex environments. We are on a mission to bridge the gap between humans and machines for a safe and sustainable future.

Smart Eye is now looking for a Technical Manager to join our expanding Automotive Solutions division. In this role you will support our market-leading Interior Sensing product and are in a position with high visibility both internally and externally.

You will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with customers to gain a deep understanding of our customers' needs such as identifying product requirements, defining proof of concept and supporting our customers to apply our technology, software and hardware to their environment.

You will be our single point of contact for all technical issues towards our customers, indirectly managing customer sourcing and supporting our global Business Development & Sales team.

The ideal candidate will also serve as a technical expert in the evolving Interior Sensing market.

We are looking for a highly creative, hands-on manager who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company environment. You are a self-starter who is comfortable to work in an international setting, with customers and colleagues around the world.

Headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden with major offices in the United States, Egypt and satellite offices around the world. This role will be located in Gothenburg and you will report to the Global Manager for Automotive Solutions, based in Germany.

Work description

You will be part of our team developing our products and algorithms such as head- and eye-tracking, attentiveness, drowsiness, face identification and other interior sensing algorithms. We solve these challenging problems utilizing state-of-the-art algorithms in the fields of image processing, machine learning / AI, mathematics and accelerated computing.

The work includes developing new features and applications, embedding and optimizing the software for specific target platforms and environments, testing and verification for specific vehicle programs as well as working with our customers to create the best possible user experience.

You will have an active impact of the processes and projects and will work in close cooperation with the other talented team members. Your contribution to how we can meet our customers' needs with tomorrow's technology will be of crucial importance.

Location: Smart Eye AB, Headquarters (Gothenburg)

Skills & Requirements

Key responsibilities:

  • Capture and shape requirements from our customers and translate them to our internal requirements
  • Serve as the voice of the customer internally to ensure that our technology meets customer needs
  • Guide our teams towards successful sourcing and execution
  • Develop customer relations between the external and internal engineers
  • Collaborate with the research and preproduction- divisions to help initiate studies & proof of concepts that will drive the future of the automotive interior sensing market
  • Understand our technology in software and the hardware environment that it runs in

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of automotive technology software and hardware experience
  • Familiarity & experience with automotive functional safety processes
  • Demonstrated success delivering an automotive project
  • Ability to manage in a matrixed organization and work collaboratively to create a results-driven, team-oriented environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate autonomously & execute on strategic priorities
  • A passion for revolutionizing the in-vehicle experience and providing a safer, more engaging & enriching environment for drivers & passengers
  • Ability to manage customers and work with teams in different time zones
  • Willingness to travel estimated 10-20% of working days

Education:

  • Master’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience

Who are you?

We welcome all types of personalities and believe in a true mix of people to create a dynamic work environment.

  • Ability to work independently in an environment that changes rapidly.
  • A positive, enthusiastic, open, entrepreneurial attitude and a willingness to work closely with customers as well as other functions within Smart Eye to achieve the growth.
  • Strong analytical, creative skills. Independent, self-driven, thorough, curious and with a strong interest in new technologies.
  • Communication skills with fluency in English. Other languages are a merit.

Since we are working on a global market there might be opportunities to travel and meet with customers.

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

Great Place to Work

  • Human

  • Ethical

  • Groundbreaking

  • Perseverant

  • Brilliant colleagues from around the world

  • Open, collaborative, warm and fun company culture

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Individual wellbeing & our families are a priority

About the company

Smart Eye is the global leader in Human Insight AI, technology that understands, supports and predicts human behavior in complex environments. Together with our subsidiaries Affectiva and iMotions, we are bridging the gap between humans and machines for a safe and sustainable future.

Today, our technology is embedded in next-generation vehicles, leading the way towards human-centric mobility through Driver Monitoring Systems and Interior Sensing solutions. Our Research Instruments offer unparalleled insights into automotive, aviation, assistive technology, behavioral science and many more fields.

Our subsidiary Affectiva is humanizing technology by pioneering Emotion AI, helping companies gain a deeper understanding of how consumers engage with their content, products and services, in automotive, media & entertainment, market research and beyond.

Our subsidiary iMotions provides the world’s leading biosensor software platform, that synchronizes data streams in real time from multiple sensors.

Smart Eye was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Sweden with offices in the US, UK, Germany, Denmark, Egypt, Japan, Singapore and China. A publicly traded company since 2016, our customers include NASA, Nissan, Boeing, Honeywell, Volvo, GM, BMW, Geely, Harvard University, over 1,300 research organizations around the world, 70% of the world’s largest advertisers and 28% of the Fortune Global 500 companies.

Visit www.smarteye.ai for more information.


2022Smart Eye receives new Driver Monitoring System (DMS) design win from one of Europe's largest OEMs.

2022Smart Eye named a CES 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree for Smart Eye Automotive Interior Sensing.

20212021 – Smart Eye Acquires iMotions, developer of the world’s leading software platform for studying human behavior, to unlock potential for multi-modal, human behavioral research.

2021Smart Eye acquires Emotion AI pioneer Affectiva, merging two complementary teams and technologies into a transatlantic AI powerhouse.

2021Smart Eye announces design win from Chinese OEM Smart Eye AB receives a new design win from one of China’s largest OEMs.

2020Smart Eye receives its biggest order yet of 24 new design wins. In total, the company now has received 81 design wins with 12 automakers.

2020Smart Eye exhibits for the first time at CES in Las Vegas with great success. Interior Sensing is introduced among other technologies

201927 design wins received during 2019, 14 of which with a global Korean OEM and 13 of which with leading Japanese and European OEMs, respectively.

2019It is announced that the BMW 3-series, BMW Z4, BMW X3, BMW X4, BMW X5 and BMW 8-series includes Smart Eye’s technology.

2019The Smart AIS product is launched. For automotive aftermarket, launched in Shanghai in June 2019.

2019EU approves a regulation that all motor vehicles shall be equipped with driver drowsiness, attention and distraction warning systems between 2022-2026.

2018Additional design wins for an existing European customer.

201818th design win from one of China’s largest car manufacturers with SOP 2019. The order value is estimated to exceed 100 MSEK and 23 design wins in total.

2018Opening of offices in Tokyo, Japan and Chongqing, China.

2017The first time that eyetracking software is being procured for all car models of a production platform at the same time and 13 design wins from a European premium car manufacturer.

2017US office opened in Detroit.

2017Design win with a European premium car manufacturer with SOP 2019.

2016IPO at First North Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.

2015Launch of Aurora, a removable, high-precision screen metering system.

2008Embedded AntiSleep, a collaboration with Visteon whereby the system is integrated in a camera with a built-in processor.

2005AntiSleep is launched for the automotive industry as the first system with a camera and full 3D measurement.

2002Smart Eye Pro® is launched with three cameras and measurement in 3D; the first customer is Delphi Automotive.

2001First system sale of two cameras to SAAB Automobile.

1999Smart Eye is founded

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