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IT Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Hybrid
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Hybrid

Smart Eye is leading the global market for Driver Monitoring Systems, which will soon be a standard component in every car. Monitoring the driver behavior is safety critical both for normal driving as well as for autonomous driving.

We are constantly growing and are now looking for a new IT Manager.

Do you like taking ownership of your projects and do you want to work in a holistic and business-related role within IT? Do you want to work with innovative technology in a position where you can use your technical expertise together with thinking strategically? As an AI company, we handle huge amounts of data, which need to be accessible in different sites all over the world. Is this something you feel comfortable in developing with us further? Maybe you are working as IT Project Manager or IT Operations Manager and are ready for the next step in your career?

We provide a high-tech working environment in an exciting and expanding business where you will have great opportunities for personal development, challenges and lots of fun. You will work with highly talented people and join in our open, inclusive and creative culture. We believe in true teamwork where everyone is important. You find us in modern premises at Järntorget, in the city-center of Gothenburg, with great access by bus, tram, bike, boat, and car. And on top of that the most tasteful coffee in Gothenburg!

Work description

As IT Manager and leader of your own team at Smart Eye, you are responsible for the company's IT infrastructure. This includes the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the current infrastructure, as well as planning for and realizing that of tomorrow. You will drive ensuring that our IT environments is always secure, updated and efficient.

You will manage, prioritize and implement IT requirements for the entire organization. You will manage both in-house and out-sourced resources to implement these requirements. You will need to be hands on during implementation, leading by example.

SmartEye's current infrastructure is a hybrid environment, with data centers in Gothenburg as well as substantial AWS based assets. You will play a major role in continuing to evolve the direction of this hybrid environment.

As IT Manager, you will work in close collaboration with the various development teams at Smart Eye, the company's external IT partners and our management to develop the company's IT and business strategy, where your overall picture and future vision of Smart Eye’s IT environment is an important part.

As IT Manager at Smart Eye, you will have the opportunity to work with the latest technology together with highly competent colleagues in one of Gothenburg's exciting tech companies.

Reporting to: CTO

Location: Smart Eye AB, Headquarters (Gothenburg)

Skills & Requirements


  • College degree in a relevant field, or equivalent industry experience.
  • 8+ years of IT experience, with 4+ years in an IT leadership role
  • Demonstrated success in planning and executing strategic IT projects.
  • Significant experience in IT operations in a hybrid working environment (data center based operations and AWS).
  • Significant experience in both data privacy and cybersecurity

  • Experience in IT support of Microsoft products such as Active Directory, Outlook/Exchange and Sharepoint.

  • You have been responsible for internal procurement of IT systems and services.

  • You have knowledge of GNU/Linux and Open Source environments.

  • Strong communication skills with fluency in both Swedish and English and willingness to support creating an effective organization regarding internal usage of IT tools and services.


  • You have experience in managing personnel.
  • Experience of high availability IT operations.
  • Experience in conducting internal audits (e.g. security, privacy).
  • Asset Management 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 all other functions within Smart Eye to achieve needed growth.
  • Strong analytical, creative skills. Independent, self-driven, thorough, curious and with a strong interest in new technologies.
  • Travel will occur occasionally as SmartEye is a global company with offices in Denmark, the USA and Egypt along with other smaller locations.

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.

2023Smart Eye Signs Breakthrough Deal for AIS Driver Monitoring System for Fleets with Linde

2023Smart Eye Announces 12 Driver Monitoring System Design Wins with New Japanese Customer

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.

2021Smart 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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