Application Engineer – Control Systems

Company Intro

Freevalve is a cutting-edge technology company developing a cam-less combustion engine solution with fully variable valve train operation. Freevalve strives to continue the innovative legacy of the Swedish automotive industry with its technology aimed at furthering the validity and sustainability of the internal combustion engine. As a sister company to Koenigsegg Automotive, Freevalve is in the same pursuit of creating the engine of the future – both for Koenigsegg and a very select external clientele. Freevalve currently also cooperates directly with several OEMs and Tier1 as part of making Freevalve technology commercially available and scaled for the global market.

The Team

The Freevalve team is staffed by about 20 very skilled individuals and growing, whereof about a third within Control Systems. At Freevalve, we do everything ourselves – from the software and electronics to the very mechanics and mechanical design.

Job Description:

As an Application Engineer in the Control Systems team, you will work with applying the control system to test equipment and engines, utilizing the full capabilities of the Freevalve system. This role works close to our customers, both on-site and remotely from our facilities. It means implementation of high level customer specific functionality, as well as being the control system specialist during testing.


  • Programming real-time embedded systems in C/C++ and testing the code in the lab and in real engines
  • Setting up engines in test cells/vehicles and troubleshooting the system
  • Utilize ATI Vision software interfaces to control system inputs and outputs
  • Create and maintain structured data acquisition methods
  • Create documentation around test setup, procedure and test results with conclusions based off expected behavior and any deviations
  • Communicate directly with third parties to deliver test data for development support
  • Assist in customer delivery programs and occasional on-site support
  • Plan, construct, test and evaluate embedded electronic circuits and systems
  • This job will require travel for longer periods of time when supporting engine dyno/vehicle testing at the customer site, up to 50 days per year

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant field (Mechatronics, electronics, software, etc.)
  • 3-5 years of experience in real-time embedded systems development
  • Experience in C/C++
  • Hands-on experience with electronics
  • Experience with ATI Vision or similar
  • Basic knowledge of internal combustion engines
  • Thrive with large degrees of freedom, responsibility, and accountability
  • A strong initiative towards organization and documentation
  • Fluent in English with strong communication skills

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Mechatronics experience
  • Experience with XCP/CCP, CAN, OBD-II and other automotive standards
  • Experience with NXP (Freescale) PPC based automotive MCU’s
  • Additional knowledge in ARM, PIC and other MCU families
  • Additional programming skills in Assembler and Python
  • Experience in software development for PC and other hardware platforms
  • Experience in automotive applications
  • Experience in electronics construction and PCB layout
  • Some experience with vehicle software and hardware implementation
  • Comfortable reading, understanding and troubleshooting functions in C, C++ or similar
  • Hands-on experience with engine dyno/vehicle installations
  • Advanced knowledge of combustion engines and current technology

Are you interested?

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Important: Freevalve does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters, consultants or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers or HR team. All candidates must be submitted via Koenigsegg’s job application platform.

We are using a recruitment-platform called Roi. Initial communication will be managed through this platform. If you haven’t heard from us in a while, look in your spam folder for messages sent from a “Roi Rekrytering” address.

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