Volvo Group Co-Op: Telematics and Infotainment Verification Engineer (Spring 2019) in Greensboro, North Carolina


We are looking for an Co-Op candidate interested in working with new technology in the fast moving fields of telematics and infotainment. Telematics is key strategic importance to the Volvo Group as connected vehicles and associated data are enablers for an increasing number of services that offer reduced warranty costs and increased uptime and control to our customers. Infotainment has become an increasingly important to the Volvo and Mack brands due to the adoption of the technologies by the market in the past few years. Applicants should be excited by the prospects of working in a small and dynamic group collaborating with a growing global team towards new and exciting Telematics and Infotainment solutions.

On-board Telematics (OBT) develops product lines based on a global Telematics and Infotainment platform that will support all our brands and their customers. Our organization is growing and includes colleagues in Gothenburg -Sweden, Ageo-Japan, Bangalore-India, Greensboro-NC/USA, Curitiba-Brazil and Lyon-France. This position will be located in Greensboro to support the American markets and brands, including Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Volvo bus, Prevost bus, Nova bus, Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Penta. The position will work with a staff engineering team to improve quality.

We believe this is a position for a person with genuine interest in the telematics area, high ambitions and a strong will to develop personally in a global and expanding environment.


  • Assignment will begin on January 7th, 2019 and continue through May 10th, 2019 at 40 hrs/week

Core Responsibilities

  • Automated test development

  • GPS Simulation investigation and development

  • Vehicle duty cycle simulation

  • Test creation and result reporting

  • Telematics and Infotainment test rig development and support

  • Design/build rigs to support automation

  • Design/build rigs to support verification activities

Critical Competencies

We seek knowledge of a combination of skills and/or tools:

  • Programming and or scripting class completion

  • Data communication theory class completion

  • Basic electronics knowledge - wiring and connection of electrical signals

Knowledge of the following a plus:

  • Wireless standards, network and communications protocols: GSM, GPRS, GPS, SIP, TCP/IP,UDP, HTTP

  • CAN Communication protocols

  • Tools for automation of tests. Programming & Scripting skills: C/C++, C#, Python, CAPL

  • Testing Tools: CANalyzer, CANOE and J1587 Navigator

  • Project Management

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Strong writing or communication skills

  • Juniors, Seniors or Masters currently enrolled and pursuing a BS or MS Degree in Engineering; no work experience required

  • Student should have minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and a minimum in major GPA of 3.0

  • Ability to travel occasionally

  • Valid US Work Authorization

Personal Qualifications

  • Customer Focus

  • Technical Skills

  • Peer Relationships

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Standing Alone

  • Action Oriented

  • Perseverance

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support.

With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran