Technical Leader

Main Task

The Technical Leader is ultimately responsible for the technical aspects of the project, which includes design and performance of the car. This will mean making high level decisions and making sure that they are followed throughout the process. You will be getting the team to build the race car you believe will be the most competitive and strive to extract as much potential as possible from the car. Keeping an overview of the entire car is important to be able to foresee issues between sub-systems and making decisions ahead of time to avoid them.

Your Profile

Ideally, you are an individual with passion for racing, technology and with a go-getter mindset. You must be willing to take initiative and by doing so inspiring others to develop and improve. That means that you must be good with people as your team will be a large amount of engineering students trusting you to help them move in the right direction. Being a good listener and being able to put aside your own ego to trust the teams’ judgement is crucial when making tough decisions. You take responsibility very seriously and you are outgoing and enthusiastic. You are an organized and focused natural leader with good communication skills in both Swedish and English and you like dealing with many different things at once. Preferably you have some experience with project and/or company management and it is highly meriting if you have been involved in formula student before.

Recommended Courses

Here is a list of recommended courses which are good to have read before applying for this position. Notice that this is not a requirement.

MVKN05, Projekt – Formula StudentMAMF15
Work Organization and Management


Want to know more about this position or do you have any questions? Feel free to contact some of our alumni to find out their advice and thoughts!

Tom Laumola, LFS21
Nils Karlbrink Malmquist, LFS20