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Job title:  Vehicle Test Engineer - Functional Safety (m/f/d)

Posting Date:  Jul 28, 2022
Company:  AVL Software and Functions GmbH

Leonberg, DE

Job ID:  27610

AVL is the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology) for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle.


AVL Software and Functions GmbH is the center of competence for Powertrain Software- and Function Development, as well as Electronics and Systems integration. Our fields of activity include highly innovative projects in the area of Combustion Engines, E-Mobility and ADAS / AD. Our vision “Why not – move different!” is challenging us to develop solutions for the future of mobility.


We are looking for you:


Vehicle Test Engineer - Functional Safety (m/f/d)





  • Development of test concepts, strategies, plans and cases for safety-relevant vehicle sys-tems (MCU/HCU/VCU, ADAS-CU, inverter, ...) according to current safety standards 
  • Using state of the art engineering and test tools for bench and vehicle testing 
  • Coordination of test scenarios and test methods with the customer, testing at the test bench and in the vehicle, evaluation and documentation of test results
  • Participation in test drives on national and international proving grounds
  • Improving test scenarios, test coverage as well as development of test automation solutions will be part of your daily work
  • As vehicle test engineer, you will be deeply involved in our product development process and contribute to successful series production launches.




  • Completed studies TU/FH mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, mechatronics or physics
  • First professional and industrial experience
  • Good knowledge of test procedures and measurement technology
  • Good knowledge of structure and function of safety functions and diagnostics
  • Experience in control engineering and functional analysis
  • Basic knowledge of the safety standards ISO 61508, ISO 26262
  • Test driving license is a plus
  • Experience in test automation is a plus
  • Communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • High analytical and conceptual skills
  • Good knowledge of the English language
  • Personality is more than anything!




  • Be part of our pioneering work– together with our customers we shape the future of mobility! 
  • International and innovative collaboration rings a bell? That’s how we work.
  • Our technical and personal onboarding concept will help you to hop on easily.
  • We support lifelong learning: educate yourself, apply your knowledge and get creative.
  • Mobile working, flex-time and modern workplaces are part of our DNA.
  • We are deeply rooted in our values: respectful communication, care, openness, passion and trust


If so, please use our online application tool to send your application to AVL!


AVL is not just about cars. It's about changing the future. Together.

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