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Job title:  Senior Hardware Engineer Power Electronics (m/f/d)

Posting Date:  Mar 14, 2023
Company:  AVL Software and Functions GmbH

Roding, DE

Job ID:  32780

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:


Senior Hardware Engineer Power Electronics (m/f/d)

As a Senior Hardware Engineer in the Power Electronics team you will have an opportunity to develop innovative solutions for the fast evolving Automotive Electronics domain. The position is located within the Power Electronics hardware development team at Regensburg in Germany. The team develops custom and series production capable controls hardware for power electronics used in hybrid and fully electric cars across the inverter platform, DCDC converter platform , OBC and custom applications. Access to demonstration vehicles and demo platforms enables fast testing of the concepts in real world conditions.  





  • Define and develop requirements as well as architectures for new and existing hardware concepts in the area of Power inverter, DC-DC converter, OBC and special applications for 800V, 400V and 48V systems
  • Create product specific and complex controls electronics while balancing constraints in space, EMI/EMC, cost and manufacturability
  • Responsible for definition of detailed verification tests for the newly developed electronics
  • Support the actual testing and troubleshooting effort to ensure success of the newly developed designs
  • Create new designs and concepts within standard automotive development process
  • Ability to work in an agile manner while operating in international teams
  • Interaction and communication on technical topics with engineering teams of international customer base 




  • Bachelors, Masters with relevant work experience or PhD in Electronics, Mechatronics or Physics
  • At least 5 years experience in development of Embedded Hardware /Controls electronics
  • Knowledge of handling EMI requirements and engineering methods to maintain compliance
  • Experience in handling design tools such as Altium Designer, Itspice will be a plus
  • Knowledge of Automotive domain viz. Design Standards, design processes will be a plus
  • Good German knowledge with strong analytical and and communication skills
  • Teamplayer with ability to get along with a diverse set of team members
  • 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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