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Job title:  Perception Software Engineer (m/f/d)

Posting Date:  Jun 17, 2022
Company:  AVL Software and Functions GmbH

Unterschleißheim, DE

Job ID:  30104

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:


Perception Software Engineer (m/f/d)

As a Perception Software Engineers you will be responsible for the development of next-generation ground truth perception systems. You are assigned to take care of a range of projects associated with building out perception capabilities that support the improvement and evaluation of autonomous technology.





  • As part of our development team, you work on innovative algorithms for the environment perception of our ground-truth solution, especially multi-sensor detection/tracking of dynamic and stationary obstacles as well as drivable space.
  • You challenge state-of-the-art methods by extending existing concepts and developing new strategies.
  • Your tasks include high-quality test-driven software development targeting series production, prototypical development of new concepts, a detailed in-depth qualitative and quantitative evaluation of different approaches




  • University degree (Master or PhD) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering / Information Technology, Robotics, or related field of study.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience with software development, especially excellent C++ programming skills.
  • Strong expertise of sensor technologies, especially lidar, radar, and camera.
  • In-depth algorithmic background in sensor data processing
  • Machine-Learning experience for 2D and 3D object detection
  • Substantial experience with parallel data processing architectures and models (GPGPU, SIMD, CUDA, OpenCL, OpenMP) and optimizing code for specific hardware architectures.
  • Business-fluent English. German is a plus
  • 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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