Automotive Test and Development Engineer Powertrain (f/m/x)

Permanent Employment, Full-time · München

Your Tasks

  • You are part of our E/E team, responsible for actively shaping a future in which every car is electric and shared
  • Define and manage the Powertrain System and Vehicle Design Verification Plans (DVPs)
  • Work closely with the Powertrain and E/E teams to understand system and vehicle design verification requirements for Performance, Efficiency, NVH and Durability.
  • Define powertrain system and vehicle test procedures as well as instrumentation requirements
  • Schedule testing according to key vehicle programme gateways and manage budget.
  • Manage testing facilities (book facilities, issue purchase orders) and manage test engineers (collaborate on test methodologies)
  • Co-ordinate parts sourcing for rig testing
  • Run testing at component, test rig (HiL / PiL) and vehicle level
  • Analyse test data, write test reports, and present test results to Powertrain and E/E teams
  • Contribute to powertrain design reviews, durability reviews and DFMEA reviews

Our Requirements

  • A technical university degree, preferably in Mechanical, Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering
  • 5 + years of professional experience in Electric Vehicle Powertrain Test & Development
  • A strong understanding of electric powertrain systems (Electric Drive Units, HV Battery, On Board Charger, DC/DC, ECUs)
  • Experience in test rig and vehicle data logging, data analysis and diagnosis using tools such as INCA, Vector CANalyzer or similar
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude with strong self-motivation and self-reliance
  • Fluent English (German is a plus)

What to expect

  • A visionary team in a rapidly growing, young company
  • No deadlocked processes and hierarchies, but a lot of courage and free space to shape things at a mobility provider for an oil-free future
  • Pitch and realize your own projects - your ideas are welcomed, not feared
  • A culture of appreciation, in which we celebrate successes as well as mistakes
  • Evaluation talk and feedback on a regularly basis, people review on a yearly basis
  • An open office with little paper but Trello & Slack instead
  • 30 days yearly vacation and flexible working hours 
  • Corporate benefits at futurebens
  • Free drinks, a subsidized vegan catering service, etc.


You see yourself as our Automotive Test Development Engineer Powertrain (f/m/x)? Then apply via our online form and convince us - we are looking forward to you! Just a few more words for you about us: PARTNERSHIP: in our company the traditional employer-employee relationship is replaced with a partnership. The owners will work together with you, but they will not manage the company - you and your colleagues will! RESPONSIBILITY: you will have more responsibility for the whole picture and you will also be able to have a great impact. In addition you will be required to contribute and take initiative! FREE SPACE: not everything will be in place yet. We might have not the same service, support and infrastructure as other organizations, but that exactly gives you a free space to initiate and create things you miss! COMMUNICATION: to work in this way open and straightforward communication is essential. This is a strong part of our culture!