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Automated Driving -Virtual Validation Engineer




Beijing/Shanghai, China


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Group R&D China - Premium Brands - Offering future Driving pleasure to customers

The Volkswagen group will be the future leading provider of sustainable, premium and convenient mobility. In our brands we develop automated driving solutions as well as mobility solutions.

The Chinese market plays a key role in the success of the Volkswagen Group. Our products will contribute to less traffic jams, less pollution, and fewer traffic accidents in China.

We are expanding our team for “Automated Driving/Intelligent Connected Vehicles” development in Beijing and start to establish an additional hub in Shanghai. In collaboration with a Chinese technology company we enhance the customer experience and offer tomorrows products to Chinese customers as soon as possible. Our technical teams work closely together with our experts at headquarters and other autonomous driving experts across the globe. Together with you, our experts, and technology partners we create the future of automated driving.

Main goals and objectives:

The core mission of this position is to ensure virtual validation of safety relevant functions in the field of automated driving.

The position will plan and manage data acquisition for validation purposes together with stakeholders, ensure the availability of the required virtual validation platform and be responsible for operation of virtual validation.

This job will be crucial to ensure the release of safety relevant functions for automated driving. The multilateral communication with relevant stakeholders in China and headquarters will also be essential tasks of this position.


Your Responsibilities include:

The position is responsible for the described scope and tasks within the ADAS/AD/ICV Development department of Volkswagen Group China.

  • Coordination of preparation of acquisition vehicles including measurement equipment
  • Align with counterparts and stakeholders for detailed requirement clarification
  • Planning of data acquisition campaigns according project timeline with internal and external stakeholders
  • Steering of data acquisition campaigns
  • Ensuring availability of backend infrastructure for virtual validation
  • Planning and operation of virtual validation and analysis of results
  • Improve and expand validation strategy and adapt to new test-methodologies when needed
  • Work in the agile way for status update, risks monitoring, issues resolving
  • Creation of reports and escalation in case of identified issues
  • Cooperate with headquarter team for Global project rollout in China and China specific planning

Our Requirements

Necessary education:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent

Personal skills:

  • Project management: Experience in steering and technical negotiation
  • Experience with managing IT related topics within an automotive environment
  • Knowledge on measurement equipment for data acquisition
  • Basic knowledge of sensor set, electronic modules (ECUs), vehicle communication architectures, software components for automated driving
  • Knowledge of automotive development processes and systems engineering
  • Structured working style, advanced time management and strong analytical skills
  • Certification according to ISTQB © Advanced Level Test Manager desirable
  • Strong abilities in independent, self-organized work, and cross-functional/-entity collaboration
  • Strong confidence and reliability

Working experience (in years):

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience in automotive or related industry
  • Experience in Jira, Confluence tools etc.

Remarks (Language, IT Knowledge, Certificates etc.):

  • English fluent
  • Chinese recommended
  • German beneficial

What we offer:

  • Strong brands, excellent products and image
  • International working environment & global network
  • Professional career development & qualification