Volkswagen AG

As a participant of this year‘s Top Women Tech Summit, we are excited to meet new talent and finally engage in face-to-face interactions in Brussels.

Why Volkswagen? We want to re-think and re-shape mobility: to make it electric, digital, intelligent and sustainable. To do that, we need people brimming with energy, who have an individualistic mindset and who can think outside the box. Mavericks, visionaries, revolutionaries. People with the courage to question the status quo, move beyond the familiar, and think, conceptualize and program innovation. We’re striking out in new directions following unknown paths. We’re open to bold ideas and groundbreaking visions. We’ve only just started, but we’re already gearing up for big change. Together with you.

We welcome electrification, digitalization and IT experts with energy and a thirst for change to help shape our transformation – from carmaker to innovative and sustainable mobility service provider

Career opportunities

These are just an example of the types of job opportunity the company offers. More information on available positions will be available at the Summit.

About

The world’s changing – and we’re changing with it. We’re systematically forging ahead with the further development of automotive production – placing the focus on e-mobility, the digital transformation of our brand and smart mobility. But we want to be more than Europe’s largest carmaker. By ushering in a new era – transforming ourselves into a provider of a sustainable and comprehensive mobility system. To deliver the ideas and solutions for resource friendly mobility and networked traffic systems in big cities and small towns all over the world.

The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand is present in more than 150 markets throughout the world and produces vehicles at over 30 locations in 13 countries. In 2021, Volkswagen delivered around 4.9 million vehicles, among them bestselling models such as the Golf, Tiguan, Jetta or Passat as well as the fully electric successful models ID.3 and ID.4.

Do you have a passion for challenge, do you want to experience an ever-more digital work environment and to embrace change instead of routine? Then head to the future with us. Around 184,000 people currently work at Volkswagen worldwide. And we want you to be one of them.

Testimonials

Join Volkswagen as an automotive security analyst (m/f/d) in Wolfsburg

 

Your working environment

The digitalization of highly networked, modern vehicles requires the deployment of suitable security measures to protect vehicle electronics. The Car Security unit in Technical Development analyzes and evaluates threats throughout a vehicle’s entire life cycle. The Security Operations Team monitors the threat situation, designs countermeasures and works with partners to bring these to series maturity.
You can contribute to developing new vehicles by joining the future-oriented area of Automotive Cybersecurity. You will work in an interdisciplinary team of international experts and enjoy broad creative leeway and the best development opportunities.

 

Your tasks

  • You will monitor the automotive security threat situation.
  • You will evaluate the criticality of the vulnerabilities, and evaluate and develop countermeasures.
  • You will work in an interdisciplinary team to support the processing of security issues in the field.
  • You will monitor the sustainable stabilization of vulnerabilities and report to the responsible committees.

 

Your qualifications

  • Degree or comparable qualification in electrical engineering, computer science, IT security or similar
  • Interest in automotive security and cryptography
  • Experience in the development of vehicle systems and components would be a benefit; newcomers may develop by assuming subtasks
  • Excellent English desirable

 

You should have the following soft skills:

  • Above-average collaboration skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Above-average communication skills

Join Volkswagen as an automotive security advisor (m/f/d) in Wolfsburg

 

Your working environment

Volkswagen is one of the world’s largest car manufacturers. We develop innovative ideas to series production. Efficient and sustainable technologies are the basis for our products and the way they are created. And because every Volkswagen is only as good as the people behind it, we offer all our employees ideal development opportunities. If you would like to be a part of shaping the automotive future, come and join us.

The digitalization of highly networked, modern vehicles requires the deployment of suitable security measures to protect vehicle electronics. The security experts in our department support this by developing vehicle electronic systems. You can contribute to developing new vehicles by joining the future-oriented Automotive Cybersecurity unit. You will work in an interdisciplinary team of international experts and enjoy broad creative leeway and the best development opportunities.

 

Your tasks

  • You will support the development of security-relevant functions and components from design through to approval.
  • You will work with departments to assess existing vulnerabilities and develop suitable countermeasures.
  • You will work with the security architects in vehicle projects as well as the security experts of the various departments and brands.

 

Your qualifications

  • Degree or comparable qualification in electrical engineering, computer science, IT security or similar
  • Interest in automotive security Experience in the development of vehicle systems and components would be a benefit; newcomers may develop by assuming subtasks
  • Excellent English

 

You should have the following soft skills:

  • Above-average collaborative skills
  • Strong analytical skills

Join Volkswagen as a simulation expert for autonomous driving (m/f/d) in Wolfsburg

 

Your working environment

Would you like to help shape the mobility of the future and drive one of the future trends in the Volkswagen Group? Then join us in the field of automated driving.
You will work in an international team that is involved in one of the most exciting areas of the automotive industry, developing automated driving for production use. You and your colleagues in Development and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Design will develop the ID.Buzz AD (autonomous driving) and next-generation automated vehicles.

 

Your tasks

  • Defining requirements in a simulation environment for software-in-the-loop tests (object level, real data simulation, residual bus simulation, replay, ...) Performing simulation-based tests Developing series testing processes incl. the definition of test process milestones and artifacts
  • Consolidating SIL tests and establishing Group-wide requirements

 

Your qualifications

  • Degree or comparable qualification in electrical engineering, mechatronics, communications engineering, physics or similar
  • Very good knowledge and practical experience of simulation frameworks such as VTD, Unity, Unreal, ASM or similar
  • Very good knowledge and practical experience of test design and the operation of test software for the automated performance and evaluation of test cases such as TPT or similar
  • Very good knowledge and practical experience in the use of series testing processes
  • Good written and oral English

You should have the following soft skills:

  • High level of personal initiative and creativity
  • Process-oriented, independent and self-motivated way of working
  • Strong collaborative, communication, presentation and analytical skills

The benefits we offer:

  • 30 leave days + December 24 and 31,
  • 35-hour week
  • Company pension
  • Flexible work hours
  • Mobile working
  • Training and support programs
  • Special purchase and leasing conditions

Join Volkswagen as a project manager for the development of driver assistance systems (m/f/d) in Wolfsburg

 

Your working environment

Volkswagen is one of the world’s largest car manufacturers.

In the future, it will be focusing particularly on key technologies for automated driving and parking. Our portfolio ranges from ultrasound sensors,
radar control modules and vehicle cameras to innovative new sensor technologies and central control modules for driver assistance functions. Our sensors, cameras and control modules form the basis for all assisted or automated driving functions, serving as their eyes and ears. Your job will be to develop these components for the mobility of tomorrow. We are looking for someone to actively support our team in working on these exciting developments. Join us to shape these efforts.

You will work on driver assistance systems, developing sensors and components as the basis for our safe and comfortable driving and parking functions, which use innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence. In this way, you will support us in leveraging the infinite possibilities offered by digitalization.
If this motivates you, we would love to meet you.

 

Your tasks

  • Managing projects in collaboration with component and function experts, main project management and other partners
  • Performing SET (simultaneous engineering team) activities for driver assistance components and systems
  • Monitoring deadlines, quality and costs
  • Supporting the process stability of development and the further development of interdisciplinary ways of working
  • Managing a project team
  • Preparing and presenting project results

 

Your qualifications

  • Degree or comparable qualification in electrical engineering, vehicle engineering, computer science, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or other STEM discipline
  • Experience in developing electronic or mechatronic systems
  • Knowledge of the development processes for this kind of system
  • Sound business expertise
  • Good knowledge of English

You should have the following soft skills:

  • Assertiveness
  • Collaboration skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong process orientation
  • Outstanding technical skills

Join Volkswagen as a product manager for new vehicle architecture (m/f/d) in Wolfsburg

 

Your working environment

The department steers the development of software solutions for the Group in support of technical development and quality assurance and testing processes. At Application Management Control Modules and Vehicle Electrical Systems, we deliver solutions for vehicle software development and the function-oriented development of mobility solutions. We implement the requirements from up to 13 brands in innovative software solutions and support these throughout their entire life cycle. The projects include FUSE (introduction of function-oriented systems engineering), E³ (new software and electronic architecture in vehicles), Digital Lifecycle Management for our vehicles and Protected Customer (protection of critical vehicle functions).

As a product manager for E³ (new vehicle architecture), you will be responsible for one or more products/applications in our department.

 

Your tasks

  • Planning and steering entire projects and supporting preliminary and order clarification
  • Reporting to IT and project steering committees and escalation committees if necessary
  • Monitoring and implementing requirements and agreed measures
  • Ensuring the plannability, transparency and reliable implementation of defined IT projects in terms of time, budget and quality
  • Planning, coordinating and ensuring service and support for existing applications

 

Your qualifications

  • Degree or comparable qualification in computer science, information management, business administration, engineering or similar
  • Practical experience in IT project management, IT systems analysis and software development
  • Advanced knowledge of IT-PEP and agile methods (e.g., SCRUM)
  • Knowledge of IT service management (ITIL Foundation)
  • Basic knowledge of architecture (e.g., TOGAF)
  • Practical experience in IT project management and quality assurance processes at Volkswagen and applicable technical development processes
  • Basic knowledge of the technologies used in current projects: JAVA, JAVA EE / EJB, WebSphere Application Server, .NET, C#
  • Good written and oral English

 

You should have the following soft skills:

  • High level of personal initiative and collaboration skills
  • Strong sense of responsibility and quality awareness
  • Analytical skills

 

Your benefits:

  • 30 leave days + December 24 and 31
  • 35-hour week
  • Company pension Flexible work hours
  • Mobile working
  • Training and support programs
  • Special purchase and leasing conditions

Join Volkswagen as a cloud architect for Group integration platforms (m/f/d) in Wolfsburg

 

Your working environment

Would you like to put your skills as a cloud architect to good use in an international company? Then this is the right job for you.

Group BPM Enterprise Data Platforms is creating the technical basis that will make the Volkswagen Group a data-driven company. We define, develop and operate globally scalable digital platforms by integrating innovative open-source and cloud technologies and making them available to all divisions. In this way, we enable them to extract information and knowledge from data so that we can excite our customers with better products and further improve the Volkswagen Group’s economic efficiency.

As a partner to the divisions, you will help turn the wishes and ideas of our internal customers into reality. As a platform architect or platform engineer, you will be responsible for the further development of our platform and service architectures so that our users have access to state-of-the-art technologies for their projects. In addition, you will advise projects on all questions relating to architecture and integration, and provide guidance for the platform operating and support processes.

As a member of our dedicated, dynamic and interdisciplinary team, you will enable Volkswagen to deploy tomorrow’s data integration and analytics tools and services today. We value mutual respect, inclusion, customer orientation, a focus on our value contribution, and the courage to take on new and demanding challenges. If you would like to share these values, then send your application today. We look forward to meeting you.

 

Your tasks

  • Designing technical and specialist architectures for platforms in the areas of integration, data and analytics technologies
  • Developing and operating cloud-based and/or container-based services built on open-source technologies (e.g., for messaging, monitoring and databases)
  • Providing architectural advice to internal customers in the divisions

 

Your qualifications

  • Degree or comparable qualification in computer science, engineering or similar
  • Advanced knowledge of the architecture of state-of-the-art cloud and container technologies (especially Kubernetes)
  • Advanced knowledge of data or integration architecture
  • Knowledge of requirements management and modeling languages
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Java, SQL, Python or Scala an advantage
  • Knowledge of tools or services in the areas of data and platform integration, data management, data analysis and data storage (e.g. Apache Spark, NiFi and Presto, MuleSoft)
  • First experience in agile ways of working (SCRUM, Kanban)
  • A high degree of customer orientation; experience in technical pre-sales welcome
  • Very good communication skills
  • Positive, solution-oriented approach
  • Excellent written and oral English
  • Willingness to travel throughout Germany and abroad, if required

Demand Manager (f/m/d) SAP S/4 HANA (PartS 4.0)

Kassel location

The Group Genuine Parts and Service division introduced the genuine parts sales and logistics system ET2000 based on SAP ERP R/3 at the end of the 90s. The existing ET2000 system landscape based on SAP S/4HANA will be undergoing a fundamental modernisation within the transformation programme PartS 4.0 in order to meet the strategic business objectives. The Group BPM After Sales Genuine Parts (K-FIBV-3) department within Group IT is responsible for technical implementation of Transformation PartS 4.0 and is therefore seeking the support of experienced SAP experts within Demand Management.

Your tasks:

  • Planning, implementation and management of IT programs/projects
  • Coordination with technical sections along the IT-PEP software development process
  • Expert leadership of the project team and implementation of resource planning
  • Regular performance and documentation of Quality and Milestone reviews
  • Analysis of problems occurring and open items, as well as explicit risk management

Your qualifications:

  • Completed degree in Business Informatics, Informatics or comparable qualification
  • Several years’ experience in project management, preferably in larger IT projects
  • Knowledge and experience in agile software development
  • Experience in leadership of project teams
  • Knowledge of English

You should have the following soft skills:

  • High level of team spirit and analytical thinking
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Future-oriented and analytical thinking

Your benefits:

  • 35 hours per week and flexible working hours
  • 30 days paid holiday leave plus special leave
  • Support programmes & Specialist scholarships
  • Employee rates when purchasing and leasing a Volkswagen and Audi

Project Manager (f/m/d) Delivery Management

Wolfsburg location

Delivery Management is the competence center for project management in Volkswagen Group IT. This means it ensures excellent program and project management for the IT programs and projects at Volkswagen. We also ensure transparency across all IT projects. In partnership with the Software Development Centre and the participating technical sections, you will take responsibility for the successful realisation of the projects following order clarification, and ensure effective and efficient implementation in terms of time, quality and budget. Together with us, you now have the opportunity to implement pioneering systems and to contribute your innovative ideas to our team and to the agile development of the Volkswagen software products.

Your tasks:

  • Planning, implementation and management of IT programs/projects
  • Coordination with technical sections along the IT-PEP software development process
  • Expert leadership of the project team and implementation of resource planning
  • Regular performance and documentation of Quality and Milestone reviews
  • Analysis of problems occurring and open items, as well as explicit risk management

Your qualifications:

  • Completed degree in Business Informatics, Informatics or comparable qualification
  • Several years’ experience in project management, preferably in larger IT projects
  • Knowledge and experience in agile software development
  • Experience in leadership of project teams
  • Knowledge of English

You should have the following soft skills:

  • High level of team spirit and analytical thinking
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Future-oriented and analytical thinking

Your benefits:

  • 35 hours per week and flexible working hours
  • 30 days paid holiday leave plus special leave
  • Support programmes & Specialist scholarships
  • Employee rates when purchasing and leasing a Volkswagen and Audi

Functional Safety Expert

Wolfsburg location

We make the future real. Volkswagen AG will invest some six billion euros in electric mobility over the next five years alone. The Group Components division responsible for developing electric powertrains and transmissions at the Kassel location plays a pioneering role in this respect and has taken on Group-wide responsibility for developing all future pulse inverters (PWR). We are developing the mobile future by consistently implementing our innovations in cost-effective products and continually enhancing the existing products. Do you have the required qualifications and want to help shape the development processes in power electronics. Then be part of our team!

Your tasks:

  • Planning, coordination and performance of safety management activities and preparation of the documentation required for power electronic systems
  • Planning, coordination and performance of functional safety assessments as well as the required documentation
  • Support for the development team on questions relating to the verification and acceptance of functional safety

Your qualifications:

  • Completed technical university/university studies in the subject area Electrical engineering (masters or comparable qualification)
  • You have demonstrable knowledge and many years of experience in the area of functional safety according to ISO 26262 or IEC 61508
  • A very good understanding of all development processes
  • Experience in the area of A-SPICE and cyber security as well as project management
  • Good written and spoken German and English skills

You should have the following soft skills:

  • High level of initiative and strong process focus
  • Excellent communication and moderation skills
  • Strong team orientation

Your benefits:

  • 35 hours per week and flexible working hours
  • 30 days paid holiday leave plus special leave
  • Support programmes & Specialist scholarships
  • Employee rates when purchasing and leasing a Volkswagen and Audi

IT architect

Wolfsburg location

The organisational unit is a core unit within IT at the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand. FIP has “end-to-end” responsibility for the provision and operation of IT solutions for production planning, logistics and the shopfloor in the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand plants. This covers the definition of standards, the realisation of Group and rollout projects, as well as the stabilisation/optimisation of IT solutions running in brand production and logistics. Along with the implementation of innovative concepts for the digitalisation of production, the objective is also the ability to reuse IT solutions at other sites or in other production plants.

Your tasks:

  • Definition of strategic architectures using technologies and platforms for the development and integration of applications in the existing IT architecture
  • Evaluation of requirements for technical feasibility, identification of dependencies and integration in the existing system landscape
  • Modernisation and active management of the application landscape, evaluation of new technologies and promotion of innovations

Your qualifications:

  • Completed degree in the area of (Business) Informatics or a comparable qualification
  • Practical experience of shopfloor IT systems and production processes
  • Several years of experience with the Group IT architecture standards and existing architectures
  • Additional qualification in agile methods (e.g. SCRUM) as well as IT-PEP
  • Extensive experience in technology, network, operation, security and modern architecture concepts

You should have the following soft skills:

  • High level of personal initiative, communication skills and confident manner
  • Above-average team skills
  • Independent manner of working

Your benefits:

  • 35 hours per week and flexible working hours
  • 30 days paid holiday leave plus special leave
  • Support programmes & Specialist scholarships
  • Employee rates when purchasing and leasing a Volkswagen and Audi

Developer/Tester (f/m/d) Power Module Hardware

Kassel location

We make the future real. Volkswagen AG will invest some six billion euros in electric mobility over the next five years alone. The Group Components division responsible for developing electric powertrains and transmissions at the Kassel location plays a pioneering role in this respect and has taken on Group-wide responsibility for developing all future pulse inverters (PWR). We are developing the mobile future by consistently implementing our innovations in cost-effective products and continually enhancing the existing products. Do you have the required qualifications and want to help shape the development processes in power electronics. Then be part of our team!

Your tasks:

  • HW requirement management for power modules
  • Preparing hardware power module designs (e.g. HW design specification, module creation)
  • Control and coordination of power module subcomponent suppliers (e.g. semiconductors, substrates, lead frames etc.)
  • Preparation of test strategies, plans, and specifications as well as specifications for performing internal and external power module tests

Your qualifications:

  • Completed university studies in electrical engineering or electronics, specializing in power electronics or a comparable qualification
  • Many years of professional experience in developing or testing power modules for automotive HV applications (BEV/PHEV)
  • System knowledge in the field of automotive pulse inverters for HV applications (BEV/PHEV)
  • In-depth knowledge in the area of design, model creation, calculation or testing, characterization and qualification (AQG324) of Si or SiC power modules
  • German and English language skills

You should have the following soft skills:

  • High level of initiative and strong process focus
  • Excellent communication and moderation skills
  • Strong team orientation

Your benefits:

  • 35 hours per week and flexible working hours
  • 30 days paid holiday leave plus special leave
  • Support programmes & Specialist scholarships
  • Employee rates when purchasing and leasing a Volkswagen and Audi