Adv. Specialist function validation & calibration powertrain



Entry Level Position

Career Status

Young Professional



Start Date


Corporate Division:R&D

Division, located in Shenyang/China

Employment - full time



Responsible for integration, calibration, testing and validation of powertrain functions modules of electric and hybrid vehicles at the HiL and on vehicles

Key Responsibilities

  • Project work:- escalation on imminent target-conflicts within scope of work- Document results for scope of work in repective IT systems
  • Function development- design and implementation of powertrain functions necessary for the fullfillment of Chinese regulations and the local market- Testing of function modules on powertrain control units at HiL and in vehicle- Further develop market- and customer specific powertrain functions to customer needs- Collect and feed back specific requirements for future vehicle projects- steer change proposals for function modifications, and align the associated advantages, side-effects, and other impacts with the corresponding upstream function developers at BMW or BBA
  • Calibration and Validation:- calibrate vehicle control system functions according to project requirements and targets- steer change proposals for calibration changes, and align the associated advantages, side-effects, and other impacts with the corresponding upstream calibration engineers at BMW or BBA- Failure analysis with component and function development team until bug-fix confirmation- Support preparation of vehicles to fulfill testing requirements
  • Failure Analysis:- Analyze powertrain problems on development, production and series vehicles- Solve problems according to root cause analysis



  • Bachelor, Master or PhD degree in electrical engineering, electrical power engineering, mechanical engineering, software engineering or related majors
  • Functional understanding for hybrid functions and electric vehicles
  • Knowledge about combustion engines and conventional powertrains
  • Knowledge in measurement and CAN communication tools (INCA, CANalyzer,…)
  • Knowledge in visual software development tools (Matlab/Simulink, ASCET,  etc)
  • Knowledge in powertrain system and components and their interfaces
  • Language skills: English business
  • Language skills: Chinese business
  • Self-responsible and reliable working and initiative
  • Structured and methodic working style, also under pressure
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to enforce her or his own position
  • Microsoft Office knowledge
  • Willingness for frequent travelling inside and outside China (4 to 12 weeks per year)
  • Excitement for new energy vehicles and testing operations
  • Working experience as engineer in automotive software development, function development, E/E integration, product validation or calibration 4-6 Years
  • Working experience in the automotive development for powertrain or vehicle electronics 1-3 Years
  • Preferably qualified to work on high voltage systems 1-3 Years
  • Chinese driving license, preferably also international driving license and BMW licenses B1, B2, W1, E1 4-6 Years
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