Electric Vehicle Software Development



Experienced Position

Career Status

Experienced Professional



Start Date


Objective of job

• Create delta specification for the electric vehicle software according to China specific functions

• Review validated software modules from development partners

• Management for series development of the software within the electric vehicle

• Define delta test specification for the China specific eDrive software in the vehicle

• Carry out delta-validation and testing of the specific functions in the vehicle

• Make sure the China specific functions do not affect the “Rest-of-world” functions

• Participate in Summer- and winter testing

• Make a release proposal for the China specific SW content



• Education

-  University degree in software, electrical, mechanical or automotive engineering

• Experience

-  Working Experience in RD Daimler – Good network in MBC/RD related departments

• Specific Knowledge

-  Fluent written/spoken English, fluent written / spoken German, fluent knowledge in Chinese helpful

-  Software skills in MATlab Simulink, Vector, CANape, CANoe

-  Deep knowledge on documentation, testing, validation of electrical components and vehicle integration

-  Computer skills, calibration, simulation, CAD review, office applications

-  Communication skills with various hierarchy levels and different cultural background

-  Project management skills to manage cross functional teams

-  Intercultural experience

-  Driver license



Task description

• Concept Definition

-  Drive the local development activities at RD China to assess the concept of a validated China specific eDrive functions.

-  Create a concept specification and define the project timeline for the development phase.

-  Identify and evaluate external partners for the development. Organize workshops.

• Contact with development partners and Coordination

-  Contact relevant partners and engineering service providers for concept development. Create necessary documentation for project.

-  Track and evaluate the work performed.

• Internal coordination and testing

-  Align the work scope and results at each relevant phase within RD China and MBC/RD

-  Work together with cross-functional departments like product planning, quality and production, set up project milestones as well as coordinate activities to pursue tight time schedules.

-  Carry out delta-validation and testing of the software in the vehicle and therefore participate in summer and winter testing.

• Reporting

-  Prepare the necessary materials to report the findings at RD China internal reviews as well as Management reviews within MBC.

-  Align and present the materials to all relevant parties.

-  Finally make a release proposal to RD Germany.


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