Head of Chassis Data, Preview & Efficiency Function Development (m/f/d)
vor 4 Std.

We are CARIAD, an automotive software company and part of the Volkswagen Group. Our mission is to make the automotive experience safer, more sustainable, more comfortable, more digital, and more fun.

Soon, we'll be a team of more than 5,000 software developers and engineers, building the leading tech stack for the automotive industry and creating a unified software platform for over 10 million new vehicles per year.

We’re looking for talented, digital minds like you to help us create code that moves the world. Together with you, we’ll build outstanding digital experiences and products for all Volkswagen Group brands that will transform mobility.

Join us as we shape the future of the car and everyone around it.


Within the department of Vehicle Motion and Energy we develop software for all powertrain, chassis, energy and charging functionality for our costumer in the Volkswagen group.

We’re driven by the idea of a modern tech and software concentric mobility group, with space for cultural growth, innovation, and product orientation development.

Therefore, we’re creating new innovating functionalities like data-driven development and Backend functions and we’re one of the relevant enabler of highly automated driving.

Become part of this exciting environment in the chassis development and, as "Head of Chassis Data, Preview & Efficiency Function Development", make a significant contribution to the development of future software solutions and customer features in the Volkswagen Group.


  • Responsible for the development of all chassis data, preview, and efficiency software functions in the VW-Group
  • Responsible for the development of chassis innovations like data-driven development or Backend-Functionalities in the subdepartment chassis data, preview, and efficiency software functions
  • Leading a team consisting of 20 highly skilled professionals
  • Recruiting, coaching, and developing employees on their individual career path
  • Responsible for all relevant and necessary activities of software development (planning, management, system architecture, progress tracking, specification, implementation, execution, result analysis and documentation ) for the subdepartment
  • Responsible for the implementation of company processes (e.g. risk management) in the subdepartment
  • Internally align needs and solutions with stakeholders, with our different solution trains and with our domains for the responsible software functions

  • Successfully completed degree in software development or engineering, or a comparable course of study
  • Several years of experience in a leadership position in a software development environment including recruiting / staffing of team members
  • Experience in the field of in-house software development as well as openness to agile approaches
  • Excellent organizational and teamwork skills as well as openness for cross-departmental collaboration
  • Fluent German and English language skills (both spoken and written)

  • Remote / mobile work
  • Company pension plan
  • Annual professional development
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