AVL is the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines.

Location: Graz, Austria

Senior Development Hardware Engineer / Department Manager (f/m/d)


  • Managing a development team of 6 to 8 people (embedded HW/SW, electronics, mechanical systems)
  • Development and industrialization of hardware for power electronics, measurement and control electronics of AC/DC, DC/DC converter systems and components
  • Analysis and design of system architectures, and selection of new technologies for pre-development and series production
  • Specification, design, integration and validation of electronic assemblies and systems
  • Reliable and proficient validation and qualification of various assemblies and interfaces
  • Circuit simulation (both analog & digital)
  • Supporting the design/product FMEA
  • Expert product maintenance support


  • Master or PhD degree in power electronics, electrical engineering, telematics or similar
  • Several years of experience in the management of development teams (> 4 team members)
  • Profound technical knowledge of high-frequency power electronics, embedded SW/HW design, converter topologies, wide-band-gap semiconductors
  • Excellent knowledge of power semiconductors (MOSFET, IGBT, SIC, GaN)
  • Pronounced problem-solving skills, solution-oriented thinking, analytical skills
  • Well networked with research establishments and suppliers
  • Structured, precise and reliable working attitude
  • Convincing personality, experience in interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Self-directed, systematic and analytical approach to work
  • Teamwork skills, social skills and assertiveness
  • Very good spoken and written command of English (level C1)


  • Flexitime Regulation
  • Canteen
  • Award-winning Training Programs
  • Health Management
  • Parental Leave Management (Maternity/Paternity Protection & Educational Leave)

SALARY: 594898.71-594898.71 HRK/YEAR

Annual Remuneration: Due to the Austrian Equal Treatment Act we are obligated to state the annual gross remuneration (full-time) for this position as a basis for negotiation: EUR 80.000,--. We will, in any case, offer market-conforming payment taking qualifications and professional experience into account.