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Product Validation Engineer (Infotainment Systems) (Multi-year contract opportunity)

Company: Volkswagen Group of America
Location: Belmont
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) represents the Volkswagen Group in applied research and development. Our mission is to develop innovations and technologies for future generations of cars, and to transfer technologies from many industries and research institutions into the automotive domain. We are the electronics validation base in US for VW Group with a lot of amazing people and really cool cars!

In this position, you would become part of a dynamic team that focuses on the series development support of electronic/electronic systems with particular relevance to the US and Canadian markets. People most suited for this position are able to derive technical systems from market-driven ideas, assertively work with suppliers building trust and finding common ground solutions, and work well in a multi-disciplined environment. Is this you?

Travel is estimated to be 15-20%.

Role requirements:

  • You possesses automotive electronics knowledge and have 4-5 years of experience along with 3 or more years' experience as a Infotainment Validation Engineer with an OEM or Tier 1 supplier
  • Must have extensive RADIO experience
  • Possess prior experience with embedded and integrated automotive systems and has developed system-level thinking
  • Prior experience validating navigation functions is highly desired
  • You have strong knowledge of automotive Infotainment systems
  • Strong ability to interpret technical specifications
  • You possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, social and interpersonal skills
  • You are a motivated team player, with positive attitude and strong work ethic


An Infotainment Validation Engineer for future brand infotainment platforms in cars such as VW, Audi, Porsche, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini. Seriously - can a job get more fun?

  • You excel at engaging with our international partners
  • We want someone with the ability to partner with VW Group development department for validation, launch and series support of electronic car systems
  • Ideally, you love cars and have worked with automotive and OEM suppliers of automobile and validating/testing electronics hardware and software
  • You can eloquently express and advocate product improvement ideas
  • You love identifying and highlighting new technology/trends that would advance the field to our various partners
  • You enjoy creating and updating validation and test procedures, plans, and routes in order to effectively perform laboratory and test drives with a focus on North American market specifications
  • You are responsible for test and validation execution and coordination along with lab and field tests
  • You possess a strong communication style and can share test contents and results to VW Group using advanced equipment and standardized systems for error reporting and prepare well-crafted project status reports
  • Establish and maintain an error reporting database, be aware of objective quality results and deliver to state of the art future infotainment products
  • You thrive at discovering errors and identifying bug-fix verification
  • You confidently ensure functionality of test setups (systems and vehicles) and can maintain and operate infotainment test-bench systems
  • Prepare vehicles for test drives and participate in test drives in a variety of brands
  • We are looking for someone who can build-up, package, and integrate new prototypes into cars


Bachelor's Degree (BSCS or BSEE preferred)



Keywords: Volkswagen Group of America, San Francisco , Product Validation Engineer (Infotainment Systems) (Multi-year contract opportunity), Other , Belmont, California

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