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Software Engineer - Full Stack with Natural Language Processing (NLP) - Volkswagen of America, Inc

Belmont, California
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VW. Two letters. Endless opportunities. A bright future.

Innovation. Sophistication. Optimization. This is our Passion.

Worldwide, the Volkswagen Group has a long tradition of dramatic innovations. The Volkswagen Group with its headquarters in Wolfsburg is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. The Group comprises twelve brands from seven European countries: Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN. Here in the US, we are blending German engineering with American ingenuity.

At the Innovation & Engineering Center California (IECC), we represent the Volkswagen Group in applied research and development. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, we create bold new ideas for the Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, Bugatti and Porsche brands. We’re a team of engineers, designers, scientists, and psychologists looking to develop innovations for future generations of cars, and to transfer technologies from many industries and research institutions into the automotive domain. Our mission is to drive change which means we are not only impacting one of the world’s largest car makers, but also the lives of millions of people. Are you ready to join us?

Software Engineer – Full Stack

Role Summary

This position will be responsible for designing and developing software modules for next-generation Infotainment systems and mobility services to bring innovation in the connected-car ecosystem to the automotive market. The position involves championing a compelling story of innovation across VW Group and to inspire main stakeholders within the organization.

The position gives the opportunity to develop functional prototypes to illustrate novel concepts as well as build production implementations for VW Group products. The position gives the flexibility to learn new things, try new technology, seek opportunities to grow, mentor and be mentored and participate in the Innovation Thinking process of the Innovation & Engineering Center California (IECC).

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop cutting-edge software modules for vehicle-centric prototyping.
  • Participate in algorithm development for mobile and in-vehicle applications.
  • Participate in the process for selecting, testing, and tracking top ideas for technical experimentation and productization.
  • Identify external companies in Silicon Valley to bring disruptive technology and influence existing project portfolio.
  • Capture of intellectual property



Years of Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience on development and prototyping of software products with features like: Navigation, Speech Recognition, Connected Car and/or similar technology.
  • Experience in a collaborative and interdisciplinary research environment preferred.
  • Experience with taking early-stage ideas and turning them into demonstrable public showcases.

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, EE, ME, Engineering or equivalent. MS preferred.


  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Conceptual thinking skills
  • Computer savvy
  • Integration - joining people, processes or systems
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Resource management

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge in at least one of the following programming languages: Java or C++.
  • Working knowledge of Python.
  • Understanding of core Computer Science algorithms and data structures.
  • Familiar with RESTful services.
  • Familiar with development and deployment on cloud systems such as AWS or Azure.
  • Good analytical and conceptual thinking (using logic reasoning, creative and strategic approaches).
  • Ability and enthusiasm to learn and apply new and upcoming technology.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.

Desired Skills

  • Experience implementing technical algorithms in the domain of mobile navigation, speech processing and/or computer vision.
  • Experience using Machine Learning frameworks.
  • Experience using Test Automation frameworks.

Work Flexibility

  • Readiness for international business trips to visit Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Porsche AG
  • Flexibility to travel within US, Europe and China

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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Posted: 2020-01-17 Expires: 2020-03-17

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