Start your career at AVL Software and Functions

With over 11.500 employees AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology) for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle.

The AVL Software and Functions GmbH with its headquarter in Regensburg, Germany is the competence center for powertrains. The focus lies on technologically leading software and system solutions for an intelligent, economically-compatible mobility as well as on system integration and the development of electronics. For years AVL has been designing and improving all kinds of drive systems and has been realizing innovative future visions.

Your entry opportunities


We are daily working on the mobility of the future. Complex issues ask for your extensive expert knowledge. With AVL you take on responsibility from your first day, make decisions and get engaged in exciting projects. You work with well-known customers, in international teams and on innovative technology, which makes your work rewarding.

Young professionals

You are looking for the perfect start for you career? AVL is the place to be! You will be working in international teams, for well-known customers and on the technology of the future. We offer a great variety of technological topics, which will allow you to get to know different areas within the company.


AVL offers you the opportunity, to gain working experience and network while studying, no matter if you are a working student or writing your bachelor’s of master’s thesis with us. Click here for our open positions.

You want to start your career with us?

We are looking forward to your application!

Your contact persons

Janine Bahr
Janine Bahr Recruiting
responsible for the location Leonberg
Test Engineering
Diana Dennda
Diana Dennda Recruiting
Quality Assurance
New Technologies
Didem Hertog
Didem Hertog Recruiting
IT and Software
E/E Architecture
Isa Hilburger
Isa Hilburger Recruiting
Janina Ohr
Janina Ohr Recruiting
responsible for the location Munich
Vehicle Control Unit
Key Project Management
Inga Pykalo
Inga Pykalo Recruiting
responsible for the location Warsaw
Nini Schmid
Nini Schmid Recruiting
E-mobility and e-drive
Sandra Schöpke
Sandra Schöpke Recruiting
responsible for the location Roding

Frequently Asked Questions

We are looking forward to your convincing unsolicited application.

Basically, we distinguish between the following three entry possibilies:

  • Students (Internships, working students, theses)
  • Graduates and young professionals
  • Professionally experienced (with several years of relevant experience)
  • Apprentices

Indeed, we are regularly looking for interns and working students in various developement and administration departments. You find our advertised positions in our job portal. You can also do your mandatory internship at AVL Software and Functions. It is clear, that our interns and working students receive a fair and appropiate compensation.

These opportunities exist. If there is no suitable thesis written out in our job portal now you can also apply in a proactive way for a certain topic or subject area. Feel free to suggest topics. We will be happy to check if their realization is possible. Of course, as a student writing your final paper at AVL you will receive a fair and appropriate compensation for your engagement.

You will find the professional requirements for each job in the corresponding job advertisement. Generally, we are looking for team players who approach their tasks in a conscientious, creative and engaged way. When it comes to pioneering and innovative developments we are specifically looking for individual’s enthusiasm for the task. Personality counts more than anything.

We expect your documents to be complete. This includes a personal cover letter and a gapless CV, which ideally describes your past fields of activity in detail. Your application will be completed by your diploma and/or a current transcript of records as well as job references and – if available – relevant certificates. If you are currently matriculated, you can also add your enrolment certificate. Besides that, it is helpful to tell us your possible starting date and how flexibly you can be employed.

If we like your application we will invite you to a first interview which will be either by phone or personally on-site (Gewerbepark B29, Regensburg). If you come from further away, we of course pay for your travel expenses. This first interview will last about one hour. Usually one colleague of the Human Resources and one of the corresponding department will attend the interview. There is often a second interview shortly afterwards. After that second interview, we will make decide to hire or not hire you. The interviews can be conducted either in German or in English. You will not have to do an Assessment-Center.

Our focus is to get to know you better during the interview. That is why we recommend you to be yourself and not to play act. Besides that, it is also important for us that you get a deeper insight into our company, the corresponding job and our work environment which awaits you at AVL Software and Functions. To us it is very important that it is not only you presenting yourself, also we as a company are introduce ourselves to you.

You can write us an e-mail at any time. Your concerns will either be answered by our Human Resources department or they will be forwarded to the corresponding department in the company.