Automotive Engineer Crash & Safety Electric Vehicle (f/m/d)

Permanent Employment, Full-time · München

Your Tasks

  • You will be part of our innovative Crash & Safety team, actively and responsibly shaping a future where every car is electric and shared
  • Creation and update of all applicable global safety requirements for frontal impact, side impact, rear impact, PedPro, child occupants
  • Development of crash & safety objectives for occupant safety, test and schedule plans, and technical guidelines 
  • Preparation of performance specifications for restraint systems, seating systems, interior and exterior systems, body structures, HV safety
  • Elaboration of crash & safety FMA and quality history 
  • Preparation of component specifications, DFMEA for components and other technical design documents
  • Execution of detailed post-crash test analyses and correlation of CAE simulations with test results including preparation of reports

Our Requirements

  • Academic degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Engineering disciplines
  • 5+ years successful experience on CAE safety (Structural crash, occupant safety, Pedestrian Protection) and strong fundamental knowledge of crash mechanics and numerical methods
  • Minimum 1 vehicle launch experience from concept phase to market launch
  • Good knowledge in Crash & Safety software like ANSA, HYPERWORKS, and LS-DYNA, etc.
  • Strong understanding of regulatory and consumer safety requirements for the global marketplace 
  • Experience in translating regulatory requirements into design criteria for structures and restraint systems specifically for frontal and side impacts
  • Ability to deconstruct complex crash test scenarios with good logic and analytics
  • Fluent in English (German is a plus) and very good knowledge of the relevant Microsoft tools
  • Sustainability is close to your heart, you like to swim in the open ocean and stand by your successes and mistakes

What to expect

  • A visionary team in a rapidly growing, young company
  • No deadlocked processes and hierarchies, but a lot of courage and free space to shape things at a mobility provider for an oil-free future
  • Pitch and realize your own projects - your ideas are welcomed, not feared
  • A culture of appreciation, in which we celebrate successes as well as mistakes
  • Evaluation talk and feedback on a regularly basis, people review on a yearly basis
  • An open office with little paper but Trello & Slack instead
  • A fair salary and an attractive employee share program
  • You can choose from our benefits pool (RYDES, Auntie, GuudCard, Urban Sports Club, allowance for our vegan catering Bella & Bona, donations)
  • Corporate benefits at futurebens
  • 30 days yearly vacation and not only flexible working hours but self-determined working hours for a life-work-balance in your private (family & friends) life
  • Free drinks, subsidized vegan catering in the Sono Headquarters


You see yourself as our Automotive Engineer Crash & Safety Electric Vehicle (f/m/x)? Then apply via our online form and convince us - we are looking forward to you! Just a few more words for you about us: PARTNERSHIP: in our company the traditional employer-employee relationship is replaced with a partnership. The owners will work together with you, but they will not manage the company - you and your colleagues will! RESPONSIBILITY: you will have more responsibility for the whole picture and you will also be able to have a great impact. In addition you will be required to contribute and take initiative! FREE SPACE: not everything will be in place yet. We might have not the same service, support and infrastructure as other organizations, but that exactly gives you a free space to initiate and create things you miss! COMMUNICATION: to work in this way open and straightforward communication is essential. This is a strong part of our culture!