Presimulative reduction of test efforts and scenarios for the safeguarding of highly automated vehicles

Location at the FZI Karlsruhe.

Presimulative reduction of test efforts and scenarios for the safeguarding of highly automated vehicles



Future innovations in the automotive industry will be in the field of automated driving. In order to be able to adequately test and secure these technologies, virtualization solutions are increasingly being used. The approval and safeguarding of highly automated driving functions pose new challenges for the approval authorities and vehicle manufacturers. As part of a project with the FZI, the selection of parameters required for a logical scenario for testing is to be investigated.


  • During your time at FZI you will be part of a closely coordinated team and work in the environment of data-based validation of automated driving functions.
  • Your main task is the selection of parameters for a logical test scenario for the validation of highly automated driving.
  • You can conceptualize, design and implement approaches and methods yourself and execute them in your own test environment.
  • First, you perform a physical and logical reduction test cases and efforts - if possible, this is done without much test effort based on logical relationships.
  • Then you create measurements via a virtual test instance, analyze them and transfer them into an approach.
  • Finally, you compare your approach with other existing methods and integrate it into the overall concept.
  • The job includes both theoretical and practical elements, so that your workday is varied and flexible.


  • You have completed a bachelor's / master's degree in electrical engineering and information technology or a related field of study.
  • You are interested in testing highly automated driving functions.
  • You enjoy working in a young and motivated team.
  • You are proficient in the programming languages Python and Matlab.
  • You have an above-average level of initiative and a careful, conscientious way of working.
  • You have very good strategic and communication skills as well as media sensitivity.
  • You have a very good command of written and spoken German or English.