Gateway Testing Engineer

Italdesign Ingolstadt Germany Engineering

Company Description

Italdesign is a service company providing design, engineering and production for the transportation industry, through to final testing and type-approval and support into starting of production and the design of complete Business models. Italdesign is based in Moncalieri, Torino, Italy and today has premises of more than 50.000 squared meters, a full-scale design and engineering campus and a cutting edge development and prototyping center. It has about 1000 employees in Italy, Germany and Spain. Italdesign offers its services to all interested parties worldwide. In 2017 Italdesign launched as additional business, a dedicated unit to design, develop and produce ultra-limited vehicles for all OEMs Worldwide: Italdesign Automobili Speciali. Research and innovation has enabled a continuous growth, along with the ability to choose competent and motivated people, united by a real and concrete passion for excellence. People are able to compete every day with the complexity and competitiveness of the market, able to work in integrated teams, to express their creativity in every field, to give the best of themselves in any conditions. In 2016, 2017 and 2018 Italdesign was recognized by Universum as one of the most attractive Italian companies and awarded as Top Employer in Italy.


Italdesign is expanding its activities in the field of SW validation for Gateway ECUs from the VW Group.

Within the team of HIL and Testing  you will directly work on the SW Validation for the Gateway ECUs  for different platforms. 

You will be part of an interdisciplinary, networked and agile team. Together with specialists about HIL, modeling and SW Testing you will be part of the development and validation process for series products.



  • Take part to different testing sessions based on customer needs: HIL and/or on the vehicle (lab/road)
  • Test Cases Execution/Analysis/Maintenance/Development and Reporting
  • Troubleshooting on test results with KPM Tickets opening and consequent validation
  • Test Routing Matrix of the SW under test
  • Maintain and test ODX files
  • Perform measurement on communication busses about latencies and timings.
  • Work on Tests Automation (you will automate test execution and result analysis)
  • Take part to road tests for testing robustness of SW in different network/weather conditions
  • Take part to alignment meetings with the customer


  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Automotive (OEM, Tier1, Tier 2) experience preferred
  • Experience on ECU electronics and vehicle harnessing
  • Experience on embedded SW
  • Experience on vehicle diagnosis and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge and experience in the common Bus interfaces (e.g. CAN, FlexRay, CAN-FD, MOST, Automotive Ethernet, LIN etc.)
  • Knowledge on Protocols like TCP, UDP, DoIP, UDS
  • Understanding of HIL technologies HW/SW
  • Experience with CanOe, CAPL coding, CanDb++
  • Experience with Oscilloscopes and lab equipment
  • Experience on testing and test cases development based on customer requirements
  • Experience on requirements engineering/management using Doors or a similar Tool
  • Experience on KPM, Jira
  • Prior experience in ECU’s SW Validation
  • Experience in developing series functionalities
  • ODX maintenance and validation
  • Experience with ODIS, IDEX, CP Tool, DiagraD, KVS, System42
  • dSpace toolchain experience
  • Vector VT System experience
  • Prototypes Driver License

Other information

  • Education: Bachelor/Master Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Vehicle Engineering, Software Engineering, Mechatronics
  • Language skills: Fluent knowledge of written and spoken English and of German (at least level B2, with willingness to improve). Knowledge of Italian would be appreciated
  • Workplace: Ingolstadt (DE), availability to travel.


All genders welcome

Just for reasons of easier readability, only the grammatical male form is used in person names.

This always means people of every gender identity. We embrace diversity, actively encourage inclusion and create an environment that fosters each employee’s individuality in the interests of the company.


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