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Research Engineer (m/f/d) for Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

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We are Austria’s largest research and technology organisation and an international player in applied research for innovative infrastructure solutions. This makes us a powerful development partner for industry and a top employer in the scientific community. Our Center for Energy is seeking to hire new Ingenious Partners for our location in Vienna:

Research Engineer (m/f/d) for Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

- Center for Energy -


  • You are part of a highly motivated team of international experts, with whom you will develop innovative power conversion solutions for the future electric power grid and electric vehicle charging
  • You will have the opportunity to work in our modern research and testing laboratory for smart charging solutions from multiple kW up to MW charging and to develop novel technologies and sophisticated testing infrastructure.


  • In this role you are responsible for the development and testing of existing and novel charging technologies such as AC, DC, on-board-charger, and MW charging.
  • You manage innovative projects with research and industrial partners from all over Europe
  • You engage in international networks and standardization committees to define standardization for interoperable and safe electric vehicle charging.
  • You will give input for new strategic research ideas, that will contribute to the growth of our unit’s research project portfolio.
  • You write impactful scientific publications and present them at national and international conferences.


  • You gain professional expertise in smart charging technologies and their testing.
  • You contribute to the development of novel methods and prototypes for our industry partners and help therefore to design better, faster, and sustainable products.
  • Your innovative results and customer-oriented approach will contribute to the success of our current research projects and support our industry partners to roll out their new products to the market.

Your qualifications as an Ingenious Partner:

  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering, technical physics and/or in mechanical engineering
  • Profound knowledge in power electronics
  • Several years of work experience ideally in the context of electric vehicle charging
  • Experience in independently managing (research) projects
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Analytical thinking and enthusiasm for highly innovative research
  • Very good communication skills in German and English

What to expect: 
The minimum gross annual salary according to the collective agreement is EUR 53.256,--. The actual salary will be determined individually, based on your qualifications and experience. In addition, we offer company benefits, flexible working conditions, individual training, and career opportunities. 
At AIT, the promotion of diversity is important to us - that's why we are especially looking forward to hearing from female applicants! 

Please submit your application documents including CV, cover letter and certificates online.



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Research Engineer (m/f/d) for Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
Giefinggasse 4 Vienna, Austria
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