Research Scientist (Artificial Intelligence) (f/m/d)

Are you an ambitious, outgoing, and talented individual, passionate about artificial intelligence and eager to help shape the future of Porsche? Join us at Porsche Digital, a 100% subsidiary of Porsche AG, as we develop cutting-edge strategies, products, and customer experiences that redefine the Porsche brand in the digital age. We're looking for a Research Scientist with excellent networking skills to work at the exciting intersection of academia and industry, based mainly in Heilbronn with regular travel activities to Ludwigsburg and prestigious universities.


Role Highlights

  • Work on groundbreaking research and real-world applications
  • Collaborate with top-tier academic institutions and industry partners
  • Contribute to the future of automotive technology and Porsche's digital transformation
  • Be a pioneer in expanding Porsche's AI presence in Heilbronn and the AI community


Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct research, experimentation, and implementation of AI technologies to optimize business solutions
  • Ensure quality of developed technology in terms of functional and non-functional requirements (e.g., explainability, performance, security, ethics)
  • Communicate with stakeholders to provide regular updates and propose data-driven solutions for business challenges
  • Stay updated on the latest academic and applied research, assessing their relevance to Porsche's future
  • Design and execute research projects with the potential to impact Porsche products and the scientific community
  • Mentor and supervise students on projects, fostering their growth and development
  • Engage with the research community by publishing and presenting research findings, participating in events, open-source projects, and forums
  • Establish a strong network of collaborating institutions around Porsche's research activities through your excellent networking abilities
  • Prepare and submit patent applications, driving innovation and protecting intellectual property
  • Take ownership of research results, ensuring they have the intended impact
  • Expand Porsche's positioning in the AI space and build a presence in Heilbronn and the AI community from the ground up with your expertise, shaping this area's future
  • Be one of the first movers with Porsche at Innovation Park Artificial Intelligence Heilbronn, driving the development of this key AI location


Location: Mainly Heilbronn, with regular travel activities to Ludwigsburg and universities

Employment Type: Permanent


What We're Looking For

  • Graduated with an academic research background (MSc, Ph.D. preferred) in Computer Science or a similar field related to similar.
  • Enthusiasm for your field and motivation to make a difference
  • Outgoing personality and is great at networking
  • Track record of publishing academic work results (e.g., conferences, journals, patents)
  • Experience designing and managing student projects
  • Experience working in diverse, international teams
  • Expertise in one application domain (preferably, but not limited to, automotive)
  • Ability to communicate effectively in German (min C1)



  • Competitive payment
  • Thirty days of paid vacation
  • Referral bonuses for bringing new talent on board
  • Flexible working model (you and your team decide when to be in the office)
  • Food allowance for Speisewerk (Ludwigsburg)
  • Access to VW canteen (Berlin)
  • A coffee bot that helps you to network while working remotely
  • Access to our corporate benefits
  • Company pension scheme
  • Mobility leasing option (e.g. Jobrad, VW Leasing)
  • A subsidy for your VVS / BVG ticket
  • Modern working environment
  • Dog-friendly Office
  • Regular surveys to measure your happiness at Porsche Digital
  • Personal growth budget



If you've made it this far, don't keep us waiting. Get started - apply directly!

In the meantime: Check out our new Porsche Digital Website to get an impression of what our hearts beat for: https://www.porsche.digital

We are looking forward to every unique application that reaches us. Because diversity is just as important as the energy that flows through our veins.