Reference code: 21_BG_06

Master Thesis or Internship: Tuning and Modification in Powertrains - Security Analysis of modern Vehicle Communication System against Reverse Engineering

Aachen, Alsdorf

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Target Group:
7/8/2021 - 1/8/2022
FEV Europe GmbH

What we do - and why!

Mobility connects people. People shape mobility. With over 6,600 employees around the globe, we develop revolutionary and efficient drive systems, we cross-link vehicles with each other and their surroundings, and we strive to make our lives safer using intelligent systems. We need the right people at the right place to do so. People who turn visions into reality – who think outside the box and promote innovation. People who are ready to push the envelope. Are you ready?


  • Analysis of state-of-the-art algorithms for vehicle communication reverse engineering
  • Literature study for methodologies of performance optimization of series development powertrain controllers (Conventional, Hybrid and Battery-electric Aaplications)
  • Tool development for communication reverse engineering for multiple vehicle platforms
  • Testing and validation of developed algortihms at FEV demonstrator vehicles


  • Field of studies in mechanical, electrical, automotive engineering or computer science
  • Knowledge of vehicle communication systems
  • Knowledge of CAN bus topologies
  • Experience with Vector, Peak or INCA software
  • Experience with MAtlab
  • Electronical basic knowledge
  • Experience / Tutorials in tool development with Matlab or other programming languages beneficial
  • Very good german and english skills
  • Independant and self motivated working methodology

What we offer

Shape the mobility of tomorrow
Work on innovative and cutting-edge challenges.

Work flexibly
Our model of scheduling work and our office daycare (site-dependent) center will allow you to find a perfect balance between your personal and professional life.

Expand your horizons
Not only will working on new technologies every day help you improve yourself, but our continuing education program will also help you stay up to date at all times.

Keep in shape
An extensive offering of company sports activities (site-dependent) and company health management will keep you in shape and ensure you are well balanced.

Experience appreciation
An attractive base salary and numerous other benefits offer new opportunities for you.

Personal contact

Laura Bock
Human Resources - Aachen

Phone +49 241 5689-5906

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