Your space-enabled career begins here

Space-based technologies are the building blocks of these pillars of innovation:

Search for credible job opportunities with top entrepreneurial space companies.

Senior Full Vehicle Engineer

REE Technology

REE Technology

Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Vay has developed an alternative approach to autonomous driving called teledriving (remote driving) - to solve transportation in metropolitan areas.

Vay is the first company that has driven a car on European public roads with no one inside. Vay is the leading teledriving company setting the global standard for remotely driven vehicles. Vay aims to launch a safe, affordable, and sustainable door-to-door mobility service in the US, Germany and beyond. With its first service, Vay plans to remotely deliver and return electric cars for its customers.

This is very ambitious. And we can’t do it alone. So we'd love to meet you!

The role:

We are seeking an experienced and visionary Senior Hardware Full Vehicle Engineer to take ownership of the hardware ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) and tele-station package configurations. The successful candidate will lead the release of complete vehicle and tele-station configurations for engineering and commercial use, provide technical leadership to mechanical designers and oversee design reviews and hardware package releases.

The responsibilities:

Hardware Package Ownership

  • Take full ownership of the hardware vehicle and tele-station package for each configuration.
  • Ensure all configurations meet the required standards and specifications for performance and reliability.

Configuration Release

  • Manage the release process of whole vehicle and tele-station configurations for both engineering and commercial use.
  • Ensure configurations are documented accurately and are accessible for stakeholders.

Technical Leadership

  • Provide technical leadership to mechanical designers, guiding them through complex design challenges.
  • Conduct and lead design reviews, ensuring high standards of quality and compliance with project requirements.
  • Mentor and support the development of junior engineers and designers within the team.

Design Reviews and Hardware Packages

  • Execute thorough design reviews to validate and optimize hardware designs.
  • Oversee the release of hardware packages, ensuring all components are integrated seamlessly and function as intended.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure hardware designs align with overall project goals and timelines.

The profile:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 7, preferred 10 years of experience in hardware design and development, preferably in the automotive or related industry.
  • Proven track record of leading complex hardware projects from concept to release.


  • Expertise in mechanical and electrical systems design and integration
  • Strong understanding of vehicle technologies; experience with autonomous and tele-driving systems is a plus
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively to overcome engineering challenges
  • Proficiency in CAD and PLM softwares and other relevant engineering tools
  • Outstanding, over-the-top drive to deliver and reach goals
  • Commitment and intensity to work in a fast-paced, highly challenging innovative environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present technical information clearly

Our values:

  • We pioneer change: At Vay, we’re doing work that has never been done before. This comes with challenges, frustrations and failures along the way. We embrace these challenges through perseverance and innovation, delivering creative solutions to overcome them.
  • We fuel collaboration: At Vay, we work as a team and strive for a common goal. We celebrate diversity and encourage different opinions. Our teams and partners communicate and collaborate openly. Together we build, improve, and grow.
  • We drive action: At Vay, everyone takes pride and commitment in their role for every task and every challenge. We are biassed towards action and get behind the steering wheel, even when there is none. We are empowered to take initiative and drive it to completion.
  • We build trust: At Vay, we consistently do the right thing, and follow through on our commitments to stakeholders, users and society. We understand their expectations and always respond in a way that feels human and respectful. We always put safety first and safety second.
  • We create magic: At Vay, we don’t just make things that work, we build products people love. We create unexpected and delightful moments for our riders. We design end-to-end experiences that leave a lasting expression.

Additional benefits:

  • You’ll be joining a highly committed, experienced, fun, and international team from over 30 countries. The team has previously worked at companies such as Tesla, Google, Waymo, Zoox, Byton, Argo, Amazon, Uber as well as Audi, BMW, and Daimler and has founded various companies before
  • You would be a part of solving transportation in metropolitan areas all over the world – from Europe
  • We organise thoughtful & fun team events throughout the year
  • We provide healthy snacks, drinks, and coffee at our waterfront office in Berlin
  • Company ESOP (stock options)
  • Free German classes

Vay is committed to building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best and most rewarding work of your career.

Come join the future!