Master Thesis in the field of Machine Learning and Computer Vision for automated driving vehicles (w /m /d)

  • Aptiv
  • Wuppertal, Germany
  • 11/02/2020
Full time Data Science Machine Learning Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Shaping the future of mobility

We are Aptiv - a global technology company that has been setting standards in mobility for over 24 years. With 160.000 specialists in 45 countries, 3.000 of them in Germany, Aptiv is one of the most important market leaders in the design, engineering and implementation of solutions for the future of mobility.

We develop innovative software, build the appropriate hardware and bring autonomous cars, the networking of vehicles and Smart Cities to life in a way that only we can. At Aptiv, we not only envision a safer, smarter, greener and better connected world; we make it a reality today and set the standards for tomorrow.

Your thesis at Aptiv

Are you looking for a suitable company for your thesis? Together with our experts in the fields of autonomous driving or active driver assistance systems, you have the opportunity to benefit from our know-how and achieve your degree with us as your partner. Your advantage with Aptiv: You will find the entire range for the mobility of tomorrow in our company. Smart Cities, Connected Cars, Autonomous Driving, Radar and LiDAR development, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine & Deep Learning as well as systems that save lives by actively preventing accidents can be found at Aptiv. If you are interested in sustainability and technology and are also enthusiastic about the mobility of tomorrow - then you have come to the right place!

We are looking forward to talking to you! If you are a student enrolled in Germany in the fields of Machine Learning, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or an equivalent course of study and the key areas Machine Learning and Computer Vision suits you, please send us your application with your curriculum vitae, your current university transcripts and your start data.

What we offer you:

In addition to our special knowledge, you also benefit from our experience in supervising graduates who have completed their thesis in our company. During your time at Aptiv you have full access to our tools, the know-how of our employees and you work independently on your topic.

The process:

You will be directly integrated into the daily work of the team and will be assigned to an employee of that team to work alongside you. She or he is responsible for your direct supervision and also acts as a mentor during your time at Aptiv.

After finishing your thesis, you will give a final lecture at our location and present your results to the respective department. After you have already got to know us as a company, we are sure that we have also convinced you as an employee. We are always searching for competent and motivated young employees who we can welcome into our team. Aptiv offers you very good entry and career opportunities in one of our numerous locations in and outside of Germany after you have successfully completed your studies.


  • To increase the safety and comfort of passengers in a vehicle, driver and cabin state sensing technology is evolving
  • Future cars will be equipped with various in-cabin sensors including cameras to monitor the interior of vehicles
  • Aptiv is a leading supplier for driver monitoring (drowsiness, distraction) and gesture control solutions
  • Aptiv engineers are currently working on the next generation of in-cabin sensing technology


  • Research and Implement novel machine learning and computer vision algorithms in the area of in-cabin sensing
  • Develop prototypes for new features and use-cases


  • On-track for a Master’s degree in in areas of Machine Learning, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or a related field
  • practical experience with, machine learning/statistics/image processing/computer vision
  • Experience with one or more ML frameworks like Tensorflow, PyTorch, Keras etc.
  • Fluency in Python or C++
  • Enrolled Student in Germany

Work environment:

  • International team of Machine Learning and Computer Vision Engineers
  • Primary language: English (and German)
  • Proximity to other students and PhD candidates

Are you interested in this position? Awesome! We look forward to receiving your application.

Please also provide your current university transcripts and your earliest possible start data to us, when you apply.

If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the position and Aptiv, please contact Mr. Rajiv Nehring, Talent Acquisition Student. He is happy to assist you and is available by e-mail at

Further information about Aptiv can be found on our website and on our YouTube channel Our employees will also introduce themselves to you at

Aptiv is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.