AI Lead Architect

Success is a team sport. That’s why BMW doesn’t simply employ specialists with proven expertise, but real people who understand one other. And we support them with cutting-edge technology and sophisticated processes that leave enough space for unconventional thinking.

BMW’s vision is AI being an integral part of the entire vehicle transforming it into a holistic intelligent experience. Such a vehicle will drive you autonomously, assist you in any mobility situation with perfect recommendations and at the same time never being annoying or even obtrusive.

What awaits you?

  • As a Lead Architect AI (m/f/x), you have the chance to actively shape this future by designing the essential AI enabling infrastructure and architecture.
  • You are responsible for establishing hardware and software platforms that result in highly efficient domain specific AI stacks. Guiding principles are ensuring consistency and maximizing synergies between AI applications on different integration platforms, reaching from autonomous driving to digital cabin and charging infrastructures.
  • Newest AI technologies such as foundation models, transformer architectures, end-to-end-learning networks or small language models on edge devices are the instruments you are using and the competence that distinguishes you.
  • Your responsibility includes setting goals, priorities, and roadmaps, as well as designing the architecture (onboard/offboard) for AI systems.
  • You support the planning, control, and coordination of all AI-related topics to enable independent and efficient work in the involved teams.
  • Furthermore, you are responsible for a data strategy that aligns with the AI systems.

What should you bring along?

  • Degree in computer science, mathematics, or related subjects.
  • Expert knowledge in software development processes, in the automotive environment would be a plus.
  • Expert experience in in one or more of the following fields: artificial intelligence, including classical machine learning, GenAI and ADAS computer vision.
  • Business fluent knowledge of German and English (written and spoken).

You have the talent to quickly grasp and structure complex issues and the motivation to contribute and implement your own ideas? Apply now!

Note: Please apply exclusively online via our career portal. Applications via other channels (esp. e-mail) cannot be considered.

What we offer?

  • First-class working environment with personal development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to shape our transformation and the future of mobility.
  • Attractive and performance-related remuneration.
  • Annual special payments such as vacation pay, Christmas bonus, and profit sharing.
  • Flexible working hours including 6 weeks annual leave.
  • Company car programme and other discounted BMW & MINI conditions.
  • Many other benefits at

At the BMW Group, we see diversity and inclusion in all its dimensions as a strength for our teams. Equal opportunities are a particular concern for us, and the equal treatment of applicants and employees is a fundamental principle of our corporate policy. That is why our recruiting decisions are also based on personality, experience and skills.

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