Thesis in the Field of Data-based Products & Services Starting in October

Daimler Truck AG

📍 Stuttgart
Academic Thesis
⏱ Full time
📐 Engineering
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  • Welcome to Daimler Trucks and Buses! We always strive to advance all those who keep the world moving. Transport is the backbone of our economy and modern life. Without transport, factories would no longer be able to produce anything, supermarkets would not be able to sell products and travel would be unimaginable for people.
  • Developments such as digitalisation, autonomous driving and e-mobility represent a fundamental transformation of the transport sector, which is constantly presenting new challenges. To ensure a successful future, we rely on close and trusting cooperation – both with our customers and with our globally active team of highly competent and motivated employees.
  • Would you like to experience the fascination of our industry as part of our team and actively contribute to the success of Daimler Trucks and Buses?
  • At Daimler Truck, we're heading towards a Software-driven future, that will enable a whirlwind of disruptive innovations where data is enabling novel user expierences and business models. With vehicles already on the field lies a treasure of untapped data, holding the potential to develop novel products and services that leverage customer experience and enable business models. The potential of Data for Daimler Truck can mainly be unlocked when we understand how to create value by existing or undiscovered data combined with business models and sales concepts. We aim to answer this question through a Master's thesis, together with you. So if you're passionate about the fusion of data, mobility, and business value creation with our unique products, then you've found the right opportunity to apply now!
  • These challenges await you:
  • Investigate the data from our vehicles to understand its potential and identify areas promising for new product or service creation
  • Develop ideas for unique products or services based on the key data insights
  • Design business models to support the proposed products/services and explain their benefits and potential worth to our company and customers
  • Define a data strategy for the future, with clear examples of how we can generate value from data
  • The final thesis selection is made in close consultation with you, the university and the hiring department.

Hard skills

  • Your qualifications:
  • Enrolled master's student in a degree program that combines or provides a foundational understanding of business models and technology
  • An analytical and creative thinker who enjoys finding business opportunities from data and technology
  • Eager to understand the relationships between commercial vehicles, their customers, and the business dynamics
  • Independent and self-motivated, capable of creative problem-solving
  • Interest in the commercial vehicle industry and software-based solutions
  • Good English language skills would be prefered required, German language skills would be a plus
  • These described qualifications serve as an initial guide. If you believe you have a unique motivation to contribution to the topic, we encourage you to apply!


  • At Daimler Truck, we promote diversity and foster an inclusive corporate culture. We value the individual strengths of our employees, as these lead to the best team performance and thus to the success of our company. Inclusion and Equal opportunities are important to us – regardless of where you come from and who you are. We look forward to receiving applications from people of all cultures and genders, parents, people with disabilities and people from the LGBTIQ+ community.

About us

At Daimler Truck we want to make a change, to create real impact together. That is why we take responsibility around the globe and work as one global team towards our vision: Leading Sustainable Transportation. It’s people who make the difference and drive success. Together, we will achieve a more sustainable transportation, reduce our carbon footprint, increase safety on and off the track, develop smarter technology and financial solutions. All essential, to fulfill our purpose for all who keep the world moving.


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