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Virtualization Platform engineer internship


JobReq ID:  48687
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Internship
Full/Part Time:  Full time



Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play.

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

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In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.


Do you want to kickstart your career embarking on an exceptional learning journey? The Bridgestone Internship Program is the perfect opportunity for you! Designed for young talents who want to take part in a development path full of learning opportunities, early responsibilities and networking moments, the program will allow to experience a collaborative and inclusive environment that will enable you to learn and collaborate with experienced and motivated team members.

During the program you will be supported by a tutor who will provide formal guidance and encouragement throughout your entire internship at Bridgestone. Your development is our goal, therefore you will have the opportunity to learn through training courses from Stanford University, LinkedIn Learning, and our internal Project Management and Technology Academies.  You will have a real impact on the Company, collaborating every day with experienced professionals and working on a specific project that will be assigned to you.

(Six months period)

Job Purpose

Her/His role will be to develop digital tools to support Virtual Tire Development process in the Technical Center

Core Responsibility & Working relationship

The intern will work in Virtual Tire Development Solution line inside the Digital Engineering department. She/He will be involved specifically in the R&D Virtualization Platforms team. This team is responsible for supporting the digital transformation of R&D processes through the design and realization of digital platforms that have the target to simplify, virtualize and make more efficient/sustainable the activities of new product development organizations.


She/He will be involved in the following activities:


  • Interact with internal stakeholders to intercept their needs and requirements to be transferred into the digital tools currently under development;
  • Develop “In-House” tools and proprietary methodologies to check/manipulate/optimize tire models to be adopted in full vehicle simulations through Digital Engineering platforms;
  • Improve current digital tools for full-vehicle simulations and/or tire models manipulation adding new features;
  • Interact with FrontEnd developers to support the realization of Web-Apps integrated in the Digital Engineering platforms.

Job requirements

Technical background

  • Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, brilliantly achieved


  • Fluent English required

Core competency skills

Soft Skills

  • Able to work within teams
  • Good communication skills
  • Goal-oriented, motivated, creative and collaborative

Position is based at the BS EMIA Technical Center in Rome, Italy.




All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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