Architect / Expert Software developer (m/f/d) for Hardware Security Modules

  • Erlangen
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About us

For future mobility concepts and in-car user experience, software is set to play an even more decisive role. Elektrobit (EB) is a visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry with more than 3400 employees worldwide. For over 30 years now, we have been developing pioneering technologies for automated driving, new vehicle infrastructures, connected cars, and user experience. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental AG.

At EB we are working toward a world in which mobility causes zero fatalities, produces low emissions, and transforms your commute into quality time. In our collaboration with our customers, including Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, GM, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, and many more, we live and breathe our passion for automotive software and for the mobility of tomorrow.

To extend our competencies in Embedded Security Software Development at our location in Erlangen, we are searching for an Architect / Expert Software developer (m/f/d) to design and develop our hardware security module software

Join our team and help shape the future of the automobile.

Your responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for the design and architecture of embedded software components for high quality software in the automotive field.
  • You will specify and implement security software modules and features for automobile control units.
  • You will align architectural requirements with the customer and product management.
  • You will serve as a technical lead for feature development
  • You will work in an international project team across sites and EB domains.

Your profile

  • You have an excellent system understanding and ability to abstract.
  • You understand the impact of design decisions (HW and SW) with respect to quality and reliability and have the competence to align the design with stakeholders.
  • You understand functional and non-functional requirements and their impact on the system behavior.
  • You have strong experience in ECU software architecture.
  • Experience working with HSM firmware and drivers is highly desired
  • You have extensive experience programming in low-level areas (kernel, drivers, libraries) for Embedded development and /or Hardware Accelerators.
  • You have experience with embedded operating systems and understand their aspects.
  • You have a good understanding of security configuration and system hardening.
  • Understanding in flash memory storage concepts is also beneficial.
  • You gathered several years of practical experience in the software industry, especially with Security and Cryptography for embedded systems, ideally in the automotive domain.
  • You hold a University degree in computer science, electrical engineering, automotive engineering or similar - formal education in security and cryptography is a benefit.
  • Experience in security analysis methods is a benefit.
  • Experience in UML design and tools (Enterprise Architect) is desired
  • You have good communication skills and are willing to support junior team members.
  • You successfully communicate in English, German is also desired.
  • You have an autonomous and self-reliant way of working.

What we offer

  • Working on exciting and future-oriented projects in international collaboration within a multicultural and diverse team
  • A healthy work/life balance through access to mobile work and tailored work time models
  • An informal working environment throughout the company with no dress code
  • Location-specific benefits such as a canteen, discounts in restaurants, company sports, corporate events, e-bike leasing, preventive medical measures, vacation activities for children, and much more
  • Company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits
  • Opportunities for personal development through a range of training courses provided by our academy

Contact us

Apply quickly and easily via our job portal, where you can also import your resume data automatically. Further information on development opportunities, corporate culture, and benefits can be found at

Any questions?
We will be happy to answer your questions; call us on +49 9131-7701-7060.
  • Mr. Samuel Kittel
  • Recruiting
  • +49 9131 7701 6952