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

  • Erlangen
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About us

Elektrobit (EB) is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry. A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the industry, EB‘s software powers over 1 billion devices in more than 100 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected car infrastructure, human machine interface (HMI) technologies, navigation, driver assistance, electronic control units (ECUs), and software engineering services. EB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental.

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

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

  • Challenging tasks with the latest and most modern components of the embedded world
  • A committed and dynamic team in an international and informal working environment
  • Cooperation with leading companies in the automotive industry
  • Excellent career opportunities in a growing company
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Flexible working hours that also take your personal needs into account
  • Further benefits

Contact us

Please contact us at +49 9131 7701 7060 – we are happy to answer your questions. You may also directly apply for this interesting position on our job portal.
Learn more about your developmental possibilities and EB’s exceptional company culture at

We are looking forward to receiving your application!
  • Recruiting
  • Mr. Samuel Kittel
  • +49 9131 7701 6952