Chief Software Architect (m/f/d) Cockpit Systems

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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  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 Elektrobit 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.

We are currently looking for a Chief Software Architect (m/f/d) to take on a lead technical role for in-vehicle cockpit software systems as part of our management team.

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

Your responsibilities

  • You are responsible for the design and architecture across the projects of our cockpit software systems across the complete software stack, including our IVI Android solution.
  • You make high-level design choices and set technical standards, including software coding standards, design and test methodologies, tools, and platforms.
  • As the Lead Software Expert (m/f/d), you technically guide and align all software teams and projects.
  • You interface with our customers to convert their requirements and needs into features and opportunities.
  • It is part of your responsibility to contribute to the bidding process.
  • Additionally, you establish a foundational software system and feature strategy.
  • You collaborate with other Elektrobit service and product teams on implementing the company strategy and mission.

Your profile

  • You hold a university degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, or a related science.
  • Along with professional experience as a Software Architect (m/f/d), you also have several years of technical experience.
  • You have a broad and profound technical knowledge in software system design and architecture.
  • You are skilled in developing software strategies and identifying market opportunities.
  • Your highly developed ability to communicate ideas, system features and functionalities to customers, partners and software teams convince us.
  • You are characterized by your distinct authority based on the ability to lead and convince others through your extensive knowledge and expertise.
  • You have a pronounced sense of responsibility for your field of work.
  • Your profile is completed by fluent communication skills in English and German, written and verbally.

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
Applications from disabled people are welcome.

Any questions?
We will be happy to answer your questions; call us on +49 9131-7701-7060.
  • Ms. Janine Wieser
  • Recruiter
  • +49 9131 7701 6511