Expert Automotive System/Software Architecture (m/f/d)

  • 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.

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

Your responsibilities

  • Your focus is on end-2-end system and software architectures for connectivity, automated driving, and applications solutions for leading-edge automotive software.
  • You realize system and software architectures with highest reliability in terms of functional safety, and cyber security.
  • You analyze customer features and decompose it on system and software level including requirements definition.
  • You are responsible for the design and evolution of system and software architectures for customer functions and solutions.
  • You collaborate with function developers and platform developers to find the best architectural solutions.
  • You will define and work on proof of concept implementations to explore new concepts and technologies.

Your profile

  • You hold a master’s or PhD degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or similar.
  • You have several years of professional experience in the field of system and system architecture with focus on communication systems, or automotive software.
  • You have good knowledge of model-based systems engineering using Matlab/Simulink, software design principles and software modelling using SysML/UML.
  • You have experience in using tools like Enterprise Architect, Matlab and IBM Rhapsody.
  • Depending on your professional background, you have a good understanding of AI methods and principles, robotics, communication protocols, automotive software, or solutions for automated driving.
  • As a plus, you have a good knowledge in security analysis methods as well as security engineering, ideally in the automotive domain.
  • You take technical leadership and initiative to drive ideas to solutions. You look for the big picture, you are open minded and eager to learn.
  • You are a networking person that is experienced in creating or working within architecture communities, large scale projects and distributed organizations.
  • You are familiar with automotive methods and processes as well as the SAFe agile framework.

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