(Senior) Architect System Software (m/f/d)

  • Erlangen
  • München
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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.

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

Your responsibilities

  • You create system architectures and concepts for automotive embedded SW systems, considering standards like ISO 26262 (Functional Safety) and ISO 21434 (Cyber Security).
  • You act as the engineering link between the customer and the project team by creating and eliciting technical requirements for a Linux distribution.
  • You assess them regarding risks, quality, contained business opportunities, development efforts and priorities and ensure their traceability. 
  • You coordinate the Software-architecture with all stakeholders and collaborate with function owners, developers, functional safety, and cyber security experts to find the best architectural solutions.
  • You support the creation and maintenance of processes regarding all facets of Systems Engineering and Requirements Engineering.
  • You apply methods like MBSE or Harmony-Software (model-based systems engineering) into existing processes. 
  • You develop a model-based approach for requirements-development and elicitation for complex Software-systems with Software from various provenances .
  • You develop strategies for end-to-end integration verification and validation of complex Software-systems with Software from various provenances.

Your profile

  •  You have a degree in computer science, electrical engineering, communication technology or a comparable subject. A PhD is an advantage.
  • You have at several years of experience in systems- or software-engineering, specifically in the domains of architecture and requirements engineering.
  • You are highly familiar with automotive methods and processes, such as ASPICE and ISO/ IEC 15288.
  • You are familiar with SCRUM and SAFe.
  • You are familiar with technologies such as virtualization, high performance computing and cloud computing.
  • You are familiar with programming languages C and C++.
  • You communicate effectively with all stakeholders ranging from experts at customers over Elektrobit development teams up to management level.
  • You take technical leadership and initiative to drive your innovative ideas to solutions. You look for the big picture and are open minded and eager to learn.
  • You enjoy working in an international environment and have good communication skills in English (both spoken and written). German is a plus.

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.
  • Fabian Keßler
  • Recruiter
  • +49913177016891