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

  • 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 are responsible for the architecture, configuration or extension of an embedded linux system including its properties on safety and the security.
  • You create software architectures and concepts for automotive embedded systems considering non-functional properties such as functional safety or security.
  • You coordinate architecture development with all stakeholders and collaborate with function owners, developers, functional safety, and cyber security experts to find the best architectural solutions.
  • As an Architect (m/f/d) you contribute to system- and software-analysis to ensure non-functional properties.
  • You support the creation and maintenance of processes regarding all facets of Systems Engineering and Requirements Engineering.
  • You provide technical details and effort estimations to support project decisions.
  • It is part of your responsibility to ensure that the final work products meet the requirements and quality targets.
  • You will be working with our agile feature teams that develop sophisticated algorithms based on state-of-art methods.

Your profile

  • You hold a university degree in computer science, electrical engineering, automotive engineering or similar.
  • You have several years of practical experience in working with and configuring embedded Linux-distros.
  • You have good experience in at least one language like Go, Rust, C/C++, Java, or related statically compiled/typed language
  • Experience in engineering-practices for non-functional properties such as safety or security is a plus.
  • You have an autonomous and self-reliant way of working.
  • You have team player capabilities, and you are open to new ideas/ concepts that are mainly driven by non-functional requirements.
  • You are willing to travel occasionally for meetings with various stakeholders.
  • 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 like part-time work.
  • 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 (e.g. unlimited access to the e-learning platforms Udemy and GoodHabitz).

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