Senior Software Architect (m/f/d) – Classic AUTOSAR

  • 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 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 looking for an experienced senior architect for our real-time AUTOSAR products.
The senior architect will work as part of a global team in a scaled agile environment on complex cross-product topics. The ideal candidate has a significant number of years of experience within automotive software industry. Strong technical knowledge is required to manage the comprehensive technical scope.

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

Your responsibilities

  • You design and evolve the architecture of our real-time AUTOSAR product line based on the AUTOSAR standard, incorporating latest developments in the area of validation, functional safety as well as cybersecurity.
  • You work in a team that defines complex cross-cutting concepts, high-level architectures and solution intents based on change requests and market needs.
  • As a Senior software architect (m/f/d) you collaborate with other SAFe Solution- and System architects and provide guidance and support in terms of architecture and technology to ensure that the solution complies with the overall architecture and goals.
  • You align closely with Product- and Solution-Management on implementing the strategy and on prioritizing Features and Enablers.
  • You participate in the development of technical standards and state of the art development processes.
  • It is part of your responsibilities to discuss product architecture topics with our customers and partners.

Your profile

  • You have at least 6 years of technical experience in complex embedded systems, preferably in embedded automotive systems.
  • You have a proven track record as System or Software Architect.
  • You have profound knowledge of the automotive open system architecture (AUTOSAR).
  • You understand the impact of design decisions on quality, reliability, performance and maintainability.
  • You know relevant modeling tools and programming languages.
  • You are familiar with state-of the-art automotive software development methods and processes as well as agile frameworks like SAFe.
  • Ideally you have knowledge in safety-relevant software or system development (ISO 26262, IEC 51608, ...).
  • You have an autonomous, proactive, team-oriented and self-reliant way of working combined with a structured and precise working style.
  • You are fluent in English.

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
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