Software Architect

  • Farmington Hills (Michigan)
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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

  • You interface with experts in all software related areas of automotive E/E software architecture
  • You define highly dependable automotive E/E software systems for multi-controller architectures
  • You specify automotive software solutions according to customer requirements or internal product roadmap including features, sequences and interfaces
  • You evaluate new hardware with respect to performance, security, functional safety and available onboard features
  • You perform thread analysis and risk assessment of the designed system with respect to cyber security
  • You identify hazards with respect to functional safety and propose architectural changes or redundancy measures

Your profile

  • At least 5 years of experience in embedded software development in a larger team (>= 3 years in role architect)
  • Experience in usage of software modelling tools (e. g. Enterprise Architect)
  • Professional experience in at least one of the following industries: Automotive, Avionics, Rail, Telecommunications, Medical, Industrial Automation
  • You ideally have profound knowledge of relevant process standards (e. g. Automotive SPICE, ISO 26262)
  • You have a profound understanding of embedded CPUs (e.g. ARM Cortex-A) and embedded software architecture
  • Good knowledge of hardware-based security concepts for embedded systems may be a door opener
  • Experience with AUTOSAR 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 flextime
  • Free beverages
  • Various preventive medical measures
  • 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

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Elektrobit offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Elektrobit complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply.

Any questions?
We will be happy to answer your questions; call us on our US Recruiting team for our Bothell, WA and San Jose, CA locations at +1.425.686.3100, and our Farmington Hills, MI location at +1.248.994.0684.