System Expert / Software Architect (Tokyo)

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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.

Your responsibilities

  •  Analyze and understand the customer/Tier 1 system architecture
  • Understand the EB architecture and investigate potential incompatibilities
  • Be closely aligned with the relevant customer/internal stakeholders and architects to solve mismatches in the software architecture and create documentation/specification
  • Support defining software components, relations between them, external interfaces, and dynamic behavior
  • Support the project team regarding efficiency, quality, and maintainability of the software
  • Activities include performance tuning and ensuring system stability

Your profile

  • University degree in Computer Sciences, Electronics or similar
  • At least 5 years of experience in Software development, including writing codes
  • Experience in embedded systems architecture
  • Knowledge of the Android platform as well as Android framework and Linux kernel development experience, from concept phase up to maintenance
  • Familiar with agile methods such as Scrum or Kanban
  • Understand the impact of design decisions on quality, reliability, and performance
  • Very good communication skills in Japanese and 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 flextime
  • Various preventive medical measures
  • Opportunities for personal development through a range of training courses provided by our academy
  • Holiday/ Sat, Sun, Public holidays, Year-end and New Years Day holiday(12/30-1/3) 
  • Annual vacation/ 15-20 days, Sick Leave/5 days 
  • Social Security, Flextime (core-time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.), Remote Working
Benefits may vary depending on location and branch size.

Contact us

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