Software Architect (m/f/d) for automotive performance controller

  • Braunschweig
  • Erlangen
  • München

About us

Elektrobit (EB) is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry. A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the industry, EB‘s software powers over 1 billion devices in more than 100 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected car infrastructure, human machine interface (HMI) technologies, navigation, driver assistance, electronic control units (ECUs), and software engineering services. EB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental.

The automotive market is the biggest driver for new technologies. Cloud solutions, advanced sensors and high sophisticated features with respect to cyber security and functional safety require the high performance of newest hardware. Do you like to work at the leading edge of technology? Have you ever wanted to discover hardware before it is available in the market? Than join our team! We prototype new automotive standards for the cars of tomorrow. For our Performance Controller Program we look for professionals (m/f/d) that share the vision to personally shape the future car architecture - to pave the way for automated driving.

Your responsibilities

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

Your profile

  • You have relevant experience in embedded software development in a larger team.
  • You have experience in usage of software modelling tools (e. g. Enterprise Architect).
  • You have 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.
  • You have an autonomous way of working.
  • You have an analytic working style.
  • You have excellent documentation skills.
  • You have good communication skills: English language is a must, German a plus.
  • You are an outgoing, self-confident personality with team player capabilities.

What we offer

  • Exciting projects in the automotive software industry
  • Flexible working hours and family-friendly working atmosphere
  • Mobile work, working from home
  • Trainings in our own academy
  • And much more

Your contact

Please contact us at +49 9131 7701 7060 – we are happy to answer your questions. You may also directly apply for this interesting position on our job portal.
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We are looking forward to receiving your application!