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Software Architects for Automotive Products

Software Architects for Automotive Products

  • Elaborate and define product and platform concepts during envision, request for quotation, request for information and development phases based on defined requirements and constraints;
  • Consider feasible solutions for the architecture and select the best one based on defined criteria;
  • Define, design and describe the software product-specific architecture in a modular way, which allows enhancements and assures portability
  • Define the interfaces between Software Modules
  • Define and break down to module level the performance requirements (e. g. memory and runtime budget)
  • Make sure that software product architecture meets requirements with respect to functionality, performance, quality and schedule;
  • Take part in the relevant project planning and estimation process; 
  • Work together with other architects to ensure the whole product performs according to requirements; 
  • Prepare and support architectural solutions for the Decision Board in case of Change Requests, which require an architectural modification; 
  • Establish and maintain traceability between requirements and architecture;
  • Analyze architectural problems, define risks and manage resolutions;
  • Act as overall technical responsible for the software product in customer related activities
  • Experience in Software Development and Design;
  • Proficient in ANSI C Programming or Object Oriented Programming
  • Proficient in Versioning Control Systems (examples: IMS, PVCS);
  • Product Life Cycle knowledge;
  • Advanced English knowledge;
  • 4-5 years work experience in the automotive or consumer electronics industry, preferable in a variety of functions;
  • Team spirit: ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with others
  • Good communication skills, planning and coordination skills.
    Will be considered a plus:
  • Automotive Specific Technologies(e.g. communication protocols like CAN, LIN, Flexray of Ethernet or diagnostic protocols, like UDS, KWP, GM-LAN)
  • Specific automotive architecture - AUTOSAR
  • Automotive Industry Standards(e.g. ISO 26262 - Functional Safety Standard or A-SPICE)
  • Knowledge of RTOS (Real Time Operating Systems)
  • Integration Program in a professional, young & dynamic team
  • Competitive Salaries (based on performance) & Benefits
  • Technical Expert career path
  • Health & Wellness (Private Health and Dental Insurance, Sport activities etc.)
  • Professional Development Opportunities (in Technical and Managerial Area)
  • International Work Environment & Traveling Opportunities
  • Relocation Package for non-Timisoara Residents
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    With sales of €34.5 billion in 2014, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently has approximately 200,000 employees in 53 countries. The Automotive Group with its three divisions Chassis & Safety (sales of approx. €7.3 billion in 2013, roughly 36.500 employees), Powertrain (sales of approx. €6.3 billion in 2013, roughly 32,400 employees) and Interior (sales of approx. €6.6 billion in 2013, roughly 34,400 employees) achieved sales of approximately €20 billion in 2013. The Automotive Group is present in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner to the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, it develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility, and cost-efficiency.

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    Continental's values are Trust, Passion To Win, Freedom To Act, and For One Another. Together with our vision and mission, our values stand for our drive and the way we work together.

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