Lead Architect for Software Defined Vehicle (m/f/d) – REF9275S

Leadership Level: Leading Self
Legal Entity: Conti Eng. Services GmbH (0609)
Working Time: Full Time
Job Flexibility: Hybrid Job

Company Description

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2020, Continental generated sales of EUR37.7 billion and currently employs around 193,000 people in 58 countries and markets. In 2021, the company celebrates its 150th anniversary.

Job Description

Do you have experience in the field of Architecture for Software Defined Vehicle ? Have you always wanted to plan, understand and design the entire vehicle? If yes, then you are an ideal addition to our worldwide team. We work on innovative systems in the field of automated driving, connected cars and electro mobility.

We at CES work closely with luxury carmakers, sport car manufacturers as well as non-automotive players in the market.
Your tasks will focus on the following activities:
Creating architectures for entire vehicle or for a particular vehicle domain
Work closely with OEMs in developing their new platforms/adaptations to the existing platforms
Implementation of vehicle architectures within the concept phase from description of vehicle functions to logical architecture and finally proposed solutions on component level
Responsible for the project technical topics and supporting Customer RFI/RFQs


Academic degree in automotive engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or computer science
Experience in Service Oriented Architecture / SDV (preferably with OEMs)
Very good knowledge of the SOME/IP Protocols and POSIX based OS (Linux, QNX etc.)
Competence in MBSE methods and SYS ML modelling language
Good knowledge of the modelling application tools PREEvision and/or Rhapsody or similar software
Knowledge of ISO 26262 Safety Standard and Cybersecurity ISO 21454
Very good written and spoken English language skills, German language skills are an added advantage
Confident communication in an international and multicultural environment

Diversity creates value for a better tomorrow. We offer equal opportunities to everyone – regardless of age, gender, nationality, cultural background, disability, religion, ideology or sexual orientation.

Additional Information

We want our employees to do well with us. That’s why we offer them not only an exciting job in an international technology group, but also numerous additional offers such as flexible and hybrid working, sabbaticals and other benefits.
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In addition to the benefits offered by Continental group, we at CES offer additional benefits such as
Additional Lunch subsidy (Lunchit)
20 days of working abroad within EU region in a calendar year
Very flexible Mobile working possibilities
Flat organization structure
Open working culture with freedom to act

Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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