Continental Corporation Software Architect (ADAS) in Auburn Hills, Michigan

About Continental With sales of €44 billion in 2017, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 238,000 employees in 61 countries. The Chassis & Safety division develops and produces integrated active and passive driving safety technologies as well as products that support vehicle dynamics. The product portfolio ranges from electronic and hydraulic brake and chassis control systems to sensors, advanced driver assistance systems, airbag electronics and sensorics as well as electronic air suspension systems all the way to windscreen washer systems and headlight cleaning nozzles. The focus lies on a high level of system competence and the networking of individual components. Thus products and system functions are developed along the SensePlanAct chain of effects. They form the foundation for automated driving. Chassis & Safety employs more than 47,700 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately €9.8 billion in 2017.

Auto req ID 89734BR

Job Title Software Architect (ADAS)

Country United States

Posting Location Auburn Hills, MI

Job Description


The main objective of this position involves the development and maintenance of ADAS software.

Core Responsibilities:

•Design and Adaptations of the SW Architecture

•Coordination of module interfaces and interaction

• Support of the System Architect when defining the System Architecture

•Conduct of SW/Algo architecture reviews

•Debug and problem solving for issues identified at all stages of product development

•Solves complex engineering problems by decomposing complex issues into smaller manageable parts.

•Analyzing performance and capacity aspects of Embedded Software

•Defining the project features/requirements according to the customer feature requests

•Support meetings with cross functional project team, software/test team and customers as needed

Basic Qualifications:

Job Requirements

•Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

•3 years professional experience in SW Programming or Automotive electronic products or systems

•Knowledge of AUTOSAR standard

•Capability to recognize weak points, risks and dependencies.

•Capability to analyze problems and to develop appropriate solutions.

•Software skills using C language

•Capability to analyze problems and to develop appropriate solutions.

•Capability to abstract and simplify.

•Experience with software development lifecycle processes.

•Deeply embedded SW development knowledge.

•Good communication, team and presentation skills

•Willingness to work in a distributed global team environment

•Willingness to travel (<10% of the time) to support knowledge transfer and global coordination of activities

Preferred Qualifications:

•Knowledge in Ethernet and CAN technologies

•Experience in Automotive Electronics

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.

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