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Architect - Software, Vehicle Level

Job Number:  43906
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna International Europe GmbH
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 43906 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna International Europe GmbH 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Description 

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary


The responsibility of the "Architect - Software" on Vehicle Level is to define the overall strategy for the SW-Architectures in the vehicle as well as the connection to the cloud and other connected devices. 

Key Responsibilities


  • Defines the overall SW-architectural design incl. the Strategy 
  • Defines the overall base SW-architectural Strategy - RTOS and POSIX based SW 
  • Defines the overall functional SW-architectural Strategy 
  • Addresses overall SW Cyber Security Architectural Aspects 
  • Addresses overall SW Functional Safety Architectural Aspects 
  • Evaluate alternative software architectures 
  • Allocate High Level Software requirements 
  • Define interfaces of software elements 
  • Describe dynamic behavior 
  • Define resource consumption objectives 
  • Ensure consistency 
  • Communicate agreed software architectural design 
  • Defines the overall SW Integration Strategies corresponding to the defined Architetcures 
  • Cross functional alignment with other Domains 

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Computer Engineering / Software Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent 
  • 10+ years’ relevant experience regarding the Key Responsibilities (listed above) for automotive software development projects (mandatory) 
  • Classic Autosar SW-Architectures 
  • Adaptiv Autosar SW-Architectures 
  • Impact of OTA; Connectivities; … 
  • RTOS Operating Systems 
  • Posix Operating Systems 
  • Functional Safety incl. Impact on Components 
  • Cyber Security incl. Impact on Components 
  • SW Maturity Model - SPICE 
  • Excellent expertise in Automotive SW engineering process 
  • Understanding of automotive communication protocols 
  • understanding of automotive industry standards 

Special Knowledge/Skills


  • Proficient Computer knowledge and skills, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)  
  • Excellent Professional Communication skills (written and verbal) 
  • Strong spoken and written English language skills 
  • Teamwork and social skills 
  • High internal and external service orientation 
  • Excellent creativity, initiative, diligence and accuracy  
  • Willingness and ability to acquire new skills  
  • Analytical and flexible approaches in projects 
  • Must be able to travel internationally on an occasional basis 

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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