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System Lead (m/w/d)

Job Number:  44668
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 44668 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Munich, SAILAUF 


Group Description

Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.

Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.

Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.


Role Summary

The System Lead role is the highest technical leadership role within the Systems Engineering organization. The System Lead is responsible for all system activities in an application or core program. The System Lead plans and tracks work packages out of System Requirements, System Architecture & Engineering, Functional Safety and Cyber Security. Additionally the System Lead drives and supports technical solutions, system performance KPIs as well as feasibility studies. This role will work on the AD vehicle level specifying vehicle functionality (for example traffic jam pilot) and the system design to achieve this target functionality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluate customer specifications and requirements on feasibility, cost and effort
  • Decide on technical design solutions within the system team in alignment with other lead disciplines on different domains like SW, HW, test and validation focusing on the development of ADAS and AD Systems (such as L3 Traffic Jam Pilot and Highway Pilot), including development system and performance KPIs
  • Own the system development process and decide on product features and system design development process to be followed during the development, including requirements specification and architecture development
  • Lead and coordinate the system, Functional Safety and Cyber Security development activities within a project
  • Leads effort and feasibility analysis of external and internal change requests for system engineering  
  • Ensures that change requests and defects are managed and implemented on time and in accordance with Magna’s procedures

Additional Information

  • Supports the timely implementation of the changes and the resolution of the defects 
  • Leads and reviews the system level DFMEA activities
  • Ensures that the deployed system work as intended does meet the customer requirements
  • Ensures that the system design is agreed and communicated to all stakeholders using the approved tools and methods
  • Responsible for preparing the necessary documentation (e.g. KPI status reports) for, internal/external/customer management meetings, reviews and/or audits
  • Escalates any program or system issue to the Program Manager or Application Manager
  • Supports Verification & Validation testing at the bench, system, and vehicle levels as well as DV & PV
  • Acts as engineering interface to manufacturing
  • Supports quoting activites
  • Supports, understands, and implements the System Engineering strategy in accordance to policies, procedures and operational guidelines related to Magna’s processes and established quality management systems (IATF 16949, ASPICE, ISO26262 FuSa, ISO 21434 Cyber Security) 

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, or equivalent technical field
  • Minimum 5-year experience in automotive camera or vision system development
  • Willing to learn and work with new technologies
  • Experience with systems engineering, system architecture development as well as with Functional Safety and Cyber Security development processes
  • Advanced knowledge of automotive ADAS products, specially radars
  • Advanced knowledge of automotive technologies such as CAN, FlexRay, Automotive-Ethernet, AUTOSAR, etc.
  • Automotive SPICE or CMMI
  • Functional Safety (ISO 26262)
  • Cyber Security
  • Experience working on vehicle ADAS and AD functionalities such as:
    • Specifying feature specifications and target performance
    • Derive necessary vehicle architecture, sensing architecture and HW architecture to reach the functionality
    • Drive the development of functional safety work products such as HARA, FSC, TSC
    • Drive the development of Cyber Security work products such as TARA and Technical Cyber Security  Concept

Additional Information

  • Comprehensive knowledge of MS Office package (especially Excel)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PTC Integrity, Enterprise Architect, DOORS, Rhapsody, MATLAB-Simulink and signal processing toolbox (or similar)
  • Experience with simulation tools such as Carmaker
  • Basic knowledge of SAP
  • Comprehensive knowledge of English (speak & write)
  • German skills wished


  • Collegial, supportive and friendly working atmosphere with a "Duz" culture
  • Attractive and performance-oriented compensation package
  • Prospects and opportunities for personal and professional development through various training offers
  • Individual work arrangements through flexible working hours and opportunities to use "Office Work" and "Mobile Work" personally
  • Corporate benefits program
  • International and diverse environment and open door culture

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