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Senior Engineer - SW Architecture (f/m/d)

Job Number:  37901
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Sailauf
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 37901 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Sailauf 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Sailauf, 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 Senior Engineer – SW Architecture is an experienced SW Architect, who is able to take over all duties and Responsibilities of a SW Architect. Additionally, he is able to lead a project team of SW Architects at technical decisions. He is also responsible to onboard and train new SW Architects.

Excurse SW Architect: As SW Architect you are part of the SW development team and you are responsible for the high-level design and strategic planning of new SW products. You define the structured solution that meets all of the technical and operational requirements. You are a developer with the big picture of the SW. You will get support by domain experts, who provide puzzle pieces and your job is to define a framework so all pieces fit together.

Duties and Responsibilities

General SW Development

  • Development (design, implement, test and debug) of core and/or application specific software requirements for automotive embedded electronic module serial production projects
  • Develop software in compliance with a formal ASPICE/CMMi based Global Product Engineering Process (GPEP)
  • Verify software requirements at component and bench level
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts
  • Research, recommend and implement new and/or existing products, processes, materials and equipment
  • Engage in comparative and competitive analysis to ensure utilization of most appropriate and beneficial techniques

SW Architect:

  • Create SW Architecture Specification including
  • SW Context (external interfaces)
  • SW Static Decomposition (including internal interfaces)
  • SW Dynamic Behavior
  • Resources (memory and timing)
  • Analyse design alternatives

Supporting projects as domain/functional lead

  • Tailor Magna Process to project needs
  • Estimate effort for domain work packages
  • Plan and coordinate team and team member activities
  • Track team progress
  • Track quality KPIs
  • Present team status to domain stakeholders
  • Manage interface to other domain stakeholders

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Software Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent (Master’s preferred)
  • 10+ years’ relevant experience regarding SW Development for automotive electronics serial development projects (mandatory).
  • Good communication skills
  • Expertise in UML and Enterprise Architect to render detailed design (UML, Arc42 etc.)
  • Working knowledge in development of portable, reusable and modular software in automotive environment
  • Working knowledge in structured engineering approach
  • Organizational, project management and leadership skills to prioritize, coordinate projects, manage conflicting needs and deal with many work items and/or issues at once
  • Experience in using a disciplined software development process based on ASPICE or CMMi process model
  • Working knowledge of configuration management (preferably PTC/MKS), project monitoring and control techniques
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Knowledge of structured problem solving (8D) methods and/or techniques
  • Use of AUTOSAR based tools from Vector/ Electrobit or equivalent
  • Advanced English language level (verbal &written)
  • Able to work effectively in a global environment
  • Able to represent technical design topics internally and externally
  • Self-motivation, tenacity and determination are very useful in this position
  • Must be able to work independently with no supervision
  • Must be able to teach and mentor other engineers


  • 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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