Apply now »

System Architect

Job Number:  65346
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Southfield Ops
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Southfield, MICHIGAN, US, 48034

Work Style: 

About us


We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary


Magna Electronics leads the way in active safety technologies, revolutionizing the automotive industry and improving lives. With a strong focus on adapting ADAS systems and electronic solutions to any vehicle, we address a wide range of mobility and safety needs. As we build a safer, more intelligent, and connected mobility experience, Magna is dedicated to creating a better future for people globally.


About the Role

Join the Interior Sensing Systems team to help lead the development of next-gen fusion Interior Sensing Features from Occupant Monitoring to Child Detection and beyond.  Looking for self-starters who thrive in dynamic work environments and enjoy the challenge of thinking outside the box to develop new and innovative features with the understanding of what it takes to execute those ideas.  As a system architect, you will be tasked with investigating and profiling new and existing sensor technologies to help identify their potential uses for our Interior Sensing features.  You will work alongside system architects to aid in modeling the sensors as well as feature owners to help in the development of and modeling of new features that leverage those sensing technologies.

Your Responsibilities

  • Investigate, benchmark and profile sensing technologies
  • Contribute to the physical architecture by modeling the sensors in SysML
  • Develop modular logical architecture that incorporates multiple sensing systems 
  • Develop clean slate functional architecture that incorporates multiple systems based on Use Cases
  • Identify synergies with existing system architectures to maximize architecture re-use
  • Work with system architects of underlying systems to extend their architectures with newly identified feature functionality

Who we are looking for

Education requirements:

  • Minimum of a BS in an engineering field for both positions.  Advanced degrees are a bonus.  

Required Skills:

  • Strong experience in “clean slate” architecture development
  • Expert in model-based Systems Engineering (SysML)
  • Strong technical understanding of sensors and embedded system architecture

Your preferred qualifications

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with computer vision - based systems
  • Several years of experience leading architecture development
  • Strong understanding of feature development cycle (requirements/validation/SW test/embedding)
  • Requirements authoring experience
  • Experience with Enterprise Architect tool
  • Experience with Codebeamer tool

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

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.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Apply now »