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Employer: Continental
  • Engineering
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 16.02.2019

    With sales of €40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 230,000 employees in 56 countries. Information management in and beyond the vehicle is at the very heart of the Interior division. The product portfolio for different types of vehicles includes: instrument clusters, multifunctional and head-up displays, control units, access control and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices, control panels, climate control units, software, cockpits as well as services and solutions for telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Interior division employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately €8.3 billion in 2016.

    The Software Architect defines concepts and describes Software Architecture in a project or a platform project based on the requirements defined by the customer or a customer project. As a Software Architect you will have to decompose the product into components, defines the interfaces, dynamic behavior and resource consumption target and gives guidance for software design, implementation and test. Project Software Architecture Responsibilities:

    * Elaborate and define product and platform concepts during envision-, RFI-, RFQ- and development-phases based on defined requirements and constraints;
    * Consider different alternatives for the architecture and select the best one based on defined criteria;
    * Define, design and describe the product-specific architecture in a modular, maintainable and portable way (e.g. SW-Architecture Development and Design, Rhapsody Model, Drawings);
    * Own the specifications of interface between 2 elements; consider the upstream/downstream interfaces of the product;
    * Define and break down memory and performance requirements; Make sure that product architecture meets requirements with respect to functionality, performance, quality and schedule;
    * Support the problem resolution process;
    * Take part in the relevant project planning and estimation process;
    * Work together with other architects to ensure the whole product performs according to requirements;
    * Prepare and support architectural solutions for the Decision Board in case of Change Requests, which require an architectural modification;
    * Establish and maintain traceability between requirements and architecture;
    * Inspect the traceability within design, implementation and test;
    * Analyze architectural problems, define risks and manage resolutions;
    * Support the quotation phase together with quote manager;
    * Represent the project technically in reviews with customer (design & issues). Software Domain Responsibility:
    * Ensure high degree of re-usability and identify synergies across projects;
    * Set up general rules and guidelines for design and development (e.g. communications mechanism, error handling, etc.);
    * Coach other software architects;
    * Follow all standards for working methods & quality;
    * Perform reviews of software architecture and participate in software design and code reviews. A mentor will support you to stepwise take over own responsibility after an initial training phase which will familiarize you with our products, tools, processes and organization.

    All you need is:
    * Experience in Software Development and Design;
    * Advanced skill in Object Oriented Programming (C++), Design Patterns, UML, Versioning Control (examples: ClearCase, CMSynergy, SVN, GIT);
    * Operating Systems: Unix/Linux;
    * Advanced English knowledge;
    * 4-5 years work experience in the automotive or consumer electronics industry, preferable in a variety of functions;
    * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Nice to have:
    * Agile development (Scrum, Kanban)
    * Qt
    * Advanced Linux Programming
    * Rhapsody
    * Doors
    * Software development process;
    * CAN;
    * Android;
    * Product Life Cycle knowledge;

    * Integration Program in a professional, young & dynamic team
    * Competitive Salaries (based on performance) & Benefits
    * Health & Wellness (Private Health and Dental Insurance, Sport activities etc.)
    * Professional Development Opportunities (in Technical and Managerial Area)
    * Stability
    * International Work Environment & Traveling Opportunities
    * Relocation Package for non-Timisoara/ Iasi Residents
    * Flexibility Program including flexible hours, mobile work and sabbaticals

    Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.