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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Design Engineer Software Application (m/f/d)


Friedrichshafen, BW, DE, 88046

Req ID 34929 Friedrichshafen, Germany

We are looking for a new colleague in the Software Application department at our location in Friedrichshafen.


Your tasks:

  • Integration of the transmission system into the vehicle environment (central ECU, EDC, EBS, ...) as well as data field coordination of the basic transmission program and the shifting strategy in the vehicle
  • Execution of verification tests on drivability, error reactions, availability and safety up to the software series releases for a wide variety of customers worldwide
  • Organize, control and support work packages in the context of customer projects
  • Close cooperation with employees from the SW application of international ZF locations
  • Software coordination and management of requirements with customers and SW development departments 


Your profile:

  • Completed studies in electrical engineering, mechatronics, automotive engineering or control engineering with several years of professional experience in software application
  • Good PC skills and independent work are required
  • Driving licence class C/CE/D is advantageous
  • Willingness to go on business trips
  • German and English skills (spoken & written)


The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit


ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.
With some 157,500 employees worldwide, ZF reported sales of €38.3 billion in fiscal 2021. The company operates 188 production locations in 31 countries.


Be part of our ZF team as Design Engineer Software Application (m/f/d) and apply now!


Sofia Kalaitzidou

+49 211 584 222 008

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