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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.

System-on-chip (SoC) Designer (m/f/d) in the area of autonomous driving

Country/Region:  DE

Friedrichshafen, BW, DE, 88046

Req ID 43497 Friedrichshafen, Germany

You will work on the systems of the next generations of automated driving in interdisciplinary and cross-project development teams. You define the architectures of digital integrated circuits (SoCs and ASICs), primarily for control units in the field of autonomous driving. Your job scopes range from defining the requirements and conception of the chip architecture to design review, implementation and application of the chip in series production projects. These tasks require close cooperation with customers, internal and external suppliers, as well as with development partners at international locations.


Your tasks:
•    Overall responsibility for the development of the design for heterogeneous, complex SoCs.
•    Analysis and approval of the SoC design, if necessary, including software components; Design of series SoC products.
•    Independent evaluation of new technologies and available IPs (functional and physical).
•    Design of heterogeneous, complex SoCs down to RTL level for digital process technologies in the 7 nm range and small, close cooperation with architecture, simulation and verification team.
•    Integration of licensed IP blocks as well as the in-house development of specific IP blocks according to the architecture requirements.


Your profile:
•    Completed university studies in electrical engineering, computer science, or information technology
•    At least 4 years of professional experience in chip development for automotive (alternatively IT, Telekom, Computing,...)
•    Extensive experience in chip and IP development as well as in the semiconductor technology
•    Knowledge in tools for chip and IP development (Synopsys, Cadence, Siemens), in front-end design as well as computer architectures, digital signal processing, CPU, GPU, deep learning networks
•    Good knowledge of spoken and written English, German is a plus


This position is part of the employee recruitment program.


Be part of our ZF team as System-on-chip (SoC) Designer (m/f/d) in the area of autonomous driving and apply now!


Bojan Momtschilow

(+49) 0211 584610

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