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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.

Lead Software Architect (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  DE

Stemwede-Dielingen, NW, DE, 32351

Req ID 52404 Stemwede, Germany

We are reinforcing our System House Vehicle Motion Controls Team at our location in Stemwede-Dielingen, Friedrichshafen, Coblenz or Dusseldorf


Your tasks as Lead Software Architect (m/f/d): 

  • Assess and strategically plan the architectural options for development of ZF’s vehicle motion control software cubiX  
  • Coordinate research and consultation activities to find, create or apply the appropriate architecture for the cubiX SW product  
  • Support portfolio management planning between the VMC system house and ZF Divisions
  • Manage architectural variants, decide on target design and document the design decisions
  • Lead a team of SW architects within the project


Your profile as Lead Software Architect (m/f/d):

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in engineering with focus on computer science, vehicle engineering, control engineering, mechatronics, electrical engineering or equal
  • Several years of experience in automotive software architecture design
  • Detailed knowledge of design principles, architecture and design patterns
  • Detailed knowledge of  software architecture design and systems engineering necessary; System know-how and knowledge of the domain Vehicle Motion Control
  • Fluent English language skills, German would be a benefit and ability to work independently with a distinct „hands-on“ mentality


The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit www.zf.com/berufundprivatleben. 


The position is part of the ZF Global Employee Referral Program.


Be part of our ZF team as Lead Software Architect (m/f/d) and apply now!


Susann Aszyk

(0049) 211 5842120


At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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