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Vehicle Diagnostics Subject Matter Expert (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  CZ

Plzeň,  Plzen Region, CZ, 301 00 Zlín, Zlin Region, CZ, 760 05 Brno, South Moravian Region , CZ, 63900 Prague, The City of Prague, CZ, 19000

Req ID 63136 Univerzitní HQ Plant, Brno, Prague, Zlín, Czech Republic

ZF Engineering Plzeň is also newly involved in the development of diagnostic tools in Aftermarket solutions. The newly created team ensures the implementation of projects from business solutions to the technical specifications themselves. Be part of a team that designs and develops new diagnostic tools for our customers.

Your tasks:

  • Design of software architectures for vehicle diagnostics and maintenance solutions for the Aftermarket

  • Design of processes for vehicle diagnostics and maintenance solutions for the Aftermarket, including internal, cross-divisional, and operational (external) processes.

  • Design of ECU-related diagnostic applications from all ZF Product Engineering divisions from the Aftermarket perspective

  • Impact analysis of standards and legislation (German, EU, International) with relevance to Aftermarket vehicle diagnostics and maintenance

Your Profile:

  • Master's degree in computer science, engineering or a related technical discipline

  • Minimum 10 years experience in R&D of automotive industry

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Diagnostic solutions

  • Fluent in English (spoken & written), in minimum B2 level

  • German is an advantage

  • IT / Electronic system architecture (both HW and SW) of vehicles

  • Vehicle diagnostic standards, tools and technologies

  • Knowledge of automotive development processes

  • Cloud connectivity (technologies, standards, e.g. AWS, Azure)

  • Workshop repair & maintenance processes (after-sales)

  • EU legislation w.r.t vehicle diagnostics, repair and maintenance

  • Able to connect and cooperate with various stakeholders

  • Innovative approach and open to find new solutions

  • Ability to understand complex technical contexts (systems, interfaces, means of interchange)

What do we offer?:

  • Opportunities for personal and professional development 

  • Participation in international projects

  • Working with cutting-edge technologies in a modern environment

  • Contribution to language training and free-time activities

  • Flexible working hours and flexible time account

  • Extended opportunity to work from home and 25 days of vacation

  • Annual bonuses and regular salary increases according to performance

  • Home office allowance and pension/life insurance

  • Meal allowance, Cafeteria and more


Be part of our ZF team as Vehicle Diagnostics Subject Matter Expert (m/f/d) ZF Engineering Plzeň s.r.o. and apply now!


Igor Culek

+420 474 316 227

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