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

Software Application Engineer


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 25673 TRWAutoR&D Shanghai, China


Major Responsibilities:

  • Analyze system product requirements and hardware design, then create software requirement specification accordingly
  • Perform software design for an embedded system with SPICE Level Development process documentation.
  • Follow a defined software process to ensure good quality and documentation as per SPICE requirements. 
  • Develop specific test cases for all software requirements and validate functionality. 
  • Good knowledge of embedded C programming and automotive embedded software coding rules
  • Good understanding of electrical design/schematics and able to utilize electronic test equipment (oscilloscope, background debugger, emulator, CANoe, etc.)
  • Capable of understanding semiconductor specifications for hardware peripherals and able to design software that interfaces with them
  • Experience in Serial Peripheral Communication development (Such as SPI)
  • Experience in applying software development process and software configuration management system (example: PTC Integrity or project version control system)
  • AUTOSAR layer architecture design knowledge is preferred.

Key Competencies:

Critical skills, abilities and characteristics necessary to perform job responsibilities.

·         Good communication in English and Chinese

·         Good English Reports / Writing Skills

·         Self Motivated

·         Good negotiator

·         Strategic Thinker and problem solver

·         Works well in a global fast pace environment



Completes other projects as assigned by supervisor or acting manager.



Internal: Project teams, engineering supervisor, product development managers and other functions as required.

External: N.A.


Be part of our ZF team as Software Application Engineer and apply now!


Mingyuan Ye

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