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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.

Software Architect

Country/Region:  US


Req ID 48939 | Auburn Hills, United States

Commercial Vehicle Solutions from the ZF Group provides the capability to shape the future of commercial transportation systems. With a comprehensive portfolio and expertise, it enables ZF to reimagine transportation for a safer and sustainable tomorrow. Our technologies and services for commercial vehicles and fleets make them more efficient, safe, connected, intelligent and automated wherever they operate.  


  ZF- CVS is seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer to work as part of a team developing Software designs and architectures for state of the art micro-controllers, mixed signal ASICs, Sensors, switches and actuators used in current and future conventional and brake-by-wire electronic braking systems.  


Position Responsibilities: 

•    Development of the software architecture of electronic braking systems taking account of Automotive SPICE, of functional safety in accordance with ISO26262 and other topics with architectural influence (e.g. AUTOSAR)
•     Modeling of the dynamic behavior of the software (Task Scheduling, multi-core)
•     Analysis of requirements, in particular of the safety requirements, on the software, derive a architectural design and manufacture of a traceability between requirements and architecture model
•    Maintenance and extension of the meta-model for software architecture
•    Regular exchange with the other levels of the system architecture and software development departments
•    Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies.
•    Comply with all company and TS16949 policies and procedures.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Experience:

•    Bachelor degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Control Engineering, or similar 
•     Minimum of 3 years experience of working knowledge of C/C++ as well as the software development lifecycle. 
•    Experience with embedded software development
•    Knowledgeable in use and development of UML/SysML-based designs; experience in the modeling of the dynamic behavior of the software is a definite plus
•    Experience with Pre-emptive Real-Time Operating Systems 
•    Familiar with Rhapsody, DOORs, PTC Integrity, Software architecture modeling.


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


Jordan Taylor


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

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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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