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

Software Architect (m/w/d)


Stemwede, NW, DE, 32351

Req ID 27223

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


Your tasks as Software Architect (m/w/d): 

  • Analysis of customer and system requirements in collaboration with requirement engineers 
  • Architectural design of a Vehicle Motion Control Software physical and dynamic architecture according to ISO26262 and other topics with architectural influence (e.g. AUTOSAR) 
  • Establishing traceability between requirements and architecture model
  • Define and manage VMC software resources and review of software requirements
  • Support for other teams, especially functional development, software development, functional safety, integration and testing


Your profile as Software Architect (m/w/d):

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in engineering with focus on computer science, vehicle engineering, control engineering, mechatronics, electrical engineering or equal
  • Knowledge in SW architecture design and systems engineering necessary as well as knowledge in model-based development, Matlab, Simulink, Targetlink, AUTOSAR
  • Experience with modeling (e.g. UML, SysML), Enterprise Architect, Experience in CI/CD, Azure, Git, CodeBeamer beneficial
  • Knowledge in control technology, vehicle engineering, SW integration, future SW architecture design and high performance computing is beneficial as well as knowledge in functional safety (ISO 26262) 
  • Fluent English language skills, german would be a benefit and ability to work independently with a distinct „hands-on“ mentality



About ZF:
ZF is a global technology company suppling 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.
In fiscal year 2020 ZF reported sales of €32.6 billion. The company employs more than 150,000 associates at approximately 270 locations in 42 countries.


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


Sabine Kessel

(+49) 7541 77960988

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