Embedded Software Architect - Novi, Michigan United States - 44881


Job #: 44881
Title: Embedded Software Architect
Job Location: Novi, Michigan - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


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An Embedded Software Architect is required to play a vital role in defining/creating and communicating the software architecture of the embedded software, with the system architecture and with the internal SW architectural requirements for one of our best clients in Novi, MI. This client is a global company, highly ranked as a top employer in their field.  They're on the verge of tremendous growth for their electronic steering systems group, making this an ideal time to join.  This role requires experience of ASPICE, AUTOSAR and ISO-26262 and requiring independent design, implementation and testing of the software components. If your experience matches with these criteria, then you could be a perfect match for this position.

Responsibilities of Embedded Software Architect:

  • Development (design, implement, test and debug) of core and/or application specific software requirements for Steering production projects from customer and internal requirements
  • Develop software in compliance with a formal ASPICE, AUTOSAR and ISO26262 per development process
  • Support other functional disciplines with all aspects related to software architecture
  • Perform work assignments as a highly competent software engineer, requiring independent design, implementation and testing of the software components
  • Work assignments primarily involve intermediate through advanced level work, moving toward complete technical competency and mastery of the field
  • Define, document, and communicate the software architecture of Steering products and ensure all software project team is using it correctly
  • Interface and communicate design/requirements to internal and external customers
  • Participate in software design reviews (internal/external) and verify the software and system architectures are aligned
  • Make sure that the architecture is not only the right one for operations, but also for deployment and sustainment and only as complex as it needs to be in order to meet the system requirements and system architecture
  • Resolve disputes and make trade-offs and resolve technical problems
  • Provide high level guidance and direction on project work, making sure that new application projects fit in with an overall software architecture and strategic vision


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Software Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent (Master’s preferred)
  • 4-8 years’ relevant experience regarding the Responsibilities (listed above) for automotive SW development projects
  • 7+ Years’ Experience in Automotive Experience required o Experience in Electric Power Steering or ADAS is preferred

Technical Competencies:

  • Solid programming experience with Embedded C programming and/or Matlab Simulink
  • Strong Knowledge of Electrical Hardware and Microprocessor Architecture
  • Experience with Configuration, Requirements, or Test Management toolchains (PTC Integrity, Clearcase, Clearquest, DOORS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Vehicle communication protocols (CAN FD, FlexRay, LIN, Ethernet, …) and Diagnostic protocols (UDS)
  • Experience using industry standard modeling and data acquisition toolchains (CANalyzer, CANoe, CANape, Matlab, etc.)
  • Experience developing unit test cases/integration testing and performing static code analysis (i.e. MISRA, Naming, Polyspace, HIL, etc) is preferred
  • Experience with AUTOSAR software development is preferred
  • Experience with safety critical systems or ISO26262 is preferred
  • Experience with automotive cyber security methodologies is preferred
  • Experience with the software safety mechanisms such as memory protection units and watchdogs is preferred.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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