About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.

Forward. For all.

Group Summary

Magna Electronics leads the way in active safety technologies, revolutionizing the automotive industry and improving lives. With a strong focus on adapting ADAS systems and electronic solutions to any vehicle, we address a wide range of mobility and safety needs. As we build a safer, more intelligent, and connected mobility experience, Magna is dedicated to creating a better future for people globally.

About the Role

The Software Architect is responsible for selecting, defining, creating, and communicating the software architecture of the embedded software, ensuring it is compliant with the system architecture and software requirements.

As a SW Architect, you are part of the SW development team and responsible for the high-level design of new SW products. You define the structured solution that meets all technical and operational requirements. You are a developer with a comprehensive view of the SW. You will receive support from domain experts who provide puzzle pieces, and your job is to define a framework so all pieces fit together.

Your Responsibilities

  • General SW Development
  • Work with a team of software architects, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment.
  • Design and implement advanced software architecture solutions, ensuring scalability and efficiency, in compliance with a formal ASPICE/CMMi-based Global Product Engineering Process (GPEP).
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align technical solutions with business needs.
  • Ensure project deliverables meet the agreed quality standards.
  • Conduct thorough comparative and competitive assessments to identify and implement the most effective and advantageous technological methods.
  • Ensure competitive technical proposals, engineering estimates, and technical review materials are provided per pursuit targets and agreed-upon timing in support of the sales target.
  • Facilitate customer engagements and address stakeholder requirements, ensuring effective communication and satisfaction.

Who we are looking for

  • Experience in software architecture for automotive electronics serial development projects.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in SW development for automotive electronics.
  • Proven proficiency in using UML, Enterprise Architect, or similar modelling tools for effective system design and architecture.
  • Experience in designing and developing modular, reusable, and portable software for the automotive sector.
  • Experience with structured software development methodologies, particularly ASPICE or CMMi frameworks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent (Master’s preferred).
  • Strong self-motivation, resilience, and a determined mindset are crucial qualities for success in this role.
  • Advanced English language level (verbal &written).

Your preferred qualifications

  • Proficiency in AUTOSAR-based tools (e.g., Vector, Electrobit) and Embedded Linux.
  • Skilled in designing/developing systems using Multi-core and/or SoC architectures.
  • Expertise in Driver Monitoring Systems, Machine Learning, Image Processing, and DSPs.
  • Advanced in implementing Cybersecurity measures and ensuring Functional Safety.
  • Knowledge of structured problem-solving methods (e.g., 8D).
  • Demonstrated leadership in managing technical teams, organizational planning and effective project management
  • Certifications in software architecture.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Collegial, supportive and friendly working atmosphere with a “Duz” culture
  • Attractive and performance-oriented compensation package
  • Prospects and opportunities for personal and professional development through various training offers
  • Individual work arrangements through flexible working hours and opportunities to use “Office Work” and “Mobile Work” personally
  • Corporate benefits program
  • International and diverse environment and open door culture

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.