Software Architect (m/f/d)

3+ months agoStuttgart, Germany

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Job Summary

To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we're looking to add a Software Architect (m/f/d) located in Stuttgart, Germany

In our Design Center in Stuttgart, our team creates technologies for the Automotive Market. Our portfolio includes High and Low voltage DC/DC Converters, Inverters, Battery management system, Recuperation modules, Overhead Consoles, Smart Control Units as well as internal and external lighting applications.

Reporting to the Teamleader Software Development , the Software Architect's role involves c reating clear high-level SW Architectural design based on System and/or stakeholder requirements. Additionally you frequently work with your engineering peers to continuously improve software quality standards.

What a typical day looks like:

  • Create clear high-level SW Architectural design based on System and/or stakeholder requirements to develop innovative, cost-effective and manufacturable solutions
  • Install and configure the development environment (build scripts, make files etc.)
  • You design vertical integration architecture descriptions involving the theory and practices of modeling and representing architectures, using mechanisms such as architecture description languages, architecture viewpoints, and architecture frameworks.
  • And you document software architecture and designs in UML tools such as Enterprise Architect
  • Typically you are describing system design using several views that frequently include a static view showing the code structure of the system, a dynamic view showing the actions of the system during execution, and a deployment view showing how a system is placed on hardware for execution
The experience we're looking to add to our team:
  • Someone with a finished university degree - preferably computer science, electronics or similar and with strong prior experience in embedded systems and/or as SW Architect
  • Demonstrated experience with hardware development in the automotive industry and experience with AUTOSAR development (Microsar, Tresos, Basic & Application SW)
  • Fluent German and English knowledge both in written and spoken form is expected in this role to successfully work with local and global stakeholders.
  • Experience with software development processes such as Automotive SPICE would be a strong advantage.
  • Additionally experience with topics such as drivers for serial communication (SPI, UART, I²C), MATLAB Modelling /w Auto Code generation would give you an advantage
What you'll receive for the great work you provide:
  • Work for the big Automotive OEMs such as Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, Porsche, and VW
  • Work in a supportive, stable, inventive team in a modern, high-quality environment
  • Experience the difference, become a member of our innovative team
  • Share with us your ideas, we are looking forward to hearing from you


Job Category
Design, Process & Technology Engineering

Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We're happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the recruitment process. Please advise us of any accommodations you may need by e-mailing: accessibility@flex.com.

Client-provided location(s): Stuttgart, Germany
Job ID: Flex-WD106295

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Wellness Program
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Health Insurance
    • HSA
    • FSA
  • Parental Benefits and Childcare
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Casual Dress
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Unlimited Vacation
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Mentor Program
    • Promote From Within
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program