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Software Development Munich 21.04.2022

Software Architect - Power and State Management (f/m/x)



More than 90% of automotive innovations are based on electronics and software. That's why creative freedom and lateral thinking are so important in the pursuit of truly new solutions. Naturally, this includes flexible working models, so that our IT specialists are free to go in unconventional directions. 


Our feature development team is responsible for the development of in-car information and communication systems with a strong focus on head units and clusters.


What awaits you?

  • As part of our team, you are responsible for the system and software architecture of power and vehicle state management functions.
  • Within the domain power and vehicle state management you are mainly responsible for power management, power saving and the control unit power cycle, e.g., on / off, suspend to X and CPU power modes, spanning across all chipsets and multiple operating systems like Linux, Android and AUTOSAR.
  • You analyse requirements and feature requests and you derive system and software requirements.
  • Furthermore you define concepts and the architecture of power and vehicle state components and how they interact within the E/E and the hardware/software system.Also you write requirement specifications for RFQs and assess the quotations technically.
  • To realise the architecture and assist in component implementation within ECU development projects, you work together with internal development teams and suppliers.
  • In addition, you support project managers with planning and cost calculation and feature approval criteria definition.
  • Last but not least, you analyse incorrect behaviour of the running system for architectural defects and provide solutions together with the development teams.


What should you bring along?

  • University degree in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or a comparable qualification.
  • More than 4 years of experience working as system and software architect for power and state management of control units, ideally in vehicles.
  • Profound knowledge and professional experience in system architecture of automotive control units, power and automotive controllers, modern ARM based SoCs, especially for power management and system bring-up.
  • Professional experience in embedded software development and software architecture of Linux / Android and ideally multi-OS hypervisor-based systems.
  • Knowledge about E/E architecture, vehicle state management, automotive bus technologies and interface design, especially Ethernet and CAN.
  • Business-fluent in English and at least basic German with the motivation to improve language skills.


You enjoy working in an international team and are passionate about software quality? Apply now!


Note: Please apply exclusively online via our career portal. Applications via other channels (esp. email) cannot be considered.


What do we offer?

  • 30 days of holiday.
  • Attractive remuneration.
  • BMW & MINI promotions.
  • Career development.
  • Flexible organisation of working times.
  • High Work-Life Balance.
  • Mobility offers.
  • And many other benefits - see bmw.jobs/benefits


Earliest starting date: from now on

Type of employment: unlimited
Working hours: Full-time


Tamara Vuckovic
BMW Group Recruiting Team
+49 89 382-17001

Software Architect - Power and State Management (f/m/x)

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