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Continental Sr. Staff Systems Architect in Carpinteria, California

Sr. Staff Systems Architect

Carpinteria, CA


Job Description


Continental Automotive is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world and a leader in automated driving. Through our pioneering technologies and services, we’re changing the future of mobility to make it more safe, smart, and sustainable. Our Carpinteria, CA location is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented Sr. Staff Systems Architect to join our ADAS Technology System Design team. The ideal candidate has experience in product development & System Architecture.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


• The ADAS LiDAR Systems group is involved in the definition and product development of Automotive Long- and Short-Range LiDAR sensors and related advanced vehicle sensing components. The system engineer leads the systems engineering activities and drives efforts through all project phases.

Core Responsibilities:

• Creates and Leads the System Architecture Specification (according to required: quality, acceptance criteria, technical feasibility).

• Discusses and clarifies System Architecture with the customer, by involving the Project Manager, System Lead Engineer, etc.

• Reviews System Requirements with affected disciplines (HW, SW including Algo part, Test, ...).

• Coordinate domain topics to fulfill sensor performance.

• Creates and analyzed link budget for Autonomous Driving use cases

• Benchmarks new technologies and keeps the competitor’s portfolios.

Additional Responsibilities:

• Functional Safety support

• Ensuring reuse of generic requirements and solutions

• Management of Architecture and implementation of changes requests in Specifications

• Strong leadership to guide and assist other LIDAR team members in Architecture topics


• Immediate Benefits

• Paid Time Off

• Tuition & Employee Discounts

• Annual Bonus

• Employer 401(k) Match

• And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

Job Requirements

Job Requirements


• Bachelor's degree in an engineering or physics fields (electronics, telecom, optics)

• Minimum 5+ years experience working in System Architectural topics

• Proactive, resilient, flexible, and results-oriented attitude

• Analytical capabilities and good communication skills

• Proficient in Product Design V model

• Proficient in Matlab

• Experience in requirements analysis and management

• Configuration Management Tools knowledge: DOORS, JIRA, etc.

• Experience in Communication Protocols: Ethernet, CAN, etc

• Knowledge of Functional Safety

• Knowledge of Cyber


• 7+ years as a system engineer

• Experience in Algorithms

• Experience in Agile methodology

• Knowledge on XiL: HiL, SiL, etc. (Simulation)

• Intercultural/International Experience

• General knowledge of semiconductor electronics.

• Collaborates effectively with others to achieve goals.

• Learning agility; being curious and quick to learn.

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About Continental

The Autonomous Mobility and Safety Business Area integrates safety technologies and controls vehicle dynamics to ensure safe and comfortable driving. The objective is to implement "Vision Zero", the vision of accident-free driving. Autonomous Mobility and Safety's components and system capabilities are prerequisites for autonomous mobility.

Job Category

Engineering, Research and Development


United States


Autonomous Mobility and Safety (AMS)

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