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Continental Software Architecture Engineer in Queretaro, Mexico

Software Architecture Engineer



Job Description

Be part of the Vehicle Dynamics (VED) Software group at Continental Queretaro and participate to the creation of our MK1xx and MKCx products: the Brake systems used in conventional, electric and autonomous cars of today and tomorrow.

Our ECU is the main Chassis controller and provides functions to control the vehicle dynamics as the car trajectory (ABS, ACC, AYC, HSA, IPB, TCS...) for global car manufacturers in America (USA, Mexico, Brazil).

In VED Software, you will have the opportunity to practice the benchmark tools of our Automotive development and the state-of-the-art methods for Software development environment using AUTOSAR, Enterprise Architect, GIT tools...

You will be joining an international team and be guided by experienced engineers into the different phases of SW architecture: requirements analysis, resource estimation, architecture alignment.

You might touch Multicore topics, CyberSecurity and update Over-The-Air (OTA) concepts, also runtime optimization challenges in collaboration with the worldwide network of VED colleagues.

Your main tasks:

  • Collect the requirements addressed by Customer or Functions/Systems engineering level to Software engineering level and analyze them considering the Software architecture and Software development standards

  • Select the appropriate Software architecture to meet the functional and non-functional requirements

  • Align with the different Software component stakeholders and create specific architecture for the new features

  • Create the runtime analysis and code size estimation at project start and monitor it during the project execution

  • Coordinate implementation of complex workpackages that involve multiple engineers or mid-sized projects in different locations

  • Document all work results according to the process in place (corresponding to ASPICE SWE.1/SWE.2)

  • Develop and improve on existing testing methods, tools and procedures

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering field (computer science, electronics, mechatronics)

  • 3+ years experience in software engineering

  • Autosar, Automotive Spice concepts, ISO 26262

  • MCU architecture (Performance optimization)

  • Experience with Software requirements handling

  • Automotive SW development Tools and Methods (V-Model Software Development Process)

  • Agile and Scrum methodology

  • Embedded C / Algorithm scripting

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in Automotive software development

  • Intercultural Experience

  • IBM Jazz / Doors / Enterprise Architect / GIT / GITHUB experience


  • MBSE Model Based Systems Engineering and change propagation

  • Vehicle network communication / CyberSecurity concepts

  • Real time operating system

  • Planning, presentation and communication skills (English)

  • EBS, Brake System Technology, Automotive Industry

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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

Research and Development




Autonomous Mobility and Safety (AMS)