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Continental Sr. System Engineer (Functional Safety Management) in Shanghai, China

Sr. System Engineer (Functional Safety Management)

Shanghai (Asia Headquarter)


Job Description

Position Overview

The mission of the Senior System Architect is to deliver a system architecture incl. functional safety- and security & privacy concept that meets internal or external specified requirements, quality and timescale, following the defined process in a complex organizational/technical environment. Therefore. the system architect moderates and drives

a) requirements analysis with customer,

b) customer architecture consultancy,

c) technical decisions, targeting on a best fit system architecture concept considering existing solution, strive for reuse and ensure integrity of existing platforms.

Main Responsibilities

  • Define the functional safety concept for the System.

  • Evaluate alternative System architectures.

  • Establish bidirectional traceability from System Architecture to functional/ non-functional system requirements and ensure consistency.

  • Analyze System Requirements together with customer and bias requirements towards Continental solutions.

  • Customer architecture consultancy in an early phase (frontloading).

  • Definition and documentation of high-level interfaces.

  • Collaborate with other disciplines to document interfaces and dependencies (e.g. Software Architect).

  • Collaborate with Software Architect to minimize interfaces between loosely coupled components.

  • Document, communicate and ensure understanding of the System Architecture to stakeholder (e.g., SW Architect, System Tester, etc.).

  • Review of related work products (e.g. software architecture documents, functional safety- and security documents).

  • Propose solutions for improvement in area of expertise and participate in workgroups.

  • Support the competence growth of other system architects by coaching and trainings.

Job Requirements


  1. SW Development Process

  2. Maturity Process Model (ASPICE)

  3. Project Management

  4. Agile Development Methodology (based on SAFe framework)

  5. Service Oriented Architecture (SOA): application in automotive industry

  6. Service API & Protocol (REST, MQTT, OPC UA, …)


  1. Requirements Engineering

  2. SW Architectural Design (layering, structuring, modularization)

  3. System and Product know-how

  4. System Architecture (Logical & Technical)

  5. Service Platform (Registry, Discovery, Orchestration)

  6. AUTOSAR Classic/Adaptive (BSW/RTE, Configuration & Integration)

  7. Single-/Multicore Architecture in Embedded systems

  8. Embedded Operating Systems (RTOS, POSIX, OSEK)


  1. SW Functional Safety (e.g. ISO 26262)

  2. Microcontroller & HW know-how

  3. Bus System (e.g. Ethernet, CAN FD)

  4. Concurrency Design (processes, threads, priorities)

Required Experience

  1. University degree in computer science or electrical engineering

  2. 4+ years working in automotive system engineering environment (or equivalent)

  3. 2+ years experience in working in discipline relevant projects

  4. 3+ years experience acting in a role for leading people in the respective engineering discipline (functional or disciplinary leadership)

  5. Experiences in working in international teams and understanding for foreign cultures required

Job Type

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About Continental

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2019, Continental generated sales of €44.5 billion and currently employs more than 230,000 people in 59 countries and markets.

Job Category

Research and Development




Automotive Cross Divisional Functions