Software Architect

04_Professionals (technical)
BU4 Electronics & Mechatronics

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • Creation of software architecture in UML to ensure a robust and scalable software system which adheres to industry best practices and standards.
  • Ensuring that the software system is scalable, maintainable, and secure by making high-level design choices and setting technical standards for the project.
  • Review of software requirements for feasibility within the overall software architecture.
  • Specification of software component requirements.
  • Review of software low-level design to ensure that they fit into the software architecture and meet the component requirements as well as the quality standards.
  • Collaboration with other project stakeholders to understand their needs and to ensure that the software aligns with the project’s goals.
  • Providing technical leadership and guidance to software development teams, mentoring less experienced developers, and sharing knowledge on best practices and architectural principles.
  • Evaluating and selecting third-party libraries and platforms that best suit the project's requirements while considering factors such as cost, performance, and compatibility.
  • Identifying and addressing potential technical risks and challenges, proactively assessing the system's architecture to identify any potential issues, and devising strategies to mitigate them.
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive software architecture documentation, including design decisions, architectural patterns, and technical standards, to serve as a reference for the development team and other stakeholders throughout the product roadmap.


Your Skills & Strengths

  • Degree in Electronics/ Telecommunication Engineering, Automation, Computer Science or similar.
  • Technical background in embedded software development in C.
  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR and corresponding Vector tools (mainly DaVinci Developer).
  • Knowledge of C for embedded applications.
  • Good knowledge of UML/SysML.
  • Knowledge of Matlab/Simulink for code development.
  • Administration of Git SCM.
  • Experience in working in a V model development process (ASPICE, CMMI).
  • Knowledge of embedded software architectures for automotive applications.
  • Software design in UML/SysML, preferably using Enterprise Architect.
  • Experience with motor control and/or power electronics.
  • Previous experience in code development.
  • Experience in automotive communication protocols like LIN or CAN.
  • Experience with functional safety (ISO26262) is a plus.
  • C1 level of English is required. Spanish or german will be valued.


In addition to work in a great team, we encourage you to reach your personal potential and through outstanding learning and development opportunities. Exciting assignments and personalized support for your career are available to you.

Weekly Working Hours: 40



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Facts about the job

Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  R&D - Electronics incl. software development
Department:  BU4 Electronics & Mechatronics

Valencia, ES, Valencia

Company:  MAHLE Electronics (ES)

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

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