Head of Architecture ADAS&AD (m/w/d)

  • Ingolstadt
  • Cariad
At CARIAD, we're bundling and further expanding the Volkswagen Group's software expertise. We’re uniting over 6,500 global experts to build a scalable technology stack, including a software platform, unified electronic architecture and reliable connection to the automotive cloud. Our CARIDIANS are developing vehicle functions such as driver assistance systems, a next-generation infotainment platform, power electronics and charging technology, and digital services in and around the vehicle. Our software can already be found in Volkswagen ID. models and will soon power Audi and Porsche vehicles with the E3 1.2 platform in 2024. It's no easy task, but with experts like you, we can shape the future of mobility. Join us at CARIAD and be part of this exciting journey! YOUR TEAM You will guide and lead a central team of architects (16) coordinating and managing the overall ADAS/AD system- and software architecture from the use case level down to software interface implementations. You will work with state-of-the-art system and software architecture modelling enthusiasts and ADAS/AD concept experts on a daily basis and lead architecture decisions with relevance on VW-Group level. WHAT YOU WILL DO Manage and build a team of cross functional system and software architects Lead definition of architecture concepts in the early analysis phase Manage architecture artefacts with MBSE on different levels of architecture: functional, logical and physical architecture management Drive architecture decisions Interface to VW-Group brands and projects within CARIAD and the VW-Group Technical coordination of overarching topics Product ownership of MBSE method and model WHO YOU ARE Degree in the field of computer science, mechatronics, electrical engineering or a comparable course of studies Several years of leadership experience in ADAS system development Enthusiastic about the automotive industry and technology Deep understanding of ADAS architectural design and system components Proven MBSE background, experience with rolling out new methods and tools Proactive, supportive, structured, solution-oriented and able to bring experience and methodological knowledge into a new organization Experience in working as part of agile teams Excellent English language skills, profound German language skills NICE TO KNOW Remote work optionsTemporary work from abroad in selected countriesFlextime / optional working hoursCompany pension planAnnual professional developmentSabbatical option up to 6 months30 days paid + 10 days unpaid leavePossibility for VW Group car leasingIf you have further questions about the candidate journey at CARIAD, please contact us: