Senior Software Developer Cyber Security Automotive (m/w/d)


Herzogenaurach, DE, 91074 Bühl, DE, 77815

Job Requisition ID:  12356

Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. Does that sound interesting to you? As a partner to all of the major automobile manufacturers, as well as key players in the aerospace and industrial sectors, we offer you many development opportunities.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the implementation of software requirements for automotive embedded software, especially around cyber security in interaction with AUTOSAR stack and complex device drivers, such as for the hardware security module
  • Technical guidance of software developers in the development of security concepts for ECU software in the powertrain and implementation of corresponding features
  • Supporting the software architect in deriving embedded security-relevant functional and software requirements from customer specifications
  • Significant participation in the creation of concepts for cyber security
  • Collaboration in an agile software development team

Your Qualifications

  • University degree in electrical engineering, (technical) computer science, physics or its equivalent 
  • Many years of professional experience in embedded C software development based on AUTOSAR for automotive series projects, especially in cyber security such as integration and configuration of HSM drivers, Crypto I/F and/or CSM
  • Good knowledge of AUTOSAR and AUTOSAR development tools
  • Deep understanding of common automotive (multicore) microcontrollers, especially their security mechanisms
  • Profound knowledge of the relevant embedded security standards and regulations such as ISO/SAE 21434 and UN ECE
  • Safe handling of relevant norms and standards in the automotive environment, for example Automotive SPICE and ISO 26262
  • Experience in software development for multicore and real-time operating systems, ideally for automotive applications
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken, German language preferred

Our Offer

  • Flexible working time models and attractive remuneration
  • A wide range of further personal development opportunities via the Schaeffler Academy
  • Rewarding your wealth of ideas, e.g., within the framework of the Schaeffler Awards and operational idea management
  • Health and sports offerings, e.g., through the Schaeffler Health Coach app
  • Accumulation of an additional old-age pension as part of the company pension scheme
  • Many other employee benefits, among others within the scope of corporate benefits

As a global company with employees around the world, it is important to us that we treat each other with respect and value all ideas and perspectives. By appreciating our differences, we inspire creativity and drive innovation. In this way, we contribute to sustainable value creation for our stakeholders and society as a whole. Together, we advance how the world moves.


Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your online application.


Your Contact

Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG 

Friederike Hein-Effner 




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