Embedded Software Architect (application software) at DAF Trucks in Eindhoven

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  • Offer Depending on knowledge and experience
  • Job category IT
  • Contract Fulltime
  • Reference number 7814300
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Manufacturing

About this vacancy

For our client DAF Trucks N.V. we are currently recruiting an Embedded Software Architect (application software). This very challenging position would be an ideal second or third step in your career.

Job description

As Embedded Software Architect you will be part of a (agile based) software development team, that will develop model based software functions. The models are prepared for integration into the complete application software and used for auto coding.

You will be responsible for:

  • Design of concept definition, I/O definition
  • Mapping of requirements to the software architecture
  • Definition and documentation of the Software Architecture Design
  • Maintenance, improvement and extension of the software architecture
  • Definition and documentation of software architecture related processes

You will review and approve:

  • Software integration builds
  • Stakeholder requirement documents
  • Function domain architecture proposals

You will support:

  • Root cause analyses of complex issues
  • Generation of software detailed designs
  • Development and rollout of necessary processes and tools
  • Model based development process definitions and improvements

In this position you will report to the Supervisor of the Application Software group within the department of Platform development and meet frequently with the Control System Architect and Control System Owner.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to DAF. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

Candidate profile


  • Technical education on bachelor/master level with a specialisation in control theory, mechanical- or automotive engineering
  • Knowledge of embedded software design processes (according to internal and external standards)

Working experience:

  • At least 3 year of relevant experience
  • Experience with real time embedded systems and model based software development
  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR or AUTOSAR principles
  • Knowledge of UML and object oriented software development
  • Knowledge of automotive safety and standards (ISO 26262 and SPICE)
  • Experience with Matlab Simulink and Stateflow is a plus

Personal skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially listening and synthesizing
  • Analytical skills and the ability to abstract from the current situation
  • You are able to explain complex technical information clearly and succinctly
  • Ability to collaborate across different groups having varying levels of expertise and skill
  • Fluent in English language - effective communication in both verbal and written form. Willing to learn Dutch language
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