Control System Architect

  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10025913
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche Automotive

Over deze vacature

As Control System Architect you will be part of a team which develops the CSA architecture for embedded systems in the DAF vehicle, including the PACCAR engine. Within this multidisciplinary team you will work as a CSA Architect for Technology Readiness Level projects.


  • Definition of the control system architecture
  • Further decompose hardwired I/O and network interfaces
  • Mapping and refinement of functional and non-functional requirements, including both Functional Safety and Cyber Security, to either hardware, Basic Software and Application Software of a Control System
  • Documentation of the functions
  • Maintenance, improvement and extension of the architecture

In this position you will report to the Supervisor of the Architecture EEA department and meet frequently with the Control System Owners, hardware lead engineers, E/E Architects and function designers, other Control System Architect.


DAF Trucks N.V. in Eindhoven is part of the PACCAR Inc. which is one of the biggest global players in the heavy duty truck industry. The known truck brands of PACCAR are Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF. Our engines and trucks are best in class products in the transportation world; always being driven by our design philosophy “environmentally friendly products with best cost-effectiveness and highest reliability for our customers”. As a global operating company we offer optimal opportunities to contribute to our success in a multicultural team.

The Architecture EEA department within Embedded Engineering is responsible for the:

  • translation of requirements on a functional level into a physical Electric/Electronic (E/E) Architecture consisting of Control Systems; a combination of hardware and software components,
  • the further split of PACCAR developed Control Systems into an architecture consisting of hardware, Basic Software and Application Software, and
  • maintenance of expertise in key areas, like Cyber Security and Functional Safety.


YER Technology offers you the possibility to become employed as automotive professional and to combine challenging assignments with an excellent career with perspective on a fixed contract at YER Technology or our client DAF Trucks. The following conditions are applicable:

  • Attractive (fixed) salary commensurate with knowledge and experience
  • 25 holidays per year (excl. national bank holidays) and 8,33% holiday allowance
  • A contract for a definite or indefinite period at a financially robust organisation
  • Travel expense reimbursement
  • Good pension scheme
  • Overtime will be compensated in payment of wages or time-for-time
  • Good balance between work and private life
  • An open culture and clear communication
  • A Service Desk ready to answer all your practical questions



  • Technical education on master level with a specialization in mechatronics, software engineering, electrical- or automotive engineering

Working experience:

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of embedded software and/or hardware
  • Knowledge of automotive safety and standards (ISO 26262 and SPICE)
  • Experience with Change- and Configuration management is a plus
  • Experience with IBM Rhapsody, UML, Autosar and DOORSNG is a plus

Personal skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially listening and convincing
  • Analytical skills and the ability to abstract / conceptualize
  • You are able to explain complex technical information clearly and to the point
  • 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.