Control System Architect (Automotive)

  • Aanbod Depending on knowledge and experience
  • Functiegroep Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 7865400
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

To support the growth in projects and technology development, DAF is seeking a well-qualified Control System Architect, to work within our creative team in an innovative, fast moving environment.


As Control System Architect you will be responsible for the Control System Architecture of a number of Cabin/Chassis related Control Systems.

You will be responsible for:

  • Definition of the Control System Architecture consisting of hardware, Basic Software and Application Software
  • Mapping of functions onto the elements within this architecture
  • Definition of HW<->BSW<->ASW interfaces
  • Mapping and refinement of functional and non-functional requirements
  • Documentation of the functions
  • Maintenance, improvement and extension of the architecture
  • Definition of Basic Software requirements for new/updated ECU’s

You will review and approve:

  • Stakeholder requirement documents
  • Proposals from suppliers

You will support:

  • Root cause analyses of complex issues
  • Definition of hardware requirements for new/updated ECU’s
  • Process definitions and improvements
  • Development and rollout of necessary processes and tools

In this position you will report to the Supervisor of the Architecture department and meet frequently with the Function Designers, Principle Engineer Functional Safety, Control System Owners, Application Software Architects, hardware developers and your fellow Control System Architect.


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 Program with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative, result- and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and masterclasses with interesting speakers and attractive companies



  • Technical education on master level with a specialisation in control theory, mechanical-, electrical- or automotive engineering

Working experience:

  • At least five years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of embedded software and hardware
  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR, AUTOSAR principles or other basic software standards
  • Knowledge of automotive safety and standards (ISO 26262 and SPICE)
  • Experience with Change- and Configuration management is a plus
  • Experience with IBM Rhapsody, UML 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