System Engineer/Functional Developer Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

Italdesign Ingolstadt Germany Engineering

Company Description

Italdesign is a service company providing design, engineering and production for the transportation industry, through to final testing and type-approval and support into starting of production and the design of complete Business models. Italdesign is based in Moncalieri, Torino, Italy and today has premises of more than 50.000 squared meters, a full-scale design and engineering campus and a cutting edge development and prototyping center. It has about 1000 employees in Italy, Germany and Spain. Italdesign offers its services to all interested parties worldwide. In 2017 Italdesign launched as additional business, a dedicated unit to design, develop and produce ultra-limited vehicles for all OEMs Worldwide: Italdesign Automobili Speciali. Research and innovation has enabled a continuous growth, along with the ability to choose competent and motivated people, united by a real and concrete passion for excellence. People are able to compete every day with the complexity and competitiveness of the market, able to work in integrated teams, to express their creativity in every field, to give the best of themselves in any conditions. In 2016, 2017 and 2018 Italdesign was recognized by Universum as one of the most attractive Italian companies and awarded as Top Employer in Italy.


ItalDesign is expanding research and engineering activities in the fields of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems.

Within the team of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems you directly work on the implementation of next generation automated driving functionalities. With your contribution customer friendly functional components are created for the next step to autonomous driving.

You’re part of an interdisciplinary, networked and agile team. Together with specialists about perception, functions development, testing and tooling you’ll develop, test and experience the future of mobility from the concept to series product.



-Leverage a model based approach to architecting, defining, and analyzing complex systems involving a mix of hardware and controls for new ADAS technologies

-Develop core systems engineering work products for systems development including: architecture analysis, use cases, strategy, descriptive and analytical models, requirements, interface matrices, and robustness & verification work products

-Develop analysis-backed behavioral requirements on subsystems, including interface definition and cascade of requirements to delivering systems (e.g. engine, transmission, brakes, battery, Infotainment, body modules, off-board systems, etc.)

-Develop physically and empirically based models & simulations and use them to conduct design options and trade-studies to verify that proposed concepts and strategies meet the requirements

-Support the quality and functional safety processes following ISO26262

-Perform design verification tests on prototype vehicles or constituent systems, analyze results, provide recommendations and drive to implementation

-Develop new or improve upon, model based system engineering related processes to further our engineering efficiencies

-You coordinate the requirements of the customer function related to the system components together with the component responsibility (e.g. sensors, actuators, control units, etc.)

-Perform competitive analyses and maintain knowledge of emerging technologies in autonomous driving technologies in the automotive domain


-At least 2 years of experience

-Automotive (OEM, Tier1, Tier 2) and ADAS experience preferred

-Experience in functional development and ECU integration projects

-Experience in developing software on embedded systems preferred

- Knowledge and experience in the common Bus interfaces (e.g. CAN, FlexRay, CAN-FD, Automotive Ethernet, LIN etc.)

-Knowledge about Automotive sensors and their specialties (e.g. Lidar, Radar, Camera etc.)

-Experience in development process and implementation along ISO26262

-Knowledge about development along A-SPICE preferred

-Experience in vehicle diagnosis

-Ideal candidates should be skilled at working in large team environments and interfacing with subsystem technical experts

-Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks

-Experience in project management

-Experience in requirements engineering/management using Doors or a similar Tool



Preferred requirements

-Prior experience in driver assistance (e.g. adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning etc.) or autonomous systems or features

-Experience in developing series functionalities

-Experience in project management

-Experience in requirements management

Other information

Education: Bachelor/Master Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Vehicle Engineering, Software Engineering, Mechatronics
Language skills: Fluent knowledge of written and spoken German and English is required
Workplace: Ingolstadt (DE) and availability to travel.



All genders welcome

Just for reasons of easier readability, only the grammatical male form is used in person names.

This always means people of every gender identity. We embrace diversity, actively encourage inclusion and create an environment that fosters each employee’s individuality in the interests of the company.



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