Beijing_Infotainment System Architect ‎(50022407)

Facility:  CARIAD (China) Co., Ltd.
City:  Beijing
Date:  1 Mar 2024

Department Mission


  • C|TB is responsible for concept, development, integration and testing for Audi, Porsche and VW infotainment solutions in region China.
  • Our target is to provide a unique, user oriented, cutting-edge infotainment solution to our customers.


Your Responsibilities:

Technical key words:

  • Active contribution in the Technology scouting phase, for future systems definition
  • Analysis of Top Level Requirements and breakdown into System Requirements
  • Definition of the System Architecture, in particular:
    • Definition of the system borders (embedding into the overall vehicle platform architecture)
    • Definition of the logical partitioning
    • Definition of the HW/SW partitioning (technical view)
    • High-level definition of the external and internal HW and SW interfaces (display, camera, other ECUs, vehicle connectivity (Ethernet, CAN, protocols), audio, debug, etc.)
    • Definition of HW topology
    • Definition of functional deployment (functional view)
    • Definition of the coarse HW and SW architecture, in cooperation with the HW & SW Architects
  • Specification of critical data flows
  • Analysis of all use cases that shall run on the system from a system resource perspective and first estimation of the necessary system resources (RAM, Flash, CPU(s), GPU(s), bus bandwidth, etc.), including the release of a budget resource sheet to cover all relevant functional areas
  • Definition of the necessary development strategies including the setting up of proof of concept prototyping activities in cooperation with Tier 1 and Technology Partners
  • Preparation of system models with System Engineering professional tools, covering the overall functional deployment
  • Contribution/Support of first series platform development phase up to system architecture readiness (100% SW Milestone) and alignment of system architecture with Tier1 system engineers
  • Contribution/Support to the analysis of CRs for potential system impact before CR submission
  • Preparation of the System Anatomy to show in which sequence to implement and bring up the different parts of the system
  • Contribution to the definition of the overall technical and functional vehicle architecture by representing the cockpit/vehicle domain architecture in all vehicle architecture fora
  • Analysis of relevant QLAH’s including feedback preparation to the authors


Required Qualification:

  • Education: Bachelor degree or above in automotive, electrical engineering, computer science or similar
  • At least 3-5 years working experience as a System Architect or Overall Vehicle Architect
  • Overall System Understanding of Cockpit Domain (e.g. system architecture, test bench configuration, networking, etc.)
  • Extensive experience gathered working on design and putting into operation of:
    • Embedded Systems / Systems on Chip
    • Firmware / Drivers design
    • Operating Systems (e.g. Linux, QNX, Android)
    • Virtualization and para-virtualization strategies
    • Multiple system functions / enablers such as power management, diagnosis, audio architecture, system base
    • Good understanding and experience with System Architecture / System Engineering Modelling and Simulation methods adopting professional tools
    • Good knowledge of requirements management, project management / project tracking and collaboration tools such as DOORS, Jira, Confluence, SVN etc.
  • Knowhow in Azure DevOps and CI/CD is beneficial
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced English (B2-C1 according to CEFR)
  • German is beneficial