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Software Architect

Field: Product Engineering
Location: Canada

Who is Litens?

We are a diverse group of talented people committed to creating solutions to problems and making the world a better place. We enhance and deliver both mechanical and electrified solutions that bring efficiency and sustainability to new heights. Founded in 1979, Litens has a proud history of being an innovative and highly respected company specializing in powertrain system engineering and component supply. Our history includes numerous achievements, many of which have been recognized through prestigious awards from our customers.

Experience a fulfilling and supportive environment where ingenuity is rewarded, collaboration is encouraged, and opportunities are readily available.

Litens has been a leader in delivering efficient, high performance and reliable vehicles for decades. Today our focus is on moving the EV revolution forward. We are a high performance, fast paced and innovative team. We are focused on a sustainable future and developing technologies that get us there sooner. We offer a flexible hybrid work environment that is focused on maximizing the productivity and work life balance of our employees.

Why Join Litens?

The role embedded software plays in EV’s cannot be overstated. We are growing our embedded software team  rapidly. We need an innovative architect who is driven and who wants to build not only products but processes that can deliver on big goals and in record time. We have the world’s fastest charging and most recyclable battery pack concept patented and in prototyping and we need your help to deliver the embedded software to get to market with great speed and greater quality. We’re going to change the EV landscape and help the environment while doing so, if this sounds like a movement you want to help lead, this is the role for you.

At Litens, you can make an impact. We’ve purposefully cultivated a supportive and flexible environment that gives everyone the opportunity to succeed. Litens offers a competitive and people-first approach to compensation and benefits, and we are committed to provide balanced employment and advancement opportunities for everyone.

Our diversity is our source of strength. At Litens, we are committed to equal employment opportunity, and we value and welcome diversity. We respect employees’ rights for a safe and respectful workplace. Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

What you will do?

We are seeking an experienced ASPICE Embedded Software Architect to join our team. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure adherence to Automotive SPICE (ASPICE) software engineering process and supporting process groups to drive the successful implementation of ASPICE standards throughout the software development lifecycle.

Take a lead role in ensuring compliance with ASPICE software engineering process requirements across software development projects. Provide guidance, support, and hands-on involvement to ensure adherence to the defined processes.

Lead the work on selecting the technologies and patterns needed for supporting Litens future product needs.

Be the technical authority shaping the software platform to support the functionality of new products.

Advise engineering leadership and senior management at Litens on strategic paths involving technology choices and how to balance the combination of business and technology.

Be a software architect mentor to the rest of the engineering team.

Work in cross-functional agile teams to produce and release new applications, features, and enhancements to improve the user experience, applying the full understanding of software engineering discipline and industry best practices.

Design and rapidly prototype proposed solutions in correct tech stack for that application.

Work closely with the development team members in major architecture projects, design and implementation, review of functional and technical requirements.

Utilize proven architecture development methods/tools to layout software functions and performance.

Supporting systems and requirements engineering activities to enable functional safety within the battery management system.

Advise on the development of Functional Safety compliant software at various levels.

Advise on the development and implementation of ASPICE and ISO26262 processes.

 What you will bring:

Degree in Electrical/Software Engineering with 5 years professional software development or system engineering experience.

Extensive experience (5  years) in software architecture development with a focus on ASPICE compliance within the automotive industry (iSAQB – CPSA-F a plus).

Familiarity with automotive development standards and processes is a plus.

7+ years experience in developing and debugging embedded software, written in C/C++.

Deep understanding of embedded systems and microprocessors and software architectures.

Demonstrated experience with SysML/UML or similar tool for use in defining software architecture.

Strong skills in efficiently documenting software design (requirements etc.).

Experience in ARM-Based MCUs (Infineon AURIX Family – TC3xx is a plus).

Experience with Real time operating systems (FreeRTOS, SAFERTOS).

Experience with communication protocols (UART / I2C / SPI / USB / Ethernet / CAN)

Experience with Python is beneficial.

Performed key product development deliverables such as: DFMEA, design validation plans and reports (DVP&R), and problem-solving techniques (eg. 8D).

Experience and knowledge in environmental, reliability, and safety requirements for Automotive, Industrial & Residential applications for battery systems is a bonus (ASIL, ASPICE, ISO26262, etc).

Interested in this position?

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