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Senior Computer Scientist as Lead Platform Architect (f/m/div)*

München, Bayern
Job Type
30 Jul 2022
Have you heard of Infineon s ambitious masterplan to develop our next automotive microcontroller product generation? Do you want to shape the future of smarter, safer and connected cars by solving complex technical challenges? Then we have a great opportunity for you! As a Senior Principal for Platform Performance you will act as a key driver and leader of a small expert team in our new Platform Architecture Department to define scalable architecture solutions for our novel automotive platforms. With this position you will be entering our Technical Ladder: a special career path for those who share innovative ideas, demonstrate comprehensive technical knowledge, show thought leadership, possess problem solving abilities and are able to create business value. Responsibilities
In your new role you will:
  • Own and drive the product performance simulation, optimization, and SoC interconnect architecture definition as technical lead and leader of a small expert team in our platform architecture department
  • Own the architectural performance requirements of our next generation MPU and MCU products based on intense cooperation with technical marketing, product lines and customer inputs on key use cases
  • Contribute to the definition of scalable architecture solutions for our next product generations, which will include multiple compute clusters, external memory interfaces such as LPDDR, gigabit-speed communication links, and application specific accelerator subsystems
  • Derive specifically the product requirements and the concept for the on-chip interconnect from application assumptions, stakeholder requirements and system architecture proposals
  • Define and conduct feasibility studies for architectural explorations and evaluate solutions wrt. impact on cost, performance and power in close collaboration with your team
  • Technically guide the platform lead architects, a community of component architects, and design engineers to ensure feature and performance fulfillment
  • Based on your experience you also target and drive and efficient implementation of the proposed SoC architecture solution
  • Contribute with new ideas as well as pro-actively drive innovation in the area of microcontroller platform and SoC architecture based on profound understanding of future product needs and industry trends

Your Profile
You have a clear notion of how innovation contributes to the commercial success of the company, you constantly gain new insights by questioning existing assumptions and you inspire others for your ideas explaining even complex issues in a clear and convincing manner? Furthermore, you accept responsibility and accountability for decisions, and you are open to new challenges without knowing the right path to a solution in advance. If you remain aware of the big picture even in complex situations and take decisions despite uncertain circumstances, then you should join our team!

You are best equipped for this task if you have:
  • A degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or a related field, preferably a PhD
  • At least 15 years of experience, in the areas of SoC Architecture Definition and Product Development, preferably in a leading technical role and/or a management function with a strong technical focus
  • Rich hands-on experience of performance modelling and benchmarking of complex embedded SoCs, microcontrollers or microprocessors, incl. their external memories and components based on Systems C
  • A comprehensive understanding of the latest R&D trends in automotive applications, new E/E architectures, state-of-the-art development methodologies, and the 3rd party IP ecosystem
  • Expert knowledge in high-performance embedded architectures, including HW-SW aspects, state-of-the-art compute and communication functions, as well as interconnect solutions, such as crossbars or networks-on-chips
  • Professional management and technical leadership skills paired with a rich experience of leading small teams of technical experts
  • Experience of guiding senior R&D and product line management, e.g. strategic direction settings and trade-off decisions
  • The ability to lead cross-functional teams and work in a multi-cultural environment
  • A good understanding of safety and security concept and development according to ISO26262 or ISO21434

  • Coaching, mentoring networking possibilities
  • Wide range of training offers & planning of career development
  • International Assignments
  • Different Career Paths: Project Management, Technical Ladder, Management & Individual Contributor
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Home Office Options
  • Part-time work possible
  • Sabbatical
  • Creche and kindergarden with 180 spots and opening times until 6pm
  • Holiday Child Care
  • On-site social counselling and works doctor
  • Health promotion programs
  • On-site gym, jogging paths, beachvolleyball, tennis and soccer court
  • On-site canteen
  • Private insurance offers
  • Wage payment in case of sick leave
  • Corporate pension benefits
  • Flexible transition into retirement
  • Performance bonus
  • Cheaper ticket for public transport and very own S-Bahn station
  • Accessibility access for wheelchairs
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  • Job Reference: 671540356-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Infineon Technologies AG
  • Location: München, Bayern
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent