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Job Code | #221

Principal System Engineer


Munich, Germany

Job Overview:

Do you enjoy working in a creative fast-growing entrepreneurial environment? With indie you´ll never walk alone! We place high value on our teams and pursue excellence for our employees and customers!

indie is an Autotech solutions innovator. We focus on edge sensors spanning multiple modalities including LiDAR, radar, ultrasound and vision for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles, connected car, user experience and electrification applications.

Today’s Radar chipsets have a strong system and software content, with typically more than 50% of the development team working those areas. Within the Radar BU, you will be responsible for systems engineering at the platform level.

Job Responsibilities:

Product Requirements Document

  • Review and analyze customer PRD to identify essential specifications

  • Understand Industry standards (as applicable) minimum performance requirements

  • Create internal overall system spec. document based on top-down analysis within the JAMA framework

System Architecture

  • Define the overall System architecture

  • Support the development of functional safety concepts and system-level functional safety mechanisms

  • Functional Block partitioning

  • Interface requirements, target power budget

  • SW/HW partitioning

Support system-level modeling, system-level test plan, and design validation

  • Analyze design sensitivity to impairments, document potential areas to focus on during design phase

  • Closely work with the simulation and signal processing team to verify key building blocks.

Customer support, system integration

  • Support customer requirements analysis

  • Performance validation and compliance

Job Requirements:

With us, you must love being part of an organization where everyone makes a difference and contributes to the company's success. Creativity, Ownership and Excellence are what we value.

These are the skills and know how an ideal candidate would bring. We understand that nobody is perfect! After all, your new job should challenge you and you should have the possibilities to grow.

  • BS/MS degree in Electrical Engineering with 8+ years of experience managing complex integrated circuit development projects.

  • 3+ years of experience in professional system design and architecture.

  • Good knowledge of either radar or lidar systems.

  • IC and Systems design experience is a plus to assess design trade-offs, technical risks.

  • Must possess strong leadership and communication skills to work with cross-functional system development teams to meet internal and customer commitments.

  • Experience with product development cycles (concept to production).

  • English skills.


Human Resource Department

Telephone: 949-608-0854

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