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Head of Product Platform Architecture for Automotive Microcontroller (f/m/div)*

Infineon has ambitious plans to develop our next automotive microcontroller (MCU) product generation. Do you want to shape the future of smarter, safer and connected cars by leading a team of architects? Then we have a great opportunity for you! As a Head of Product Platform Architecture, you will lead a senior expert team to define the architecture and the product requirements of our next generation AURIX, Traveo and PSoC MCU families. With your open-minded mentality you will pro-actively drive innovation in the area of microcontroller platforms based on your profound understanding of product needs and industry trends. With this position you will join our Management Career and be part of the leadership in our Platform Architecture and Innovation Department of the Microcontroller Business Line. In your new role you will:

  • Drive the product requirements and define platform architectures of our next MCU product families based on inputs from technical marketing and the product lines incl. appropriate documentation in close cooperation with your team
  • Be responsible to balance the product feature set and the key KPIs (power-performance-area) to ensure competitive solutions for our AURIX, Traveo and PSoC MCU families
  • Lead a team of senior architects, who are the key technical partners for the system project managers, SW/HW project managers and product owners of our product families
  • Define and conduct feasibility studies for architectural explorations and evaluate solutions considering the impact on product cost and development schedule
  • Across the product families, you own central topics such as SoC/SiP/Chiplet partitioning options, pad-package-pinning and other configuration options
  • Contribute to the definition of scalable architecture solutions and you support the department management on R&D cost control and resource management within the architecture leadership team
  • Collaborate with the product development organization and central functions to implement the architectural solutions in time by identifying reuse strategies among our MCU families
  • Pro-actively drive differentiating ideas and innovations in the area of microcontrollers based on profound understanding of future product needs and industry trends

This job is suitable for full- and part-time.

Taking new challenges without knowing the right path to an eventual solution in advance is not a problem for you. Respecting different attitudes and points of view and using the creative potential they offer reflects your mindset. If you inspire others for your ideas and are able to explain complex issues in a clear and convincing manner, 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
  • At least 10+ years of experience in complex embedded SoCs, microcontrollers or microprocessors, preferably in a leading RnD role
  • A rich hands-on experience in the areas of automotive MCU product definition, product/stakeholder requirements management, and product development
  • A comprehensive understanding of the actual R&D trends in SoC development for embedded applications, the 3rd party IP ecosystem, and state-of-the-art development flows and methodologies
  • Professional people management skills since you are used to lead technical teams composed of experienced experts and younger talents in cross-functional and multi-cultural environments
  • Functional Safety and Security experience is a plus e.g. experience with development according to ISO26262 or IEC61508 and ISO21434
  • Experience in guiding senior R&D and product line management, e.g. wrt. strategic direction settings and trade-off decisions
  • The passion of building up a high-performance team and developing your team members
  • Fluent English communication skills

Driving decarbonization and digitalization. Together.

Infineon designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of semiconductors and semiconductor-based solutions, focusing on key markets in the automotive, industrial, and consumer sectors. Its products range from standard components to special components for digital, analog, and mixed-signal applications to customer-specific solutions together with the appropriate software.

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As a leading automotive microcontroller vendor, the Infineon business line Automotive Microcontroller (ATV MC) offers the industry’s most comprehensive microcontroller and software portfolio. The three major product families, AURIX™, TRAVEO™ and PSoC™, provide the newest innovation in performance, connectivity, power consumption, safety and security.

We enable the latest advancements in the dynamic automotive market, such as vehicle electrification, automated driving and driver information & interaction. Being at the core of transformation, we pave the way for new technologies, such as artificial intelligence and dependable computing, as well as higher levels of connectivity, security and user experience. So, join us to create a better future together.


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