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Senior Software Engineer for gateways (m/f/diverse) – Timișoara, Romania – REF31213N

Full Time
Romania, Timisoara
Posted 2 months ago

Do you enjoy technical challenges in SW development projects in Automotive industry? Are you passionate about gateways or just SW development in general?

An automotive gateway engineer is a professional who specializes in designing, developing, and managing the gateway systems in automotive vehicles.

In modern vehicles, gateway systems play a crucial role in managing communication between various electronic control units (ECUs) and subsystems within the vehicle. They enable data exchange and control signals between different networks, such as the powertrain chassis, body, and infotainment systems.

For our CES Interior Segment, we are are looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer (m/f/diverse) for immediate start.
Continental Engineering Services (CES) is active worldwide as an independently operating provider of comprehensive engineering services.

Your Tasks

  • Develop software products, according to project/customer requirements, at the requested quality level (according to the department and project guidelines and methodology);
  • SW development should be compliant with Continental process including activities like: software design, requirement implementation, modules specification and test, documentation, reviews and test reports;
  • Gateway engineers implement and configure communication protocols to enable data exchange between different ECUs and subsystems. They ensure proper data routing, message filtering, and protocol conversions as required by the vehicle’s network architecture.
  • Once the network architecture is defined, gateway engineers configure the gateways according to the specific requirements of the network. This involves setting up routing tables, access control lists, network address translation (NAT), and other parameters.
  • Automotive gateway engineers play a critical role in ensuring the security and cybersecurity of the vehicle’s communication networks. They implement security measures, such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, secure boot mechanisms, and cryptographic protocols, to protect against unauthorized access and potential cyber threats.

A mentor will support you to stepwise take over own responsibility after an initial training phase which will familiarize you with our products, tools, processes and organization.

Tools used:

  • Embedded C development environment
  • Network protocols (e.g., CAN, LIN, Ethernet)
  • Automotive-specific communication protocols (e.g., CAN FD, FlexRay, MOST)

Your Profile

  • University degree (e.g. Computer Science, Informatics, Electronics)
  • 5+ years experience in embedded software development
  • advanced embedded C programming skills
  • Very good understanding of the SW development processes
  • Good knowledge on automotive products.
  • Knowledge of vehicle networks and low-level communication protocols
  • CAN/LIN protocol knowledge.
  • Experience with AUTOSAR Architecture is a plus
  • Ability to analyze and breakdown a software solution.
  • English – speaking and writing level.
  • Initiative and result orientation.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good Analytical skills

What we offer

Pay for Performance:

  • Achievement Bonuses and Rewards;
  • Relocation Bonus for non-Timisoara Residents;
  • Recommendation Bonuses for new team members;


  • Health & Wellness (Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sport activities etc.);
  • Different discounts (glasses, tires, medical, shopping);
  • In-house restaurant & coffee corners.

Life-Long Learning:

  • Technical, Soft Skills & Leadership trainings;
  • Dedicated Programs and Conferences;
  • Free Language Courses (English, German, French etc);
  • Access to e-learning platforms;
  • Career development opportunities (local and international);
  • Internal development communities (Experts, Agile Community of Practice, Artificial Intelligence etc).

We want our employees to do well with us. That’s why we offer them not only an exciting job in an international technology group, but also numerous additional offers such as flexible and hybrid working, sabbaticals and other benefits.

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