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Software Architect


9049620 | HELMOND | Vast | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

As a software architect you will collaborate on the system architecture of the car, together with the designers and electrical and mechanical architects. You will design the interfaces between the embedded controllers, the infotainment system and the communication with a back-end and make sure that all stakeholder requirements are satisfied.

In the process of building the prototypes and the first batch of Lightyear Ones, you will have to work in an agile environment and continuously align the development of the software team, all to make sure that the end product is safe, secure and robust.


Together with the other architects you will be responsible for:
● The car's software architecture
● Management of the system requirements
● Alignment of planning

Your personal responsibilities will consist of:
● Designing and keeping the overview of the software that connects embedded, infotainment and backend to each other and integrates off-the-shelf parts
● Selection of toolchains and platforms
● Management of the software department for the Lightyear One

● A Bachelor or Master degree in Software Science or similar.
● 5+ years of relevant working experience.
● Experience in the field of embedded systems.
● Experience in the field of connectivity/IoT.
● Experience in safety-critical product development.
● Experience in the automotive industry is a plus.
● Availability for 40 hours a week.
● Fluent in English, Dutch proficiency is a plus.


  • High level of autonomy
  • A multidisciplinary team of highly motivated and talented people
  • The ability to challenge the status quo and have a positive impact on a fast changing world


Lightyear is on a unique mission: to create and build a car that charges itself by solar power! Started as a University Racing team and now a fast growing Start-Up, Lightyear is looking for new employees to help create the dream.

If you want to be part of this amazing company, reply and motivate yourself. Maybe you will join them soon.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Amanda Ruiz Dominguez via telefoonnummer 06-82434415

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