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System Architect - Electrification

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Electrical

For over 110 years Aston Martin has made the most exquisitely addictive performance sports cars.


But no one builds an Aston Martin on their own. Behind these legends and landmarks are hundreds of dreamers, darers and doers who make extraordinary happen, every single day. That’s why the name of everyone who has ever worn our famous wings is inscribed on the wall of our factory.


As we embark on an exciting new era for the business, we need the very best people to write their own chapter on our journey to become the world’s most desirable ultra-luxury British performance brand.


Join us.


Job Purpose:

To lead the systems development and feature delivery of distributed functions within the electrified powertrain domain.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analysing and organising stakeholder requirements
  • Deriving system requirements from stakeholder requirements
  • Identifying diagnostic requirements for the systems
  • Through regular reviews, ensure on time delivery (SADs, feature maturity, etc.)
  • Allocating system requirements to elements of the system and defining interfaces
  • Drives issue resolution and, where required, mitigation plans
  • Directs the workload of the systems engineering team for the given programme
  • Developing logical, functional and system architecture diagrams
  • Mapping system requirements into elements/components
  • Support SOTIF (ISO21448) and Cyber Security (UNECE R155) aspects of the feature delivery
  • Use of ASPICE for system and feature development

Qualification & Experience:

  • Knowledge of automotive product development (V-Cycle) from concept to launch completion.
  • Knowledge of multiple automotive electronic systems from working as a systems architect on embedded systems in automotive or a related industry, e.g. aerospace.
  • Experience of working in a cross functional team to tackle complex issue resolution.
  • Must be able to manage large workloads in a high-pressure environment and prioritise accordingly.
  • Network Protocols (CAN, FlexRay, LIN, Ethernet, Wifi).
  • Diagnostics protocols and knowledge of UDS/ODX.
  • Experience of system integration engineering and software delivery.
  • Experience of working in a cross functional team to tackle complex issue resolution.
  • Experience of managing technical delivery through Tier 1 suppliers.
  • In depth working knowledge of complex real time operating systems.
  • Experience Authoring technical documentation in requirements capture tools e.g. Doors, Polarion.
  • Experience of Autosar SW architecture.
  • Experience of E2E communication protection.
  • Advanced knowledge of DBC and FIBEX Automotive standards for serial data/communication level.
  • Experience of cross functional leadership.
  • Experience of more than one of the following commodities is preferred: infotainment, connected services, switchgear, lighting, body electronics, power management, EDS, ADAS, powertrain (electrified), chassis
  • Technical engineering background and a knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design.
  • Appropriate / related engineering degree.


  • Effective facilitation and influencing skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Team player & able to collaborate with others.
  • Analytical mindset and critical thinking.
  • Builds positive and constructive relationships and is aware of others’ needs and uses this to work well together.
  • Works effectively with others to achieve goals e.g. recognises how different contributions and ways of working led to success.
  • Notices issues and seeks to address customer concerns.
  • Considers their impact on others and makes efforts to communicate effectively. Has a range of communication styles to draw on and able to flex between these as needed.
  • Has skilled and accurate planning capability including identifying risks and devising contingencies.
  • Self-starter and driven to succeed.
  • Confident presenter
  • Experience of Polarian (requirements tool).
  • Experience in Vector Can tools and CAPL scripts.
  • Experienced Microsoft Office user.
  • Experienced user of Mentor VSA Networks tool and/or PREEvision
  • Must be able to manage large workloads in a high-pressure environment and prioritise accordingly.


Belong at Aston Martin

We understand that the incredible beauty, craft and art that defines an Aston Martin comes from the inclusion of our amazing people.

We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.  We celebrate diversity and are seeking applicants who can bring something different.  Please speak to us if there is anything you need to support making an application with us.


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