DSP Firmware Architect for Radar Applications (m/f/d)

IT & Technology

NXP SemiconductorsN.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better, and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, industrial & IoT, mobile, and communication infrastructure markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has approximately 29,000 employees in more than 30 countries and posted revenue of $8.61 billion in 2020.


  • The position will primarily be for ADAS and Infotainment segment customers, which are the areas targeted for ambitious business growth
  • You will engage with customers to develop a keen understanding of their goals, strategies, and technical needs – and help to define and deliver high-value solutions that meet these needs
  • By understanding the overall end-customer-product/application-use-case you will break it down into different solutions components (silicon, platform, firmware, security, software, libraries etc.)
  • You will coordinate a small team of talented engineers
  • Key team responsibility includes development and maintenance of embedded software for NXP IC’s with focus on automotive Radar applications (e.g. autonomous driving)
  • Translation of requirements to module level functionality together with architects
  • Creation and maintenance of unit tests
  • Cooperate with Validation team to define validation strategies and tests
  • Preparation and contribution to review procedures
  • Multi-site working in multicultural teams around the globe


  • Master of Electronic Engineering or Computer Science
  • 10+ years of experience in embedded software development
  • Strong understanding of the overall software solutions stack and top-notch problem-solving skills for complex system level use cases
  • Extensive breadth of deep technical kledge (Arm, SoC, Software enablement, Tools, Platform-HW, Linux, RTOS, Drivers etc.) and experience in multi-disciplinary areas
  • Experiences in semiconductor or automotive industry with focus on wireless communication systems and radar applications
  • Profound kledge in DSP programming and algorithm modeling with Matlab
  • Experience in: real-time and embedded software, RTOS, signal processing, processor architecture k-how
  • VLIW vector DSP programming in C/C++ and assembly
  • Advanced C and C++ v11 programming skills
  • Advanced understanding of object-oriented programming paradigm is a plus
  • Advanced kledge of Git and CMake
  • Experience with Atlassian tools and configuration (i.e. JIRA and Bitbucket)
  • Profound kledge in software integration and automated release and build management
  • od understanding of FUSA and ASPICE
  • Experience with embedded software debugging tools (like Logical Analyzer, Oscilloscope and Debugger) are desired
  • Experience with automotive functional safety testing
  • Team building is one of your key strengths
  • Experience working in a multi-site and multi-cultural environment and ability to travel as needed.
  • Fluent in English and German