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Senior Engineer Connectivity - Connected Car (m/f/d)

Date:  03-May-2022

Raunheim, HE


  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the connected car architecture to enable premium infotainment and connected services for next generation Lotus lifestyle vehicles.
  • Drive the interface definition between multiple offboard elements and between vehicle and backend.
  • Take ownership of multiple connected services (e.g. app store, service store, subscription management, payment services) and ensure delivery with suppliers.
  • Consult on connectivity architecture and system related questions.
  • Review, create and maintain function and design requirements.
  • Define attributes for connectivity domain and systems.
  • Challenge the technical content and product definition under the aspects of performance and competitiveness. Identify gaps, propose improvement opportunities, and drive their implementation.
  • Support the definition of validation activities, review validation results and drive issue resolution internally and with suppliers.
  • Ensure that launch quality is robust over lifetime and fulfilling customer expectations.
  • Perform benchmark activities, analyse market and technology trends and present conclusions to the leadership.
  • Contribute to setting up the global workshare with other Geely entities.



  • Degree in electrical engineering, telecommunications, computer science or a related course of studies.
  • 5-10 years of working experience in connectivity and telematics, preferably at an automotive OEM or Tier 1
  • Solid understanding of the overall connectivity architecture and backend for the connected car, being able to identify the offboard components required to realize specific connected services.
  • Knowledge of API definition, call and data routing, networks and server systems preferably in an automotive environment
  • Expertise within one or multiple of the following fields: Cellular Networks, Mobile Network Operators (SIM handling, data plans, APNs), IoT, CPSP (Content Provider/Service Provider), OEM Telematics Platforms, CDN (Content Delivery Network), Customer Relation Systems, Data Privacy (incl. GDPR)
  • Cloud and AWS knowledge is considered beneficial
  • Technically minded with a strong background in system engineering.
  • Experienced working with and managing external supplier(s).
  • Launch exposure and having seen through at least one complete development lifecycle from concept until go-live.
  • Awareness of market specific requirements for a global connected car product rollout (e.g. Europe, North America, Asia).
  • Enthusiasm and passion: self-motivated, solution driven and customer focused.
  • High level of engagement to solve issues and drive resolution even outside of own working field.
  • Excellent communicator with an open and structured mindset.
  • High integrity and trust in all activities and communication.
  • Flexible regarding travels to UK, Sweden, China and other countries if needed.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Driving license