Continental Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Deer Park, Illinois

Senior Software Engineer

Deer Park, IL


Job Description


Designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for enhancements and new products. (This may include: developing software and tools in support of design, infrastructure and technology platforms, including operating systems, compilers, routers, networks, utilities, databases, cloud­based and Internet­related tools.) Determines hardware compatibility and/or influences hardware design.


•Design, Implement robust software that complies with customer requirements and internal software processes.

•Able to systematically solve problems and perform root cause analysis.

•Identify problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them.

•Software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software reviews, identification of code metrics.

•Development of embedded software in 'C'.

•Perform unit level testing on software modules developed.

•Diagnosis and debugging on emulator and debugger, including use of test equipment (spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, etc.).

•Ensure Software testing and quality assurance.

•Ensure software compliance with internal software development process (SPICE).

•Support meetings with cross functional project team, hardware/test team, and customers as needed.

•Meet project deadlines and cost constraints.

Job Requirements


•BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

•5+ years of relevant experience in related technical field as an engineer.

•Proficiency with C/C++.

•Familiarity with microcontrollers with a RTOS.

•Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.


•MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

•7+ years of relevant experience in related technical field as an engineer.

•Multi-core experience.

•Cellular/wireless communications experience with knowledge of 3GPP/3GPP2 protocols including GSM/WCDMA/LTE and 5G.

•Automotive product development process.

•Automotive HW and embedded SW experience.

•Embedded Linux.

Job Type


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About Continental

With sales of €44 billion in 2017, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 240,000 employees in 61 countries. Information management in and beyond the vehicle is at the very heart of the Interior division. The product portfolio for different types of vehicles includes: instrument clusters, multifunctional and head-up displays, control units, access control and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices, control panels, climate control units, software, cockpits as well as services and solutions for telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Interior division employs more than 46,000 people worldwide and generated sales of €9.3 billion in 2017.

Job Category



United States



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