Technical Director Automotive Ethernet


NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, we are driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. 

Business Unit Description

NXP’s Automotive business unit offers sensor and processing technology that drives all aspects of the secure connected cars of today and the autonomous cars of tomorrow.  One of the mega trends in society is the evolution towards self-driving cars. The Automotive Business Unit of NXP offers sensor, connectivity, and processing technology that drives all aspects of the secure connected cars of today and the autonomous cars of tomorrow.  The Product Line In-Vehicle Networking is enabling this by bringing next innovations in CAN, LIN, Flexray, and Switched Ethernet data communication into the cars. Being market- and thought leader in In-Vehicle Networking, NXP invests significantly in new products with product creation teams across several locations that build the foundation for novel architectures in direct contact with leading architects at all the big car and module makers in the world.

As Ethernet Technical Director you will take the lead in bridging technical and business development, to create future NXP Automotive communication systems.  You will join a highly talented R&D team and work with OEMs, Tier 1s and your colleagues globally.   

Your Responsibilities

  • Be a technical leader in Ethernet car networking at physical, data link, and preferably also at higher OSI level for future NXP Automotive Ethernet solutions.
  • Analyze trends for high-speed car communications in the market. Work closely with customers, Business Development Groups and R&D Teams to influence strategic directions.
  • With your technical curiosity and your network, you can easily connect with architects of emerging carmakers.
  • Work with your colleagues in diverse domains within NXP to steer the development of system requirements.
  • You are the technical expert in your field and with your experience you will partner with your customers to define architectural specifications.
  • You will oversee hardware and software aspects in car networking including microcontroller architectures.
  • You will underpin feasibility of new architectures by data generation using suitable methods like traffic simulation.

Your Profile

  • Bachelor or Masters’ degree in Electronics, Telecommunications or High Speed Communications.
  • 5-10 years of experience in either Automotive, Industrial Automation, Transport or Military systems specifically as a Lead E/E Architect.
  • Proven track record in the development of high-speed communication systems.
  • Overall passion for new technology with a broad technical knowledge.
  • You are connected to innovative groups, such as IEEE or similar Automotive High Speed Communication groups and you participate in conferences.

Furthermore, you:

  • Have the ability to interact with a diverse range of colleagues and customers, across cultures
  • Work independently, have a willingness to listen and to adapt and you are open for new ideas
  • Excellent communication skills and a collaborative mind-set
  • Experience to act as technical leader, advising architects
  • You are fluent in English

NXP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and/or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, NXP will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.

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