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System Architect



Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Job Type: Permanent  - Full Time 

Travel Required: 0% 

Remote Work Available: Yes 


Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.


Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.

[Role and Responsibility]

- Design system architecture that maximizes the strength of Renesas' SoC/MCU/software and propose system-level solutions to customers
- Define requirements for software, development environment and hardware for the designed system architecture
- Functional allocation of software and hardware to the designed system
- Align specifications with internal development teams and stakeholders
- Development of PoC software to prove out the designed architecture



The value of vehicle is changing from the conventional "Running, Turning, and Stopping" to the value created by applications and software, such as "automated driving and connected". We at Renesas need to change from being just a device vendor to a solution vendor that provides applications, software, and development environments in close collaboration with our customers and partners. We are looking for system architects who can create new value for automobiles and mobility, and define and realize products and services from the customer's perspective, in order to realize Software Define Vehicle by leveraging the strengths of Renesas' devices.

Renesas' Software Division is a group that creates new solutions for cars and mobility through innovative software and development environments that pursue the value of essential things. We have great colleagues and an environment globally where we respect each other's abilities and ideas and actively exchange open feedback in order to quickly take on the challenges necessary to achieve our goals. We are looking for new colleagues to grow with us and share our goals.


[Required Skills and Work Experience]

- MSc/BSc degree in Computer Science, Information Engineering, Electronic Engineering, or equivalent practical experience
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in system design or 10 years of experience in software development
- Experience in medium to large scale system design for consumer electronics, industrial equipment, automotive/ECU, etc.
- Knowledge of OS (Linux, QNX, Android)
Required Language Skills
・English : Business level  TOEIC score around 700
・Japanese : Business level