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Director Virtual Simulation Environment



Bourne End, UK
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023


Our mission is to use the latest machine learning and cloud technologies to develop the best AI inference for self-driving vehicle and advanced driver safety engineers. Renesas is the leading automotive electronics supplier globally, and this is a rare opportunity to deploy your software to billions of devices we ship to customers every year. You will join our newly formed AI Solutions global research and development organization of around 100 software engineers. Due to strong demand for our AI-related products we are planning to triple in size in the next three years, so there is lots of room for you to help us grow the team together while remaining small. Our key locations are the Tokyo, London, Dusseldorf, and Ho Chi Minh City metro areas, but you can also join fully remotely from other locations globally or get our support to relocate to our key location hubs


The Job


  • Recruit, train, and lead a team
  • Lead development of Virtual Simulation Environment to be provided to Automotive OEM/Tier1 customers.
  • Plan development with stakeholders such as Sales/FAE/HW design/Quality control.
  • Research up-to-date technology of Virtualization, Modeling, Simulation, Digital Twin, MBD/MBSE, PLM, …
  • Make partnerships with cutting-edge companies (e.g., tool vendors, system integrator, engineering service, …), university, research lab.


Your Profile


  • Degree of university in the area of electronics or related.
  • Experience in developing or extensively using simulators (MILS/SILS/SPILS/vHILS)
  • Expertise knowledge of virtualization technology and SW development.
  • Experience in discussing semiconductor device specification.
  • Ability to plan and execute new and unconventional initiatives.
  • Expertise knowledge of CPU architecture or auto-creation of SW code.
  • PC software development experience.
  • Experience in managing software development projects with global development teams.
  • Embedded software development experience.
  • SoC/MCU device development experience.




Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. A leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at renesas.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.


Renesas’ mission, To Make Our Lives Easier, is underpinned by our company culture, TAGIE. TAGIE stands for Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative and Entrepreneurial. Our goal is to embed this unique culture in everything we do to succeed as a company and create trust with our diverse colleagues, customers and stakeholders.


We are committed to creating a diverse culture where everyone is included and feels a sense of belonging. For more information, please read our Diversity & Inclusion Statement.