Spe­ci­a­list – Software Platform Architect

Are you passionate about embedded SW-platform architecture and technical leadership? Can you ensure coherence in technical decisions and are you able to bridge the business objectives with the technical solution? Then you might be our new Software Platform Architect in our R&D organisation developing advanced control and monitor solutions.

The Job

As an architect, you will be responsible for taking lead in regards to defining the present and future SW-architecture needs across platforms and business segments. You will be taking early decisions about fundamental architecture and technology choices in development projects as well as identifying and mitigating technical risks in the projects. Together with the hardware- and product architects you will be defining the platform roadmap and ensuring optimal life cycle management across all product platforms.

Your primary tasks also include:

  • Advising stakeholders on designs on short and long term
  • Balancing technical solutions and long-term platform roadmap
  • Early involvement in development projects with a focus on architectural topics
  • High-level estimation of tasks and risks in projects
  • Gatekeeping in technical solutions within your area
  • Performing analysis and technology studies.

You will be part of an R&D organisation with 100 colleagues and will work closely together with specialists, developers and product managers. You will join the Platform Management team and be reporting directly to the VP for R&D Platform.

The Person

You have a relevant Bachelor or Master degree within Software-, Electronic- or System engineering, and minimum 5 years’ experience within embedded software- and firmware development, as well as minimum 3 years’ experience from a similar position with technical leadership.

You are able to build partnerships, ensure collaboration across the organisation and create focus. You have a mindset of finding solutions and not problems, as well as creating commitment across the teams with balancing the technical and business recommendations. 

You have a big drive, are ambitious and set high standards for yourself and your colleagues. You work structured and can create an overview of challenges and solutions. You are respected for your professional knowledge and you are not afraid to manage complexity or take difficult decisions.

What can you expect to find at DEIF?

The core of our values is respect for the individual, ambition to become better at all times, and an understanding of our organisation as a whole. We believe that the values grow the best in an informal working environment characterised by the freedom with responsibility and a flat organisational structure, where many tasks are performed in close cooperation across the organisation.

DEIF is very concerned with corporate social responsibility as well as social responsibility, and we have a very special focus on sustainability. We have introduced our own code of conduct, which are based on internationally recognised conventions on human rights, labour rights, safety & environment and anti-corruption. 


Send your application and CV as soon as possible on our website www.deif.com/careers.

If you want to learn more about the position, feel free to contact Vice President R&D Platform Martin S. Mallan on email msm@deif.com or tel. +45 40709686.

About DEIF

Established in Denmark in 1933, today the DEIF Group is a global market leader in green, safe and reliable control solutions for decentralised power production on land and at sea. Put a little simpler, we make sure that the power never goes out.

The DEIF group is privately owned by the founder's son, Toke Foss, and today DEIF has more than 550 employees and is represented in over 50 key markets. 20 % of our employees work within R&D identifying new environmentally friendly ways of reducing maintenance expenses and fuel consumption for the world’s power-generating industries. We call it: POWER EFFICIENCY

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Publiceret: 3. januar 2020