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Title:  System Architect Engineer for Automotive Digital Key

Requisition ID:  39658
Department:  Automotive Analog Marketing and Advanced Engineeri

Kodaira, Tokyo, JP

Job Function:  Hardware Engineering

Job Type: Permanent  - Full Time 

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.


[Background of Recruitment]

To further strengthen our Automotive Analog and Power product portfolio within our European automotive Team based at our Düsseldorf location,

we are looking for an experienced System Architect for Digital Key application, with focus on CCC Systems (BLE+UWB+NFC).

Main target is to define system level requirements for the emerging CCC Digital Key application, which should be compiled to product definition

including technical and commercial targets.



- Development of top level system architecture of Automotive Passive Keyless systems, with special focus on BLE, UWB and NFC.

- Define and develop product solutions for the next generation automotive roadmap.

- Be responsible for the top level requirement definition and perform System Simulation / estimations for this application.

- Perform Proof of Concept validation in cooperation with the laboratory team.

- Evaluation of lowest Bill-of-Material for our customers by leveraging technical integration versus simplified functionality.

- Overall System partitioning to optimize the different components like for the key factors, like cost, power consumption and performance.

- Communicate with customer, field application engineers and design team to understand market requirements, technical automotive needs, trends and more.

- Work in an interdisciplinary and cross-site project team in a global organization

- Use expertise gained from customer discussion to influence definition of new products and applications

- Contribute your functional knowledge to the project team

- Author articles for publication in trade magazines and journals, application notes and whitepapers.

- Provide technical training to field team and customers.


[Required Skills and Work Experience]


 - Bachelor and above degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with min. 5 years relevant job experience in the field of passive keyless entry systems.

 - Openness to travel from time to time

 - Highly developed communication and presentation skills, creativity and analytic thinking

 - Communication and interpersonal skills and team spirit

 - Fluent in English (written and spoken)


- Beside very good technical knowhow the skills to drive projects, handle issues is highly relevant. Agility and entrepreneurial thinking are bases of every action.


[Required Language Skills]

[English]Business level (TOEIC score around 700)     

[Japanese]Business level