Our client, is expanding its business scope into technology and solutions enabling autonomously driving car!

Their products and solutions within the telecom sector are deployed in over 100 countries and serve 45 of the world's top 50 telecom operators, as well as one third of the world's population. Our customer wants to replicate this success in the automotive domain and become the leading supplier of components and complete solutions for autonomous driving. The German Research Center in Munich is responsible for advanced technical research, architecture evolution design and strategic technical planning. Now we are looking for a

Senior Systems Expert and Leader Automotive LIDAR Team (m/f/d)

Your mission is to build a new competence domain of Automotive LIDAR Sensors at our Lab here in Munich. This new group will play a leading role in defining the technology strategy for future LIDAR sensors, identifying technology gaps and driving research to close them, delivering specific solutions for the new automotive business global.

You will play the key role in this LIDAR group!

Main tasks:

  • Building & Leading an outstanding team
  • Definition of requirements, architecture, circuit design, device selection, simulation and schematic design for future Lidar sensors, and propose system and technology direction
  • Research, design and implement novel vehicle-mounted LIDAR systems
  • Lead research and work over the complete design process of the LIDAR sensors
  • Working in close cooperation with experts in electronics, optical engineering, and functional software
  • Contribute with your expertise to the international teams working in automotive LIDAR sensors
  • Find new solutions, explore technology, and adapt interesting solutions from other industries
  • Take responsibility of the design of some key modules, such as hardware, optics, and integrated equipment architecture


  • MS or PhD degree, preferably in Optical Engineering, Electro-Optics, related Semiconductor or Physics
  • Minimum of 5 years related working experience in the automotive industry with context of automotive LIDAR sensors
  • Good technical knowledge in the key fields of LIDAR including rotary, MEMS and FLASH LIDAR concepts
  • Good Know-how in related hardware, optics, algorithms, and key chips
  • Deep system engineering as well as architecture experience in the domain of automotive LIDAR
  • Familiar with planning and development processes of the automotive industry, hands-on experience in developing automotive products
  • Capability to deliver the end-to-end LIDAR solutions and also be able to identify and handle complex problems
  • Familiar with all related standards and automotive quality requirements (ISO/TS 16949)
  • Working knowledge in automotive ECU, electrical / electronic hardware, embedded software, automotive communication protocols (e.g., CAN, LIN, automotive Ethernet)
  • Expertise in ADAS Sensor / Vehicle Integration – desirable would be Tier 1 experience
  • Able to work under pressure in a time constrained and deadline driven environment
  • Excellent methodical problem-solving skills
  • You take the initiative, work responsibly, purposefully and you always try to be self-critical and objective
  • Prepared for occasional travel in Europe and worldwide
  • Fluent in English with strong ability to work in multicultural teams

Should we have attracted your interest in this extremely interesting position, please send us your complete application documents to: florian.roth[at]adrian-roth.com. Adrian & Roth Personalberatung GmbH Tengstraße 45, 80796 München. If you have any question in advance, don’t hesitate to contact us. Please turn to Florian Roth, Tel: +49 89-45220-125