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At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.


As the global leader in thermal management technologies we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary thermal solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.


We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.

Lead System Architect, Vehicle Integration




Gentherm is going digital and building on its industry leading heritage in delivering thermal comfort solutions in the Automotive space. We are seeking a deeply technical expert to lead the creation of breakthrough in-vehicle solutions that provide improved energy consumption characteristics (vehicle range for EVs), new levels of personalized comfort and wellness via connectivity to the Gentherm Cloud, as well as integration with an expanded range of in-cabin capabilities to further enhance the driver and passenger experience.



  • Design full end to end reference solutions for future generation technologies such as Gentherm’s ClimateSenseTM with seamless integration to OEM vehicle systems, mobile applications and the Cloud.
  • Lead the technical delivery of the End to End solution.
  • Define the overall User Experience in partnership with Marketing and Product owners and Customer feedback.
  • Design and implement demo vehicles for major industry trade shows and Automotive OEM tech showcases.
  • Collaborate with Application/HMI software partners as well as OEMs to create immersive consumer experiences.
  • Collaborate with Automotive OEMs to refine the experience, implement new solutions within their product lines.
  • Create solutions that inspire what is possible, while connecting with product driven organizations regarding feasibility.





  • BS Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with integration of complex systems into modern automotive architecture/solutions.
  • Deeply knowledgeable of trends in connected vehicle architecture including current networks and future direction (e.g., domain-based control).
  • Demonstrated ability to be creative and resourceful (e.g., sourcing external partners, collaborating with customers to solve new problems).
  • Proven ability to adapt and overcome while treading in uncharted territory.
  • Deeply knowledgeable with Software/API integration of network technologies such as CAN, LIN.
  • Experience with mobile application development.
  • Demonstrated rapid prototype approach to new product development.
  • Excellent technical project management skills. 




  • Experience with AGILE style product development.
  • Deep knowledge of vehicle HVAC System implementation.




TRAVEL: Less than 5%



All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Req ID:  7819

Northville, MI, US, 48167

Country/Region:  US
Published:  Sep 7, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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