Software Embedded Manager - (Technical Delivery Manager)

The position involves technical leadership, project management, and team leadership. A Software TDM interfaces with internal Product Owners and Team Scrum Masters to deliver a quality product. Software TDM’s support their software development teams to meet budget, quality and timing.


Typical Duties:

  • Ensures process and product quality.
  • Defines lower level sprints plans (draft) – typically 1-4 weeks sprints in consultation with PO aligning with overall project plan.
  • Establishes teams with skilled resources cross functional enough to support sprint execution collectively as scrum team(s).
  • Deploys and tracks optimal use of all development tools, versions and licenses required for programs.
  • Leads 3rd party software supplier selection process by involving PO, SW Architects, DC, SMEs, Purchase and PDTL.
  • Creates software supplier statement of work (SOW) and manages 3rd party supplier deliverables with support from SW Architects/DC and SMEs as required.
  • Manages software budget and resource plan of scrum team aligning with project needs.
  • Supports Scrum Master in clearing impediments when escalated.
  • Involves Software Architect and / or Design Champion to make sure technical stories are defined that make user stories to be realized within the sprint.
  • Utilizes strong technical knowledge and expertise in resolving technical issues
  • Makes sure the scrum team achieves Story Acceptance Criteria, Sprint goals and Definition of Done.
  • Ensures RTC Metrics Dashboards are up to date for stakeholders review.
  • Tracks sprint progress and ensures the team stays on its course towards achieving sprint goals and DOD.
  • Reviews defined metrics for appropriate corrective/preventive action.
  • Reports out projects status and risk/issues status to the program team (PDTL, Program Managers and PSLs) in alignment with Product Owner.
  • Supports Product Owners during program’s software quote.
  • Assesses technical skill requirements and ensures that resources can meet those requirements by creating learning opportunities
  • Sets and tracks objectives for team members in accordance with PLP guidelines
  • Maintains team motivation and morale towards successful project deliveries
  • Approves resource deployment in the projects
  • Approves deviations in the SW Development process (if any)
  • Review and approves the SW Release notes

The qualified applicant for this role will possess the following attributes:

YEARS EXPERIENCE : 7-10 years of software development experience minimum and a background in real time embedded systems with significant software project leadership experience

 

DEGREE STRONGLY PREFERRED: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

DESIRED COMPETENCIES/EXPERIENCE :

  • 7-10+ years of experience in managing and leading embedded electronics SW development including exposure to multi-processor based SW development methods and challenges
  • 3-5 years Exposure and understanding of SW architecture and design concepts, modelling approaches
  • Clear understanding of System “V” and Agile SW processes and related software methodologies
  • Experience in adapting agile software development methodologies to large scale or more traditional, requirements based software development efforts
  • Good understanding and experience with configuration and defect management principles
  • Experience with automotive embedded electronics products (hardware & software) preferred
  • Experience in the development of embedded real time systems utilizing LINUX and Open Source Software in addition to operating systems such as QNX etc
  • Good understanding of HMI and graphics rendering technologies
  • Ability to influence both within the company, OEM’s and partners/suppliers.
  • Good understanding of Functional safety standards such as ISO26262 and ASIL standards
  • Experience in managing internationally distributed teams
  • Customer focused and always prioritizes what the customer requires
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (local language & English)
  • Ability to work in a global environment across different time zones
  • Willingness to travel at short notice and for a reasonably large part of the job
  • Willingness to work long/extra hours
 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (i.e. Overtime, Travel, etc.): As required for the opportunity

Visteon is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.