Sr. Director, Vehicle Software Engineering in Irvine, CA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 2/21/2021

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Job Description

Sr. Director, Vehicle Software Engineering

Orange County, CA

Direct Hire - Relocation offered

Compensation: DOE

Successful candidate will be responsible for the software design and development of Infotainment, vehicle connectivity, Body electrical, UI/UX interface and system control systems to support companies current and future vehicle programs. The Director of Vehicle Software Engineering is also a technology leader who defines software technology strategy, develop technology implementation roadmaps and delivers cutting-edge technologies and software for Successful candidate will provide leadership and direction to company smart EV and software technology strategy development and execution. Plan and execute projects based on the product and technology cycle plan. Manage software requirements/development, and deliver projects on targets and on-time with high quality. Responsible for managing project objectives, deliverables, timing, process improvement identification and implementation, risk mitigation, cost control, training, and hiring. Builds enhancements within an existing software architecture and envisions improvements to the architecture. Builds and maintains technical competence and current best practices within the Software organization via coaching, counseling, and as appropriate, educational workshops, classes, etc. Designs, develops, and validates embedded applications and sets and maintains high standards of software quality in accordance with current state of the art best practices. Reviews and improves on existing systems, making use of new technologies and methodologies. Optimizes overall team performance by coaching individual team members. Conceives team structure and constantly seeks opportunities to adjust team structure to maximize agility and efficiency. Leads and collaborates with internal cross functional teams, end users, and third-party contacts to design, develop, document, and maintain software deliverables for various projects. Establishes and maintains working relationships with technical, testing, and hardware team members across the technology organization.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent, Master's Degree is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, and thorough understanding of product development.
  • 15+ years' software development experience.
  • 10+ years in software development management role.
  • Results-oriented, proactive, confident under pressure and demonstrated success in defining, selling and implementing program plans.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects to meet or exceed goals and objectives.
  • Ability to identify and manage delivery risks, including the development of contingency and mitigation plans.
  • Extensive demonstrated experience developing embedded applications in C/C++.
  • Experience with Automotive grade Linux, Android, or similar RTOS platforms.
  • Experience with Agile development methods such as Kanban or Scrum.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced team environment (design, back-end, hardware, QA, etc.).
  • Proven ability to lead and advance software teams.
  • Experience managing external consultants and vendors as project resources.
  • Demonstrated understanding of best practices for design/code/build/deploy/test/release cycles.
  • Basic knowledge of Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015) and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2015), as applicable.

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