R&D Software Development Team Leader
For Vitesco Technologies engineering team in Sibiu we are searching for a dynamic and motivated colleague to drive and coordinate the Application Software Engineering team.
This role will have as main responsibilities :
Provide / approve work packages estimations or quotes from his / her team;
Plan and monitor the execution of all activities / tasks to meet due dates according to clients' requirements;
Assign tasks to team members, according to their internal function, competences, and capabilities, with the involvement of the direct superior when necessary, to increase team performance;
Responsible for technical solutions of his team, in his area of responsibility;
Ensure cross-functional communication to improve information flow inside his / her team;
Keep contact with the business partners (e.g. Discipline Project Leader, Technical Project Leader, Project Manager);
Organize regular team meetings to communicate administrative topics and project related information;
Act as interface of the team towards next levels of management;
Responsible to facilitate knowledge sharing at team level;
Mentor and / or coach for team members, when necessary, on technical topics to obtain expected project results;
Is involved in all steps of the hiring process of new team members when requested (e.g. participates in interviews as technical evaluator and / or at interview decisions together with direct superior and HR Representative etc.);
Perform regular meeting with all direct reports, to monitor performance, motivation, give & receive feedback, discuss the road map and plan actions if necessary;
Responsible to ensure that employees' competencies and capabilities from his / her team are at the level required by the job, by setting objectives and proposing technical and soft skills trainings for his employees;
Perform the yearly Performance Management Process for all direct reports, with the supervision of the direct superior when needed, according to the applicable procedure, time and budget limits;
Escalate to his / her superior project / administrative issues which need higher management decision / approval / review (e.
g. fluctuation risk, project issues, technical issues);
Create an innovation culture, by facilitating knowledge sharing within his / her team;
Contribute to improvement programs at location / BU level when requested;
Respect the confidentiality of information he / she has access to inside the company;
Respect the Internal Regulations and company's procedures.
University degree within area specific technical background;
5+ years of relevant professional experience in the field;
SW Development and SW Integration know-how;
Automotive system, Autosar and SW Project Management basic know-how;
Minimum 1 year experience in coordinating technical activities and international exposure (team / projects).
Required knowledge :
Knowledge of technical standard processes and quality techniques;
Business Administration basic Know-How (financial and business knowledge etc.);
Advanced English speaking and writing level;
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package;
Communication skills, team spirit, assertiveness, organization skills;
Initiative and result orientation.
What we offer :
Integration Program in a professional & dynamic team;
We know that sports and reading books help us in our development, so these are also part of our benefits;
Work with passion and we will reward you accordingly;
and because money isn't everything, you will find happy and supportive colleagues.
Working Time : Full time