Software Project Leader Job Description

Software Project Leader Job Description

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Software project leader provides proactive programming / debug / testing to develop reliable and proven software solutions for automotive production needs.

Software Project Leader Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage Software Project Leaders that proactively identify risks and address them before they become issues
Represent the program to Sr
Be the primary escalation point for both internal and external project software communications
Lead software teams to proactively implement quality practices and tools (Rally, Doors, ELVIS) that ensure the highest quality software is delivered with engineering efficiency
Responsible for negotiating customer requirements
Responsible for delivering on customer requirements
Ensure Software Project Leaders define release plans and create weekly reports which track program execution and progress of program and is in close communication with the PM
Ensures Test Lead and Software Project Lead are aligned to ensure appropriate coordination between software and test requirements
The Project Leader Navigation Software is responsible to manage the development of navigation functions from specification to development
Testing over all involved components including the map database

Software Project Leader Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Software Project Leader

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, II, PRINCE, L2, ASPICE

Education for Software Project Leader

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the software project leader job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Technical, Telecommunications, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Automotive, Electronic Engineering

Skills for Software Project Leader

Desired skills for software project leader include:

Terms of methodologies in project management and software integration
Automotive infotainment systems
DB2
Planning Software tools like MS project and Google Gantter
Similar databases
"C" programming language
Automotive Quality System
C programming
Development standards ISO26262 and ASPICE
Dynamic software verification tests and model based tests

Desired experience for software project leader includes:

Negotiate specifications with the customer and document them in DOORS as basis for the development teams
Track and coordinate the development of multiple teams at distributed locations
Main external contact person for planning topics (for customer)
Main internal contact person for specification topics (for developers)
Link software development with database development and coordinate feature delivery timings
Maintain a good quality status of the function “Destination Input” throughout the project by active defect management

Software Project Leader Examples

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Software Project Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of software project leader. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for software project leader
  • The above may be in a Table Service or Quick Service environment
  • Typically requires travel to customer site to present and demonstrate the toolset
  • Manage new development or carry-over SW projects
  • Lead and coordinate the SW project team in order to reach the project and customer's timing and quality targets
  • Plan in accordance with the customer and the Project Manager/ Technical Project Lead the activities needed to meet the agreed milestone
  • Negotiate with customer project deadlines, requirements for the software discipline
  • Manage the project team to realize the project objectives
  • Establish and handle technical relationships with all internal and external parties
  • Actively manage and optimize the use of resources on project
  • Manage problem resolution and change management process including impacts to project timing, cost, overall risks
Qualifications for software project leader
  • Provide inputs and feedback to line managers regarding team members
  • Travel for technical workshops, for analysis or fixes at customer (side or at) production site in case production issues arise
  • Self-motivated, well organized, excellent communication and influencing skills good communicator, motivator, listener
  • Evaluate early customer requirements RFI, RFQ phase change requests CR's and derive technical specifications -Plan and execute design FMEAs and design reviews
  • Work out time schedules and milestone plans for specific development activities and projects -Support TSD internal and external departments architecture, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, process, purchasing during the product development and sustaining phase
  • Support product improvement or cost reduction activities customer return processes
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Software Project Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a software project leader. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for software project leader
  • Clarification of OEM customer requirements / Requirement tracking
  • Design of electronic with a team related to gas boiler controls and for the relative peripherals and actuators
  • Coordinate of the project starting from requirement up to the production release
  • Project scoping and requirements analysis
  • Project tracking and daily management
  • Leading software development, integration and verification in accordance with Invetech quality process and regulatory standards
  • Technical leadership through software design and code reviews
  • Hands on software design and development
  • Detect quality problems in early phases by analyzing warranty data, statistics, customer input
  • Work on RTOS, high-speed communication protocols and interfaces like CAN, USB
Qualifications for software project leader
  • Masters / Degree in Electrical / Electronics / Computer Science or Computer Engineering with minimum 2 year's experience in embedded system development
  • Diploma holders with minimum 3 year’s experience in embedded system development are also encouraged to apply
  • Candidates with right experience in embedded system, driver development, software architecture design, Real-Time Operating Systems shall be considered
  • Self-motivated with a strong passion in embedded software development work
  • Knowledge of Embedded Linux, Windows CE, uITron, mobile network protocols, shell scripts, and UML2.0 will be an added advantage
  • BS or MS in Electronic Engineering or equivalent education level
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Software Project Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of software project leader. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for software project leader
  • Lead development of low level device drivers, board support packages, hardware diagnostic and debug software, production test software
  • Software Project management, plan software development and resources in close cooperation with our customer (OEM), our mechatronic System development team and our internal and external suppliers
  • Directly manage the application software team which is in charge of
  • Technical lead of a software function development
  • Effort estimation and time scheduling in coordination with the Software Project Manager
  • Tracking of the software function project's progress, project controlling and project reporting
  • Contribution to the project's risk management
  • Lead an NNSA infrastructure initiative software implementation at LLNL, working closely with NNSA Headquarters Program management to coordinate software implementation for LLNL and meet NNSA deliverables and milestones
  • Design and implement advanced software integration applications and database tools
  • Analyze infrastructure equipment maintenance, repair and replacement costs, work recommendations, equipment condition trends, functionality assessments and create and compare risk measurement tools
Qualifications for software project leader
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and their application to design and process problems
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with Marketing, Product Management, Quality and Operations
  • Knowledge of the architecture of cpu and electronic circuits
  • Knowledge of Standards and relevant safety and electric design rules
  • Fluency in English and German, another major European language a plus
  • Long time experience in Software Project management for Embedded Software in Automotive ECUs, preferably in powertrain or chassis applications
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Software Project Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of software project leader. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for software project leader
  • Travel to meetings at NNSA Headquarters, other NNSA sites and subcontractor sites, hosting meetings for the NNSA complex at LLNL
  • Provide detailed documentation for complex project work, including implementation plans, integration work, database design, data, and analysis results
  • Participate in teleconferences (telephone, video, and/or web)
  • Requirements engineering and specification creation (TRS, CTRS) based on customer requirements
  • Coordination of development actions within CoC Tuner
  • Assisting in system design with internal and external development partners
  • Coordination of compliance tests for Broadcast receivers
  • Problem resolution and ticket management
  • Leading task force workshops, if necessary
  • Development of scalable IT Plantform in the Cloud which is designed for „Big Data Handling“, available worldwide
Qualifications for software project leader
  • Embedded software development and verification
  • Estimation and planning (project, milestones and sprints)
  • Building new project teams and mentoring junior engineers
  • Risk based development
  • Embedded application development and/or systems engineering in complex opto-mechanical systems
  • Lead and develop the next stage of Agile work flow
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Software Project Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a software project leader. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for software project leader
  • Integration of high­precision digital carts
  • Integration of dynamic services
  • Connection of external solutions/partner management
  • Development of embedded SW solutions (BE Agent) – customer­ specific
  • Planning of solutions based on an agile development approach
  • Solution has to meet the quality requirements like SPICE, CMMI
  • Solution has to be recoverable (Service Level Agreements)
  • Functional ownership of multiple low-level system software packages
  • Responsibility for milestones and delivery
  • Development of Software requirements and design specifications
Qualifications for software project leader
  • Ensure processes and methodology is upkept and continuously improved
  • Act as a release manager for all delivery projects to ensure consistency and quality
  • Minimum 1 years professional experience in Automotive with electronic products or systems or relevant field
  • Good project management skills (incl
  • Experience in active safety electronic systems or other safety electronic products is a
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience

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