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Worldwide, the Volkswagen Group has a long tradition of dramatic innovations. The Volkswagen Group with its headquarters in Wolfsburg is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. The Group comprises twelve brands from seven European countries: Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN. Here in the US, we are blending German engineering with American ingenuity.
At the Innovation & Engineering Center California (IECC), we represent the Volkswagen Group in applied research and development. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, we create bold new ideas for the Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, Bugatti and Porsche brands. We’re a team of engineers, designers, scientists, and psychologists looking to develop innovations for future generations of cars, and to transfer technologies from many industries and research institutions into the automotive domain. Our mission is to drive change which means we are not only impacting one of the world’s largest car makers, but also the lives of millions of people. Are you ready to join us?
Project Lead Sr.
The Project Lead Sr position is focused on product development activities for Connected Infotainment products in the North American region for VWoA. The incumbent will manage project schedules and resources with our client company in Germany and the internal staff, and tracks results. The incumbent will work as the key interface between the Brands European development centers, US affiliates and Tier 1 partners and suppliers. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for the project portfolio, ensuring intellectual properties, and forming strategic partnerships with internal and external entities.
Project Lead Responsibility:
Serves as Project Lead for all North America Region (NAR) product development activities such as:
◦ Validation Management
◦ Project Coordination and Communication
◦ Project Resource Planning
◦ Project Budget and Engineering
Project/progress reports and Presentations to management (both internal and external Project Affiliates)
Manages NAR connected infotainment product development activities
Develops and contributes to the North American specific requirement process
Acts as liaison between affiliate VWGoA Departments and European Development Departments
Mentorship and Training:
Mentors project engineers and manages job training for project team members
Creates, reviews, and manages NAR functional requirements
Leads technical workshops with NAR development partners
Years of Experience
Eight years or more in software development or 5-7 years with a post-graduate degree.
Two years or more as a technical project leader or development of Connected Infotainment/Navigation systems for an Automotive/Aerospace/Transportation OEM or Tier-1 suppliers – proven record of start-to-finish lead role.