ZF Software Project Lead - Business Hunting in Farmington Hills, Michigan
Software Project Lead - Business Hunting
Division A - GEE – Engineering – Electronics
Product Overview: ZF TRW's advanced camera solutions provide safety systems such as Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Following Distance Indication (FDI), Lane Keeping assistance (LKAS) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW). These functions are realized with a forward-looking monocular camera mounted at the windshield in the region of the rear-view mirror. This position is responsible for the software development of Camera systems for the ADAS Business Unit. Primary Responsibilities
Plan and track the “Request for quotation”-phase (RFQ) software activities for several customers for camera- and radar-projects
Lead the RFQ software engineering project team
Manage Customer requirements analysis activity
Perform Workload-planning of the RFQ-activities and of work-packages derived out of the customer requirements and project timing
Follow methodical approach to estimate software development effort
Work with suppliers to obtain quotations for the project
Analyze software code size and performance needs based customer requirements and provide input to hardware design team
Lead the software project CCB within the RFQ-phase
Manage changes: Estimate cost and timing impact of change requests, negotiate implementation with customer
Provide regular status updates to the management.
Serve as the main contact to the customers for software related questions and activities
Support technical design review with customer
Ensure lessons learned are identified and mitigated through the project development lifecycle
Follow the GEE RFQ-process and support the process improvements activities
Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field required
Demonstrated project management skills.
5+ years of electrical engineering or software engineering experience
Strong Microsoft suite skills including PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
Ability to communicate with and understand the needs of internal clients.
Ability to perform effectively within budgetary guidelines.
Strong sense of urgency and personal commitment.
Able to contribute to strong and dependable teams.
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
Required Education and Experience
-Bachelor Degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or similar discipline
-A Masters is preferred.
Experience and Skill Requirements
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran