Vector North America, Inc. Program Manager, Embedded Software in Novi, Michigan

Vector is seeking a Program Manager (Embedded Software) experienced in embedded development and support for automotive software applications.

Position Description:

  • Work closely with multiple automotive OEM and Tier1 customers to manage all aspects of their needs for embedded software products, services, support and tools used in development and production of electronic control modules.

  • You will have responsibilities for understanding and guiding customers in their adoption of Vector embedded products, as well as supporting customers through all aspects of the product lifecycle (requirement, design, development, validation, and production).

  • Meet with customers on a regular basis to develop positive, long-term, relationships.

  • Provide regular updates to ensure task progression based on project planning, milestone achievements and oversight.

  • Contribute status, relevant data and constructive opinion at team/section meetings.

  • Build consensus and demonstrate team-focused behavior.

  • Exemplify leadership characteristics and behaviors.

Requirements

Key Qualifications:

  • BS EE/CE/CS Engineering or equivalent combination of education/experience required.

  • 2 to 5 years of experience in embedded development or testing or project management in support for automotive software applications.

  • Good knowledge of hardware, software embedded system concepts and architecture along with in-vehicle networks such as CAN and LIN communications.

  • Good understanding of the embedded software build process (compiling, linking, programming, etc.).

  • Excels in a dynamic, customer focused environment.

  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills with peers, management, and customers.

  • Willingness to learn new systems and embedded applications related to vehicle development.

  • Ability to work and collaborate in a team environment working on a variety of responsibilities and projects.

  • Strong project, self-management and organizational skills.

  • Hands on experience with project management tools and processes

  • Experience with Automotive embedded software systems.

  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR concepts, architecture, specifications, as well as configuration tools.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience with project management tools and processes

  • Experience with Automotive embedded software systems.

  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR concepts, architecture, specifications, as well as configuration tools.

Benefits

What we offer you:

  • A core business in growing and exciting technologies.

  • The atmosphere of a small company with the resources of a global organization with offices in Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

  • A privately held enterprise: Our products and strategic direction are based on our customer's needs, not outside investment interests.

  • An engineering company run by engineers. If you’re an engineer, we speak your language.

  • An 'open-door' environment: Communication with management is simple and direct, no rigid protocol to follow.

  • The work-life balance of our employees underlies everything we do at Vector: For instance, we request input on decisions that directly affect our employees, or promote social events open to all employees.

Your passion and creativity is our success. You generate ideas and innovations, and in return, we provide an attractive, high-tech working environment with a generous Total Rewards Program. For example, our employee benefit package and flextime environment have consistently ranked in one of the top 3 categories of our annual employee survey.