Senior Project Manager - Software

  • Farmington Hills (Michigan)

About us

Elektrobit (EB) is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry. A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the industry, EB‘s software powers over 1 billion devices in more than 100 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected car infrastructure, human machine interface (HMI) technologies, navigation, driver assistance, electronic control units (ECUs), and software engineering services. EB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental.

We are currently looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Customer Center Team. The Customer Centers are responsible for the execution of all projects for a defined group of customers.  Their primary focus is to ensure that projects are executed on time, within budget, with high quality and high customer satisfaction. The Senior Project Manager will work as part of a global team to manage and lead software projects primarily in the areas of vehicle EE/SW architecture and systems.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without Elektrobit visa sponsorship.

Your responsibilities

  • Win and successfully execute software projects in the area of vehicle EE/SW architecture and POSIX OS
  • Manage software projects and teams distributed across different time zones
  • Regularly monitor and report on project status to the management team
  • Understand EB’s portfolio and drive solutions as an advocate for your customers according to their needs
  • Ensure best practices and execution excellence in our projects
  • Lead monthly book closing activities related to your projects
  • Occasionally perform software engineering development tasks
  • Be technically knowledgeable about project details and engineering completeness

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in computer engineering, computer sciences, electrical engineering, automotive engineering or similar. Master's degree is a plus
  • Several years of experience and a track record in leading complex/distributed automotive software projects involving several locations
  • Ability to understand software requirements and software architectures
  • Understanding of business administration and financial tracking
  • Exposure to Linux; Yocto experience preferred
  • Exposure to AUTOSAR and ISO 26262 ASIL preferred
  • Experience with Agile and Kanban development methodologies
  • Excellent customer interface and communication skills
  • Outgoing personality and team player capabilities
  • Ability to work effectively in a global environment

What we offer

  • Exciting projects in the automotive software industry
  • Flexible working hours and family-friendly working atmosphere
  • Trainings in our own academy

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EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Elektrobit offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Elektrobit complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply.

Elektrobit also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact our US Recruiting team for our Bothell, WA and San Jose, CA locations at +1.425.686.3100, and our Farmington Hills, MI location at +1.248.994.0684.