Director of Electrical, Electronics & Software m/f/d

Permanent employee, Full-time · Cambiano

Your Responsibilities
  • Lead the Electrical/ Electronics (E/E) and Software (SW) department: 
    1. EE Program management
    2. Electrical Architecture
    3. Body and Interior Electronics
    4. Connected Cockpit
    5. ADAS & Safety Electronics
    6. SW integration
    7. Testing & Validation
  • Ensure the development of all systems and components belonging to the EE&SW area to match the defined targets of quality, performance, time and cost on all projects
  • Approve and release for deployment any new Automobili Pininfarina SW
  • Generate and monitor departmental and projects KPIs coordinating information flow with  CTO and the other Directors, reporting regularly on status and developing countermeasures and improvement plans.
  • Coordinate internal and external stakeholders of EE&SW department and manage departmental risk register.
  • Lead EE&SW decoupled projects, & ensures lesson learned capture across vehicle projects
  • Ensure the definition and implementation of EE&SW methodologies, processes and tools according to company strategy, maintain and monitor Automobili Pininfarina Product Development Process application according to APF quality standards.
  • Grow and coach EE&SW team in a fast paced and inspiring environment towards an open communication culture.
  • Ensure availability of all information necessary to CTO to take decisions on technical development.
  • Ensure creation and maintenance of a strong EE&SW Development Team.
  • Support the creation of the medium- and long-time company strategy.
  • In cooperation with other Directors, collaborate to create and maintain development guidelines and standards build, management documents and standardization directives.
Your Profile
  • Masters degree or PhD in electrical engineering, electronics or software development.
  • 10-15 years of Relevant, leading experience in OEM / Tier one in Automotive industry.
  • Must have experience working with small teams and small/mid automotive OEMs (<2000 employees)
  • Strong experience in communication protocols incl. CAN/LIN, FlexRay, Ethernet and UDS/Diagnostics protocols and tools (Vector, Dewesoft, Inca)
  • Strong experience in SW requirements management and tools (Doors/Polarion/System Weaver/Jama), and Model-Based system engineering.
  • Robust approach to SW development/deployment methodologies and control, including versioning and CI/CD.
  • Strong experience in SW testing and validation processes and tools (Code Debugging / Unit Testing / MIL / HIL / SIL & UAT) 
  • Knowledge of EE&SW design, safety and security standards, regulation and certification (LV124/128, ISO 26262, ISO 21434, ECE R10, …)
  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR layered architectures and ASPICE
  • Previous experience in Electronic Control Unit design & Circuit simulation and validation a plus
  • Previous experience in electric architecture optimization, body controls, vehicle state machine / power states management
  • OTA software development and deployment in EV context a plus
  • Mixture of both start-up and legacy OEM experience preferred.
  • Deep knowledge of Automotive SW Development process from Advanced phase to SOP
  • Fluent English skills, Italian is a plus.
  • Hands-on approach
  • Experience leading international teams.
  • Highly motivated and self-driven individual who can work effectively in small teams.
  • Strong organization, prioritization, and time-management skills
  • Strong communication skills, problem-solving and pro-active attitude.
  • Willingness and flexibility for frequent travels (domestic and international)
  • Required Travel: up to 40%
Why we love working here
  • More than 90 years of brand heritage combined with a highly dynamic team & the spirit of a start-up
  • A truly international, English-speaking team with the possibility to work in multiple countries
  • A family-friendly and flexible working environment
  • An open and inclusive culture that supports personal development and learning
About us
Automobili Pininfarina is an innovative new business, creating world-class sustainable electric cars for the luxury segment. With our head office in Italy, the strong backing of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., our corporate office in Munich, and partners all around the globe, we work in a truly international environment. Having been founded in 2018, we are now setting new standards in the automotive world. This is a unique opportunity that requires team members who share our vision with the same excitement and passion as we do!

Therefore, we are committed to sustainability and equal employment opportunities. We actively seek and encourage applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds, regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.
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