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Software Design Leader

Date:  23-Sep-2022
Country/Region:  IN
City:  PUNE R&D
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  40659

Position Description|


Title: Software Design Leader (SDL)


Direct reports to: Software Design Leader Manager

Functional reports to: N.A.



The SDL is responsible for coordinating SW Engineering activities necessary for FCE Projects (Application, Platform, Innovation, RFQ & Serial life). The SDL (Software Design Leader) is leading the development of the full SW project from specification to delivery.


Awarded products Software design leader scope include:

▪ Software Requirements, Architecture, design, coding, testing, Integration & management

▪ Low layer, Vehicle Network & Diagnostic, middleware, application, HMI, Cloud;

▪ System performance, Trace & Log, monitoring;

▪ Calibration and product specific Tools (ASIC SDK…);

▪ Product embedded SW for Plant testing;

▪ Technical solutions identification at Software level;

▪ Define and track progress of each Project SW feature & requirements after initial tailoring.


▪ SW design compliancy with functional safety & cybersecurity regulation

▪ Define cost optimization by design, co-design and innovation.

▪ SW Risk analysis (FTA, DFMEA or other);



Main Activities/Responsibilities:

▪ Responsible of the SW Delivery (Quality, Planning & Cost)

▪ Leading the SW project with the support of the Software Teams

▪ Planning Software development Schedule

▪ Tracking, monitoring, and reporting software project progress

▪ Supporting the TPL for the project in all SW activities

▪ Ensuring and gathering the technical compliance of the product in SW :

o SW specification, requirement and architecture with the “Product Definition Group”

o SW detailed design and implementation with the “Product Construction Group”

o SW Qualification Continuous integration with the “Product Integration & Test Group”

▪ Take strategic decisions on the software design

▪ Manage Staffing Matrix

▪ Shares best business practices

▪ Organizes task forces and participates actively in critical programs to solve technical

problems and propose corrective actions

▪ To the state-of-the-art available technical knowledge

▪ Fully documented to Faurecia standards and SPICE Level 3



The ideal candidate will have/be:

Minimum education level:

▪ Master's degree in Computer Science / Software / Electronics engineering

▪ Proficient in English


▪ Experience in automotive area in Tiers 1 in Engineering department

▪ Successful launch of product(s) in mass production



Must have:

▪ Project and Risk Management

▪ Excellent Knowledge of Infotainment

▪ SPICE focus on all SWE & SYS processes

▪ Architecture (IVI, Display, SmartTuner...)

▪ Engineering offshoring experience, ability to work with international distributed teams

▪ Software development, planning and monitoring

▪ Agile methodology

▪ High capacity of synthesis for technical issues

▪ Problem solving attitude

▪ Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence) knowledge

▪ Advanced written and spoken English

▪ French, Japanese and German: Optional



▪ High Leadership skill, ability to empower others to achieve results through motivation and

recognition feedback

▪ High Communication skill, ability to express information in a manner appropriate to

different levels of people & to lead negotiations

▪ High Customer Satisfaction Skill, ability to recognize, respond to customer expectations

with sense of urgency and even increase expectations

▪ High in Initiative & Execution skill, Ability to take actions, decisions in promised timely


▪ Very high Ownership/Commitment skill, Ability to take full responsibility for decisions &

results even when all elements are not under individual direct control

▪ Ability to set goals in consistency with company objectives and to adapt plans to


The Employee is aware of and ensures the respect of the Internal Rules, Code of Ethics and Management

Code applicable in the establishment to which she/he is assigned.



Function: R&D, Engineering

Location: Pune Tech Center

Organization: FCE R&D Division – Pune Engineering


Schedule: Full-time

Contract: Unlimited Term

Education Level:  Bachelor / Master's Degree

Educational Program: Engineering

Travel: None