Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 75,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Software Lead Design Engineer

Job Req ID:  108827

Turin, IT, 10095

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  unlimited

About Dräxlmaier
We create character, that’s what we do. We supply world-class premium automobile manufacturers with world-class interior and electrical systems. We are unique in our industry and we’re on a mission to continually improve and innovate.
About the role
World-class companies need world-class people too. Because we create character, we like our people to have character.
As a global company that continually improves, we deserve only the very best so it’s really exciting that we are now seeking a Software Lead Design Engineer for our Turin site. This role is for someone with a strong automotive software and electronic background expertise. In order to support our Electronic Engineering Development Centre in Turin, we are looking for an inspiring Expert, who can meet the challenges of the international automotive industry with openness, flexibility and enthusiasm whilst shaping the future of automotive technologies. Do you have what it takes to become a trusted strategic partner to the most prestigious vehicle manufacturers in the world? Are you able to develop new technical solutions and solve the most complex of problems? If so, use this opportunity and join our success! 


What does the department do? 
•    Development of embedded software for automotive OEMs in the field of electromobility, modern lighting systems, and new wiring harness architectures.
•    Development and implementation of concepts by using the latest technologies.
•    Development and optimisation of product concepts and their evaluation.
•    Support of the various stages of software development from pre-development to series production. 

Your tasks :
•    Technical leadership of an international software development team as well as contact person and decision maker for technical questions.
•    Responsible for creating detailed software project plan and task assignment.
•    Responsible for adherence to deadlines, quality and safety standards in the area of automotive software development.
•    Carrying out requirements analysis, concept development and supporting development of software architecture
•    Further development of the software engineering process
•    Support creation and development of the product strategy from a software perspective. 
•    Support skills development of the team from a software engineering perspective.


Your profile:
•    Completed studies (e.g., computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering) or comparable professional background
•    5+ years of professional experience in embedded software development, and 3+ years of professional experience as a lead software engineer preferred in the automotive field
•    Knowledge of project planning, estimation, and delegation methods & tools
•    Knowledge of embedded software development and C programming language
•    Experience in working by A-SPICE development process
•    Experience with different microcontrollers
•    Experience in Functional Safety (ISO 26262) would be beneficial
•    Know-how in one of the product areas: high voltage, electrical/electronic components, or ambient light
•    Able to deal with functional conflicts, is flexible, customer and goal-oriented
•    Can convey knowledge and act as a trainer
•    Fluent in English, German would be an advantage
We offer: 
•    A career in a company that is a global leader in the automotive industry.
•    Interesting work in an international environment. 
•    Professional development including technical training, language course (English and German), free Linkedin learning.
•    Friendly working environment
•    Home office. 
•    Flexible working hours, promoting work-life balance. 
•    Anniversary awards. 


Only applications in english will be processed.
We look forward to receiving your online application!