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Software Technical Project Manager

Company: American Axle and Manufacturing
Location: Detroit
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

At AAM, the POWER is in our people. We believe that an equitable and inclusive workplace benefits everyone and that the diversity of our Associates drives creativity and innovation. - Our global team of associates is made of dreamers, doers and innovators who are Bringing the Future Faster by Delivering POWER for a safer, brighter and more sustainable tomorrow. As a member of #TeamAAM, you'll get to make a difference on day one. You'll have the opportunity to grow, embrace challenges, build your skills and bring your authentic self to work every day, all while helping to shape the future of mobility for AAM---and the world.Job Posting TitleSoftware Technical Project ManagerJob Description SummaryThe Software Technical Project Manager manages and coordinates software product development projects including the technical feasibility assessment, planning, design optimization, cost/schedule management, risk assessment/mitigation, project communication and ongoing production support. The Software Project Lead also achieves the quality, reliability, timely production and ongoing support of new or enhanced products as identified in organizational goals and associated project specifications.Job Description

  • Lead a diverse team of software engineers to deliver embedded controls software for state-of-the-art automotive products in the Automotive Electronics, Driveline domain.
  • Work across multiple domains (software, hardware, systems, system test, manufacturing, and project management) to deliver an Electronic Control Unit with Software.
  • Breakdown work scope for implementation in SW releases, from Epics, Stories and Tasks using RTC tool, assign to leads and engineers (20+ engineers)
  • Manage work division for development teams (internal as well as third party).
  • Lead daily scrum meetings & closely follow-up implementation
  • Lead Change Control Board with stakeholders in determining work scope
  • Assign, follow-up and close issues in RTC.
  • Create summaries routinely to report progress to customer, review and negotiate implementation scope.
  • Monitor overall project progress including extended remote development teams, third party deliverables, and track open items.
  • Develop, maintain and execute the software development plan, Create accuracy and clarity in Project planning, measure and report critical metrics on execution
  • Simplify complexity, create summaries with metrics for regular reporting of project status to management team.
  • Support Programs from Program initiation to Production, meeting all internal and customer milestones in between.
  • Lead team to meet technical, quality and project budget targets.
  • Support development of the software architecture, software requirements, software development plans, and software test plans.
  • Negotiate software delivery content with the customer, set implementation and defect resolution priorities, manage release activities, incorporate ASPICE activities into software project plans.
  • Identify risks, define mitigation strategies and execute them when needed.
  • Define acceptance criteria for deliverables from remote development teams (including cross-divisional teams) and third-party suppliers.
  • Plan and conduct software quality gate reviews.
  • Ensure software development, validation, and delivery are according to ISO26262 and ASPICE process guidelines.
  • Manage, track, and drive to resolution project software issues.
  • Coordinate and Collaborate with Electronics, Controls and Software Project Manager & Systems Project Managers on a regular basis to adhere to the Program Milestones.Required Skills and EducationRequired:
    • BS in Engineering (Electrical, Software, Computer).
    • 5+ years experience working in electronics product development- preferred Automotive.
    • 3+ years experience with embedded C.
    • 3+ years of experience leading a software team.
    • 3+ years of experience working with OEM's.
    • Experience with leading at least one project from development into production.Preferred:
      • Strong leadership, planning, monitoring, and communication skills.
      • Experience in software project management, risk management and supplier management
      • Knowledge of change management & version management
      • Experience with developing and or integrating AUTOSAR compliant software.
      • Experience with developing software that adheres to secure coding principles.
      • Experience with automotive communication, CAN, CANFD, FlexRay and Ethernet.
      • Experience with functional safety (ISO26262) and Automotive Cybersecurity.
      • Practical knowledge of ASPICE.
      • Exposure to Agile development methods.
      • Knowledge about tool qualification
      • Knowledge of review techniques and methods
      • Knowledge in problem management and problem solving (8D)
      • Technical knowledge of driveline systems
      • Knowledge on driveline-SW architecture and SW safety concept
      • Knowledge of production interface
      • Experience in requirements management
      • #LI-TL1About American Axle & ManufacturingAs a leading global Tier 1 Automotive and Mobility Supplier, AAM (NYSE: AXL) designs, engineers and manufactures Driveline and Metal Forming technologies to support electric, hybrid and internal combustion vehicles. Headquartered in Detroit with nearly 80 facilities in 17 countries, AAM is bringing the future faster for a safer and more sustainable future. We work together to support our customers on global and regional platforms with a focus on quality, operational excellence and technology leadership. With our global footprint, we are committed to building an equitable and inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the unique voices of our diverse workforce. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM. AAM will not discriminate against any Associate or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. AAM will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that Associates are treated equally during employment, without regard to their age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. For the Disabled Job Seeker: We offer reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled individuals who are applicants for employment. To request assistance or accommodations, please e-mail TalentAcquisition@aam.com . AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters -Please note that as per AAM policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that AAM will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.---

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