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Senior Software Manager

Job Number:  9174
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Auburn Hills, MI, US

Group Description


Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.


Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.


Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.


Role Summary

The Senior Software Manager leads the software development team through various product development cycles delivering innovative and cost-effective solutions to our customers. The Manager has responsibility for both people management (development, coaching) and project execution for those projects in his/her domain.

Key Responsibilities
  • As appropriate to specific role, acts as primary interface for all escalated technical issues related to software.
  • Ensures that programs are properly resourced (both quality and quantity) for success, whether through assignment of direct resources, or leverage of external resources as required.
  • Provides team leadership, management support, including coaching and active engagement with direct and extended team.
  • Provides technical leadership in directing the efforts of software module teams in the development and release of all relevant Software deliverables in compliance with the product development process and/or customer expectations.
  • Ensures engineering timing plans, defect / issues lists, risk assessments, lessons learned are created and maintained.
  • Support engineering quote response related to SW team effort, material, capital, tooling, etc. for new programs and customer changes after award of business
  • Directly manage Team Leads, and engineers in the implementation of project objectives and overall activities.
  • Responsibilities include, interviewing, hiring, training, reward and disciplinary actions, and performance appraisals of employees.
  • Leads continuous improvement efforts for products, processes and programs.
  • Ensures compliance to Company procedures (e.g. Process - Work Instructions) and applicable standards (e.g. ISO/TS 16949, ISO/IEC TR 15504).
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Masters degree preferred.
  • Management/leadership training is an asset
  • 15 years of relevant experience in the software engineering and in team management coaching
Additional Information

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

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