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Function Owner (m/w/d) - Base Software Functional Safety

Job Number:  39284
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Sailauf
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 39284 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Sailauf 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: SAILAUF, Sailauf 


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

A Function Owner is responsible for providing technical leadership for the development of a specific base function or a set of functions (depending on function complexity/content). This includes the cross-functional coordination of defined work packages of the V-Model (requirements, design, implementation, testing) and delivery of the function(s) until the SOP. The Function Owner ensures that the function is completed according to its specification, within the defined time frame, while following the applicable development process. The Function Owner works with internal and external stakeholders including direct customer communication, to fulfil the customer milestones and the feature release plan.

Key Responsibilities

  • Is the technical lead for the assigned function(s) related concerns and offers expertise to the development team with support from Program Management, TPL, System Lead, HW Lead, SW Lead, SW & System Test Manager
  • Manages and plans all work packages of the development cycle for the assigned function(s) (requirements, design, implementation) and coordinates Software and System Test in collaboration with the SW and System Test Managers
  • Supervises and/or provides work direction to the function development team members
  • Assigns and tracks the tasks of technical personnel assigned to his/her function on a regular basis
  • Ensures delivery of the committed function performance within the planned time and allocated resources
  • Coordinates and is accountable for the analysis, planning and development of function related requirements and standards
  • Analyses and understands customer function requirements using requirements management tools and processes.
  • Manages and negotiates customer requirements, change requests, and unwritten expectations
  • Is responsible for the decomposition of customer requirements directly to SW (SRS) level acc. to agreed strategy from Requirements Manager
  • Ensures that development activities for represented functions are compliant to ME-GPEP development process and quality level.
  • Communicates planning of function performance KPIs ramp up and defect ramp down internally and to the customer
  • Develops function evaluation and performance criteria and metrics. Analyzes test results and data to ascertain performance meets requirements
  • Is responsible for the early warning of critical issues, planning and target deviations within the project and beyond; definition and execution of counter measures accordingly with support from TPL and/or PM
  • Identifies strategic changes required to improve processes, efficiency and quality
  • Drives structured problem-solving processes
  • Supports line managers to develop and suggest reuse strategy

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering / software engineering / electrical engineering / computer science or equivalent (Master’s preferred)
  • 5+ years’ relevant experience regarding the responsibility / activities (listed above) in serial development. Automotive electronic (mandatory)
  • Knowledge of product development engineering practices in automotive field
  • Knowledge of embedded software development in C/C++ for 16 bit and 32 bit micro-controllers including application and low level drivers for multiple micro-controllers such as PPC microcontrollers, ARM Core, or DSP
  • Experience with configuration and development of Autosar components
  • Experience with design and development of Diagnostics and DTC software components
  • Knowledge of MS Office package (especially Excel)
  • Knowledge of analysis and engineering tools such as version control/configuration management, UML tools, static code check tools
  • Working knowledge of CAN and LIN based tools such as CANalyzer, CANoe, CANape, neoVI
  • Comprehensive knowledge of english (speak & write)


  • Collegial, supportive and friendly working atmosphere with a "Duz" culture
  • Attractive and performance-oriented compensation package
  • Prospects and opportunities for personal and professional development through various training offers
  • Individual work arrangements through flexible working hours and opportunities to use "Office Work" and "Mobile Work" personally
  • Corporate benefits program
  • International and diverse environment and open door culture

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