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Salary: Market related

Location: Woking, Surrey

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 14 Jul 2022

Reference: 5572

Infotainment Software Manager
Shift: Days – 40 hours per week

The Infotainment Software Manager will be responsible to build a new team within this company to deliver infotainment software in-house. This new position is being created to enable innovation & enhanced customer value in this critical user experience attribute.


The duties and responsibilities of the Infotainment Software Manager:

  • Work with the Infotainment Attribute team & current suppliers to define roles & responsibilities in detail to enable this new way of working.   Support contract negotiations to ensure that the company’s interests will be protected long term as well as short term.
  • Define the resource requirements & skillsets needed (internal & external) to achieve the initial handover & deliver the first full internal programme.  Recruit a high performing team & lead technical aspects of the outsource engineering supplier selection.
  • Full responsibility for infotainment software delivery using agile methodologies to achieve programme feature, cost & timing requirements.   Includes defining & managing deliverables completion for a significant external engineering services engagement.
  • Point of escalation for technical issue resolution in infotainment software.
  • Ensure that industry best practice for software development is applied within the internal & external team, to ensure robust code is delivered in an efficient manner.
  • Lead the 5+ year technical roadmap for infotainment software & support the infotainment attribute / hardware technical roadmap. 


The ideal experience for the Infotainment Software Manager:

  • Deep knowledge of infotainment software development, requirements and verification.  
  • Experience with a hypervisor-based software architecture including Android & Autosar environments is essential.
  • Automotive software experience, with excellent understanding of vehicle product development processes.
  • Engineering Degree or equivalent in Controls, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Mechanical or Automotive.
  • Extensive experience of techniques required to achieve compliance to industry standards for functional safety, diagnostics, cyber security & software development.
  • Experience with Agile software delivery methodologies
  • Experience of having managed a significant outsource contract, ensuring deliverables are achieved on time & negotiating change requests as necessary to ensure the project scope is delivered on budget.


The ideal Infotainment Software Manager candidate:

  • Proven ability to lead and develop a high performing team.
  • Technical, with excellent attention to detail for quality, reliability and safety
  • Collaborative, working effectively across teams & departments to deliver on time & to quality.
  • Long term view on enhancing customer value & business efficiencies in infotainment software development.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible attitude to working hours/ business trips
  • Clean Driving Licence to enable prototype vehicle testing


To show your interest in the Infotainment Software Manager role please Apply Now with a copy of your CV, should you be successfully shortlisted a member of our Team will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.