R&D Software Development Team Leader

R&D Software Development Team Leader

Job ID:  13980

Sibiu, RO


For Vitesco Technologies Engineering team in Sibiu we are searching for a dynamic and motivated colleague to drive and coordinate the Application Software Engineering team.

This role will have as main responsibilities:


•    Provide/ approve work packages estimations or quotes from his/ her team;
•    Plan and monitor the execution of all activities/ tasks to meet due dates according to clients' requirements;
•    Assign tasks to team members, according to their internal function, competences, and capabilities, with the involvement of the direct superior when necessary, to increase team performance;
•    Responsible for technical solutions of his team, in his area of responsibility;
•    Ensure cross-functional communication to improve information flow inside his/ her team;
•    Keep contact with the business partners (e.g. Discipline Project Leader, Technical Project Leader, Project Manager);
•    Organize regular team meetings to communicate administrative topics and project related information;
•    Act as interface of the team towards next levels of management;
•    Responsible to facilitate knowledge sharing at team level;
•    Mentor and/ or coach for team members, when necessary, on technical topics to obtain expected project results;
•    Is involved in all steps of the hiring process of new team members when requested (e.g. participates in interviews as technical evaluator and/ or at interview decisions together with direct superior and HR Representative etc.);
•    Perform regular meeting with all direct reports, to monitor performance, motivation, give & receive feedback, discuss the road map and plan actions if necessary;
•    Responsible to ensure that employees' competencies and capabilities from his/ her team are at the level required by the job, by setting objectives and proposing technical and soft skills trainings for his employees;
•    Perform the yearly Performance Management Process for all direct reports, with the supervision of the direct superior when needed, according to the applicable procedure, time and budget limits;;
•    Create an innovation culture, by facilitating knowledge sharing within his/ her team;;
•    Respect the confidentiality of information he/she has access to inside the company;
•    Respect the Internal Regulations and company's procedures.




•    University degree within area specific technical background;
•    5+ years of relevant professional experience in the field;
•    SW Development and SW Integration know-how;
•    Automotive system, Autosar and SW Project Management basic know-how;
•    Minimum 1 year experience in coordinating technical activities and international exposure (team / projects).


Required knowledge:


  • Technical expertise;                        
  • Project Management;
  • Knowledge of technical standard processes and quality techniques;                                                       
  • Business Administration basic Know-How (financial and business knowledge etc.);
  • Advanced English – speaking and writing level;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package;
  • Communication skills, team spirit, assertiveness, organization skills;
  • Initiative and result orientation.


What we offer:


  • Integration Program in a professional & dynamic team;
  • We know that sports and reading books help us in our development, so these are also part of our benefits;
  • Work with passion and we will reward you accordingly;
  • …and because money isn't everything, you will find happy and supportive colleagues.


Working Time: Full time 

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion drivetrains, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient, and affordable. The product range includes electrified drivetrain systems, electronic control units, sensors and actuators, and exhaust -gas aftertreatment solutions. In 2021, Vitesco Technologies recorded sales of €8.3 billion and employs around 37,000 employees at about 50 locations worldwide. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.