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Software Development Munich 22.12.2022

Project Lead Headunit - Audio Signal Processing (f/m/x)



More than 90% of automotive innovations are based on electronics and software. That's why creative freedom and lateral thinking are so important in the pursuit of truly new solutions. Naturally, this includes flexible working models, so that our IT specialists are free to go in unconventional directions. 


We are looking for a Technical Project Lead (TPL) for Audio Signal Processing within the BMW Audio Infrastructure domain. You will be responsible for driving the technical definition, planning, implementation, and deployment of the audio signal processing functionality of our next generation head-unit and passenger entertainment systems.

You will be a leading member of our international team, coordinating with our suppliers, BMW functional owners (Connectivity, Speech, Projected Modes, Automated driving), software and system architects and the development and test teams. You will work along-side the TPL for Audio Routing & Management and the Principal Engineer supporting the Audio Infrastructure Domain Project Lead.


What awaits you?

  • You plan and agree with architects (BMW and suppliers) on the technical audio processing requirements breakdown/ elicitation.
  • You plan with stakeholders the delivery of the various audio signal processing elements to support both individual FO planning and the overall project timing. Additionally, you steer the audio signal processing development and respective integration activity.
  • You define and coordinate the domain test activities for audio signal processing and define possibilities for future audio signal processing in-house development.
  • Furthermore, you will ensure compliance to architecture, quality, robustness, and stability targets / KPIs and guide efforts to remove blockers and encourage collaboration across teams.
  • You provide a point of escalation for both internal domain and external functional teams facing complex technical challenges around audio signal processing.
  • Additionally, you agree and drive the solutions to problems associated with audio processing functionality/ performance/ robustness.
  • You report to the Audio Infrastructure Dmain Project Lead, and if necessary, ECU project hierarchy.


What should you bring along?

  • University degree in electrical engineering, software/IT, sciences or a comparable field of study.
  • Professional experience and track record in technical/ project leadership and software delivery, ideally in vehicle infotainment and/ or consumer electronics.
  • Technical background/ knowledge of DSP-based audio signal processing and Echo Cancellation/ Noise Reduction, and preferably as well in Audio-weaver and software engineering.
  • Passion for customer-centric product development of the highest quality.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to work structured in large-scale projects, multidimensional thinking, self-responsible.
  • Willingness for occasional travel.
  • Business-fluent English, good German would be an advantage.


You have the talent to quickly grasp and structure complex issues? Apply Now!


Note: Please apply exclusively online via our career portal. Applications via other channels (esp. email) cannot be considered.


What do we offer?

  • 30 days of holiday.
  • Attractive remuneration.
  • BMW & MINI promotions.
  • Career development.
  • Flexible organisation of working times.
  • High Work-Life Balance.
  • Mobility offers.
  • And many other benefits - see bmw.jobs/benefits


At the BMW Group, we see diversity and inclusion in all its dimensions as a strength for our teams. Equal opportunities are a particular concern for us, and the equal treatment of applicants and employees is a fundamental principle of our corporate policy. That is why our recruiting decisions are also based on personality, experience and skills.

Find out more about diversity at the BMW Group at bmwgroup.jobs/diversity


Earliest starting date: from now on

Type of employment: unlimited
Working hours: full-time


Tamara Vuckovic
BMW Group Recruiting Team
+49 89 382-17001

Project Lead Headunit - Audio Signal Processing (f/m/x)

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