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Software Development Ulm 01.09.2023

Safe POSIX - Software Project Lead (f/m/x)

At BMW Car IT, a wholly owned subsidiary of BMW AG, we live and breathe software. We design and implement embedded software for electronic control units of the BMW cars as well as related tools and frameworks. By delivering software all the way from the idea to the final product we lead BMW into the future of digitalization and mobility.




We design, implement, integrate, and test embedded software for the electronic control units of the BMW Group’s cars. In an international working environment, you create the Safe Software Platform that enables driver assistance software for the future generation of our vehicles. This Safe Software Platform includes the BSP, a Safe POSIX operating system, Adaptive AUTOSAR middleware, and SoC life cycle components.


What awaits you?

  • As a project lead, you are responsible for BMW software platform deliveries for next-generation Advanced Driver Assistance (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving systems.
  • You are a core member of the software management team with personal responsibility for targets, milestones, and time schedules.
  • You drive the planning and tracking of backlog items in a highly engaged and delivery-focused manner.
  • You align and manage changes in requirements and priorities and manage dependencies across multiple areas.
  • The review and approval of software deliveries, fulfilling requirements and achieving project milestones is another one of your tasks.
  • You steer the internal and external delivery teams plus the third-party software vendors that contribute to your domain.
  • Reporting your progress against defined priorities and objectives to (project) management and other stakeholders rounds of your profile.


What you should bring along?

  • University degree in Computer Science or a similar field of study.
  • At least 5 years of experience in embedded software engineering and project leadership in Linux- or QNX-based embedded systems, with Adaptive AUTOSAR or similar middleware.
  • Proven experience in leading distributed software development teams.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to discuss technical topics with business-level stakeholders.
  • Proven strong project management experience; related certifications and trainings (e.g. PRINCE2, PMP) are a plus.
  • A delivery-oriented mindset, self-initiative, and the ability to work independently.
  • Experience with ISO 26262, ISO 21434, and Automotive SPICE would be an advantage.
  • Business-fluent English is mandatory, German language skills are a plus.


You have a proven ability to shape and discuss solutions with several stakeholders and ultimately lead them to achieving the right goals? Apply now!


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


What we offer in Ulm?

  • Company car option.
  • English speaking teams in an intercultural setting.
  • Flexible organization of working times & mobile work arrangements.
  • High Work-Life Balance.
  • Career development & continuous personal qualification.
  • Relocation Services for our new employees.


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

Option for remote contract within Germany: To be evaluated for each individual case.


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

Safe POSIX - Software Project Lead (f/m/x)

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