Senior Intelligent Systems Engineer

VW. Two letters. Endlessopportunities. A bright future.
Innovation. Sophistication. Optimization. This is ourPassion.
Worldwide, theVolkswagen Group has a long tradition of dramatic innovations. The VolkswagenGroup with its headquarters in Wolfsburg is one of the world's leadingautomobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. The Groupcomprises twelve brands from seven European countries: Volkswagen PassengerCars, Audi, SEAT, ?KODA, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati,Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN. Here in the US, we are blendingGerman engineering with American ingenuity. Located in the heart of SiliconValley, the Volkswagen Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) is becoming theepicenter of vehicle electronics expertise in North America. The ERL team ofengineers works with researchers and development teams in the US, Germany andacross the globe. Our mission is to develop innovations and technologies forfuture generations of cars, and to transfer technologies from many industriesinto the automotive domain.
Senior IntelligentSystems Engineer
Identify breakthrough ideas through a deepunderstanding of VW Group's strategies and industry trends in the field of InCar applications and Mobility services.
Champion a compelling story of innovation acrossVW Group to inspire main stakeholders within the organization.
Create and lead the process forselecting, testing, and tracking top ideas for technical experimentation and implementation.
Technicalprogram lead creating product roadmaps.
Must be able to articulate vision andinfluence decision making outcomes with internal stakeholders, externalsuppliers, and the customer
Leading multiplecross disciplined project teams to develop and implement innovative ideas inthe areas of Infotainment and connected vehicles concepts
Partner with external companies within SiliconValley
Document andsummarize project progress for Top Management reports
Serving as a communication link between VW ,Audi and Porsche R&D Germany
Intellectual property creation.
You have the flexibility to learn new things,try new technology, seek opportunities to grow, mentor & be mentored, &participate in the Innovation Thinking process of the ERL.
Mainresponsibility ? 70% of time spent
Design, develop and identify new technology for Smart Mobility concepts and features on Navigation, Maps and or speech technology
Define technical requirements for in-vehicle features.
Tracking ideas and their impact, and infusing the outcomes of proof of concepts into real products.
Partnership with external companies in Silicon Valley to bring disruptive technology and influence existing Project Portfolio.
Identify new features for future vehicle models and conduct competitor benchmarks.
Additional responsibilities? 30% of time
Manage Project related operations such as: Purchasing orders, documentation, logistics for national or international technology events, coordination of related workshops with main stakeholders and potential companies.
Capture of intellectual property
Years of Experience:
1-3 years of relatedexperience
Education Required: Bachelor'sDegree in Computer Science , EE, ME, Engineering or equivalent
Education Desired: Master's Degree in Engineering orBusiness Administration
Excellent communication skills ? interpersonal,presentation and written.
Great leadership skills and ability to inspireteam members with an innate ability to see the bigger picture.
Good technical evaluation skills.
Experience working in a dynamicmulti-disciplined engineering environment, strong at multi-tasking.
Integration ? joining people, processes orsystems.
Drive project definition, resource management,milestones and timelines.
Work cross-functionally to ensure necessaryproject support and prioritization.
Strong presentation and communication skillsrequired
Ability to understand and extract action plansfrom complex technical discussions and translate into succinct messaging forcross-functional and executive status reporting.
Influencing and negotiation skills
Ability to think in wider scope
Analytical and conceptual thinking ? using logicand reason, creative and strategic.
Required Specialized Skills
Experience on design, development andexperimentation of Intelligent Systems for Automotive i.e : Navigation, Speechrecognition, Connected Car. Mobility Service or similar technology.
Technical architectural knowledge of automotiveinfotainment systems or similar products
Customer centric approach to develop meaningfulproducts
Experience on algorithms in the domain of navigation,mobility services, speech, Internet of Things or similar technology
Understands the value of communications to acomplex global organization and consistently finds ways to maximizeeffectiveness of key messages
Exceptional technical project management and organizationskills to handle multiple projects and initiatives, tracking ideas and theirimpact, and infusing the outcomes of proof of concepts into real products.
Experience with Agile or similar methodologies.
Strong initiative and excellent team andconflict resolutions skills
Proficient in project management tools such asJira, Confluence, or similar.
Desired Specialized Skills
Experience on Android Car API, Cars Services, Vehicle network Services and HAL
Experience in R&D-Centers.
Strong technical consulting background
Technical knowledge with one or some of the main OS like: Android,iOS. Linux, FireFox.
Experience as a Software Architect.
Experience with mobility services.
Experience in Automotive.
Work Flexibility
Readiness for international business trips tovisit Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Porsche AG
Flexibility to travel within US, Europe andJapan.
We are proud tobe an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and performpre-employment substance abuse testing.
This role description is a guideline and does not create contractualrights between the Company and any of its employees. The Company does not enter into any type ofemployment contract, implied or written, with its employees regarding jobsecurity

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