ZF Software Project Lead - Business Hunting in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Software Project Lead - Business Hunting

Division A - GEE – Engineering – Electronics


Job Description

  • Product Overview: ZF TRW's advanced camera solutions provide safety systems such as Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Following Distance Indication (FDI), Lane Keeping assistance (LKAS) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW). These functions are realized with a forward-looking monocular camera mounted at the windshield in the region of the rear-view mirror. This position is responsible for the software development of Camera systems for the ADAS Business Unit. Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan and track the “Request for quotation”-phase (RFQ) software activities for several customers for camera- and radar-projects

  • Lead the RFQ software engineering project team

  • Manage Customer requirements analysis activity

  • Perform Workload-planning of the RFQ-activities and of work-packages derived out of the customer requirements and project timing

  • Follow methodical approach to estimate software development effort

  • Work with suppliers to obtain quotations for the project

  • Analyze software code size and performance needs based customer requirements and provide input to hardware design team

  • Lead the software project CCB within the RFQ-phase

  • Manage changes: Estimate cost and timing impact of change requests, negotiate implementation with customer

  • Provide regular status updates to the management.

  • Serve as the main contact to the customers for software related questions and activities

  • Support technical design review with customer

  • Ensure lessons learned are identified and mitigated through the project development lifecycle

  • Follow the GEE RFQ-process and support the process improvements activities

  • Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field required

  • Demonstrated project management skills.

  • 5+ years of electrical engineering or software engineering experience

  • Strong Microsoft suite skills including PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

  • Ability to communicate with and understand the needs of internal clients.

  • Ability to perform effectively within budgetary guidelines.

  • Strong sense of urgency and personal commitment.

  • Able to contribute to strong and dependable teams.

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

Required Education and Experience

-Bachelor Degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or similar discipline

-A Masters is preferred.

Experience and Skill Requirements

12+ years

Position Status

Salaried Full-Time

Functional Area



Farmington Hills




United States

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran