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    Software Validation Lead, USA (Job code: 21RR09055)

    Operations | , USA

    Software Validation Lead


    • Has overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure on all activities assigned to the Software Test Domain. Identify, establish, plan, coordinate and monitor the activities, tasks and resources in the context of the project requirements and constraints.


    • Manage testing activities within a domain (e.g. address tasks to Validation Lead Instance)
    • Develop the Work Breakdown Structure for the assigned test centers
    • Estimate effort and resources on domain level and assign them to the test instances
    • Perform risk analysis on concern records
    • Management of risks and issues
    • Workpackage planning
    • Progress monitoring and reporting
    • Define test strategy and test concept on validation domain
    • Track test progress on domain level
    • Detail domain-specific work packages and align with the Validation Project Lead (VPL)
    • Responsible for the quality and the timely delivery of validation domain assigned work packages

    Skills & Competencies:

    Knowledge in:

    • Automotive software and systems development, incl. hardware/ software interfaces (e.g. real time systems, bus systems, diagnosis protocols)
    • Performance of reviews as well as review-techniques
    • Automotive SPICE
    • Agile management and methods
    • Methods, procedures and techniques required by functional safety standard (ISO 26262)
    • Methods, procedures and techniques required by cyber security standard (ISO 21434)

    Knowledge and experience in:

    • Embedded development (incl. requirement management, architecture and testing)
    • Assigned process activities, related work products and work instructions

    Advanced knowledge and experience in:

    • Project Management

    Tool Skills

    Basic knowledge in:

    • Reporting and metric tools (e.g. SQUORE, PowerBI)
    • Symbio (incl. still existent Business Policy Manuals)
    • EEPM review tools (e.g. Gate Review Tool and/or Hardware Sync. Milestone Tool)
    • Test automation and reporting related tools (e.g. TESTUS)

    Medium knowledge in:

    • Requirements management tools (e.g. IBM DOORS)
    • PLM and risk management tools (e.g. PTC Integrity, Windchill, Clarity)
    • Budget/Resource allocation and management tools (e.g. PREPS, RIAT)
    • Requirements management tools (e.g. IBM DOORS)
    • Reporting and metric tools (e.g. SQUORE, PowerBI)

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