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Chief Engineer - Embedded Software and Systems Architecture & Tools

Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India; Krakow (City), Lesser Poland, Poland

Job ID J000608443

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As a Chief Engineer– Embedded Software and Systems Architecture & Tools, you’ll be responsible for leading, managing and supporting Systems and Software architecture and Engineering tools for the global Software Factory.  You’ll work in collaboration with all functions across Advanced Safety & User Experience to drive the development and execution of Aptiv’s reusable Systems and Software architecture.

You will be creating a global homeroom for Systems and Software architecture and serving as the interface between the global Engineering community and Global Software Services (GSS) for Engineering tools:

Your role:

  • Establish roadmap of future development, new technologies, etc.

  • Drive continuous improvement of strategy and method based on lessons learned

  • Organize and manage the specific process area

  • Manage and coordinate the strategy and methods for the global organization

  • Organize and coordinate definitions of tools that facilitate execution of processes and methods

  • Drive definition of useful and used processes and methods that successfully achieve their intended purpose

  • Evaluate Engineering tools and make recommendations on improvements that will help program execution and increase visibility in reporting

  • Interface with program teams to gather feedback and serve as the “voice of the customer” for Engineering tool development

  • Manage the development of the Software Factory visualizations

  • Manage the KPI definition and development for Software RENEO dashboards

  • Managing execution and delivery of special projects as assigned.

Your background:

The role combines multiple skills and competencies including program management, customer development, technical problem solving and executive level communication skills to ensure success.

Executive presence, adaptability and the ability to abstract or draw connections across seemingly disparate concepts/examples are critical.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. or B.A. degree in Computer Science, Business, Engineering or related discipline

  • 7+ years of experience in an influential leadership position

  • 3+ years of experience in managing complex projects involving various competencies and stakeholders


  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Business, Engineering or related discipline preferred.

  • Excellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong leadership qualifications; ability to create a team and drive towards a common goal.

  • Self-driven, detail oriented and well organized.

  • Desire to learn and ability to learn quickly.

  • Highly dependable with a strong work ethic.

  • Ability to present complex technical ideas in clear and simple manner to non-technical individuals.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and presence in executive setting.

  • Ability to influence others in a highly matrixed environment.

  • ASPICE and Agile experience.

  • Capable of working multiple items in parallel, often requiring different skillsets.

  • Decisive; able to make accurate and timely decisions with limited information.

  • Extreme accountability; able to hold self, team and organization accountable for commitments.


Get a list of benefits such as private health care, child fund, life insurance, Employee Pension Plan (+ 3,5% on each gross salary), trainings, sports activities Multisport card, etc.

Join us:

  • Help us advance mobility, save lives and improve our planet

  • See effects of your work in showrooms of almost every car seller

  • Learn new technologies thanks to the collaboration with our customers’ technical centers

Some see differences. We see perspectives that make us stronger.

Diversity and Inclusion are sources of innovation and creativity, both of which are essential to Aptiv’s success. Everyday our diverse team comes together, drives innovation, pursues solutions, and meets challenges using their unique abilities, perspectives and talents, changing what tomorrow brings. When you join our team, you’ll get encouraged to think boldly, express your viewpoint and innovate as a matter of habit.

Some see technology. We see a way to make connections.

At Aptiv, we don’t just see the world differently; we work to change reality. That means developing technology that rewrites the rules of what’s possible in the pursuit of making transportation safer, greener and more connected. Today there are more than 180,000 of us globally, located in 44 countries, and united by one mission. Join the movement and together, let’s change tomorrow.

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Aptiv is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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