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2023022 – Software Configuration Manager - Automotive R&D

6-8 years
Hessen, Germany

Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for a Software Configuration Manager, who is responsible for the release of a quality-assured software baseline for the complete production system of our BMS Software, both during the development phase as well as projects directed towards customer vehicles in running production and aftermarket. You will be responsible for the entire project's configuration management activities. You may face challenges with shorter time plans, more frequent software deliveries and integration, new types of software as applications, and software patches/partial updates.


Your Role

  • You define the configuration management strategy based on defined processes and lessons learned. This includes the definition of:
  • Tools and repositories to be used
  • Variant management strategy
  • Branch management strategy
  • Management of storage - scheduling, archiving, and backup
  • Access control
  • Baselining criteria
  • Revision history approach
  • Naming conventions for releases, work products, and versions

The strategy should cover the configuration management of work products of the system and subsystem work products.

  • You initiate improvements in the area of "toolchain" automation, software tools and efficient solutions for the development in the area of system software.
  • You work closely with the service administrators and advise them on innovations and adjustments to the concepts and strategies for the system software development area.
  • You actively report in document management for projects and the software area
  • You actively support and moderate the identification of required work products and their content and infrastructure requirements
  • You will oversee the development and improvement of tracking, recovery, storage and branch strategies in close collaboration with the development area and track the implementation of the strategies created.


Requirements – Must list (short, and really must, no order)

  • Successfully completed studies (Bachelor or Master) in computer science, industrial engineering or a comparable course of study
  • 6 +years of support and configuration of development environments and configuration management systems (CMS), preferably in the automotive industry
  • Experience with development toolchain automation using CI/CD tools like Jenkins.
  • Experience with version control tools like GitHub, Bitbucket
  • Experience with process and quality management tools like STAGE
  • Experience with agile project management tools like JIRA
  • Experience with MS office tools like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Good to have

  • Experience with development toolchain which includes compilers [HighTec], debuggers [Trace32] and linker scripting.
  • Experience with integration of software and release to meet sprint plan.
  • Awareness of ASPICE, and ISO 26262 for system and software
  • Awareness of requirement management tools like Polarion
  • Awareness of software design tools like EA
  • Awareness of software testing tools like Tessy
  • Awareness of test automation using Python scripting.

Soft skills

  • Enthusiasm for processes, tools and process optimisation
  • A person who enjoys building relationships and networking while being very service minded
  • Drive to resolve the issues and see the big picture.
  • Structured and have a good sense of details.
  • Happy to share your best practices and equally happy to learn from others.
  • Great communicator and good corporation skills

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