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Company: Audi
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Automotive, Motor Vehicle, Dealers


"Vorsprung durch Technik" or, "Progress through Technology" is our company ethos and is the core belief that drives the development of every Audi vehicle. It inspires the innovative solutions, revolutionary engineering and progressive design that have become synonymous with the Audi name. And it reminds us to challenge ourselves, rewrite the rules from time to time and always fuel our pioneering spirit. The spirit that sets us apart on the racetrack and the open road. In our relentless pursuit to become the number one premium car brand in the America, we need employees who share in this spirit of challenging the status quo in everything that we do.

Audi of America thrives on diversity, and is an EEO employer. We are proud to be Great Place to Work-Certified™.

Role Summary

  • Monitoring the development through the whole product life cycle

  • Release Component or Functional Technical Specifications

  • Lead coordination meetings with suppliers or project stakeholders

  • Contribute in the testing activities in terms of performance or problem solving

  • Manage and monitor development planning

  • Define/negotiate target performance or requirements targets with suppliers

  • Continuous analysis and understanding of technical/development issues and recovery action definitions

Role Responsibilities

Main responsibility (50%)

  • Project coordination for hardware and software platform

  • Feature Planning

  • Definition/negotiation/monitoring of requirements and change requests

  • Tracking of development progress and key performance indicators

  • Software integration management

  • Technical and commercial alignment with local suppliers/development partners

  • Alignment with Audi Ingolstadt and other brands within the VW Group

  • Planning of deployment of samples at the test bench and test vehicles

  • Creation of specific requirements for the market

  • Definition of acceptance criteria

  • Release and validation planning

  • Planning and provision of sample parts for bench and car testing

  • Reporting of project status

Error Management (30%)

  • Tracking of issues, generation of error statistics

  • Leading ticket reviews

  • Analyses of issues with different tools (Canoe, ADTF,…)

  • Reporting to management

Approval Planning (20%)

  • Defining approval scope

  • Building a traceability

  • Definition of required scope of local test cases (HW and SW testing, scope: platform)

  • Resource planning for approval activities

  • Monitoring of test execution to ensure on time approval

  • Generate approval recommendation



  • 7+ years of work experience


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, computer science or comparable)

  • Master's or PhD in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, computer science or comparable) (desired)

General Skills

  • Excellent planning and organization, project management and time management skills

  • Project management (desirable in innovative technology environment and agile methods)

  • Effective analytical and conceptual skills to derive adequate solutions for technical problems

  • Ability to solve complex problems

  • Ability to work independently

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Open minded and empathic work style

  • Excellent team player

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and tackling new problems

Specialized Skills

  • Familiarity with automotive electronics and driver assistance systems

  • Experience with turning concepts into functional prototypes

  • Hands-on experience with ADAS projects

  • Experience in specification of control units for automotive electronics

  • Knowledge of VW Group internal softwares like IDEX, AVx, System 42, DOORS etc (desired)

  • Experience with software integration and integration ECUs (desired)

  • Basic German language skills (written and spoken) (desired)

Work Flexibility

  • Flexibility to travel (domestic and international)

  • Full time position

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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