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Sr. Manager Embedded Software and Controls (26387)

Company: Dana Corporation
Location: Novi
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Dana is a world leader in providing power-conveyance and energy-management solutions for vehicles and machinery. The company's portfolio improves the efficiency, performance, and sustainability of light vehicles, commercial vehicles, and off-highway equipment. From axles, driveshafts, and transmissions to electrodynamic, thermal, sealing, and digital solutions, the company enables the propulsion of conventional, hybrid, and electric-powered vehicles by supplying nearly every vehicle and engine manufacturer in the world. Founded in 1904, Dana employs more than 38,000 people who are committed to delivering long-term value to customers. Based in Maumee, Ohio, USA, and with locations in 33 countries across six continents, the company reported sales of $7.1 billion in 2020. Having established a dynamic, high-performance culture, the company has been recognized globally as a top employer, with significant honors in Asia, India, Italy, Mexico, and the United States. Learn more at

Sr. Manager Embedded Software and controls is responsible and leads the design and development of embedded Software for power electronic components/systems including power inverter, DC/DC converter and on-board Charger.


* Manage develop and evolve a team of software design to provide delivery of automotive electrification products.

* Responsible for project oversight, process improvement identification and implementation, risk mitigation, training, and hiring.

* Responsible of software processes and Agiles management to deliver software products.

* Develop and design future control power electronics and advanced algorithms for Medium and high voltage drive systems.

* Develop innovative ideas to differentiate our future control products. Provides leadership, direction and executes on the identified company strategy.

* Plans and executes projects based on the product development pipeline and manages software requirements, development, and deliverables to the company programs on-time with high quality.

* Builds enhancements within an existing software architecture and envisions improvements to the architecture.

* Builds and maintains technical competence and current best practices within the Software organization via coaching, counseling, and as appropriate, educational workshops, classes, etc.

* Designs, develops, and validates embedded applications and sets and maintains high standards of software quality in accordance with current state of the art best practices.

* Optimizes overall team performance by guiding individual team members.

* Leads and collaborates with internal cross functional teams, end users, and third-party contacts to design, develop, document, and maintain software deliverables for various projects.

* Establishes and maintains working relationships with core technical team, testing, and hardware team members across the organization.

* Develop power electronic software architecture capabilities.

* Understand and interact with other product development teams (V&V, Mechanical, Sales & Marketing, Project management, and remote teams).

* Manage project budgets related to his team.


* Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent

* Demonstrated leadership and people management skills.

* Strong communication skills, analytical skills, and thorough understanding of product development.

* 10+ years' Embedded software development experience.

* 5+ years in software development management role.

* Technical knowledge of Real Time motor control and motor system integration.

* Technical knowledge of e-Drive system

* Experience with ASpice SW development standards, and ISO26262 implementation

* Experience with Agile SW development methods such as Kanban or Scrum

* Demonstrated understanding of best practices for SW V cycle requirement generation/design/code/build/deploy/test/release cycles.

* Experience with embedded software validation (is a plus).

* Proven track record in system design and product development.

* Results-oriented, proactive, confident under pressure and demonstrated success in defining, selling and implementing program plans.

* Ability to manage multiple projects to meet or exceed goals and objectives.

* Ability to identify and manage delivery risks, including the development of contingency and mitigation plans.

* Extensive demonstrated experience developing embedded applications in Simulink model based (or equivalent) and C/C++.

* Knowledge of Multi core controllers, able to outline controller requirements based on system performance requirements

* Experience managing international external consultants and vendors as project resources.

* Ability to guide diagnose and resolve problems independently with creative approaches.

* Knowledge of software design tools e.i : CodeComposerStudio, Polarion, GIT, Bamboo, Azure DevOps, outils Vector(CANAlyzer, CANoe, etc), Mathlab/Simulink and Jira (is a plus)

* Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English (French is a plus)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Dana Corporation, Novi , Sr. Manager Embedded Software and Controls (26387), Executive , Novi, Michigan

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