CDA India SW Centre Technical Lead

  • Chennai
  • Confidential
  • 8-12 years
  • 11 Jul 2015

  • R&D/ Research & Development

  • Automobile/ Auto Components
Job Description

To lead a project team of DSP SW developers providing effective project planning and execution coupled with technical and line management of the team. The project lead will follow priorities and schedules as proved by the CDA India Center Manager or associated project R&D Project Manager and ensure compliance with  development and HR policies and procedures. The center will be engaged in the development of highest quality video processing software on innovative vision systems.

* Provide N+1 Line Management of a team of DSP SW Engineers including Travel authorization, holiday approval, absence recording, annual appraisal, objective setting & training need analysis completion.
* Provide Technical guidance and direction to the team in relation to SW Development processes, task priority and task tracking
* Adhere to and coach staff in complying with Internal CDA Quality System and Procedures
* Lead by example and drive performance of team and reports
* Day-to-day management of assigned software project(s)
* Establish detailed breakdown of the activities/resourcing/equipment needs to meet the project(s) milestones and external deliveries
* Provide up to date project plans and resource forecasts and maintain up to date project site
* Assign tasks and work packages to the software team members
* Ensure robust project execution in line with project targets
* Track project spending within the project scope to meet the allowed budget
* Represent as required the software team in customer meetings
* Support recruitment of new hires (contract and permanent) for the continued development of the centre in line with CDA R&D strategic direction
* Ensure adherence to all  policies including Code of Ethics, Compliance, Anti-trust, 5 Axes, Health & Safety and R & D Development and Quality Assurance Policies such as SPICE
* Ensure projects are developed to meet agreed Software quality targets
* Complete DSP Software technical design reviews
* Lead debug activity on critical software providing direction to developers on debug strategy
* Support Business Development as requested by CDA R&D management and Provide professional customer technical communication as required
* Promote Value Values and mindset of continuous improvement within the entity
* Keep abreast of new standards/ technology appropriate to future development of the industry
* Participate in Technology/Supplier/Tool selection and evaluation for new developments

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