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Head (f/m/d) of Software R&D - eMobility

Job Description

We electrify mobility for a better tomorrow.

In our newly formed fast-growing eMobility business, we are looking for people with the skills and vision to build a healthier, more sustainable environment.

Our common goal is not only to grow with the market, but to significantly outperform it. We want to become a leading player and actively shape the future of electro mobility. From AC & DC charging infrastructure, connected services, digital charging software & services (driver, station, depot, enterprise & fleets), to smart charging & fleet management, charging operations for fleets and ship-to-shore power supply.


What part will you play?

The Head of SW R&D eMobility is overall responsible for all R&D SW activities concerning product innovation & process innovation.
  • As head of SW R&D for our eMobility cloud and mobile application you are responsible to ensure that our products are developed based on the latest technology and architecture principles. Accordingly you shape together with the head of charging services the strategic development goals
  • You perform technology evaluation and gather insights into technology market trends as well as manage a cross-functional development team and drive innovation
  • You develop a business tech strategy and ensure that we establish a future oriented product architecture
  • Furthermore, you develop and coach your software development team (increase skills, ensure personal development, competencies and know how building in accordance with current and future demands)
  • You manage the alignment between different stakeholders as well as the collaboration between the different development locations, e.g. to ensure seamless and robust interoperability between smart connected chargers and your cloud and mobile applications
  • Together with the head of product management you are responsible for the planning and steering of the scrum teams like headcounts & core competences in accordance to developed business and technology strategy
  • You ensure high innovation culture by fostering patent development, platform, and ecosystem approaches
  • You shape, implement, and drive common development processes facilitating close collaboration between developers, product owners, designers, and stakeholders on a daily basis and continuously improving efficiency and quality
  • Finally, you define the strategy for R&D and overall R&D related processes, coordinate and align these with Charging Services leadership team and drive an agile development process (like SAFe) understanding outside R&D as well as support an agile setup internally in R&D
What you need to make real what matters.
  • We look forward to meeting you, if you hold a successfully completed master's degree in a technical field of study
  • You have long-term experience in development of Software, ideally with Cloud technology or Software applications
  • You are passionate for new technology and architectural patterns
  • You have profound experience with agile methodologies and workflows
  • Additionally, you have long-term leadership experience in people management and coaching and as well as intercultural experience with teamwork in an international setup
  • You have advanced know how with Agile, SAFe, Scrum, Dev Ops and PLM processes
  • Knowledge of the eMobility domain and software landscape is an advantage
  • You have very good analytical capabilities paired with creative mindset, self-awareness and desire to go the extra mile 
  • You have high level of German and English language skills
  • Last but not least, you are result and quality oriented, have a strong customer orientation and advanced communication skills
What we offer. 
  • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a future global standard
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
  • 30 leave days and a variety of flexible working models that allow time off for yourself and your family 
  • Share matching programs to become a shareholder of Siemens AG
  • Find more benefits here
Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and individual preferences. 


Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Either

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