Head of In-Vehicle platform SW (all genders) - in Berlin

MBition, Mercedes–Benz is bringing the automotive industry into the future! How?
We are working on a software-defined architecture, that allows us to create state-of-the-art customer functions that span one or more domain controllers with significant processing power. One of these high-performance domain controllers is used for automated driving functions (e.g. automated driving on highways).

We do this in Berlin and Sindelfingen as a 100% subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz AG, which has been perfecting the art of moving people, products and services from A to B for more than 120 years.
With an international team of 500 employees, we want to integrate people who appreciate quality, creativity and teamwork just as much as we do. Together we create passionate technology on exciting topics like: automated and autonomous driving, infotainment systems or mobile APPs. And we need YOU to help us shape the future!

We are looking for an experienced Head of in vehicle platform SW, who wants to help shape the future of mobility together with world-class engineers at MBition

About the role

  • Drive the development of ECU base software platform from concept to start of production in the domains of infotainment, driver assistance and more

  • Shape the vision and strategy for a base SW platform , inter-ECU and intra-ECU communication

  • Develop, communicate and implement our base sw platform roadmap

  • Build up, lead and manage a large international team of engineering leads and software engineers

  • Collaborate with external and internal customers to derive product requirements

  • Communicate the technology strategy and roadmap to external and internal stakeholders

  • Report directly to the CEO as part of the leadership team


Your Profile


  • You have successfully completed your university degree or significant practical experience in Software Engineering / Vehicle Technology / Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree


  • You have minimum 5+ years’ experience in the field of in vehicle communication and networking, with a focus on software development (Autosar classic and adaptive)

  • Seen at least one complete embedded development cycle from concept to start of production

  • Understanding of ASPICE and ISO26262 and their lean implementation

  • Significant leadership experience in an agile organization

Personal skills

  • You have strong project- and stakeholder management skills

  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Great verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Language skills

  • Excellent and fluent English skills complete your profile. German is a plus !

What we offer

  • A chance to work on a new generation of Infotainment Systems, which will power millions of cars

  • An international, interdisciplinary innovation lab, which is part of the Daimler AG

  • Agile working methods and open feedback culture

  • A brand new modern and fully accessible office facing the Spree

  • Flexible working hours

  • Transportation and health benefits, discounts on cars, free coffee, fruits and more



We look forward to receiving your complete application, including CV (in English or German) and relevant references with the following information:

  •  Job title and reference number

  •  Salary expectations

  •  Earliest start date

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