DEPARTMENT LEADER: Graphic Interfaces (automotive)

Praha-Braník, Mladá Boleslav
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Automotive electrical and electronic systems are playing an increasingly important role and particularly create comfort and safety. Could you imagine driving without them in this day and age? Development and constant innovation of these systems are the key factors in any automaker’s success. DIGITEQ Automotive, as a 100 % owned company within the Volkswagen Group, is an important element in producing these systems, helping VW brands on the road to success.

Department description:

Currently we are looking for a new colleague who will manage our department GRAPHIC INTERFACES.

Department is responsible for development of graphic user interface to central displays in car known as Infotainment or Entertainment systems. That contains top layer of interface called Skin and also its functions underneath. Testing of our outputs is necessary part of development process. Topic itself is similar to front-end or web application development. Team has more than 25 young professionals and rich range of personalities. Competencies that are used within team are html, css, basics of JAVA, Python, Photoshop, vehicle electronics, diagnosis, CAN etc.
Products of our work are already present in most of Skoda, our mother company, vehicle model range.

What will be your purpose in this role?

Leading and managing of the department as whole which includes:

Commercial responsibility for business unit
- Profit and loss
- Revenues
- Business planning
- Strategic sales
- Customer care

Staff responsibility
- Leading by objectives
- Personnel performance evaluation and development
- Recruiting of new employees
- Upward and downward communication

Technical leadership
- Setting up new strategic directions of the topic field
- Monitoring technological trends
- Contribution to company technology strategy

Multi-Project management
- Management of project leaders of the team
- Controlling timing, costs and resources needed
- Drawing up plans and schedules of the project
- Selecting and leading project teams
- Negotiating with contractors and suppliers for services
- Managing risks to avoiding delays

The suitable candidate should have:

  • University degree (technical)
  • Experience in leadership, good managerial abilities
  • Professional experience in projects leading, especially in the area of Front end development including related Management tool chain (Jira, Confluence) and ideally Agile Methodology
  • Advanced English (must have) or/and German language (nice to have)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical capability
  • Organization skills, attention to detail
  • Independence and initiative in negotiations
  • Sales management awareness and customer relationship orientation
  • Willingness for occasional foreign business trips (mainly Germany)
  • Driving license, active driver

What can you look forward to?

Become a part of a stable multinational company within the VW group with almost 20 years long tradition. You will gain interesting work in a growing field and be in the center of development of new automotive technologies that will be introduced into cars within the next 5 years. We are a great team of friendly colleagues who are experts in what they do and share their knowledge and support each other.

Additionally, our company provides a number of interesting BENEFITS, such as:

  • Individual plan of learning and development, attending conferences, participation in company innovation program, language courses
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cafeteria benefit system
  • Company car
  • Meal vouchers
  • Multisport card
  • Company contribution for supplementary pension insurance
  • Travel insurance for private purposes even for family members
  • T-Mobile Program – tariffs even for family members
  • 5 weeks of holiday
  • Sick days
  • Plenty of company events

If you are interested in expanding and using your know how for challenging state of the art projects for the VW group, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Looking forward to meeting you!

Petra Nováková

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Digiteq Automotive s.r.o.
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