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Software Manager, Advanced Engineering

REQ: REQ-131887 Engineering

Panasonic Automotive Systems of North America
  • Peachtree City, GA, United States
  • Farmington Hills, MI, United States
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Directs and coordinates activities of the software engineering department to design, manufacture, and test electronic components, products, and systems either personally or through subordinates.




  • As an Engineering Manager, this role will require approximately 70% technical development and 30% resource management
  • The technical responsibilities of the job are to develop, modify and maintain software for automotive applications using software engineering best practices & standards and participate in the full life cycle of software development to include C/C++ coding to engineering defined coding standards, unit testing, software integration testing, software requirements, design documentation and support for program reviews.
  • The candidate shall be responsible for the BSP, Speech, HMI, Build and Release domains under advanced engineering for their day-to-day work assignments and deliverables
  • The candidate will work closely with Responsible Software, System, & Test Engineers along with Development Test Labs to ensure a quality product is being developed. Duties also include design influence to increase product reliability and test coverage. Make recommendations for design, process improvements, and data collection.
  • Management duties will require tasking and coordination of approximately 5-10 Software Engineers
  • The manager is responsible for assessing staffing needs, current as well as projected and working with the respective Project Managers to address those needs.
  • He/she will also be responsible for supporting recruitment activities including the creation of requisitions, conducting interviews, and approving offers.
  • He/she will work with Engineering Management to establish program and functional goals as well as performing performance evaluations and merit adjustments for each subordinate.
  • Responsibilities include supervision which includes career development recommendations, mentoring and performance evaluations.
  • Acquire the necessary computers, equipment and tools to enable their subordinates to perform their work.
  • Generate training plans for subordinates based on the program and company needs.
  • The manager is expected to provide their group with regular flow down of company and organizational status and appropriately represent and be a spokesperson for the Software Engineering organization to their group, assigned project, and the company.




  • Four-year college degree in Software, Electrical, Computer Engineering or related degree required.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of full lifecycle embedded software development experience in a relevant product design.
  • Minimum five (5) years leading a team of software engineers with a formal development process such as Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, or Extreme Programming.
  • Additional desirable experience includes familiarity with Configuration Management, CMMI or Automotive Spice, Agile, Extreme Programming and FMEA.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Must have technical background experience with at least two of the following: SOC (Systems on Chip), OS/BSP (Board Support Package), HMI tool sets (Kanzi, Unity, Android Studio, Qt etc.,), Android/Linux/QNX, Open Source or Application development.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Windows-based databases as appropriate to the position and assignment.
  • Must have a strong technical background in software development, including C/C++, software requirements and software design experience. Specific experience in actual design of software for automotive components is highly desirable.



  • Great Medical/Dental Benefits
  • Company-Matched 401K Retirement Savings
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Relaxed Dress Code
  • PASATalks Speaker Summits
  • Leadership & Mentorship Programs
  • High5 Reward Recognition Program
  • Onsite Happy Hours
  • And many more benefits & perks found within the ‘Our Culture’ section…



At Panasonic, our technology and engineering expertise delivers innovation across diverse industries. It's all about the consumer experience and making sure that we find ways to enhance that experience, either through audio enhancements or through safety enhancements inside the vehicle. 


Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America (PASA) is an industry-leading global supplier to Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) for infotainment systems and advanced connected car solutions. Our clients include Ford, GM, Chrysler, Daimler, Fiat, Tesla, Honda, Toyota.



Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with our without reasonable accommodations. 

Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Automotive Systems of America. 






REQ: REQ-131887 Engineering

  • Peachtree City, GA, United States
  • Farmington Hills, MI, United States
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