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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Software Development Team Leader for DI (Innovation & Technology)

Country/Region:  RO

Timisoara, Timis, RO, 300159

Req ID 51636 Timisoara, Romania

Role description: As a SW Development team leader, your main responsibility is to develop your team, assure delivery of the projects/work packages with the expected quality standards and planned schedule.



-        People

o        Integrate new team members and coach them

o        Create and follow development plans for the people in your team

o        Perform evaluation with the people

o        Involvement in the hiring process

o        Drive activities for team bonding

o        Define strategy for his team (roles to be developed, competencies, etc)

-        Projects

o        Plan & track the progress of tasks for the team members in coordination with the project

o        Help solve impediments and foster improvements

o        Ensure delivery of the work packages in time and with the expected quality

o        Maintain close interaction with the stakeholders for the team’s projects

o        Involvement in case of red-alerts/high prio topics

o        Participate in strategy definition on group level


o        Ensure the necessary equipment for the team members

o        Involvement in various improvement programs in the location/discipline

o        Reporting hours and tracking the projects budget

o        Maintain inventory for the team’s equipment

o        Support in organizing the Business Trips, workshops, etc.



  • Motivation to grow teams
  • Good moderation, communication and presentation skills
  • Good analytical thinking skills
  • Experience with software construction, including AUTOSAR architecture
  • Experience in coordinating teams in automotive software projects
  • Knowledge of functional safety & cybersecurity would be a plus


Be part of our ZF team as Software Development Team Leader for DI (Innovation & Technology) and apply now!


Anca Elvira Hentiu

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