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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 Test Tool Team Leader for DI (Innovation & Technology)

Country/Region:  RO

Timisoara, Timis, RO, 300159

Req ID 56049 Timisoara, Romania


Role description:  As a SW Test Tool 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.


What will you do:


  • People
    • Integrate new team members and coach them
    • Create and follow development plans for the people in your team
    • Perform evaluation with the people
    • Involvement in the hiring process
    • Drive activities for team bonding
    • Define strategy for his team (roles to be developed, competencies, etc)
  • Projects
    • Team directions: Automation, Modeling and Tool HW design
      • Automation: Vector tooling (CANoe CAPL), dSpace (Automation Desk), EXAM (good to know)
      • Modeling: HIL and SIL modeling (vECU) – Matlab/Simulink, NI, Softcar
      • Tool HW design: HW solutions for project needs
    • Plan & track the progress of tasks for the team members
    • Help solve impediments and foster improvements
    • Ensure delivery of the work packages in time and with the expected quality
    • Maintain close interaction with the stakeholders for the team’s projects
    • Involvement in case of red alerts/high prio topics
    • Prepare and train test engineers in automation area
    • Participate in strategy definition on group level
  • Administrative
    • Ensure the necessary equipment for the team members
    • Involvement in various improvement programs in the location/discipline
    • Reporting hours and tracking the projects budget
    • Maintain inventory for the team’s equipment
    • Support in organizing the Business Trips, workshops, etc.


Join us if your profile is:


  • Previous experience in coordinating teams in automotive software test projects.
  • Experience in planning and executing tasks to meet deadlines while promoting a positive work environment
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to work with both technical and non-technical individuals, to gather information, to give direction, and to report status
  • Building relationships, Self-development, Managing performance.
  • Business skills, leading people, developing others.
  • Good analytical thinking skills.
  • Motivation to grow teams.
  • Ability to coach and lead junior colleagues.
  • Good moderation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent spoken and written English


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


Anca Elvira Hentiu


At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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