Vehicle Software Team Manager (Porto, Portugal)

About Your Role

As Vehicle Software Team Manager at Veniam, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities, personal development and career plans of all members of Veniam’s Vehicle Software Team. Under your leadership, the team develops critical high-performance Embedded Platform services and applications to enable millions of vehicles to move massive amounts of data between them and the cloud with the right level of QoS and security.

Your tasks as Vehicle Software Team Manager include estimating effort, assigning tasks, reporting progress, supporting the team and evaluating the performance of every team member.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drive the development of vehicle software services at Veniam by reporting to the Head of Automotive Engineering, managing the day to day activities of the team, and fostering a cohesive and motivating working environment;
  • Set targets, implement guidelines and assign tasks, taking into account team member capacities and satisfaction, team/company goals and schedule constraints;
  • Ensure that all members understand the team’s objectives and work effectively to achieve it while being accountable for the on-time execution of all tasks with the highest standards of quality, security, compliance, and reliability;
  • Work closely with the Vehicle Software Tech Lead in all technical decisions to be made in the Vehicle Software team;
  • Perform periodic appraisals for all team members, regarding performance, compensation, training needs/activities, role descriptions, and overall satisfaction;
  • Work with the Head of Technology Management as well as product and project teams to understand the requirements and use-cases to be addressed through Veniam’s Vehicle Software Services;
  • Work closely with Cloud and Data Services teams to properly define tasks in accordance with Veniam’s Technology Roadmap;
  • Work closely with the rest of the engineering team to define all the tools and processes to carry out the integration sprints in preparation for the deployment in the automotive platforms of Veniam’s customers;
  • Assist in recruiting processes for Vehicle Software-related technical positions when requested by the Head of Automotive Engineering (defining job descriptions according to team needs, performing scouting of candidates, attending interviews, etc.).

Technical Requirements

  • Expertise in C/C++ programming;
  • Fluency in Linux/Arm based system architectures;
  • Skillful in leading teams in Agile environments;
  • Ability to review deliverables’ milestones create resource plans and engineering effort allocation;
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

Qualifications and Other Requirements

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science;
  • 5+ years of experience in technical leadership roles;
  • 3+ years of experience managing teams to deliver projects or embedded software releases;
  • Experience in assuring coaching/team building and performance/career management;
  • Experience in mixing Agile and A-SPICE methodologies is a nice plus.

About Veniam

We are accelerating future mobility and making places more human by delivering intelligent networking software for connected cars and autonomous vehicles. With an IP portfolio of more than 160 patents, Veniam makes the most out of all available networks to move massive amounts of data between vehicles and the cloud, all with the right quality of service and security profiles. Working closely with the world’s largest Auto OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, we aim to improve the lives of millions of people by securely managing the data flows of a new and emerging mobility ecosystem – the Internet of Moving Things – in which connected vehicles not only move people and goods more efficiently but also expand Internet coverage, deliver new human experiences and gather valuable data for smart city applications.

Named by CNBC and NASDAQ as one of the 50 most disruptive companies in the world, Veniam is a global company with its headquarters in Mountain View, California, Engineering Center in Porto, Portugal, and sales offices in Detroit, Munich, and Tokyo.


Porto, Portugal