Head of Function Engineering (m/f/diverse) REF14800R


We are looking for you to support our business area Autonomous Mobility at the location Riemerling, Neu-Ulm or Lindau.

As head of function engineering (m/f/diverse), you will be responsible for leading a team of Software developers regarding the development and maintenance of application software for sensors used in highly assisted and autonomous driving systems. You will build and grow the team and its performance, as well as their capability of working directly with OEMs in order to bring innovation to the market.

Your tasks will focus on the following activities:

  • Planning and assigning work to team members according to project needs and team skills
  • Guiding the team to achieve their goals by applying individual development plans 
  • Tracking invest and resources needs of your team 
  • Motivating employees
  • Performing periodical evaluations of your team 
  • Using your experience to guide and mentor your team 
  • Establishing the work and communication strategies in your team in order to increase its efficiency
  • Ensuring cross function cooperation and communication with other teams within the organization


  • University degree in electrical engineering, computer science or comparable
  • Profound experience in automotive- and/ or embedded software development 
  • Experience with automotive detection or driving functions
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Experience working in an agile team setup (e.g. scrum) is a plus
  • Good knowledge of C or C++ programming embedded systems is of advantage
  • Principles of modern software design for modular architectures desirable
  • Very good English language skills, written and spoken
  • German language skills are a plus
  • Independent structured and solution-orientated approach
  • Customer oriented work style

Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.



What we offer:

  • Our products save lives. We offer you an interesting and varied job as part of a motivated team at one of the largest suppliers to the automotive industry
  • An attractive compensation package that comes along with unique flexible working conditions like hybrid work, flexible working time, sabbaticals that help you to balance work, family and spare time
  • Exciting, varied projects in our high-tech customer environment
  • Numerous career opportunities and the rapid assumption of responsibility, in line with our four corporate values passion to win, trust, freedom and for one another
  • A large selection of internal and external training measures, supported by our group-wide learning platform and regular feedback meetings as part of our talent management
  • A comprehensive range of additional benefits, such as various sports and wellness offers, JobRad and sick pay supplement
  • Support for child care services, subsidies for child-sick days and much more
  • Attractive regions to live and work directly on Lake Constance, in the country or in the cosmopolitan city with a heart

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Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.

The Automotive group sector comprises technologies for passive safety, brake, chassis, motion and motion control systems. Innovative solutions for assisted and automated driving, display and operating technologies, as well as audio and camera solutions for the vehicle interior, are also part of the portfolio, as is intelligent information and communication technology for the mobility services of fleet operators and commercial vehicle manufacturers. Comprehensive activities relating to connectivity technologies, vehicle electronics and high-performance computers round off the range of products and services.