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Human Machine Interface Development Lead
Medina, Minnesota
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Applied on October 31, 2020
Job Id #43595 Posted October 5, 2020

QT- framework- QML=UI- infotainment software
Tech player coach- Can code and lead jr coders
Automotive- touch screen displays-infotainment

Our client is seeking a HMI Development Lead to guide the offshore HMI engineering team. This is an exciting position on a team building world-class connected solutions. As a Development Lead, you will participate in the entire software development lifecycle. This role is a mix of technical player/coach and project management. The ideal candidate is effective in a fast-paced Agile environment and has a proven track record leading teams that deliver new solutions, integrate with vendor products and refactor existing software. Interest in powersports is a big plus!
Partner with engineering managers to build a world-class offshore engineering team
Mentor developers and promote growth and excellence within the development organization
Assist with offshore interviewing, contribute to offshore team member appraisals
Work flexible hours to accommodate collaboration with offshore teams
Work with multiple stakeholders, document technical requirements, understand and clarify functional requirements, articulate technical risks, trade-offs and ROI
Provide, refine, document and communicate effort estimates during the entire development lifecycle
Create and monitor delivery milestones for multiple simultaneous projects
Ensure that progress metrics are consistently captured, monitored, and reported to management
Drive consistent issue and risk management across offshore HMI projects
Perform task-level breakdowns and assign to team members
Actively contribute to technical standards and process
Design, develop, and debug complex software
Review software developed by others, enforce adherence to standards including unit testing
Build and maintain high team morale and engagement
Operate under minimal supervision
Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
A passion for developing beautiful, intuitive User Interfaces
Other duties and responsibilities as needed
Minimum Qualifications:

BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical engineering or a related field
Proven track record delivering on-time with quality
Strong understanding of Agile development principles and metrics, experience applying them across distributed teams
4+ years of progressive C++ experience
3+ years of Qt/QML experience
4+ years of Infotainment development and/or leadership experience
Minimum of 3 years’ experience leading offshore teams
Demonstrated mastery of Object-Oriented Development and User Interface design patterns (MVC, MVVM)
Excellent API design skills
Strong understanding of Linux inter-process communication
Preferred Qualifications:
Tier 1 or Tier 2 automotive infotainment experience
Infotainment Navigation experience
Experience implementing Linux applications and daemons
Experience with wireless communication technologies (Bluetooth Classic and LE, Wi-Fi, Cellular)
Experience with connected vehicle use cases and technologies
Solid understanding of Linux boot-time optimization strategies
Experience with projection technologies (Android Auto, CarPlay)
Experience with Android OS for infotainment/automotive
Experience with wired (USB, Ethernet) and wireless (Bluetooth, WiFi) communication
Hardware-In-The-Loop simulation experience
Experience with Voice Recognition

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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