Team Leader Software Development, Electronic Controls for Cooking Appliances (ETO)
Full Time
Rothenburg or Forli, Location free

Make ideas come to life. Globally.

For us going to work everyday has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open for new ideas – we can push the boundaries for cooking, cleaning and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

Software Team Leader – Open Location (Rothenburg o.d. Tauber or Forlí)

The Electronic Technology Organization (ETO) part of Global R&D Food Preparation is looking for a Software Team Leader. You will be responsible for the software process and global software strategy of the relevant subsystem and assignment of correct resources of the Software team.

Key Operational Responsibilities

• Responsible of assignment and management of SW team members to projects and activities to ensure right in time SW delivery.
• Coordinate the SW team to ensure proper communication, teamship in problem solving and knowledge transfer and resource allocation.
• Act as reference person for SW internally and externally to the team.
• Ability to write SW specifications starting from functional specifications of related subsystem.
• Ensure alignment within the SW team about development tools.
• Ensure alignment of SW and HW, System and Lab.
• Create reliable SW solutions in compliance with internal SW development guidelines for embedded HW platforms.
• Ensure SW design in compliance with internal and external Safety (IEC/UL 60730, MISRA, … ) and EMC standards when applicable.
• Provide technical leadership on software architecture and the modular SW approach for the benefits of reusability and SW quality.
• Use of SW repository tools to store, share and reuse code.
• Definition and execution of SW test plan.
• Observe the embedded design market, new technologies and tools for SW development.
• Analyze quality data coming from the market, identify root cause of quality issues, organize and execute quality improvement plans related to SW.


• Collaborative - You ask and you listen, you take ideas on board and work with your team, taking everyone in the same direction.
• Adaptable -With a number of projects running simultaneously, flexibility and agility are essential.
• Communicative - You can make yourself understood and are a good listener.
• Problem-solving - You see challenge as opportunity.
• Results-driven - Maximising efficiencies and hitting KPIs are just the beginning: your real passion is delivering products that change and enhance lives. The rest is a bonus.  
• Ambitious - You always strive for better, in your work and for your future.
• Ability to work in a matrix organization - building strong and valid relationships with all the functions in the organization.
• Readiness to travel regularly as the European SW team is located in Forli / Italy and Rothenburg o.d.T. / Germany.


• Bachelor/Master degree IT or electronic engineering or equivalent education background.
• SW design (architectural design, static and dynamic test design). 
• Good knowledge of ANSI C and C++ for Embedded application.
• Knowledge of Agile Development (e.g. SCRUM).
• Measurement skills for electronic embedded systems.
• Processes – IPDP, EC, SW creation Process.
• Fluent English mandatory, German and/or Italian is a plus.