Software Configuration Manager (Automotive) (m/f/x)

HERE Technologies
Added: January 15, 2024
What's the role?

The Cross Functional Integration Team sits within the End to End Product Quality and Customer Excellence Team. We provide cross functional leadership and resources to support multiple critical and complex business needs within OEM program management and the Development organization. We work closely as needed with the product delivery team.

The team is comprised of well seasoned experienced team members whose main goal is for HERE to be successful. The team is highly collaborative and enjoys the WinTogether spirit. The team consists of diverse backgrounds and experiences which offer multiple perspectives and a rich fabric within which to grow and learn.

We are looking for Software Configuration Manager (CM), preferable with understanding of the ASPICE SUP.8 Configuration Management definition. The CM handles defining the configuration strategy and related processes compliant to ASPICE definitions and to ensure proper documentation and communication to development departments. You are responsible for baselining requirements and features per development release, configure the development tool chain to ensure full traceability among the different development disciplines and to train and educate development teams in line with Configuration Management requirements as part of ASPICE or other practices. The current focus is on proper configuration management for development releases including Requirements Management.

About The Role

As a Configuration Manager , you will be responsible for :

  • Define and document a configuration management strategy, including configuration management activities and a life cycle model, responsibilities, and resources for performing these activities.
  • Identify configuration items required for programs according to the Configuration management strategy that need to be stored, tested, reviewed, used, changed, delivered and / or maintained.
  • Establish a configuration management system, including requirements management which provides an efficient means for handling the configuration items.
  • Develop a branch management strategy where applicable for parallel development efforts (multiple programs, customers) that use the same source base.
  • Establish the internal and external (delivery) baselines according to the configuration management strategy.
  • Control modifications, maintain an up-to-date description of each configuration item including history.
  • Ensure the integrity and consistency of configuration items through appropriate scheduling and resourcing of backup, storage, and archiving. Control the handling and delivery of configuration items.
  • Facilitates Configuration Management audits together with the Quality Manager and secure meeting customer ASPICE level requirements.
  • Responsible for keeping the status of the configuration item current as part of the Change Management process
  • Prepare configuration documentation and maintain Configuration Management (CM) database.
  • Engages with strategic projects to ensure Configuration Management can deliver required CMS functionality within project timeframes
  • Has access to configuration item (CI), software inventory, baseline mapping and a frequent member of Change Management mapping/process.
  • Provides a full set of states to enable the management of a configuration item such as archived, blacklisted, built, deployment in progress, obsolete, versioned, owned, controlled, disposed, down, enrolled, planned
  • Reviews and publishes configuration management reporting.
  • Mentors the organization on Configuration Management services, concepts, policies and procedures.

Who are you?

You Are Someone Who Has

  • Successfully completed studies (Bachelor or Master) in computer science, industrial engineering, or a comparable course of study years.
  • Proven configuration management experience in development environments, in the automotive industry preferable.
  • Preferable experience in defining configuration management concepts and strategies according Automotive ASPICE and ISO26262 requirements.
  • Experience in practically configuring the entire development toolchain.
  • Experience with agile work management tools like JIRA.
  • Experience with execution of release audits during the release of work packages as per schedule.
  • Practical experience in baselining, documenting, revision, and result handling of various development releases.
  • Practical experience in Requirements Management
  • Experience with participation in CCB [Change Control Board] meetings and providing approval for changed work packages of the project.
  • Experience with integration of software and release to meet sprint plan.
  • Familiar with Tools like: Gitlab, Jenkins
  • English language skills mandatory, German language skills could be an advantage.

What we offer?

  • Work with cutting edge, modern technologies
  • Work that makes difference in the world, your work will have direct impact on our products and customers
  • Variety in the types of projects
  • Freedom to decide how you perform your work
  • Challenging problems to solve
  • Regular feedbacks
  • fantastic & talented people from 60+ countries worldwide, direct partnership with Berlin team
  • flexible working hours
  • a great work-life balance
  • 25 paid vacation days
  • Meal Vouchers
  • Vision Support
  • Competitive salary plus bonus
  • Brown bag talks, team events and more!

Our culture is founded on openness, collaboration and honesty, with colleagues who are brilliant in their field, resilient, and above all, strive for the best.

Our offices foster an open environment where good ideas are encouraged and embraced. There's also plenty of flexibility within the company, options for achieving an ideal work/life balance and various other extras on offer.

Change is HERE. Apply Now!

As part of HERE Technologies employment process, candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This offer and any related claims are subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment screening. This will involve employment, education, and criminal verification if applicable.

HERE is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Who are we?

HERE Technologies is a location data and technology platform company. We empower our customers to achieve better outcomes – from helping a city manage its infrastructure or a business optimize its assets to guiding drivers to their destination safely.

At HERE we take it upon ourselves to be the change we wish to see. We create solutions that fuel innovation, provide opportunity and foster inclusion to improve people’s lives. If you are inspired by an open world and driven to create positive change, join us. Learn more about us. Watch Video