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Technical Project Manager - Algorithm Development


Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

About the Position
The Innovation Technology department seeks an experienced associate to lead development of tire/vehicle data based algorithms/products that address Goodyear’s current and future business needs and aspirations in the F.A.C.E (Fleet, Autonomous, Connected, Electric) domain. In this role, the associate will lead a multi-disciplined engineering team to drive projects from concept development to launch. 


Primary Responsibilities :

  • Define and deliver a vision and strategy for algorithmically driven products.
  • Develop and maintain a Product Roadmap in collaboration and consultation with the leadership team.
  • Technical leadership of a multi-disciplined engineering team.
  • Manage products/algorithms throughout their lifecycle. Take responsibility for release schedules and milestones.
  • Ensure system development, validation, and delivery are according to guidelines and processes (e.g. ISO26262, ASPICE).
  • Attract, hire and retain industry best talent in areas such as digital signal processing, sensor fusion and AI based algorithms.
  • Establish clear processes to empower associates to deliver results.
  • Ensure tight inter-team coordination and communication. Partner with cross-functional resources.
  • Effectively and consistently communicate overall program status.
  • Establish partnership with external third-parties to enrich product performance and development capabilities.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of emerging technologies, products and solutions. Have a comprehensive view of the competitive landscape.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical engineering or a related technical discipline. MBA a plus.
  • Direct experience working with an OEM or Tier I, in the capacity of a principal investigator or a project manager.
  • 10+ years’ experience in automotive product development.
  • Strong track-record of effective project management skills.


Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive experience in developing algorithms suited for embedded implementation and/or cloud deployment.
  • Solid technical aptitude and an ability to understand technical designs, challenges and risks. Passion for new technologies and solving problems.
  • Experienced in project management. Familiar with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies and able to apply them where best suited.
  • Ability to manage the expectations, demands, and priorities of multiple internal stakeholders based on overarching vision and success for global team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and flexibility with changing needs and direction in a rapidly-growing organization.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

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