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c/c++ Technical Lead
Ref No.: 18-00605
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Start Date: 06/05/2018
Will be working on the development of a  Smart Device Link is a project which intends to standardize and wraps the many in-vehicle interfaces which may exist in the automotive context. The end goal is to provide an expandable software framework to both mobile application developers and automotive head unit creators for the creation of brought-in applications that appear integrated onto a head unit.Hide
  • Detroit Metro based Technical Expert will become a key technical leader and customer-facing person for Luxoft SDL and Research and Development related projects.
    Engineering responsibilities of Technical Expert will include, but will not be limited to:
    - Requirements analysis
    - Software Architecture development and review
    - Validate architecture against requirements
    - Propose architecture improvements
    - Review, analyze and approve proposed changes
    - Maintain traceability between requirements and architecture
    - Contribute to projects' Lessons Learned and general knowledge base

    General Technical Expert responsibilities also include:
    - Provide technical support for developers in the projects
    - Identify risks and communicate them to project team
    - Support Luxoft pre-sales and R&D activities
    - Review work products
Communicate with customer to understand queries related to designs and specifications
- Training / Mentoring / Coaching for spreading technical expertise
- Track and analyze technology trends

Technical Expert will interact with customers at least, but not limited to:
- Consulting about ongoing and upcoming projects,
- Troubleshooting related to work products,
- Pro-active support of customer's during the project acceptance phase, etc.
- Elicit and clarify requirements, dependencies, and limitations
- Refine scope definition
- Identify customer needs, new business areas, and opportunities
- Represent Luxoft on technical meetings
- Represent Luxoft in SDL Consortium
- Support Sales team to approach new customers interested in SDL development/integration in their automotive platforms and products
  • Skills:
    Commercial experience on Technical Expert or Senior Software Developer position 4+ years
    Experience in Automotive or In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems or Wireless Connectivity domains is a plus

    Expertise and practical usage design patterns, UML
    Strong understanding of SW engineering process
    Ability to review engineering work products (system specifications, design, test strategy/plan, code) from technology domain point of view to identify gaps
    Expert at identifying critical areas of design/code/test and critically review them for due attention by development team
    Ability to do high-level design for a whole sub-system or part of a large/complex sub-system
    Ability to analyze/fix difficult SW Design Problems - especially those that concern design/interface issues across multiple modules
    Ability to raise requirement level issues during system design and work for their resolution with the requirements team
    Identify and analyze technical risks/issues that could hurt delivery and suggest approaches to resolving them
    Perfection of estimation techniques
    Experience in connectivity, mobile, cross-platform development is a big plus.

    Soft Skills
    Positive, cheerful, enthusiastic personality mixes/communicates well with people - displays initiative people leadership qualities
    Manages conflict in getting technical choices made - open to ideas
    Ability to raise issues constructively with team and with engineering management
    Ability to mix, work well and present to customers effectively handling their doubts and questions
    Fluent/Native English
    Strong presentation skills
    Minimum Education Qualification: Bachelor Degree in Computer science or related field.