Senior Director Systems Engineering and Software (f/m/div)*

Senior Director Systems Engineering and Software (f/m/div)*

Senior Director Systems Engineering and Software (f/m/div)*

At a glance

You are passionate about innovative technologies and you got the right mindset to take products to system by thinking out of the box? Take your chance to lead the global systems engineering and software development teams at GIP GCO as Senior Director Systems Engineering and Software. At GCO, we have a broad product and project portfolio ranging from power discretes based on Si as well as SiC, over gate driver ICs to molded power modules with integrated micro controllers and application software. In the systems engineering, we are combining these products together to address our markets ranging from home appliances to industrial applications like e.g. drives, photovoltaics and EV charging, and extend our portfolio towards a system offering. With your understanding of power electronics components, respective software and target applications, your structured working style and very good team play you are the one to further build up the GIP systems engineering and to grow software development within the GIP organization. You will work with internal and external stakeholders from various functions (e.g. department leaders, project managers, marketing and application experts) and you will be the central link between different product lines, application marketing and R&D.

Quick Info



Entry Level

5+ years

Job ID



01. Jun 2024


Full time



Job description

In your new role, you will:

  • Lead our global systems engineering and embedded software developing teams at GIP GCO
  • Drive the “product to system” (P2S) initiative within GCO by taking responsibility for the R&D side, including a system offering roadmap, and the execution of respective system development projects
  • Foster the competence landscape and extend the network for GIP GCO in the areas of system engineering and software development
  • Be responsible for execution quality of reference design projects, as well as for project pipeline planning
  • Develop an effective roadmap for GIP embedded software development together with the Business Line and Product Line functions e.g. Application Marketing, Application Management, Technical Marketing from different Product Lines
  • Foster market-oriented innovations and IP generation to improve IFX System solutions via reference designs and embedded software
  • Define time-based improvement targets for methodologies for system engineering and software development in alignment with IFX processes
  • Drive global stakeholder management and interface representing GIP GCO systems engineering and software development to all relevant stakeholders and related functions e.g. in high level management review meetings, release boards, GCO D management team
  • Ensure state of the art know how through cooperation with leading universities

Your Profile

You know relevant markets and competitors and align the strategy of your team accordingly. Therefore, you inspire others for your ideas and explain even complex issues in a clear and convincing way. You are aware of the strengths and motivational drivers of your team as well as their needs for development and deploy them according to their competencies within the team. Your Communication skills in English language are excellent and you are able to communicate the direction of Infineon and your team clear and directly to a bride range of recipients on different management levels. Long lasting and successful relationships you establish quickly and you are personally committed to your internal and external customer goals.

You are best equipped for those tasks if you have:

  • A degree in relevant field like electrical engineering, information technology or physics, a PhD is a plus
  • At least 15 years professional experience and thereof 10 years of experience in management/project management functions, ideally experience in leading leaders
  • Deep knowledge in power electronics applications and/or software development/engineering
  • Fluent English language skills due to working in multi-cultural teams internally and externally
  • The ability to understand and transfer customers’ point of view into team targets
  • Proven ability to present and communicate to top management
  • Knowledge of Infineon R&D process landscape is a Plus

Austria: We offer competitive salaries and additional benefits based on your performance, experience and qualification. The employment is in accordance with the collective salary and wage agreement for employees of the electrical and electronics industry, employment group K (https://www.feei.at/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/minimum-salaries-white-collar-workers-2023.pdf). The monthly salary is paid 14 times p.a. We offer a higher compensation depending on your expertise and skills.

About Us

Driving decarbonization and digitalization. Together.

Infineon designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of semiconductors and semiconductor-based solutions, focusing on key markets in the automotive, industrial, and consumer sectors. Its products range from standard components to special components for digital, analog, and mixed-signal applications to customer-specific solutions together with the appropriate software.

– Green Industrial Power (GIP) empowers a world of unlimited green energy –
The GIP division delivers leading semiconductor solutions for the smart, green, and efficient conversion of electrical energy, covering all steps in the energy chain from generation through transmission to storage and consumption. Its broad range of applications spans renewable energies, electric vehicle charging, industrial power supplies, trains, electric commercial vehicles, and home appliances.

The GIP product portfolio encompasses IGBT power transistors and the driver ICs that control them, flanked by an expanding lineup of solutions based on SiC. Its growing analytics, service, and software offering complements this wide spectrum – reaching beyond products to create additional value for customers. Infineon is the global number one in power semiconductors and – with the broadest portfolio of SiC solutions for industrial applications – GIP is leading the transition to wide-bandgap technologies. GIP solutions handle energy more intelligently and efficiently – driving decarbonization for a better tomorrow.

Click here for more information about working at GIP with interesting employee and management insights and an overview with more #GIPDreamJobs.

We are on a journey to create the best Infineon for everyone.
This means we embrace diversity and inclusion and welcome everyone for who they are. At Infineon, we offer a working environment characterized by trust, openness, respect and tolerance and are committed to give all applicants and employees equal opportunities. We base our recruiting decisions on the applicant´s experience and skills.
We look forward to receiving your resume, even if you do not entirely meet all the requirements of the job posting.
Please let your recruiter know if they need to pay special attention to something in order to enable your participation in the interview process.
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