Function lead Engineer (HMI, Infotainment systems)

  • Aanbod Depending on kwowledge and experience
  • Functiegroep IT, Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8337400
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER, In dienst van opdrachtgever
  • Branche Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

We are looking for an ambitious Function Lead Engineer (Application Software) with profound automotive knowledge. Together with the Control System Architect, Hardware/Base Software Lead Engineer and the Product Owner you’ll work on our next generation instrument cluster and in-vehicle infotainment system. These vehicle controllers will be used for DAF and all other Paccar brands (Kenworth/Peterbilt) world-wide.


As Function Lead Engineer you are responsible for the:

  • Definition and management of application software requirements throughout the development cycle and after release to production (SOP)
  • Coordination of validation activities, support in defect analysis and resolution planning with appropriate stakeholders
  • Creation of development deliverables according DAF Product Creation Process (PCP)
  • Alignment with all internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Hardware/Base Software Team, Marketing, After Sales, Manufacturing, Purchasing and Supplier)
  • Preparation of system documentation for release to Manufacturing and After Sales


DAF Trucks N.V. in Eindhoven is part of the PACCAR Inc., which is one of the biggest global players in the heavy duty truck industry. The known truck brands of PACCAR are Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF. Within PACCAR Inc.

The department Embedded Engineering is responsible for the development of electronic vehicle systems. The foundations of these systems (hardware and base software) are developed together with several automotive suppliers. The appropriate application software is defined and implemented by a dedicated software team within Embedded Engineering.

In this role you’ll be reporting to the supervisor of the Application Software team and the responsible Product Owner.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to DAF. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative, result-oriented and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


Thereby we are looking for candidates with the following profile:

  • Bachelor/Master in Control Theory, Information Technology/Embedded Software, Automotive Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in Embedded Systems development and knowledge of
  • Functionalities within Instrument Cluster/In-Vehicle Infotainment domain
  • HMI/Application software development for infotainment platforms
  • In-vehicle communication (CAN/LIN) and Diagnostics (UDS)
  • Agile/Scrum methodology is a plus
  • Process supporting tools for defect management, calibration and programming
  • Linux/Android/Genivi is a plus
  • Automotive safety and standards like ISO 26262, AutoSAR and SPICE is a plus
  • Process supporting tools for defect management, calibration and programming
  • Ability to collaborate across different groups having varying levels of expertise and skill
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially listening and synthesizing
  • Analytical skills and the ability to abstract from the current situation
  • You are able to explain complex technical information clearly and succinctly
  • Fluent English language required, Dutch verbal and written preferred