The Software and Systems Innovation (SSI) Technology Field in RDA is responsible for Innovation in the areas of Systems and Software constituting a global team of 200 experts in Germany, USA, China, and India.
The User Experience Design (UXD) Research Group in India is an amalgamation of multiple competencies; Design Thinking (DT), User Experience Design (UXD) and Requirements Engineering (RE).
The Lead Research Engineer will lead the Requirements Engineering (Business Analysis) and Agile Methodologies topics in India in close alignment with the research group strategy and portfolio.
Plan and execute requirements engineering projects from requirements elicitation, analysis, specification to validation and handover, and collaborate with the development team
Work as an Agile (Scrum/Lean/Kanban) coach for product development teams in India
Conduct trainings and customized workshops on Requirements Engineering and Agile topics for software and system teams in India
Contribute in identifying relevant technology focus areas, and develop the technology portfolio by executing research/innovation projects.
Lookout for upcoming trends in technology, tools, methodologies, etc leading towards State-of-the-Art R&D LifeCycle Management
Work as consultant in the areas of RE, Agile and SAFe for complex projects businesses, and set up collaboration projects with research groups
Contribute to various Design Thinking projects and customer co-creation workshops to elicit business, customer and user needs
Demonstrate technical thought leadership and serve as the main contact from CT RDA India for businesses in the field of Requirements Engineering and Agile methodologies
Implement and maintain a network of partners and research organizations (e.g., with universities and government laboratories)
Support the growth of the research group by contributing towards business development related activities.
Masters or PhD (or equivalent) in Computer Science or any other Systems Engineering discipline with more than 7+ years industry experience.
Expertise and experience in various life cycle activities of requirements elicitation, validation, development and management.
Experience in agile methodologies (Scrum/Lean/Kanban) and agile project management tools
Experience in using Requirements Management tools such as TFS, Requisite Pro, DOORS, Caliber etc.,
Experience in driving innovations through technologies for the development of innovative solutions and applications, and experience in one of the domains, such as energy, industry, Mobility (trains/trams), healthcare, etc., (minimum of 5 years)
Proficient in SAFe, preferably certified.
Technical expertise in business process modeling using UML or any other visual language
Experienced in driving the development process for all phases (SDLC) starting from early requirements gathering, to concept creation, prototype implementation and technology transfer
What else do I need to know?
Strong presentation, communication, flexibility and team working skills.
Enthusiastic team player
Good stakeholder management
Strong intuition and inclination towards to consultancy
Experienced in communicating with global partners
Willingness to travel (up to 10%)
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple assignments simultaneously, while producing quality deliverables
Excellent soft skills for leading project teams and establishing and maintaining customer liaisons
High energy and self-starter