2getthere is looking for a Software Team Lead Autonomous Driving


2getthere’s shuttles are equipped with a software responsible for the behavior and control in normal operation and in safety critical situations. This software is currently capable of providing an automated operation of shuttles for people transport in segregated lanes, meaning restricted areas.

The software team lead is responsible to shape and lead a team to deliver software releases for the above-mentioned use cases for customer projects including the required approval. In parallel the software shall be refined and restructured to serve use cases in public traffic for mixed operation applications. Therefore, the functionality needs to be enriched according to the requirements derived from systems engineering and the product and process quality needs to reach the level for road approval. This includes safety/cyber-security implementations and the selection and allocation to the appropriate ECU. Furthermore, you will be responsible to develop new systems and secure them for the future.


Job Duties:

  • As a software team leader you will be part of a cross functional team and work closely together with project management and the product manager, on customer project implementations and product development as well as contribute to the enhancement of technology
  • Managing the resource pool of software engineers to ensure successful execution of the projects.
  • Realize growth from 7 to 15 FTEs (initiative 1)
  • Enhance the existing software product to an automotive-grade level (initiative 2)
  • Ensure software releases and documentation allowing a customer delivery and approval (initiative 3)
  • Establish knowledge transfer within the whole team and gain a sustainable knowledge database (initiative 4)
  • Integration of each individual team member into the ZF organization & structure (initiative 5)
  • Onboarding, training and coaching of employees and conduct yearly evaluation meetings


  • Minimum Bachelor level, preferably master’s degree ideally with a focus on automation/controls/robotics or a comparable professional development related to autonomous systems
  • Multiple years of experience as a software and systems engineering team lead, project lead or equivalent, preferably in an international environment
  • Experience with software development, tooling & multi-disciplinary projects
  • Excellent communication skills, highly proficient in spoken and written English, German language skills is a plus
  • Proactive, organized, accurate, punctual, helicopter view, strong sense of responsibility, cost and time conscious (deadlines)

Our offer:

This challenging position offers the chance to contribute to the growth and profitability of 2getthere.

We offer a fulltime position in an informal, professional work and technical innovative environment with possibilities to develop yourself. We offer you a position as a Software Team Lead in a growing organization. Salary and benefits are competitive, relative to your knowledge and experience.

Furthermore, we offer you:

  • The opportunity to work at home, except on Tuesdays and Thursday
  • 25 holidays (based on fulltime)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Training possibilities
  • Travel compensation
  • Collective Pension

Please note that this vacancy is open to applicants from within the EU only. Relocation to the Netherlands is required. Relocation costs are not reimbursed.

Your application

If the role of Software Team Lead appeals to you, then please note you can only apply via This link (zf.com)  and complete the application form, upload your CV and motivation letter