Manager, Engineering

Engineering Bangalore, India


Position at Wind River

Wind River is a global leader in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems. For more than four decades, the company has been an innovator and pioneer, powering billions of systems that require the highest levels of security, safety, and reliability.  Wind River helps customers across automotive, aerospace, defense, industrial, medical, and telecommunications industries solve complex technology challenges on their journey toward the new intelligent machine economy.

The company’s software powers generation after generation of the safest, most secure systems in the world.  Examples include playing a key role in NASA space missions — such as Artemis I, the James Webb Space Telescope, and multiple Mars rovers — and in recent 5G milestones — including the world’s first successful 5G data session with Verizon and in building one of the largest Open RAN networks in the world with Vodafone. 

The company has received industry recognition for its technology innovation and leadership, and for its workplace culture, including global Great Place to Work certification and being named a “Top Workplace” for ten consecutive years. If you want to be part of a unique culture where the lived experience is based on our cultural attributes of growth mindset, customer-focus, and diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging, come join us and help advance the future software-defined world. 

Wind River Systems is seeking a solutions-focused, collaborative, and personally driven technical manager for a team of development engineers responsible for the development & verification of various aspects of Wind River’s VxWorks.  If you possess a solid technical background in Device Software and a proven track record of leading teams to meet corporate product objectives, then you will excel at this exciting position.    
  • Managing a team of developers and verification engineers contributing to ongoing releases of Wind River VxWorks & Hypervisor based Device Software including career planning, goal setting, performance assessment, coaching, performance improvement, compensation, conflict resolution, and other people management tasks 
  • Estimating, planning and executing development projects.  Experience with agile development methodology a plus. 
  • Working with a team of other development and program managers to coordinate work and assure delivery of projects and products 
  • Process development and implementation for the direct team and department 
  • Interfacing to various other parts of the company such as QA, Engineering Operations, Product Management and Marketing. 
  • BSc or higher degree (Computer Science, Computer/Electrical/Software Engineering) or equivalent work experience. 
  • 7years of progressive experience in software development with 5+ years of VxWorks BSP or Device Driver development, CPU adaptation, or similar hardware-oriented OS development is required. 
  • 3 years of people/project management as part of a larger team with interdependent responsibilities in an engineering environment 
Core Competencies and Demonstrated Success  
  • Intimate knowledge of at least one modern CPU architecture with the ability to extend that knowledge to other CPUs (PowerPC, ARM, and/or Intel Architecture preferred). 
  • Experience with Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS) and RTOS development tools  
  • Exceptional team player with a track record of successful collaborations and working well in diverse, distributed agile environments  
  • Good understanding of software product development processes and software team communication/coordination approaches 
  • A blend of technical expertise and soft skills; strong technical writing and presentation skills 
  • Self-managed, fast learner with the desire and ability to master new technologies 
It will be great if you also have:  
  • Experience with certified software and certification processes (e.g., DO-178C or ISO-26262) 
  • Software Engineering experience with the full development lifecycle and processes, agile and scrum project management tools (e.g., Jira); Scrum certifications (CSM, PSM, CSPO) are a plus 
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools and process 

 Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid Work.
 Medical insurance: Group Medical Insurance coverage.
 Additional shared cost medical benefit in the form of reimbursements.
 Employee Assistance Program.
 Vacation and Time off: Employees are eligible for various types of paid time off.
 Additional Time off’s - Birthday, Volunteer Time off, Wedding.
 Wellness Benefits through Unmind
 Carrot (Family -forming support)


Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.