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Radu Butucelea


Last update: 16.03.2023

Software Project Manager

Graduation: MS - Intelligent Transportation Systems
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Native or Bilingual) | French (Elementary) | Romanian (Native or Bilingual) | Spanish (Elementary)


Agile Methodology AUTomotive Open System Architecture (AUTOSAR) User Interface Design Project Management Software Engineering Software Project Management Systems Design System Testing




  • Project management
  • Agile development
  • System design
  • Software development and integration
  • Software and system validation
  • Take a look
  • UI / UX

Project history

02/2020 - 07/2022
Senior Technical Program Manager - Infotainment SW
Lucid Motors (1000-5000 employees)
Automotive and vehicle construction
* Implemented and evolved the Scrum framework, scope and release management processes that
structured the development effort in a team of 70+
* Defined and owned the infotainment software development roadmap
* Managed the recurring product and project status reviews with the executive team
* Configured the toolset to derive quantitative project status, track scope and manage changes
* Managed vendor interface and partner integrations for Radio, Navigation and media streaming
* Defined and maintained signal interfaces, system and component requirements
Stack: JIRA, Jama, Confluence, Figma, Git, Jenkins, Android Automotive OS, Autosar, UDS, DOIP

01/2019 - 01/2020
Lead Product Engineer
Byton (500-1000 employees)
Automotive and vehicle construction
* Defined the functional and end-of-line diagnostic requirements for Byton M-byte's vision system
* Managed vendor interface, including release cadence, integration points, and feature content
* Led the integration of the DOIP stack, video link, and surround-view camera system
* Managed the integration of an open-source autonomous driving framework onto a test vehicle
equipped with a full sensor suite (lidar, cameras, radar, inertial, and GNSS)

Stack: Jama, CANoe, CANdela Studio, Wireshark, RTLinux, ROS, CLI

01/2017 - 01/2019
Team leader - ADAS Vision and Low-Speed Maneuvering
Jaguar Land Rover (>10.000 employees)
Automotive and vehicle construction
* Analyzed customer-level requirements, created downstream technical specifications, and supported
the software team during the development
* Planned the feature rollout and coordinated vendor deliveries with internal milestones
* Led a team of 5 engineers in successfully delivering the functional architecture, feature, and
component-level requirements
* Managed the integration effort with the dependent cross-functional domains

Stack: IBM Rational suite, SysML, CANoe, Autosar, UDS, DOIP

01/2015 - 01/2017
System integration lead - Infotainment
Jaguar Land Rover
* Coordinated the integration, and validation of the infotainment ADAS applications from design to
customer delivery
* Managed the interface between the product, design, internal cross-domain teams, and 3rd party
* Conducted triage of issues ranging from functional to diagnostics or performance and supported the
solution definition

Stack: Linux OS, CLI, CANoe, Wireshark

01/2014 - 01/2015
System engineer - Connectivity/Telematics
* Created the system-level functional requirements for "Optimized charging" and "Automated billing"
features developed by Renault in collaboration with Daimler
* Defined the component-level functional specification for the Telematic Control Unit
* Point of contact between internal teams in CTAG and OEM clients

01/2012 - 01/2014
Validation engineer - Connectivity/Telematics
* Conducted component, system, and vehicle level validation of the remote features introduced with
the first ever Renault ZOE (e.g. remote charge control, remote charge schedule, charge station

Stack: CANoe, CLI, SharePoint


Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
ACP-600 JIRA Project Admin
Project Management Professional (PMP)

Local Availability

Available worldwide
Flexible with regards to business travel.
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