Project Manager (f/m/d)

Safran Passenger Innovations

We are Safran Passenger Innovations Germany GmbH, a mid-size innovation driven company, that is part of Safran, an international high-technology Group. We are leading the development of wireless, cellular and satellite-based connectivity solutions for aircraft passengers to enable them having the most memorable connected passenger experience. As a high tech innovative company, we make flying fun! So if you’re someone that’s constantly curious about discovering new ways to advance IFEC, entertainment, or technology as a whole, then you’re exactly who we’re looking for. Join us!

The SW Release Manager (Project Manager) is responsible for the planning and execution of new avionics SW products developed internally at the company or outsourced to a supplier. The SW Release Manager collaborates with cross functional project teams from engineering (SW development, testing), operations, and quality to define the project plan, milestones, project risks, and leads the execution effort to deliver projects effectively and efficiently according to plan. This position works with internal stakeholders, external subcontractors and customers to foster an open communication while implementing project-based processes to bring increased efficiency in the delivery of all projects. 

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the timely completion of the different software releases to be provided to our customers  
  • Ensure that all deliveries follow the corresponding release process and comply with our quality standards 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and maintain project plan, milestones, hardware compatibility, and software demands with the appropriate tools 
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to drive the required actions to execute the project plan 
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders (including suppliers and customers) to foster an open communication channel to drive the project execution according to the plan 
  • Track and report project status and perform risk management with the cross-functional teams to identify and mitigate risks 
  • Motivate and guide project teams for results and completion 
  • Think critically about the task at hand and maintain a good understanding of problems at project level 
  • Analyze and evaluate the existing process to identify room for improvement and implement the necessary changes 
  • Continuously contribute to improve established processes 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience in a related field 
  • 1-3 years of experience working on product management, software release management, or technical project management 
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with Product Development processes and Software Life Cycle is desirable  
  • Experience with Project Management tools (e.g., Trello, Kanban, JIRA, MS Office applications including Excel, Project etc) 

Soft Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills 
  • Proactive and organized
  • Technical mindset with attention to detail 
  • Capable of working independently, with minimal direction, on multiple concurrent tasks 
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team environment 
  • Able to use discretion and independent judgment when making decisions on behalf of the company 
  • Capable of negotiating mutually agreeable conclusions to conflicts 
  • Meticulous, organized and detail-oriented 


You will have the opportunity to contribute to challenging tasks in the field of Aviation and Inflight Entertainment technologies. Our success lies in our people. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. Be part of an innovation-driven company culture and a dynamic international team of experts whose working language is English…and Bavarian (nur wennst konnst und mogst).

Working at SPI means:

  • Enjoying flexible working hours in a friendly family atmosphere
  • Having a hybrid work set up
  • Being flexible to work up to 4 weeks per year from EU-countries
  • Having a fantastic team to work with
  • Having an open-door policy
  • Benefiting from training and career development opportunities
  • Receiving great Benefits Offer (childcare support, home office allowance, relocation support, E-Gym Wellpass, and many more)
  • Working by the P&P rule – Productivity and Party – be productive but also enjoy events like Family BBQ, Octoberfest, X-mas party, team events
  • Inviting office area where you can meet & greet while enjoying free coffee, snacks, fruits and beverages
  • Connecting to Munich city center in just 30 minutes
  • Living in one of the most culturally vibrant regions of Germany where other people spend their holidays

If we sparked your interest, we are looking forward to your application.

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