Ahmed Ismail

Angestellt, Global senior Program/Project Manager, Autonmous Driving, ZF Group

Hannover, Germany


PMP Certified
PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner)
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
Agile methodologies
Agile Development
multi-site project management
Team Management
SDLC solid understanding
Software Project Management
Technical Product Management
Configuration management tools (Serena – SVN)
SW management tools (Jira – TFS – MSP)
ISTQB certified
Software Development
Automotive industry
Automotive engineering
Automotive software
Product Development
Customer Relationship Management
ISO 26262
Application Lifecycle Management
Team leadership
Cross Cultural Management
Team Development
Training & Coaching
Software Quality Management
Ticketing tools (Serena – Bugzilla – Jira – HP Qua


Professional experience for Ahmed Ismail

  • Current 2 years and 6 months, since Apr 2021

    Global senior Program/Project Manager, Autonmous Driving

    ZF Group
  • 1 year and 6 months, Oct 2019 - Mar 2021

    Program Manager SW- Car Systems

    ZF Group
  • 1 year and 11 months, Nov 2017 - Sep 2019

    SW Product Owner/Project Lead

    Visteon Electronics Germany GmbH

    Managing multi-site product for VW with teams (90+) in Germany – China - Bulgaria – India Managing the staffing plan for the different teams within the defined budget Conducting the necessary training for: Function Owners, Defect Managers, Team leaders Measuring teams’ performance and driving continuous improvements on KPIs Organizing and promoting workshops which support the project execution Good understanding: ASPICE – ISO 26262 (ASIL B) –AUTOSAR

  • 1 year and 10 months, Jan 2016 - Oct 2017

    Senior SW Project Manager

    Valeo Egypt

    SW Project Manager Valeo Egypt - One of the world’s leading automotive suppliers of components and integrated systems. Europe – Asia – Americas - Egypt Managing multi-site projects with teams in Egypt- Germany- Czech Republic. Working on Ultra-Sonic Parking Assistance systems. Participating in project management team processes. Applying Agile project management methodologies. Reporting project status to customer/top management. Deep understanding of Automotive spice process

  • 2 years, Jan 2014 - Dec 2015

    Project Manager


    Project Manager Soft MEMS Egypt - Tools and Services for Design and Verification of MEMS Products. USA – France - Egypt Managing the whole project life cycle, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and closure. Managing change requests and scope as well as project’s issues and risks. Providing regular status reports and proactively offer solutions. Applying Agile project management methodologies.

  • 5 years and 6 months, Jul 2008 - Dec 2013

    SW lead Engineer


    Creating test plan document and test cases based on IEEE 829 Standard for Software Testing. Developing test scripts and recording baselines for automated testing. Innovated new Testing Management techniques that helped to save time. Creating a new training plan for new hired testers. Leading the quality team.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jul 2007 - Jul 2008

    Free Lancer Developer

    Mentor Graphics

    Working in Capacity Building project. Implementing sampling algorithms for enhancing the field solver performance in parasitic extraction using Matlab.

Educational background for Ahmed Ismail

  • Current 2 years and 9 months, since Jan 2021

    Business Administration

    Heriot-Watt University

  • 4 years and 9 months, Sep 2002 - May 2007


    Cairo University

    Software Engineering Telecommunication Electronics


  • English


  • German


  • Arabic

    First language


Agile Development
Project management
IT Project Management
Software Project Management

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