Dirk Lukas

Angestellt, Head of Program Management / Diagnostics, KPIT Technologies GmbH, München

München, Germany


segment leader
project leader
project management
SCRUM Master
international projects
multi-site software development
international co-operations
intercultural management
continous improvement projects
process definition
quality assurance
large scale software developement
network management
operation administration and maintenance
high availability systems
Projekt Management
internationale Projekte
verteilte Software Entwicklung
internationale Kooperationen
interkulturelles Management
kontinuierliche Optimierung
Prozess Definition
Qualität Sicherung
Software Großprojekte
Netzwerk Management
Betreibung und Wartung großer Netzwerke
Hochverfügbare Systeme


Professional experience for Dirk Lukas

  • Current 7 years and 10 months, since Oct 2016

    Head of Program Management / Diagnostics

    KPIT Technologies GmbH, München

    · Responsibility for Program Management of the business unit Diagnostics with a project volume of Mio 20 € und mit 350 collaborators in 4 countries · Realisation of requirements within budget and schedule with inherent quality · Line responsibility for the department Program Management with a total of 20 collaborators · Coaching of 5 newly appointed engineering department heads (with vacant position for the head of engineering for 1 ½ years ) · Revision / definition and piloting of developmment processes

  • 2 years and 6 months, Apr 2014 - Sep 2016

    Base / Technical Project Leader, Head of Radar TPLs

    Continental ADC

    • Base Project Leader for 4th generation of long range radar systems product family (ARS400) with a budget of 30 Mio.€ and up to 300 collaborators distributed across 3 countries • Realization of requirements within given budget, with set schedule and quality level • Transformation and integration of base projects into pilot projects • Group Leader for Technical Project leaders of 7 follower applications

  • 4 years and 11 months, Mar 2009 - Jan 2014

    Executive Software, Simulation & Diagnostic

    Suzlon Energy GmbH

    • Responsibiliy for software development for wind turbines and wind turbine parks, comprising control SW for independent operation, operation and maintenance system and SCADA • Responsibility for budget, schedules and quality • Definition and improvement of processes and work flows • Definition of interfaces and coordination with interfacing parts of organization

  • 7 years and 4 months, Nov 2001 - Feb 2009

    Program Manager

    Nokia Siemens Networks

    • Network Management SW-Projects with a volume of 15 Mio. € and up to 200 collaborators distributed across 7 countries • Responsibility for budget, schedules and quality • Coordination with interacting projects • Active risk management • Repeatedly leadership for critical / strategic projects • Improvement projects and CMMI assessments

  • 2 years and 10 months, Jan 1999 - Oct 2001

    Development Project Leader

    Siemens Communication Software Ltd

    • Development of a time-critical application in Network Management (CENTREX for German Telecom) • Managerial responsibility for 40 SW-developers • Project leadership in close cooperation with the headquarters in Munich • Intercultural connection and mediation in case of problems

  • 6 years and 3 months, Oct 1992 - Dec 1998

    Senior SW-Developer / Team Leader Test

    Siemens AG

    • Conception and architecture of a database system • New development of a real-time, high-available and distributed database management system (DBMS for EWSX) • Lead of a user support team consisting of five people during the later test phases of the database management system • Development of intelligent interfaces between network elements and network management system • Test strategy and test tool development

Educational background for Dirk Lukas

  • 6 years and 1 month, Sep 1986 - Sep 1992


    Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

    • Theoretical physics • Muon catalyzed nuclear fusion • nuclear astrophysics • numerical algorithms


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French


  • Swedish



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