Paulo Lima

Angestellt, Head Of Data Coherence / Leiter Softwareentwicklung, SICK Sensor Intelligence

Waldkirch, Germany

About me

- 20+ years of embedded, mobile & cloud software development experience in the following areas: automotive, telecommunications and banking industry - Experience leading multiple development teams in development on all main disciplines: embedded, cloud & mobile (from 5 up to 100 developers) - Broad international experience: worked in Brazil, USA, Germany and Luxemburg. Have managed remote teams in India, Poland, Romania and Brazil - Software Development structure creation from scratch budgets of up to 10 Mio EUR - SCRUM, CMMi and A-SPICE / Agile Methods and V-Model - Multi-site companies, interacting with several teams, across the globe, with different languages and accents - A Lot of experience managing external partners/suppliers - Very hands on Software Development Leader - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - Excellent team player, with very good interpersonal relationship skills - Proactive attitude, systematic thinking, and quick learning capacity


Broad international experience
Software Project Management
Leading teams in integration/development projects
Software development effort estimations
Requirements analysis
software architecture
design and implementation
Preparing technical dossiers for potential custome
being responsible for the definition of both hardw
embedded java
Vehicle Telematics
Vehicle diagnosis
Quality Driven Development and Test Driven Develop
Managed several teams at the same time
Test Automation
Team Management


Professional experience for Paulo Lima

  • Current 4 months, since Mar 2024

    Head Of Data Coherence / Leiter Softwareentwicklung

    SICK Sensor Intelligence
  • 11 months, Apr 2023 - Feb 2024

    Head Of Technology Development for Solutions

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

  • 3 years and 1 month, Apr 2020 - Apr 2023

    Manager Technology & Product Management @ Proactive Solutions EMEA

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

    I am responsible for the entire product development cycle, managing a team of 5 Engineers and 5 Product Managers in Luxemburg and the UK, and a team with around 100 software developers in Poland. We are performing all activities related to Product Ideation, Development and Management, plus Web/Mobile/Embedded software, hardware and algorithms development within Goodyear's Proactive Solutions business, which delivers Goodyear's Digital Products and Solutions to our Commercial Fleets customers.

  • 3 years and 3 months, Feb 2017 - Apr 2020

    Technology Manager @ Proactive Solutions EMEA

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

    Responsible all the activities related to software development, hardware development and algorithms, and also drive innovation to make sure that we continue to bring the right solutions to satisfy our customers’ needs.

  • 4 years and 2 months, Dec 2012 - Jan 2017

    Software Project Manager / Software Projektleiter

    Continental Automotive GmbH

  • 2 years and 4 months, Aug 2010 - Nov 2012

    Senior Software Architect

    Daimler FleetBoard GmbH

    I was part of the team which designed and implemented Daimler's next generation of on-board Fleet Management system, using methodologies new at that time, such as Scrum, TDD, QDD, Continuous Integration and embedded Java as programming language. I was also responsible for overseeing the hardware platform supplier, defining priorities and making sure all problems are tackled to guarantee on time deliveries and also responsible for the interface between FleetBoard and Mercedes-Benz Trucks Division.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Mar 2009 - Aug 2010

    Telematics Software Professional Leader

    Magneti Marelli

    I was hired to be the Lead Engineer of the Telematics software development group in Brazil. Responsible for all the software development personnel and activities, from defining the basic development process, validation process, project management and coding. Projects delivered to Fiat, Daimler Trucks, PSA and others.

  • 6 years, Apr 2003 - Mar 2009

    Senior Software Engineer

    Motorola, Inc (Brazil & USA)

    Moved to Motorola's New Jersey/US site in 2006: developed software for new technologies trials with the biggest CDMA carriers in the United States; Worked for the OMA PoC Systems Engineering and Architecture Team, responsible for designing and coding OMA PoC related features, for Linux based mobile phones. Motorola Do Brasil: Technical Leader for Latin America in all projects I worked on since January/2004, integrating features into several phones launched in the region.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Nov 2001 - Apr 2003

    Software Analyst


    Brazilian company specialized in making software for the biggest Banking institutions in Brazil. I was responsible for low level software development for ATMs, designing and coding Windows DLLs to control devices like keypads, cash dispenses, depositaries, printers, bar code and smartcard readers

  • 11 months, Jan 2001 - Nov 2001

    Laboratory Engineer


    Worked as a laboratory engineer, developing software for internal projects/researches related to home automation and also worked with digital electronics (VHDL). Also worked here previously as a lab trainee from 1998~2000.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jan 2000 - Jan 2001

    Support Engineer

    Novacard / ACG

    Worked as the technical link between customers and sales in this German broker that would sell anything related to the Smartcards technology.

Educational background for Paulo Lima

  • 5 years and 1 month, Feb 1995 - Feb 2000

    Computer Engineering



  • English


  • Portuguese

    First language

  • Italian


  • German


  • Spanish



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