OTA Operations Engineer

OTA Operations Engineer

Zagreb  |  Remote


We’re establishing a new OTA team in PD Croatia. Join a team of passionate, forward-thinking people that work together to develop digital products to make our cars even more exciting. 

We are a team of 90+ talented people based in Zagreb, working locally on global products for none other than Porsche. Using the power of design, coding, data & the latest technologies, we improve Porsche’s existing products and develop cutting-edge solutions that will be used by every Porsche customer around the world. One of the good examples of our innovative solutions will be OTA Updates – as an art of making sure that ECU is always refreshed and ready for new challenges. 

You may wonder how does the process look? Where does it start? Where can it be improved? 

These and many more questions, we want to answer in the new OTA operations center we are starting in Porsche Digital Croatia. The beginning of this journey is now, and we are excited to kick it off with a new team of enthusiasts, focused on building this OTA center. Currently we can only imagine how interesting this will get when even more vehicles become thirsty for frequent updates and enablement of new features seamlessly, over the air.

You, as the OTA Operation Engineer, will be responsible for the successful execution of OTA campaigns. Your involvement will span across all aspects of the OTA update process including planning, preparation, testing, monitoring, and problem solving. 

So, if you understand the topic, and OTA is something you would dare to call your passion, come join us in the exciting journey ahead! 


Qualifications & Experience

4+ years of professional experience in the field of software development

experience with Java and/or Kotlin 

experience with Spring Framework and/or Quarkus

experience with relational and/or NoSQL databases

experience deploying to a cloud-based hosting environment (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)

experience with CI/CD pipelines

basic understanding of front-end technologies

strong analytical and conceptual skills combined with the ability to quickly grasp complex issues  

experience managing complex sets and sources of data 

proactivity and problem-solving skills with a proven ability to manage multiple initiatives with competing priorities and deadlines

ability to work with cross-functional teams to deliver a common goal

ability to work independently and think creatively to solve challenges in a mission-oriented organization

effective communication and organizational skills

excellent command of written and spoken English

Bonus points

strong technical background with experience in complex projects for OTA software update and OTA functionalities in general 

experience with IaC – Terraform, CDK or similar

understanding and experience with Agile methodologies 

working knowledge of SAFe methodology 

experience with .NET Core/.NET Framework/Node.js or similar

knowledge of the German language 


Your responsibilities

researching and analyzing current OTA system and operations practices 

developing a platform for running the OTA campaign operations center

planning and preparation of OTA campaigns for Porsche’s customer vehicle fleet worldwide 

ensuring error-free OTA operations in coordination with the PAG teams 

analyzing problems and creating solutions for consumers in the current OTA system 

OTA software bundle pre-testing on HIL’s and Porsche vehicles 

error tracking of worldwide OTA update campaigns 

planning and troubleshooting in coordination with the international markets and OTA operations teams 

processing of status and dashboard information

Make sure to upload all the documents (CV, cover letter, etc.) in English, in .pdf. Applications that do not contain all the necessary documentation will not be taken into consideration.

we use


We use Jira for product development/task management.


We use Confluence as a collaboration tool which helps our teams to cooperate and share knowledge efficiently.


We use Productive for time tracking, budgeting, and project management. It helps us to have all the information in one place.


We use Miro as a visual collaboration platform to share ideas and communicate across the team.

MSO 365

O365 helps us get our work done and communicate on a daily basis, from networking to data sharing.

Microsoft Teams

We use Microsoft Teams for communication and collaboration between different teams.


We use Slack for work and fun. It’s our go-to tool for maintaining sanity both in the office and remotely.

What do we offer?

Learning & development

In our bi-weekly one-on-one talks and quarterly 360 reviews, we discuss what’s good and what could be better.

Versatile projects

Our teams get to work on very interesting projects for renowned brands and clients from a range of industries.

Contributing to open source

Sharing is caring doesn’t only apply to chocolate.

Educational budget

If you’re eager to learn, we’re eager to help. Every employee receives an educational budget.

Paid language courses

Paid language courses help our employees master the English language.

Doing a career switch

We don’t have a sorting hat to tell you where you belong, but we will support your career switch from one job position to another.

Traveling on business

Having clients all over the world means our employees sometimes have to travel to and work from beautiful locations.

Subsidized recreation

Stay in shape with a sponsored fitness membership of your choice.

Sponsored health checks

You know the old saying – the greatest wealth is health.

Working remotely

Office location? Anywhere. It’s all about flexibility.

Free power-ups

Snack on fruit, cookies, and nuts to keep your energy levels up.

Car and bike parking

Don’t let it get caught in the rain. We offer free parking for bicycles and subsidized car parking.

Flexible working hours

Tailor your working hours to fit your schedule.

Fun and games budget

Every team gets a monthly budget to hang out and do fun stuff.


In addition to professional development opportunities, we provide a selection of benefits that help you thrive and grow.

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