DRIVE Graduate program- 3 Engineering positions currently available
Continental AG - Auburn Hills, MI

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Description

This entry level international rotation program will cycle you through three 8 month rotations, one of which will be international over the first 24 months of your employment. During this time you will be provided language courses and professional development training.

Position 1- NVH Test Engineer DRIVE

Job description: Perform NVH testing on automotive brake components and system tests on brake dynamometers and in automobiles. Support noise investigations and problem resolution. Work with cross-functional teams to determine root cause and develop countermeasures to solve brake noise issues.

Qualification:
  • Possess BS/MS engineering degree with coursework or concentration in Mechanical Vibrations
  • Experience working in a test lab environment and using measuring equipment (data acquisition systems, accelerometers, laser vibrometer)
  • A basic understanding of hydraulic brake systems
  • Coursework/Concentration: Mechanical vibrations
Position 2- Electrical Engineer Interior Displays DRIVE

Overview:
Candidate will be responsible for development and design of circuit board assemblies for automotive driver information products including electronic instrument clusters, driver information displays and head up displays.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Support product development team by leading, coordinating and managing all electronic design activities.
  • Design and develop microcontroller based electronic circuits for driver information products. Specify and select all electronic components.
  • Conduct circuit analysis including modeling, worst case tolerance calculations, thermal analysis and failure mode and effects analysis.
  • Validate and test circuit board assemblies and resolve all test incidents including automotive EMC issues.
  • Primary communication link to customer regarding electronic technical issues.
Candidate will have knowledge of:
  • Microcontroller based circuit design. Focus in high speed memory (DDR) and graphic controller designs.
  • Schematic capture and analytical CAE tools.
  • Automotive environmental and electro-magnetic compatibility requirements.
  • Display technologies including vacuum florescence (VF) and active and passive LCD.
  • Electronic manufacturing processes and design for manufacturability rules
  • Bachelors degree minimum in Electrical Engineering
Position 3- Embedded Software Engineer DRIVE

Objectives
  • Become fluent in C programming language used in Continental Powertrain embedded software development
  • Learn Basic Software Architecture used by Continental Powertrain
  • Become familiar with Electronic Platform cooperation model (HW/SW co-design, activities and tasks, HW/SW partitioning, I/O configuration sheet, global FSI B contact personnel)
  • Learn Continental coding guidelines and best practices for powertrain embedded software development
  • Learn how to use tools required during SW development and troubleshooting (SW powertrain build platform, change request and change management systems, PC LINT, oscilloscopes, Lauterbach, logic analyzer)
  • Become familiar with troubleshooting techniques and the process of eliminating possible root causes by working with experienced SW developers
  • Follow the project V-cycle from HW/SW design through HW configuration (I/O config sheet) to software release.
  • Shadow SW developers in their daily tasks from requirements engineering through SW design process and implementation to testing and troubleshooting
  • Work on implementing and automating test cases for I/O software functionalities.
  • Receive in depth training in advanced topics of choice (Lauterbach, SPI, Knock, Injection, ETPU/GTM programming, etc)
  • Learn how to convert customer requirements into software designs and test criteria. Create and manage traceability from requirement, through design to test and release.
  • Become familiar with specification development tools (LIMAS, XML, Simulink) and work towards developing new engine strategies for future and current products
  • Learn how to develop comprehensive test procedures, use test and simulation tools (CANalyser, INCA, DSpace) to perform on bench software testing and the importance of good test documentation.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Computer Engineer
  • interest in I/O software development for embedded real time powertrain engine control systems
  • basic understanding of high level programming languages.
  • have technical background in the embedded software development (preferably real time automotive)
  • have practical experience through internships
  • have interest in the automotive technologies and innovation,
  • are creative and able to solve complex technical problems
  • are interested in the technical, expert career path and with time in becoming a member of Continental Expert Community
Requirements

Bachelors degree required for all positions. Applicants should have less than 3 years experience and able to live abroad for 8 months in Europe

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