POSITION DESCRIPTION: Senior Software Engineer – Embedded Applications
Develops, designs and improves new and existing software for automotive embedded controls. Generally completes the following duties and responsibilities with the support of senior engineering personnel and/or engineering management.
Generally assigned to increasingly complex components, sub-assemblies and systems, e.g. may be responsible for changes based on new requirements, or may contribute to the application of new technology.
Coordinates the complete development for the designated products including, but not limited to Embedded software design, documentation, developing C –code and assembler, in accordance with standard operating procedures and the product delivery process.
Incorporates customer requirements, regulations and product specifications into the design of the designated products, ensuring compliance with Intier Software Development Process, operational, cost, timing, safety, reliability, quality, and manufacturing feasibility parameters.
Analyzes products and formulates engineering conclusions by the application of engineering and/or mathematical principles and tools. Applies QFD, FEA, FMEA, DOE, VA/VE and DFM/DFA, as required in the development of the product.
Creates engineering documentation for the following deliverables as outline in Intier Software Development Process: Product Specification, Software Requirement Specification, Software Development Plan, Software Design and Implement Document, DVP&R’s, 8D’s, key product characteristics, engineering changes and work orders.
Writes, compiles and integrate Software based on above requirements.
Designs / programs / implements automatic test vectors.
Conducts code reviews with peers and customer.
Consults and collaborates with personnel in various engineering and design activities relative to product development requirements in order to create/support robust electro-mechanical systems control methods to eliminate campaign failure modes.
Conducts effective communications within the project team and with the customer, suppliers, manufacturing and quality communities with minimal guidance from engineering management and engineering personnel.
Maintains all appropriate documentation
Supports CAE activities (hand calculations/first order analysis). Fundamental understanding and ability to apply/utilize basic math based tools, Software simulation such as Mathlab, Simulik and software development environments for embedded applications.
Works with senior engineering personnel to support and drive best practices in design specifications, manufacturing processes, customer requirements, and safety requirements
Creates, reviews and approves engineering direction and responsible for product testing to ensure key deliverables are met (i.e. functional requirements, cost targets, timing, safety, reliability, quality, and manufacturing feasibility parameters).
Reviews, approves, completes, and submits required change notices to ensure software quality meet design inputs.
Independently prioritizes the completion of tasks and resolution of issues to ensure compliance to Customer requirements and program deliverables. Contributes to the development of project timing.
Understands and follows existing policies, procedures, work instructions and standards and makes recommendations for continuous improvements.
Customer service and delivery
CFT/Program team support
Cost reduction ideas
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering /Electrical Engineering from accredited university.
6-8 years of engineering experience
Directing attention to multiple demands
Occasional travel (North America and International)
Ability to work overtime to complete projects by the required deadline
Working knowledge of electrical hardware and electrical circuit theory as it relates to embedded controls for electro-mechanical systems.
Ability to apply academic and other engineering principles in the development of automotive components and utilize math-based tools.
Understand hardware embedded environments such as Motorola, Renesas, MicroChip, Atmel…
Understanding of standard software process and industry requirements IEEE, CMMI, MISRA.
6- 8 years Tier 1 automotive embedded software design and development experience
Strong C & Assembly programming experience for microcontrollers. Preferably Motorola micros.
Working knowledge of automotive electronic circuits
BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. Masters degree preferred
CAN or GMLAN software development experience with Vector Cantech’s CAN handler familiarity
Working knowledge in CAN simulation and software validation. Preferably CANOE experience
Control Systems Design experience for electro-mechanical devices preferred
Familiar with software documentation using CAE tools
Familiar with software engineering processes
Customer interface skills, strong communication skills required
Global Career Connection - 9 months ago