Southwest Research Institute - San Antonio, TX

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Support customer-focused projects in powertrain control in collaboration with engine/vehicle/component development teams; develop and implement control strategies (algorithms, software, hardware, etc.) for engines/vehicles systems; apply advanced control and signal processing techniques for performance enhancement and diagnostics of engine/vehicle systems; design experiments for characterization of engine/component; model engine/vehicle systems; work with project managers; handle analytical aspects and support experiments; contribute to reports and presentations; interface with the clients regarding progress and schedule; participate in proposal and promotional efforts to develop new business opportunities as well as grow business with existing clients.

Requires a BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering with at least a 3.3 GPA. Must have 0-3 years experience with rapid prototyping control systems and 0-3 years of experience in control and modeling from control perspective of internal combustion engines (stochiometric, lean-burn/rich-burn). Must have proficiency in using Matlab/Simulink; must have an understanding of real-time control systems and experience with dSPACE, Mototron, or other similar platforms; must have experience with engine calibration tools; must have had exposure to on-board diagnostics (OBD); must be familiar with communication protocols (CAN, TCP/IP, RS-232, CAN, TTP etc.); must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; must have an willingness to undertake project management and interface with clients. Some travel is expected. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

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