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Resident Engineer - Automotive Electronics

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d. Diversified Services
Posted: November 15 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Paid

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Job Description

Resident Engineer - Warren, MI

Job Introduction

The Resident Systems Engineer provides the technical interface between our customer

and the engineering team. The Resident Systems Engineer will travel to the

customer’s development center, understands the customer’s requirements, and makes

sure that our product meets them.

Major Responsibilities

• Support customer in all technical issues related to camera: Update ECU

software at customer engineering facilities and plants using CAN or LIN based

programming tools. Troubleshoot bench and assembly plant issues related to our


• Perform systems validation of our products: Test ECU at customer bench and in

customer vehicles. Validate that our product functions and performs to customer

requirements. Write detailed defect reports of any anomalies found; defects have

to be sufficiently precise and include data (e.g. CAN traces & video recordings) to

allow effective problem resolution. Act as a “first pass filter” to identify duplicate

defects and defects outside of the scope of system (e.g. separate defects

from change requests).

• Understand and document customer requirements using a requirements

management tool. Manage and negotiate customer requirements, change requests,

and unwritten expectations. This task may include translation of customer

requirements into English.

• Create and maintain project documentation:

o System requirements specification

o System test plan

o Customer change requests

o Other documents, as needed

• Support creation of:

o 8D reports

o Open Issue list

o Timing Plan

o Other documents, as needed

• Perform work assignments as a highly competent engineer, requiring independent

design, implementation and testing of the components

• Work assignments primarily involve intermediate through advanced level work,

moving toward complete technical competency and mastery of the field

Knowledge and Education

Required Training /Education:

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or computer science

(Master’s preferred)

Work Experience

4-8 years’ relevant experience regarding the Responsibility / Activities (listed above) in

serial development. Automotive electronic (mandatory).

Skills and Competencies

• Skilled mediator: Always keeps the customer’s interested in mind and drives to

find win-win solutions that address customer’s needs and help stay within

budget and timing.

• Self-Motivated: Thrives on bringing structure to an unstructured task.

• Works independently without direct supervision.

• Can effectively prioritize work to best address project needs.

• Hands-on approach: Finds out exact nature of a defect / tries to replicate reported

defects by testing on bench and in vehicle.

• Working knowledge in structured engineering approach

• Working knowledge of configuration management (preferably PTC/MKS),

project monitoring and control techniques

• Troubleshooting and debugging skills

• Knowledge of structured problem solving (8D) methods and/or techniques

Work Environment

• Able to work effectively in a global environment

• Able to represent technical topics internally and externally

• Travel (domestic and international) may be needed

• Self-motivation, tenacity, and determination are very useful in this position

• Must be able to work independently with little to no supervision

Additional Information

Computer Skills (Advanced)

• Knowledge of MS Office package (especially Excel)

• CANoe, CANalyzer or similar network analysis/simulation products

• OEM diagnostic tools (e.g. FCA CDA, VW VAG/ODIS)

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