Lead Embedded Software Application Engineer

US-NC-Greensboro
ID
2017-3644
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

We are looking for bright and prospective candidates who have passion for developing high end, world class dash board instrumentation & electronics.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

Technical
 

  • Breaks down requirements of electrical system into component level & writes detailed component level software specifications (functional, diagnostics, fall back, power & key modes, Communication, production and service constraints). 
  • Writes component level Hardware (electrical & mechanical) requirements or specifications which includes but not limited to microcontroller, Stepper Motor, LCD specifications, CAN & LIN, I/Os, Voltage and Power, Pining & Connectors, PCB, EMI/EMC, Styling, Packaging, Chemical/Thermal & vibration aspects. 
  • Interprets & Implements automotive standards, guidelines & legal regulations impacting the Information presented to the drivers of commercial vehicles in the North American market (ISO 2575, OBD-II, NHTSA, FMVSS, FMCSA, US-EPA, ISO26262, Lead free etc.). 
  • Takes part in supplier requirement, design and test reviews, for both hardware, software &Performs bench/smoke tests for the prototype delivery from supplier and hands it over to component/system/truck testing teams. 
  • Works with field and warranty claims regarding tools, processes and methods (Example: SPC, RCA, 8D, A3, Fishbone etc.,) used by service functions. 
  • Uses quality tools and implements the resulting actions into component development plan – Screening, Risk analysis, S/D/P FMEAs, DFAM, DFA, Dependability/Criticality analysis. 
  • Plays the role of local component owner and works with brand/marketing/legal functions & global component owners to define and update product strategy documents.
  •  Responsible for releasing the component (Hardware & Software) into PDM system by creating & structuring part numbers correctly across truck variants. Also responsible for developing and maintaining component roadmaps with part number details for the life time of the components.

Projects & Process

  •  Works with purchasing buyers to get involved with supplier selection & development process ( RFI, RFQ, Supplier selection, Kickoff, Proto deliveries, PPAP). 
  • Leads a small cross functional team consisting of buyer, supplier quality engineer (SQE), supplier engineers from start of a development project to serial production.  
  • Plans, monitors and controls all lowest level milestones for the component development (Including making project and product cost estimations, time plans) from concept phase to start of serial production.
  • Functionally reports to electrical project manager during the project phase. Highlights risks and support needed and escalations to the project steering committee ahead of time and follows up all the identified actions for closure. 
  • Directly reports to Group manager & supports electrical management team with component level impacts by providing cost & time estimations and also suggest alternative solutions if any, during analysis of new projects or new feature introductions. 
  • Adheres to configuration management guidelines ( version management, Change management , document management, bug or defect reporting, release management)
  •  Works in a multisite, multi-cultural, multifunctional team environment across different geographies as and when necessary.
  •  Adheres to product development processes as mandated within the organization and maintains adequate documents for all related work products.

Soft Skills

  •  Directs and manages small teams from time to time for accomplishing the product development tasks, uses interpersonal skills including leadership, mentoring/coaching to motivate and influence team members.  
  • Always works with efficiency in mind and uses leaner approaches to solve problems and perform day to day activities. Keeps an open mindset and looks for continuous improvements 
  • Is self- motivated, well organized and is good with time management and prioritization. 
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Qualifications

Job Requirements

  • Candidate is able to meet or exceed the above mentioned job responsibilities or expectations.
  • Bachelor of Engineering or science in Electrical and/or electronics required. Specialization in embedded systems is a plus. Masters preferred.
  • 15 years of overall experience with at least 10 years focusing on automotive electronics development.
  • Should have experience developing Instrument clusters/ Infotainment system in the capacity of component owner required.  Software development (Application/HMI using C/C++, Qt) and implementation experience is a plus.
  • Experience working in an agile environment with shorter development cycles/SPRINTS is a plus.

 

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