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Vehicle Controls Engineer

Company: Magna International
Location: Troy
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Number: 52742
Group: Magna Corporate
Division: Mobility USA
Job Type: Permanent/Regular
Location: TROY

Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We're the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we're more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it's our talented people who lead us on this journey.

Role Summary

Magna R&D is seeking a highly motivated Senior Vehicle Controls Engineer to join the Advanced Product Development group in Troy, Michigan. Must be a passionate all-rounder equally capable of developing and integrating new embedded controls solutions, providing support to existing programs, to being hands-on to investigate and resolve start-up and continuing performance issues on conventional, new mobility and/or non-mobile platforms.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working with minimal supervision to meet defined program objectives and milestones in an environment where they will be given the freedom to innovate, explore new methods and solutions. Magna New Mobility offers an agile engineering and development community; one in which a candidate will be expected to bring a high level of energy and enthusiasm.

Key Responsibilities
--- Work across multiple vehicle E/E domains including electrification, vehicle movement & autonomy.
--- Formulate system objectives and identify relevant use cases to generate meaningful requirements specifications.
--- Collaborate with multidisciplinary engineering teams to interpret vehicle and/or system level requirements and translate them into scalable rapid prototyped controls systems for a wide variety of Magna R&D projects.
--- Integrate new algorithms into existing software structures to add additional features or resolve functional and/or performance issues.
--- Create and maintain vehicle network databases (CAN, CANFD, LIN, ethernet).
--- Support the selection of suitable sensors and actuators and their associated drivers, creation of mechanization drawings and device transmittals as necessary.
--- Test and debug software solutions in offline environments (SIL, PIL, HIL, etc.). Deploy on target controller(s) and verify desired performance.
--- Develop and deploy test methods to validate systems against requirements and performance goals; document and provide feedback to engineering teams.
--- Data acquisition; capture/log data for problem investigation, including presenting annotated data to engineering and management teams.
--- Document work and create calibration guides as necessary.
--- Maintain software version control during all stages of software development.
--- Perform other duties, support special projects and tasks as assigned.
--- Must work in an organized and orderly fashion, following modelling guidelines and/or industry best practices; be responsible for own work area, maintenance of tool-chain and equipment.
--- Fabricate new or modify existing wiring harnesses to repair or add new system features.

Key Qualifications/Requirements
--- BS/MS in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering / Computer Science
--- 7-9 years in Automotive preferably with OEM or Tier 1, in EE systems, powertrain or controls 7environment.
--- Experience of electrified vehicle (xEV) development.
--- Experience of telematics and connectivity solutions.
--- Experience in ADAS / AD environment
--- Project experience in Functional Safety ISO 26262 / ASPICE environment
--- Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects; requires good time management and organizational skills to meet stringent deadlines.
--- Experience in function development - base knowledge of automotive software development practices.
--- EE system, vehicle and/or system wiring including best practices.
--- Deep experience of Model Based Design (MBD); Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow, dSpace TargetLink and RT environments with associated tool chains.
--- Experience of developing systems with functional safety processes/considerations.
--- Building, compiling, and flashing software to controllers.
--- Experience of CAN, CANFD, Ethernet, LIN and other communication protocols.
--- Experience of vehicle network simulation and analysis.
--- Experience of Vector tools including CANalyzer, CANape, CANdb++.
--- Software programming in C/C++, Python.
--- Experience of systems engineering principles to define and develop functional vehicle controls systems in the areas of powertrain, electrification / energy storage systems, body, chassis, HMI, connectivity, advance driver assistance systems, autonomy etc.
--- Deep understanding of vehicle movement control including closed-loop feedback techniques for propulsion, steering and brakes.
--- Knowledge of ADAS/AD features, including sensors (cameras, LIDAR, RADAR), sensor fusion, path planning.
--- Knowledge of vehicle connectivity/telematics including communication protocols.
--- Knowledge of vehicle high voltage (HV) systems including safety and awareness.
--- Experience using requirements management tools iALM, PTC Integrity, IBM Jazz (Doors, Rhapsody)
--- Issues management - JIRA, Agile, Scrum
--- Configuration Management / Repository - software release management, including data/parameter dictionary,
--- Highly proficient with MS Office based productivity tools incl. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, etc.

Additional Information
--- Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer.
--- Domestic and international travel -10%

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That's why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Keywords: Magna International, Troy , Vehicle Controls Engineer, Engineering , Troy, Michigan

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