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Senior Engineer - Systems

Job Number:  45058
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.

Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.

Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.


Role Summary

The Senior Systems Engineer understands the needs of the automotive customers and translates them into actionable requirements for the functional disciplines – e.g. electrical, mechanical, software etc. and validates that the end product meets with the customer expected.

Key Responsibilities

• Work with customer at program initiation to analyze the customer requirements and to enter them into the Magna application life cycle (ALM) tool.
• Develop the system requirements based upon and traced to the customer requirements for mechanical, electrical and software disciplines
• Utilize the system architecture provided by the core team to verify that the system requirements are satisfied by the system architecture
• Understand and document customer requirements using ALM tools. Manager and negotiate customer requirements, change requests, and unwritten expectations.
• Document system architecture in an unambiguous, clear, and understandable way that electrical, mechanical and software engineers know exactly what they have to do in order to meet customer expectations.
• Create and maintain project documentation• Lead cross functional requirements reviews
• Develop with the support of the customer the system level DFMEA for the product.
• Coordinate with manufacturing and software teams to develop interface requirements including EOL and module programming requirements

Key Qualifications/Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Software Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent (Master’s preferred)
• 4-8 years’ relevant experience regarding the Responsibility / Activities (listed above) for automotive electronics serial development projects (mandatory).

• Working knowledge in structured engineering approach
• Working knowledge in development of portable, reusable and modular software in automotive environment
• Experience in using a disciplined software development process based on ASPICE or CMMi process model.
• 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.
• Key Customer Specific Requirements (CSR) – as applicable
• Review CSR via SharePoint

• Knowledge of MS Office Package (especially Excel)
• Knowledge of analysis and engineering tools such as version control/configuration management, UML tools, static code check tools
• ALM tools (PTC Integrity)
• Working knowledge of CAN and LIN based tools such as CANalyzer, CANoe, CANape, neoVI

Additional Information

• Knowledge of product development engineering practices in automotive field
• Requirements management
• Revision control (Configuration management)
• Change control
• Requirements decomposition planning and reporting (KPI generation)
• Test plan development
• Test execution planning
• Track records of writing good requirements that can be successfully implemented.
• Profound technical knowledge of automotive electronics products. Familiar with typical automotive OEM requirements. Can anticipate customer requirements, even if not stated in customer documentation.
• Experienced in use of requirements management tools. Familiar with concepts such as baselining, inheritance etc.
• Working knowledge of IS026262, hazard, SAE J2464, IEC, NEC, ISO 20G53, and two-level fault strategies.
• Software
o Experience with ALM tools (e.g. PTC Integrity, DOORS), simulation SW (e.g. Matlab SIMULINK), Enterprise Architect
o Expertise in using CAN based tools such as CANalyzer, CANoe, CANape, neoVI, etc.
o Experience with UML
o Experience with Matlab/Simulink and Stateflow
o Experience developing systems using Enterprise Architect (EA)

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.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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