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Technical Specialist - Software

Job Number:  36642
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 36642 
Group: Magna Electronics  
Division: Magna Electronics Auburn Hills 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: NOVI 


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 Technical Specialist - Software is responsible to provide technical leadership to the engineering organization from the managerial level down to the engineering level. Maintain a thorough understanding of industry best-practices, work to identify strategic competitive gaps and lead cross-functional resolution of competitive gaps and other issues identified in the organization. A Technical Specialist could be required to fill in for a managerial or non-managerial role at a moment’s notice.

Key Responsibilities

•    Acts as primary technical specialist for all Software engineering-related technical concerns and offers expertise to the product teams as appropriate
•    Assist in resolution of complex/difficult product issues as necessary 
•    Identify strategic changes required to improve overall tools, processes, efficiency and quality
•    Participates in Software architecture and design reviews and ensures the most optimal architecture and design is chosen and best practices are followed
•    Proactively aid the engineering organization to avoid problems
•    Drive Risk Management processes into the organization
•    Drive Structured Problem Solving processes into the organization
•    Works closely with Core/Application Managers to develop and suggest reuse strategy
•    Review SW related key project deliverables
•    Represent Magna in the relevant industry groups (SAE, IEEE, etc.)
•    Participates in continuous improvement efforts, researches, recommends and initiates implementation of enhancements to products, processes and programs
•    Develops design, analysis, and test guides and training material, schedules classes and carries out training, serves as technical mentor for engineers globally
•    Actively participates and represents Magna Electronics in industry and university associations as needed
•    Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives.  Ensures that facilities are in full compliance with all safety regulations.
•    Maintains regular attendance.
•    Follows safe work procedures; Uses appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE); Uses workplace tools and equipment as instructed; Reports workplace hazards, injuries and illness as soon as possible following event.
•    Complies with the requirements of Quality Operating System (QOS)

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Software/Computer Science Engineering or 10 years of technical engineering experience.
  • Minimum of 15 years deep and relevant experience regarding the responsibility/activities (listed above) in systems development.
  • Minimum of 20 years deep and relevant experience regarding the responsibility/activities (Listed Above) in systems development.

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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