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Senior Functions Algorithm Development Engineer - Radar

Job Number:  41139
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Boston
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 Algorithm Development Engineer (Radar) is responsible for development of state-of-the-art radar based real-time environment-modeling and object detection-tracking algorithms for Drive Assistance Systems from concept phase to production.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and implement algorithms for core and/or application specific software requirements for automotive embedded electronic module serial production projects. 
  • Test and debug algorithms at component and bench level.
  • Develop software in compliance with a formal ASPICE/CMMI based Global Product Engineering Process (GPEP).
  • Support the rest of the functional disciplines with all aspects related to algorithms.
  • Perform complex work assignments requiring independent problem solving and decision making, requiring strong software technical competency.
  • Work assignments primarily involve senior/advanced level work and may involve mentoring other algorithm engineers
  • Coordination of integration of core and/or 3rd party algorithms into an application specific software ECU.

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science with 4+ years of industry experience; Master’s degree with 2+ years of industry experience


  • Deep expertise in one or more of the following areas: perception; environment modeling; object detection and tracking; state estimation; sensor fusion; object classification
  • Experience with radar-based algorithms (automotive preferred)
  • Experience with software development in C++ / Python / MATLAB & Simulink
  • Experience with version control tools (Git / Bitbucket)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of analysis and engineering tools (requirement, change and configuration management tools, document control and archiving tools)
  • Deep and comprehensive technical knowledge of product development engineering practices in electronics field.
  • Knowledge of the application and delivery of advanced electronic systems into the automotive industry.
  • Familiar with Automotive SPICE or CMMI. 

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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.

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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