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Principal Cloud Engineer - Telematics

Job Number:  54607
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Mobility USA
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Lowell, MASSACHUSETTS, US, 01854 Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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 New Mobility is the newest division of Magna International, and we are excited to be developing some of the most innovative solutions in sustainability and autonomy, the future of mobility! We are currently seeking a Principal Telematics Engineer. This position is part of our Core team and will help integrate with various Telematics offerings we will support. The Principal Telematics Engineer will build a telematics platform, and this will support our evolving technologies in real-time delivery from the telematics offerings to the cloud. This role will be hybrid in our Lowell, MA office or can be based in Troy, Michigan.

Key Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of cloud IaaS architecture and API development for IoT cloud SaaS systems.
  • Experience in developing real-time telematics services on one or more cloud offerings.
  • Develop effective architecture solutions that not only satisfy immediate project requirements but also deliver a coherent, reusable, reliable and phased architecture to help the business grow and change while aligning to strategic vision.
  • Design intuitive, well-modeled API endpoints for both internal and user-facing consumption that conform to RESTful concepts. Use OpenAPI specification to document these endpoints. Use Postman for testing APIs.
  • Understand messaging protocols such as MQTT, Kafka and experience using 3rd party message brokers.
  • Experience with API Gateway, IoT Core, WebRTC, Elemental MediaConvert, Kinesis/Kinesis Video Streams, OpenSearch, Glue, SQS.
  • Development of advanced cloud services, AI, and real time telematics solutions.
  • Experience integrating with telematics devices and at scale.
  • Open-Source experience and effective with thinking through on build versus buy.
  • Collaborate with firmware/hardware teams to design new system-wide features and solutions.
  • Support end-users for high-priority issues.
  • Document development plans, processes, and overall applications from a technical perspective.
  • Support pilot initiatives and share the findings and provide best practices.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field of study.
  • 10-12 years of experience is a must with 4-5 years in the cloud space.
  • Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation
  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results
  • Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity
  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customer

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: Lowell
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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