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Software Engineer

Job Number:  18576
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Plymouth, MI, US, 48170





Job Number: 18576 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Autosystems America, Inc. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Plymouth 



Group Description


The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.



Key Responsibilities

  • Generally assigned to increasingly complex components, sub-assemblies and systems, e.g. may be responsible for changes based on new requirements, or may contribute to the application of new technology
  • Coordinates the complete development for the designated products including, but not limited to embedded software design, documentation, developing C-code in accordance with standard operating procedures and the product delivery process
  • Incorporates customer requirements, regulations and product specifications into the design of the designated products, ensuring compliance with Magna Software Development Process, operational, cost, timing, safety, reliability, quality and manufacturing feasibility parameters
  • Analyzes products and formulates engineering conclusions by the application of engineering and/or mathematical principles and tools
  • Creates engineering documentation for the following deliverables as outlined in the Magna Software Development Process: Product Specification, Software Requirement Specification, Software Development Plan, Software Design and Implement Document, DVP&R's, 8D's test report, software problem reports, engineering changes and work orders
  • Writes, compiles and integrates Software based on above requirements
  • Designs/programs/implements automatic test vectors
  • Conducts software unit testing, static analysis, integration, validation, verification and release of software
  • Conducts code reviews with peers and customer
  • Consults and collaborates with personnel in various engineering and design activities relative to product development requirements in order to create/support robust electro-optical systems control methods to eliminate campaign failure modes
  • Conducts effective communications within the project team and with the customer, suppliers, manufacturing and quality communities with minimal guidance from engineering management and engineering personnel
  • Maintains all appropriate documentation
  • Works with senior engineering personnel to support and drive best practices in design specifications, manufacturing processes, customer requirements and safety requirements
  • Creates, reviews and approves engineering direction and responsible for product testing to ensure key deliverables are met (i.e. functional requirements, cost targets, timing, safety, reliability, quality and manufacturing feasibility parameters)
  • Reviews, approves, completes and submits required change notices to ensure software quality meets design inputs
  • Independently prioritizes the completion of tasks and resolution of issues to ensure compliance to customer requirements and program deliverables 
  • Contributes to the development of project timing 
  • Understands and follows existing policies, procedures, work instructions and standards, and makes recommendations for continuous improvements

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years of directly applicable industry experience in product design, analysis, testing and supervision preferred
  • Working knowledge of electrical hardware and electrical circuit theory as it relates to embedded controls for electro-optical systems
  • Ability to apply academic and other engineering principles in the development of automotive components and utilize math-based tools
  • Vehicle level bus communication protocol development experience (i.e. CAN, LIN)
  • Prior automotive production launch experience desired
  • Understanding of hardware embedded environments such as Freescale, ST, NXP, Infineon, Microchip, Atmel, etc.
  • Expert level C, Assembly language, Code Warrior, Cosmic compilers, Matlab, Simulink, Labview, Lab windows, other software design/development/test tools
  • Understanding of standard software processes and industry requirements ASPICE, ISO, IEEE, CMMI, MISRA, AUTOSAR, ISO 26262, etc.
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Familiar with 3D CAD and 2D drawing software
  • Experience with Altium designer or similar PCB layout software

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent time management, resource planning and communication skills
  • Strong technical presentation skills
  • Ability to multitask effectively, shift priorities and directions in a business setting
  • Strong customer interface skills

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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