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Current Model Engineer

Job Number:  61614
Group:  Magna Electronics
Division:  Magna Electronics Goleta
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

San Marcos, CALIFORNIA, US, 92069 Palo Alto, CALIFORNIA, US, 94304 Temecula, CALIFORNIA, US, 92590

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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

Be part of a team working to develop hardware for Autonomous Driving and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems in Goleta, CA.  We are seeking a Current Model Engineer with a broad technical background in infrared based systems to become part of our automotive design team.  Experience in the automotive industry is desirable. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Specify & design EO test equipment to meet engineering development and manufacturing test needs
  • Coordinate activities with test equipment suppliers
  • Review and analyze internal and external product performance requirements and test data
  • Propose test equipment & test methods suitable for product acceptance testing
  • Verify prototype performance prior to initial customer deliveries & product validation testing
  • Review and analyze test data
  • Perform camera FA, lab testing in support of electronic component shortages
  • Participate in Design Reviews & risk assessment activities as part of product development team
  • Contribute to troubleshooting of defective product using 8D, 5-why & Fault-Tree methodologies
  • Establish and adhere to estimates in project work plan for assigned tasks
  • Review change requests to determine impact to test implementation
  • Provide regular updates of progress for project planning, tracking and oversight
  • Exemplify team-focused behavior and consensus building while contributing relevant data and constructive opinions at team meetings

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in electronic or electrical Engineering 
  • Test lab experience of five to ten years
  • Knowledge of infrared, opto-mechanical test methods, software applications, computers, computer interfaces, automotive protocols & standards
  • Strong background in testing of Electro-Optics systems and components
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task to meet critical deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Physical Requirements: 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment.  Ability to communicate effectively with employees and outside contacts.


Additional Information

Salary Range: $110K-$160K – Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience along with budget of position

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Nearest Major Market: San Diego

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