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Software Engineer (Hybrid)

Job Number:  42016
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Magna Mechatronics of America
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


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.


Role Summary

The Software Engineer primarily responsible for the development for the designated products including, but not limited to Embedded software design, documentation, developing C –code and assembler, in accordance with standard operating procedures and the product delivery process.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer/Software/Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 4 years of engineering experience


Preferred Skills

  • Working knowledge of electrical hardware and electrical circuit theory as it relates to embedded controls for electro-mechanical systems.
  • Ability to apply academic and other engineering principles in the development of automotive components and utilize analytical math-based tools.
  • Automotive Experience desired.
  • Experience / knowledge of AUTOSAR a definite plus!
  • Understanding of hardware embedded environments and Micorcontrollers such as NXP/Freescale, Renesas, MicroChip/Atmel, Cypress, ST, Infineon, Etc
  • Knowledge of Vehicle Bus Communications software such as CAN, LIN and Wireless communications such as BLE, NFC, Etc
  • Understanding of the Vehicle and Component Level Diagnostics protocols
  • Advanced level C, Assembly language, Labview, Lab windows or other software design/test tools
  • Understanding of standard software process and industry requirements AutoSpice, CMMI, IEEE, MISRA
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills: able to communicate (written and verbal) clearly and succinctly in a variety of settings and styles and demonstrated ability to influence the product design.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully complete multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines.
  • Demonstrated successful performance with independent problem solving and presentations.  
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office and database applications.
  • Physical demands/work environment
  • Conditions may cause minor stress or physical discomfort due to limited exposure to elements or frequent exposure to moderately disagreeable internal or external conditions.  Typical conditions are such that a minor risk of injury or harmful effect is possible to self or others.


Additional Information

  • Some travel may be required to Customer Manufacturing site and other Magna locations (domestic and international.)
  • All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon Magna and customer vehicle assembly plant
  • At Magna, you'll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement savings, incentive compensation and much more. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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