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Application Software Engineer (Testing) (Engineer II)

Job Number:  12715
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MI, US, 48098-2863




Job Number: 12715 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: EC Troy 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Troy 

Group Introduction


Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Mission of the Position:


Responsible for developing and executing test strategies based on requirements. Involved in the testing of functional software for driveline electronic control systems and components. Working from broad specifications, not only performs, but is responsible for guiding engineering activities. Independently plans, designs, and carries out work assignments and often serves as a technical authority.


As an intermediate level engineer, the engineer will work independently with limited supervision to evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria using knowledge and judgement to make adaptations and modifications. 

Key Responsibilities:


•    Develop and execute functional software unit test strategies based on requirements, architecture and software units.
•    Setup and execute unit tests (MIL-SIL) & static tests (modeling guidelines, polyspace analysis, interface checking etc.) to demonstrate functional coverage & code coverage.
•    Setup the tools and automate the test process for checking modeling guidelines, running regressions for unit tests & static code analysis.
•    Responsible for test planning, test creation, test execution, interpretation of test results and documentation of deviation and initiation of improvements.
•    Attend and represent the software team as the testing expert for FMEAs, and functional safety assessments.
•    Perform technical and formal test reviews.
•    Responsible for monitoring and reporting the test progress and results.
•    Modeling in Simulink and/or Targetlink, design, development and problem resolution of new and existing electronic controls systems and components for powertrain and chassis products.
•    Develop control software product/system practices and procedures.
•    Ensure constant communication with the offshore test/development team.
•       Practice and maintain integrity while following Magna’s Charter and Constitution.
•    Follow Magna’s Code of Conduct and Ethics and related compliance policies.
•    Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system (IATF).
•    Drive the development of new technologies to improve quality, efficiency and reduce cost.
•    Comply with safety policies and procedures to ensure duties of self are performed in a safe manner.
•    Health & Safety responsibilities:
o    Understand applicable Environmental, Health & Safety policies and procedures in the workplace.
o    Report unsafe conditions immediately.
o    Report injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses, property damage immediately.
o    Follow safety rules.
o    Comply with requirements for the use or operation of machines or equipment.
o    Comply with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.
•    Create a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional/technical knowledge.
•    Develop and maintain a responsive and cooperative working relationship with internal and external customers.
•    Treat everyone with dignity, trust and respect.
•    Complete additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Customers and Business Interfaces:


•    Systems Engineering 
•    Software & HIL Test Engineering
•    Vehicle Verification Engineering
•    Project Management 
•    Electrical Hardware Engineering
•    North American OEMs
•    Magna Pune Office

Requirements and Qualifications:


•    Bachelor of Science in engineering required (Electrical, Software, Controls Engineering or similar preferred).
•    Experience with modeling tools e.g. Matlab / Simulink / Statflow and automatic code generation (DSpace Targetlink, DataDictionary) required. 
•    4+ years of experience with application software testing using above tools required. 
•    Experience with Model Examiner, BTC-embedded tester and Polyspace required.
•    Experience with automation & scripting tools (python, Jenkins, m-scripting) strongly preferred. 
•    Experience with Vector tools (CANalyzer, CANape, CANoe) and Version Control system (e.g. PTC) preferred.
•    Basic knowledge in C,C++  
•    Experience with handling the off-shore test team preferred. 
•    Automotive industry experience strongly preferred.
•    High level of analytical ability, understand of engineering theory and principles of design.
•    Working knowledge in computer based software, strong organizational/communication skills, and ability to work with others in a team environment.


Work Environment:


Office Environment; 20% travel required. 


While working in this environment, the employee will be exposed to machinery, moving equipment and material, moderate noise, airborne particles, fumes and various levels of temperature created by manufacturing processes.

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