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Base Software Engineer, Entry to Senior Level

Job Number:  39419
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

TROY, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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Job Number: 39419 
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:

 

The Base Software Engineer is responsible for the design and development of embedded software for driveline electronic control systems and components in C, python programming language. 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 entry level engineer, the engineer will work independently to perform a variety of basic engineering assignments with varied responsibility but may require some guidance and direction from a senior engineer/mentor or manager.                                                                                                                                  

 

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. 

 

As a Senior Engineer, the engineer will independently perform a wide variety of complex/advanced engineering work to include planning, designing, and carrying out work assignments, often serving as a technical authority of the department with little to no supervision. The engineer will mentor and guide less experienced team members.  
 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Designs and develops low level driver software including: 
    • Programming in C and assembly language for low level drivers, such as boot loaders, A/D drivers, CAN communications, diagnostics, etc. hardware/software integration, memory usage analysis, stack usage analysis, timing analysis and throughput analysis. 
  • Develops software requirements specifications and software functional specifications, including:
    • performing requirement analysis, software architecture design and optimization, data structure design, and low level software requirement development.
  • Performs coding, unit testing, debugging and modifying of complex embedded systems software to ensure project objectives and schedules are met.
  • Coordinates and participates in software design reviews and code reviews. 
  • Documents and archives software program releases in accordance with company software development process. 
  • Works closely with a team of other highly skilled engineering professionals to solve cross functional design issues and deliver top quality products to the end user. 
  • Provides technical expertise on embedded software to multiple project teams, assists in the resolution of product based technical issues. 

Customers and Business Interfaces:

 

  • Electronic Design - Controls Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Project Management
     

Requirements and Qualifications:

 

Entry, intermediate & senior level positions available on the team – level determined based on candidate experience and expertise in the required software and tools.

 

Bachelor of Science in engineering required, major in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Electrical Engineering preferred. Masters degree preferred.

 

Entry

  • 0 - 2 years of automotive embedded systems software development and/or software engineering required (co-op or internship experience may suffice).
  • Basic knowledge in software development languages; C, python required.

 

Intermediate

  • 3 - 5 years of automotive embedded systems software development and/or software engineering required (co-op or internship experience may suffice)
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in software development languages; C, python required
  • 5+ years of experience with Vector tools (CANape, CANalyzer) preferred
  • Experience with 16 and/or 32 bit microcontrollers required

 

Senior

  • Minimum of 5 years of automotive embedded systems software development and/or software engineering required.
  • 5+ years of experience in software development languages; C, python required
  • 5+ years of experience with Vector tools (CANape, CANalyzer) preferred
  • Experience with 16 and/or 32 bit microcontrollers required. 

Magna Standards:

 

  • 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:
    • Understand applicable Environmental, Health & Safety policies and procedures in the workplace.
    • Report unsafe conditions immediately.
    • Report injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses, property damage immediately.
    • Follow safety rules.
    • Comply with requirements for the use or operation of machines or equipment.
    • 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.
 

Work Environment

 

Up to 10% 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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Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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