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Computer Engineering/EE - Student

Job Number:  6746
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Magna Mechatronics of America
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op






Job Number: 6746 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Magna Mechatronics of America 
Job Type: Intern/Co-op 
Location: TROY 



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

Our Mechatronics Global Engineering Group is looking for a Computer Engineering/Computer Science Student to provide support to our Software Validation Team. Generally completes the following duties and responsibilities with the support of senior engineering personnel and/or engineering management.  This is a part-time student position, we will work around your school schedule. 

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 technologies.
  • Reviews engineering content for the following deliverables as outlined in Magna Closures Software Development Lifecycle Process:  Product Specification, Software Requirement Specification, Software Development Plan, Software Design and Implementation document, Software Verification and Validation documents, DVP&R’s, 8D’s, GD&T, BOM, prototype control plans, key product characteristics, engineering changes and work orders.
  • Writes/compiles Software Testing Plan Designs/programs and implements automatic test vectors based on requirements.
  • Execution of manual and automatic test vectors based on the Test Plans.
  • Generates/reviews/publishes test results.  Works to resolve Software Test issues and validates countermeasures.
  • Consults and collaborates with personnel in various engineering and design activities relative to product development requirements in order to create/support robust design methods to eliminate prior campaign failure modes.
  • Conducts effective communications within the project team and the customer, supplier, manufacturing and quality communities with minimal guidance from engineering management and senior engineering personnel as necessary.
  • Supports CAE activities (hand calculations/first order analysis).  Fundamental understanding and ability to apply/utilize basic math based tools, software simulation such as Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow and embedded development tools.
  • Reviews, approves, completes, and submits required change notices to ensure software quality meet 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 improvement.v
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Pursing Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Computer Science from accredited university.
  • Less than 1 year of work related experience.
  • 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 math-based tools.
  • Automotive Experience desired.
  • Understand hardware embedded environments such as Freescale, Renesas, MicroChip, Atmel
  • Knowledge of Vehicle Bus Communication software such as CAN, LAN, LIN
  • Understanding of the Vehicle and Component Level Diagnostics protocols
  • Expert level C, Assembly language, Labview, Lab windows or other software design/test tools
  • Understanding of standard software process and industry requirements IEEE, CMMI, MISRAv
Additional Information

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.

Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer, may require domestic and/or international travel.

08--Engineering D--Intern/Co-op 

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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