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Engineer, System Integration (IMR)

Job Number:  64255
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Mobility USA
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.


About the Role

This position will be responsible for building and maintaining our technical infrastructure, developing APIs for seamless data transmission between system components, managing software versions, supporting DevOps activities, and conducting field test. The main responsibilities of the position will include, but not limited to,

  1. Infrastructure Development:
    • ​​​​​​​Design and implement robust infrastructure solutions to make data logging environment, wireless communication infrastructures, and cloud-based development environment
  2. API Development for Data Transmission:
    • Develop and maintain APIs for efficient data exchange between different system components.
    • Ensure data integrity and security in transmission process
  3. Software Management:
    • Manage software versioning, including updates and patches.
    • Ensure that software changes are documented and comply with quality standards.
  4. DevOps Support:
    • Collaborate with the DevOps team to optimize deployment processes and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
    • Support in troubleshooting and resolving infrastructure-related issues
  5. Conducting Field Experiments:
    • Plan and execute field experiments to test system functionality in real-world scenarios.
    • Analyze experiment data to improve system performance and reliability.​​​​​​​

The Research Engineer will plan execute and coordinate New Mobility programs for/with internal and external departments, (supplier) companies, institutions and academia.

Your Responsibilities

  • Evaluation of technologies and product designs with compliance to scientific principles, engineering principles, company standards, customer requirements and related specifications
  • Support the development of innovative components and modules from the initial concept phase through the complete development process including design engineering, validation, prototyping, testing, and evaluation of the proposed production capable process and business case
  • Design and conduct research programs; applying theory and principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, electronics, heat transfer and materials
  • Contribute to team effort by providing innovative ideas for products and processes and by sharing new information with other team members
  • Support the ideation process while identifying gaps in the current product or manufacturing technology to guide and provide future R&D efforts
  • Analyze engineering results and propose product changes to determine feasibility, improvement of components and systems and functional/performance specifications
  • Correlate experimental data to simulation data
  • Maintain innovation project schedule by monitoring project progress, co-coordinate activities, calculating time requirements, sequencing project elements and resolving problems
  • Specify requests and coordinate all sub-contracted work (i.e. S/W development, prototyping, validation, testing) and assures timely completion
  • Confer with other project engineers to clarify or resolve problems and develop designs
  • Maintain proper filing systems to ensure all information, (electronic or hard copy), are stored according to departments requirements
  • Provide engineering support to other departments within the company as directed by the department leader

Who we are looking for

  • Knowledge of various hardware and software environments and how to integrate them effectively
  • In-depth understanding of system architecture, including the ability to design and implement complex systems.
  • Advanced skills in API development, with a focus on RESTful (Representational State Transfer) services and real-time data exchange.
  • Experience in API security, authentication, and optimization for high performance
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Java, Python, C++, or similar
  • Ability to write and maintain scripts for automation, monitoring, and deployment
  • Profound knowledge of version control systems like Git with an emphasis on code versioning best practices and branching strategies
  • In-depth experience with AWS or Nexus Repository Manager, demonstrating the ability to deploy, manage, and optimize applications for integration
  • Proficiency with DevOps tools (e.g., Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes) and understanding of CI/CD methodologies.
  • Experience in automating deployment processes and integrating various development tools for efficient operations
  • Competence in data analysis for system performance evaluation and identification of improvement areas.
  • Experience in planning and conducting field tests to validate system functionality and performance
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in cross-functional teams and with diverse technical stakeholders



  • Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer.  Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to travel domestic and international

Your preferred qualifications


  • Proven experience in system integration and infrastructure development.
  • Strong knowledge of API development and data transmission protocols.
  • Experience in software version control and documentation.
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices, including CI/CD pipelines.
  • Ability to conduct and analyze field experiments.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience in system integration, infrastructure development, DevOps, or a related field

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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