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Software & HIL Test Engineer (Engineer III)

Job Number:  9279
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MI, US, 48098-2863




Job Number: 9279 
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 Software & HIL Test Engineer is responsible for the design and development of validation documentation, software, sil models, hil models, test scripts and components. Working from broad specifications, the engineer not only performs, but is responsible for guiding engineering activities. 
This position requires a high level of knowledge about electromechanical systems used in driveline systems. 


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:


•    Design, development and problem resolution of new and existing software, SIL models, HIL models, test scripts and components for powertrain products.
•    Cascade test specifications from system to components and delivery of test plans and test designs to the specifications.
•    Document detailed test plans, test design, analysis, computer modeling, prototype/production test scripts and specification releases.
•    Conduct research, new tools, best practices and alternative approaches to optimal software development and testing.
•    Develop validation product/system practices and procedures for advanced industry technologies like Cybersecurity, Global B and AutoSAR (wherever product relevance).
•    Provide mentorship and guidance to less experienced team members.
•       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.

Customer and Business Interfaces:


•    Software Engineering
•    Electrical Hardware Engineering
•    Systems Engineering
•    Project Management

Requirements and Qualifications:


•    Bachelor of Science in Engineering required.
•    High level of analytical ability and understanding of engineering theory and principles of design.
•    Experience in MATLAB, Simulink, Dspace, Automation Desk or ControlDesk required.
•    Working knowledge in computer-based software, powertrain controls experience, strong organizational/communication skills, and the ability to work with others in a team environment.
•    Minimum of 5 (five) years of experience in design and development of validation documentation, software, SIL models, HIL models, test scripts and components.
•    Experience writing detailed test plans, test design, analysis, computer modeling, prototype/production test scripts and specification releases.


Work Environment:


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.

08--Engineering  F--Permanent/Regular 


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