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Experienced Embedded Software Engineer (2022)


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  48179

We are looking for candidates who have a good understanding of embedded software in control system applications where system timing and performance are crucial.  Candidate must have the ability to work well with team members to develop, review and implement complex software applications.  This position requires an individual that is results driven, highly motivated, quality focused, and has the ability to work within a high performing team. The Product’s technology includes AUTOSAR, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Over-the-Air Programming, Cyber Security, Advanced Control Algorithms, and much more.

This position has the ability to work a hybrid schedule and can be based out of our Saginaw or our Auburn Hills facility.  For the right candidate, we offer a generous relocation package.


Job Description:

  • Plan, design, and implement embedded software for an Electronic Power Steering System.
  • Analyze customer, system, and safety requirements to derive software project requirements.
  • Review and understand Technical References and Data Sheets for the system’s microcontroller.
  • Design and implement world class embedded software using C in compliance with ISO 26262.
  • Develop documentation to comply with automotive SPICE.
  • Interface with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and review designs.
  • Interface directly with suppliers to understand and influence design aspects that impact the software.
  • Participate in and lead design reviews.
  • Participate in software process improvement activities.

 Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of embedded software development experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)
  • Ability to work well in a team environment


  • Understanding of software development techniques and methodologies
  • Understanding of ISO 26262 functional safety concepts and its impact on software development
  • Experience with software coding using C language
  • Experience with debugging and problem resolution
  • Experience with Vector based analysis and development tools
  • Experience with cross compilers and cross assemblers
  • Experience with 8-bit, 16-bit or 32-bit microcontrollers and common peripherals (i.e., ADC, SPI)
  • Experience with serial communications development and debugging (i.e., CAN)
  • Experience with developing software within an AUTOSAR architecture
  • Experience with standard software development environments (IDE)
  • Experience with software configuration management systems (i.e., Synergy)
  • Familiarity with formal requirements management tools (i.e., DOORS)
  • Familiarity with MISRA standards and verification tools
  • Familiarity with maturity models such as SPICE and/or CMMI.
  • Familiarity with the AGILE development methodology.
  • Familiarity with Matlab / Simulink
  • Familiarity with the software safety mechanisms such as memory protection units and watchdogs
  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Visio)



Bachelor - Electrical & Electronics Engineering/Computer Engineering/Computer Science (Required)




Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


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