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CNXMotion Software Development Engineer (2021)


Grand Blanc, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  42948



CNXMotion, LLC is looking for a Software Development Engineer to support activities at our facility in Grand Blanc, Michigan.  This research and development facility is staffed with creative engineers who take pride in the unique start-up culture within the automotive industry.  Engineers are tasked with creating new solutions with documented development for use in advancing steering and brake products for Nexteer and Continental.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, document, and implement a world class reusable software architecture based upon generated requirements to comply with automotive SPICE and ISO 26262.
  • Integrate auto code functions from SIMULINK models into software applications.
  • Implement and modify CAN, CAN FD and Ethernet protocols in the application software.
  • Integrate different software nodes on vehicle bus utilizing working knowledge of task timing, communication, and data latency.
  • Debug, analyze, and resolve diagnostic and functional implementation failures.
  • Actively participate in and lead code reviews.


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree (minimum) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of relevant experience 
  • Experience creating C language code for embedded systems/control modules/microcontrollers.
  • Experience running software verification tests to requirements (SiL, PiL, HiL), including debugging and problem resolution.
  • Understanding of ISO 26262 functional safety concepts and its impact on software development.
  • Expertise in Vector based analysis and development tools, cross compilers and cross assemblers, microcontrollers and common peripherals.
  • Experience with software configuration management systems, requirements management tools (DOORS, MKS Integrity) and architectural design tools (Capella).
  • Experience in formal requirements and traceability documentation and verification process.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project)
  • Excellent communication skills and a desire to work with people in a collaborative environment.


Preferred Skills:

  • Experience developing embedded Linux applications.
  • Experience developing in multi-core and multi-processor embedded devices.
  • Experience with scripting (Python, PERL) languages and tool configuration.
  • Experience with DaVinci Configurator and DaVinci Developer to implement AUTOSAR compliant software applications.
  • Experience configuring and using Tresos to implement AUTOSAR compliant software applications.
  • Experience with automotive communication protocol development and debugging (i.e., CAN, CANFD, Ethernet).
  • Experience with TCP/IP protocols
  • Experience with software coding using C and other languages.
  • Working knowledge of Matlab / Simulink model-based coding tools.
  • Working knowledge of software safety mechanisms such as memory protection units and watchdogs.
  • Working knowledge of software static analysis tools (Polyspace).


Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Nexteer is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employees to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.


Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities: If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability please call 1-989-757-5000. Please provide your contact information and details about the posted position of interest. Only inquiries regarding assistance for those who need an accommodation with the online application process due to a disability will be returned.


Nearest Major Market: Flint
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit