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ECU Functional Test Engineer (2021)


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  43539

Serial Communications Functional Test Engineer: The position involves being a part of the application team to define, create, and execute software function tests related to customer specific requirements. The position also involves working with a customer application team to define test plans and gather results for a given customer milestone. The candidate should have strong teamwork and communication skills and be comfortable in working within tight timelines.


Job Requirements:

 Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with automotive testing
  • Experience with Vector CANtech products (CANoe, CANalyzer, CANape, TAE, vTEST studio, CAN Diva, Vector VT) 
  • Experience with scripting language with Vector products (CAPL), Python
  • Experience in automotive serial communication protocols (CAN, CAN FD, FLEXRAY, SENT, I2C, SPI)
  • Experience in serial communication, vehicle messaging and diagnostic service implementation & testing, functional bootloader testing, Physical layer testing
  • Experience in formal requirements and traceability to test (i.e. IBM DOORs, DNG, RTC tool chain)
  • Ability to read and evaluate requirements for the purpose of testability
  • Experience with embedded software (C and assembly language)
  • Experience with basic lab equipment (Oscilloscopes, debuggers, etc)
  • Basic understanding of embedded control modules / microcontrollers
  • Ability to work within and outside formal processes
  • Good knowledge about formal problem-solving skills(Fishbone analysis, etc)
  • Understanding of basic electrical circuit design
  • Excellent debug / troubleshooting skills
  • Support internal and external meetings (with customers) for test plans and test issues root-cause analysis and resolution
  • Proficient with Microsoft products (Excel, Word, Visio, Project, etc)
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills


Preferred Skills:

  • Hardware / circuit skills – ability to read and understand basic schematics
  • Use of debuggers or in-circuit emulators, logic analyzers
  • Experience with Matlab / Simulink
  • Working knowledge about RTC, RQM






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