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R&D Software Modeling Engineer (2021)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  42957



This position will work directly with algorithm development engineers to create, enhance, and release model-based design algorithms for R&D projects.  Responsibilities will involve requirements definition, model creation, model testing, and auto-code generation.  This position provides the opportunity to learn more about general topics like motor control, propulsion and embedded processing.  An ideal candidate will be quality-driven with a good attention to detail.  The candidate will possess solid logic & reasoning skills and work comfortably with abstract thinking for requirements writing and interpretation. 


Job Description:

  • Support creation / definition of functional requirements
  • Manage implementation of requirements
  • Link requirements to Simulink models for traceability
  • Help conduct requirements peer reviews
  • Learn & understand Nexteer and industry modeling standards
  • Create & update Simulink models of R&D algorithms
  • Create data dictionary for design using Nexteer’s Matlab-based tools
  • Help conduct model peer reviews
  • Modifications of models for simulation testing of designs
  • Create individual simulation test cases to verify that design meets written requirements
  • Generate auto code from Simulink models


Required skills:

  • Must possess a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in model based design
  • Experience in MATLAB, Simulink. Experience in modeling simple physical system
  • Experience with Mathworks Embedded Coder
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Basic understanding of C code
  • Basic mathematical knowledge (differential equations, vectors, matrix algebra)


Preferred skills:

  • Experience with version control software
  • Familiarity with AUTOSAR standards
  • Basic controls knowledge (filters, PID control, etc.)
  • Familiarity with automotive product engineering


Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor – Electrical/Software/Computer Engineering (required)





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Nearest Major Market: Saginaw