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A growing supplier of automotive components and systems seeking an ECU Project Engineer

Position Responsibilities:  The incumbent is expected to perform the following functions that the company has determined are essential to this position:

·         The Validation Engineer is responsible for the development, management, and execution of test plans, test processes, and test schedules for Body ECUs (Electronic Control units) on assigned projects.

·         The Validation responsibilities will include Component (Physical, Simulation, HIL) and vehicle-level evaluations.

·         Additional responsibilities may include the development and design of product environmental and EMC test plans.

·         Validation Engineer will serve as a key contact person with the customer, internal evaluation teams, and external laboratories to ensure all tests are executed and results reported accordingly.

·         Analyze customer and internal product requirements to develop test artifacts while ensuring all project deliverables are met promptly and provide reports to stakeholders.

·         Deployment and execution of test plans in compliance with customer and federal requirements and standards.

·         Investigate and document any test failures and provide feedback to project teams with assessment reports and recommendations.

·         Review and reporting of all testing data and ensure traceability to test requirements.

·         Support the design, development, and deployment of test infrastructure hardware and software, including but not limited to test fixtures, test harnesses, software UI’s, ECU interface boards, test setup manuals, etc.

·         Support production and engineering teams in troubleshooting issues, data collection, and data analysis and report to development teams as necessary.

·         Support internal and external customer meetings and reviews as required.

·         Facilitate and support continuous improvement projects, validation methods, and processes as required.

·         Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Essential Skills and Experience:

·         3+ years of experience in automotive systems testing and validation (Familiarity with Sunroof and Door products preferred)

·         2+ years of experience in HIL test development (Vector suite preferred – CANoe, Canalyzer, vTestStudio)

·         Strong knowledge of automotive bus protocols (CAN-FD, CAN, LIN, SAEJ2602)

·         Familiarity with measurement instrumentation and data acquisition tools (Vector CANape, DMM, Oscilloscopes, NI-DAQs, etc.)

·         Strong interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills with the ability to work within diverse teams

·         Demonstrated complex technical problem skills (Knowledge of RedX, 5 Why, Fishbone, FTA is a bonus)

·         Working knowledge of the ADVP&R process

·         Proficient in MS Office suite

Beneficial Skills and Experience:

·         2+ years of C/ C++ programming experience

·         Experience in model development using MATLAB/ Simulink/ Stateflow or other modeling tools

·         Working knowledge of automotive standards (ISO/ IEC, FMVSS, GMW3172, GMW3097)

·         Basic understanding of ASPICSE, CMMI, and ISO/TS 16948 process

·         Working knowledge of V-Process, Agile, etc., in development

·         Knowledge of Project management tools such as Jira and Confluence is beneficial


·         Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering. (Master’s preferred)

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