Automated Vehicle Controls Engineer

Altair Southfield , MI 48086

Posted 3 weeks ago

Altair ProductDesign is a global, multi-disciplinary product development consultancy of more than 700 designers, engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Altair Engineering, Inc. (www.altair.com), this cross-functional organization is best known for its leadership in combining human and machine creativity to fuel innovation, automate processes, and develop new methods. Altair ProductDesign firmly advocates a user-centered, team-based design approach, and utilizes proprietary simulation and optimization technologies to help clients bring innovative, profitable products to market faster.

Job Duties

  • Research and apply new technologies for connected and automated vehicles

  • Build connected and automated concepts in vehicles and demonstrate them in company internal and external events.

  • Develop novel algorithms and applications for connected and automated vehicle research both in-lab and in-vehicle.

  • Hands-on integration of robotics software technology into vehicle build.

  • Assist other team members in their application development and vehicle testing activities.

  • Conduct test drives for tuning or debugging.

  • Perform vehicle retrofits with new technologies, electrical wiring including soldering and harness routing, mechanical installation, and control.

  • Join in internal/external brainstorming meetings to generate new application ideas.

  • Collaborate with industry consortiums, universities, or internal departments.

Required Qualifications

  • ALL of the following:
  • M.S. in electrical engineering/control engineering or equivalent.

  • 1+ years of experience in automotive industry

  • Vehicle control modelling experience.

  • Expert in C/C++, Matlab Simulink and dSpace.

  • Experience in vehicular communication networks such as CAN and LIN.

  • Linux knowledge.

  • Design, implement, and fine-tune real-time control algorithms to perform steering, throttle, and brake tasks for various self-driving driving vehicles.

  • Conduct independent control architecture evaluation, dynamic modeling, estimation and control system analysis.

Preferred:

  • Ph.D. with emphasis on Vehicle Control/Sensor-Fusion.

  • 3+ years of experience in automotive industry

  • Python and/or ROS experience.

  • Experience in interfacing with and data processing of vehicle sensors, Radar, LIDAR, V2X, Camera etc.

  • Driver assist/automated driving applications prototyping experience.

Other Characteristics

  • ALL of the following:
  • Have a passion to create and try new ideas.

  • Accept some travel and long hours on occasion.

  • Able to take higher level requests and ideas to completion independently.

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Able to work cooperatively with others.

  • Comfortable working in a multicultural environment.

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