Embedded Systems Development Project Engineer

Kpit Southfield , MI 48086

Posted 2 months ago



  • Coordinates and manages routine embedded software design projects.

  • Negotiates specifications, software deliverable schedules and change requirements with customer.

  • Creates and follows project schedules, develops software design concepts & complex specifications and oversees specification preparation & initial approval.

  • Creates detailed specifications of design, features and/or algorithms. May create prototypes to evaluate product concept.

  • Provides initial approval of embedded software coding in light of specifications and requirements.

  • Develops and defines embedded software test strategies and plans.

  • Attends customer vehicle and bench checks.

  • Analyzes test results and ensures they meet specifications.

  • Develops design improvements, as appropriate.

  • Reviews defect reports and explains to management where necessary.

  • Conducts peer review meetings. Interacts with other software team leaders to discuss testing strategies.

  • Ensure traceability to customer and requirements, and components reusability.

  • Reviews quality related issues and provides initial approval of recommended improvements.

  • Identifies and implements process and product improvements, as needed.

  • Investigates and follows up on major or non-routine customer field complaints. Recommends and implements resolutions.

  • Conducts risk management analysis activities and defines and identifies potential issues or problems.

  • Oversees, assigns, and reviews work of lower level colleagues. Coaches and provides guidance, feedback, and on-the-job training. May provide input into performance evaluations.

  • Analyzes current processes, systems, equipment, and recommends and implements improvements. Recommends whether or not proposed changes or improvements be implemented.

Required Qualifications &

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science.

  • 5 to 10 years of experience, preferably within the automotive industry.

  • Experience in CAN, UDS (Unified Diagnostic Service), FNOS (Ford Network Operating System).

  • Good communication skills.

  • Experience with all phases of V-Model.

  • Deep technical design background.

  • Team player.

  • Strong experience in Development/Testing activities.

  • Good knowledge of CAN and diagnostics.

Desired Qualifications &

  • Experience in instrument clusters domain and bootloader development will be a plus.
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