Hardware Engineer

Continental Auburn Hills , MI 48326

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description

Continental Automotive is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world and a leader in automated driving. Through our pioneering technologies and services, we're changing the future of mobility to make it more safe, smart, and sustainable. Our Auburn Hills, MI location is seeking an experienced Hardware Engineer (with cross-discipline opportunities) to join our Continental Engineering Services (CES) team.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


The responsibilities of the role will focus on hardware analysis and development can also include system or software development. The ideal candidate is interested to work in a cross-discipline role and has skills in hardware analysis and design as well as embedded software development for in-vehicle automotive electronics.

Areas of responsibility / Main tasks:

  • Estimate HW development efforts in new project acquisitions

  • Analysis of customer requirements and internal specifications

  • Create and maintain project schedule of HW development activities

  • Perform worst-case circuit analysis

  • Maintain documentation according to CES Quality process

  • Develop and validate the production test specification (PTS)

  • Support SW developers with HW needs

  • Lead technical discussions

  • Design and review schematics and PCB layouts

  • Test electronics circuits

  • Coordinate PCB Builds

  • Test prototype hardware

  • Problem solving and root cause analysis

  • Software or systems development including

  • Requirement elicitation and analysis

  • Create and maintain system architecture

  • Implement embedded software


  • Immediate Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • Tuition & Employee Discounts

  • Annual Bonus

  • Employer 401(k) Match

  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or other engineering discipline

  • 2 -5 years of experience with designing complex electrical circuits (Analog and/or Digital)

  • Understanding of Electrical design process and techniques for analog and digital circuit design

  • Expert with Schematic Capture tools (Cadence, Altium, EAGLE CAD, etc.) and PSpice simulation

  • Proficient in basic EE test equipment (oscilloscope, DMM, signal generator, etc.)

  • Experience with analysis of requirements (system, hardware, software)

  • Experience with system or software testing

  • Familiarity with system development techniques including the V model

  • Familiarity with embedded software design and implementation

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

  • Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.


  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or other engineering discipline

  • 5-7 years of experience designing complex electrical circuits (Analog and/or Digital)

  • 5-7 years of experience with software development for embedded applications

  • Experience with systems involving safety and cybersecurity

  • Experience in design for manufacturing (DFM, DFT, etc.)

  • Experience with embedded software design and implementation

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.

About Continental

As an engineering and production partner, Continental Engineering Services (CES) develops customized solutions for technologically challenging tasks in automotive and industrial industries. Become a part of a strong team and help us ensure that future mobility becomes more user-friendly, drive-efficient, safe and comfortable.

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