Job Description: & Qualifications
Ford Motor Company's Product Development team is seeking a Simulation Engineer who questions tradition, and embraces new technology to surprise and delight our customers. Join a team that submits 8,000 patent applications a year and is developing cutting edge technology to improve our driver experience. The Vehicle Evaluation and Verification Sign-Off team has the Opportunity to drive forward model prototypes including latest technologies often times before they have been revealed to the public! The Vehicle Evaluation and Verification group works with all areas of engineering, and determines whether a vehicle is ready for production.
As part of the Vehicle Evaluation and Verification division, the Simulation Engineer is responsible for developing state-of-the-art simulation systems, such as Hardware in the Loop (HIL), for automotive validation testing. The position requires a highly motivated engineer who is interested in validating cutting edge automotive technology in a unique fashion. Responsibilities include creating or updating simulation models, configuring and updating existing test systems (dSpace and National Instruments (NI) simulators, for example) for systems validation testing. In addition, the engineer will develop new test systems for new and emerging automotive technologies across a wide product portfolio.
Develop simulator hardware and software model test systems for automotive verification testing
Create simulated environments to enable dynamic testing in a laboratory
Program, configure and update simulation test equipment to enable new and emerging feature level testing
Create software models to simulate hardware in test system
Develop scripts to automate testing and generate test reports
Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related engineering degree
5+ years of experience with creating MATLAB & Simulink plant models that run in the real-time simulation hardware
5+ years of experience with programming with LabVIEW and NI tools
5+ years of experience with design and modification of simulation test systems
5+ years of experience with test engineering and test design using simulation
Experience with high voltage batteries
Join our team as we create tomorrow! We believe in putting people first, working together, and facing challenges head-on, because we are Built Ford Tough. We are one team striving to make people's lives better while creating value, delivering excellence and ultimately going for the win.
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, TN visa holders may be considered.
Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.
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